Jerome Robbins Dance Division
- 71 albums (ca. 10,500 photographic prints) ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
- 1 box (41 photographic prints) ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.
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Studio, action, travel, informal and portrait prints of dancers and choreographers include: Ana Esmeralda, BalletRambert , Ballet Theatre, Ballets de Paris, Ballets des Champs-Elysées, Yvonne Barnes, Maurice Béjart, Svetlana Beriosova, Donald Britton, Yvette Chauviré (with Vladimir Skouratoff), Stella Claire (with Stanley Holden), Ninette de Valois, Audrey De Vos, Violetta Prokhorova Elvin, Elaine Fifield, Frederic Franklin, Malcolm Goddard, Grand Ballet de Monte Carlo, Pauline Harrop, Michael Hogan, Jooss Ballet, José Greco and Company, José Limón Dance Company, Katherine Dunham Dance Company, Kirov Ballet and School, David Lichine, Sara Luzita, Alicia Markova, Metropolitan Ballet, Patricia Miller (with Dennis Poole), Mrinalini Sarabhai Dance Company, Nadia Nerina, New York City Ballet, Nouveau Ballet de Monte Carlo, Original Ballet Russe, Vladimir Oukhtomsky, Paris Opera Ballet, David Poole, Conchita Piquer, Ram Gopal, Rosario and Antonio, Royal Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Sadler's WellsTheatre Ballet, Elizabeth Seal in Damn Yankees, Shevanti, Jane Shore, Vladimir Skouratoff, Nancy Smith, Teresa and Luisillo, Pirmin Trecu, and Uday Shankar.
Performance, studio and candid shots of dance companies include: Antonio and his Spanish Ballet, Ballet Rambert, Ballet Theatre, Ballets de Paris, Ballets des Champs-Elysées, Birgit Cullberg Dance Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet, Boscoe Holder and Dancers, Carmen Amaya and Company, Danzas Latino America, Étoiles de la Danse, London Festival Ballet, Grand Ballet de Monte Carlo (Marquis de Cuevas), Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, Javanese Dancers, Jooss Ballet, José Greco and Company, José Limón Dance Company, Katherine Dunham Dance Companies, Kirov Ballet and School, Kitzbühel Dancers, Koutev Bulgarian Folk Ballet, Metropolitan Ballet, Moiseyev Dance Company, Mrinalini Sarabhai Dance Company, New York City Ballet, Nouveau Ballet de Monte Carlo, Original Ballet Russe (De Basil), Paris Opera Ballet, Pearl Primus and Company, Prague National Theater Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, St. James's Ballet Company, Shevanti and Company, StanislavskyTheater Ballet, Teresa and Luisillo Ballets Espagnols, Uday Shankar and his Company of Hindu Dancers and Musicians, Ukrainian Dance Company.
Performance, studio and candid shots of musical comedy, opera-ballet and motion pictures include: Bullet in the ballet, Damn Yankees, Guys and dolls, Night in Vienna, Pajama game, Pal Joey.
Miscellaneous photographic prints include: ballet competition held in Copenhagen, June 1-6, 1947 (sponsored by Archives Internationales de Danse), Cone School (London), Nijinsky Gala.
Roger Wood's first dance photographs, of Ballets Jooss, were taken in July 1944. Wood then continued to photographmany dancers and dance companies as they performed in London and other European cities from 1944-1961; he also photographed London opera and theatrical productions. Hisdance photographs were published in several periodicals (Ballet, Ballet annual, Dance and dancers, Dance magazine,Dance news, Dancing times, Theatre arts) and in three small monographs: The New York City Ballet - in action (Saturn Press, 1953?); The Sadler's Wells Ballet (Saturn Press, 1951); The Theatre Ballet of Sadler's Wells in photographs (Phoenix House, 1952). Wood's London theater photographs have been published in Shakespeare at the Old Vic (various editions, 1954-1958) and A D'Oyly Carte album(two editions, 1953 and 1958).
Controlled Access Terms
- Photographic prints
- Contact sheets
Additional Creator Names
- p1kc Wood, Roger Dance photographs (CstRLIN)NYPY737014352-F *MGZEN
- Wood, Roger Photographic negatives of dancers and dance companies (CstRLIN)NYPY95-F231 *MGZEN 95-5483
- Wood, Roger Programs and ephemera relating to dance photographs (CstRLIN)NYPY95-B3779 *MGZB Wood, Roger