Kurt Jooss programme, prints, newspaper cuttings and flyers from
an artist and former dance student of Laban-based movement,
Articles, personal log books, programmes and radio script of a
dancer, composer and choreographer who trained under Mary Wigman
and was Professor at Guildhall School of Music, c1938-1984.
Instrumental in the evolution of Laban into the leading dance
education and training school it is today, Bonnie Bird helped to
establish the first dance degree course in higher education. The
collection, covering the dates 1970-1989, comprises working files
and notes, oral history tapes with transcripts, b/w photographs and
a large scrapbook.
Programmes, magazines and musical scores of Annie Boalth, a
dance student of Laban's in Hamburg who went on to teach for the
British Drama League and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art,
applying Laban theory and principles for amateur actors,
A pupil of Laban - one of his solo dancers in Stuttgart and
Hamburg in the early 1920s - Sylvia Bodmer is known as one of the
most distinguished exponents of Dance and Movement. This collection
comprises notebooks in both her and Laban's hand, containing
drawings and notes, correspondence and photographs, as well as
programmes and news sheets of the Manchester Dance Circle,
Best known for her collaboration with Ned Sherrin on shows and
musicals for the stage, radio and television, Caryl Brahms was also
a noted ballet critic for the Evening Standard and the Daily
Telegraph. The collection consists of b/w photographs of the
Ballets Russes from the 1930s and 1940s.
Working files, reports, press cuttings, personal papers,
articles, conference papers of Peter Brinson, former Head of
Postgraduate Studies at Laban; and a complete record of the
activities of the touring company Ballet for All, which pioneered
education about classical ballet to the community and which Brinson
directed. This collection is of particular significance for
researchers interested in community dance, dance education,
minority groups' projects and arts policy, c1958-1994.
Photocopied papers, articles, notes, drawings, programmes, press
releases and recordings of performance, rehearsals and interviews
by William Forsythe and his dancers made during the creation of the
choreographic work 'Loss of small detail', 1967-2008.
Notation, papers and videos of Els Grelinger, eminent dance
notator who worked with Balanchine and Ashton amongst others,
Photographs and programmes of a Medau-trained dancer,
Videos and administrative and personal papers of Stuart Hopps,
dancer, film, opera and theatre choreographer and movement
Original drawings, photographs and letters belonging to Beatrice
Mazzoni Loeb, including drawings by Fritz Kramer, artist,
Photograph album, b/w loose photographs, Laban Art of Movement
Guild leaflets and programmes, from a former dance student of Laban
based movement, c1940-1995.
Photographs and scripts from the former director and executive
producer of dance programmes at the BBC, c1970-1995.
Personal and administrative papers, photographs, programmes,
newspaper cuttings and audiovisual materials of Dr Dorothy Madden,
former Professor Emerita of the University of Maryland, USA, who
was responsible for bringing American modern dance practice to the
Dance scrapbooks, c1940-1959.
Archive material of a dancer, teacher, choreographer and one of
the most influential figures in pioneering the Central European
tradition of modern dance in British theatre education.
Administrative files, correspondence and papers of Dr Marion
North CBE, former Director of Laban, c1987-2003.
Press cuttings, photographs and personal notes of Kenneth
Rinker, dancer with Dorothy Madden and Twyla Tharp and founder of
the Berlin Dance Ensemble, c1965.
A collection of c40,000 photographs, with programmes, company
press books and miscellaneous papers documenting the running of the
journal 'Dance and Dancers' for which Peter Williams was the
editor, for the period 1950-1989.
Copies of photographs, articles and note books for the period
1942-1966 from a Laban-influenced dance lecturer.
Correspondence, programmes, articles and notes of Shirley
Wimmer, dancer, choreographer, scholar, administrator, director of
dance institutions, c1946-1987.
Research notes and translations of historical dance texts by a
renowned dance scholar.
These collections can be searched on the Laban Archive Catalogue
available via the Libraries page.
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