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Ballet

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Adolph Bolm performance program clipping

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0490
Abstract

Adolph Bolm performance program clipping featuring a black and white headshot photo and brief biography of Adolph Bolm, which was also signed by the dancer-choreographer. On the reverse is a photo and brief biography of another ballet dancer, Andre Eglevsky. Created circa 1940.

Dates: circa 1940

Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo “Les Sylphides” performance photographs by Sasha

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0481
Abstract

Three black and white photographs taken by Sasha to promote a London tour performance of “Les Sylphides” by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, circa 1934.

Dates: circa 1934

Black and white photograph of George Balanchine rehearsing two ballet dancers by Costas

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0465
Abstract

Black and white matted photograph of George Balanchine rehearsing two ballet dancers, taken by the dance photographer Costas, circa late 1970s or early 1980s.

Dates: circa late 1970s - early 1980s

Black and white photograph of Jerome Robbins in rehearsal with young ballet dancers for “Circus Polka” by Martha Swope

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0463
Abstract

Original black and white photograph of Jerome Robbins in rehearsal with young ballet dancers for “Circus Polka” taken by Martha Swope in June 1972.

Dates: June 1972

Black and white photographs of Jerome Robbins rehearsing with ballet dancers for “Antique Epigraphs” by Martha Swope

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0464
Abstract

Two black and white photographs of Jerome Robbins rehearsing with ballet dancers for “Antique Epigraphs” at the New York City Ballet, taken by Martha Swope in early 1984.

Dates: 1984

Color photograph of Jerome Robbins rehearsing "Circus Polka" with young ballet dancers by Costas

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0462
Abstract

Matted color photograph featuring the dancer and choreographer Jerome Robbins taking a bow during rehearsals of the ballet “Circus Polka” in 1972. The photograph is signed by Robbins. It is also signed by Costas, the photographer, on the matte.

Dates: 1972

David de Boschi set design for an unidentified ballet

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0452
Abstract

Set design by David de Boschi for an unidentified ballet, probably by Antonio Cortesi.

Dates: circa 1830-1840

Ernst Oppler illustrations of Anna Pavlova in "The Dying Swan"

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0453
Summary

Four drypoint etchings of Anna Pavlova performing the ballet solo "The Dying Swan," drawn by Ernst Oppler.

Dates: 1914- circa 1924

Israel Silvestre engraving of Moliere and Jean-Baptiste Lully's "La Princesse d'Elide"

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0450
Abstract

Engraving by Israel Silvestre of Moliere and Jean-Baptiste Lully's "La Princesse d'Elide" performed at Verseilles for the court of King Louis XIV.

Dates: circa 1673

Laurent Novikoff photograph

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0470
Abstract

Black and white matted photograph of ballet dancer and choreographer Laurent Novikoff, taken by Blake Studios of London, England, circa 1910s.

Dates: circa 1910s

“Madam Satan” film photographs featuring Theodore Kosloff as “Electricity”

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0468
Abstract

Two black and white photographs featuring the Russian ballet dancer Theodore Kosloff in the role of “Electricity” in the 1930 film “Madam Satan.”

Dates: 1930

Mezzotint print of ballet dancer Rose Colinette Didelot as the character Calypso from the ballet "Telemachus in the Island of Calypso"

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0457
Abstract

Mezzotint print of ballet dancer Rose Colinette Didelot as the character Calypso from the ballet "Telemachus in the Island of Calypso" attributed to Conde & Reynolds after the drawing by Charles Henard.

Dates: circa 1790

Photograph of Arthur Mitchell by Martha Swope

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0478
Abstract

Black and white photograph of Arthur Mitchell dancing in costume with a dance partner by photographer Martha Swope, circa early 1960s.

Dates: circa early 1960s

Robert and Wilva Breen papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0004
Abstract

The Robert and Wilva Breen papers consists of correspondence, memoranda, newsclippings, photographs, notebooks, and audiovisual materials largely related to the creation and running of the American National Theater and Academy (ANTA), as well as Robert and Wilva Breen's long-term involvement with the organization. The bulk of the collection originates from 1933 - 2000s, with an outlier date of 1834 from an antique newspaper.

Dates: 1834, 1933-2000s

Serge Lifar ballet performance program clipping from “Les Créatures de Prométhée”

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: C0489
Abstract

Clipping from a ballet performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Les Créatures de Prométhée” or in “The Creatures of Prometheus” from December 20, 1929. The top of the clipping is signed by Lifar. The back of the clipping is signed but is illegible.

Dates: December 20, 1929

Virginia Nelson playbills collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C0015
Abstract

This collection contains playbills for performances at a variety of venues in the Washington D.C. metro area, including the National Theatre, Arena Stage, the New Gayety Theatre, the Warner Theatre, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as well as multiple smaller, local theatres and companies, and others across the United States and internationally.

Dates: 1939-2007