Dance -- Study and teaching
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Bob Osgood was a square-dance caller from southern California and editor of Sets in Order. This collection contains films, documents, photographs, correspondence, fliers, dances, brochures, itineraries, badges, receipts, information related to Contra dancing, callers, lists, classes, artwork, and awards related to Bob Osgood from 1940 through 2002.
Abstract Al and Bob Brundage were important figures in the square dance community. They played a significant role in spreading western style square dance in New England. This collection contains their square dance materials. This includes correspondence, personal files, working files, teaching materials, and interview transcripts.
Dates: Other: 1952-1996
Abstract Colorado Ballet, located in Denver, Colorado is a regional dance company that was conceived as a ballet school, and founded in 1951, by Denver natives Freidann Parker and Lillian Covillo. To showcase their students, the life-long friends established Colorado Concert Ballet in 1961. As of 2010 Colorado Ballet consisted of 30 professional dancers of national and international acclaim, 17 studio company dancers, a $6.6 million operating budget, an expansive repertoire, and two locations for the...
Abstract Since 2004, the Friends of The Dance Archive have honored several individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to dance as "Legends of Dance in Colorado" each year. This collection contains plaques inscribed with the names of the honorees, as well as files containing transcripts of oral histories with the honorees, biographical information about them, and audiovisual recordings from the annual awards banquet.
Abstract Maxine Munt was a modern dancer and dance educator who studied at the Bennington School of the Dance at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. In 1952, Munt and her husband, Alfred Brooks, opened the Munt-Brooks Studio in New York. In 1966, Munt and Brooks moved to Denver, Colorado and founded a theater called The Changing Scene. Munt died in 2005. The bulk of the collection contains material documenting Munt's time at the Bennington School of the Dance at Bennington College in Bennington,...
Dates: Other: 1938-1949
Abstract Will Orlich taught square dance callers for many years, as well as ran the National Callers Report, a note service for callers. This collection contains his square dance materials, including notes, workshop materials, published materials, and newsletters related to square dancing.