Photographic negatives of dancers and dance companies,

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Photographic negatives of dancers and dance companies, 1944-1961.
Author
Wood, Roger.
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Description
  • 1 photographer's register (94 folders); 11 x 14 in.
  • 10,611 photonegatives ;
  • 23 photonegatives ;
  • 32,964 photonegatives ;
  • 660 photonegatives ;
Genre/Form
Film negatives
Note
  • Box 30 contains unidentified negatives.
  • Each negative bears a number assigned by Roger Wood. Box 28 contains Wood's register.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Permission to reproduce must be sought from the Curator, Dance Collection, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Biography (note)
  • Roger Wood's first dance photographs, of Ballets Jooss, were taken in July, 1944. Wood then continued to photograph many dancers and dance companies as they performed in London and other parts of Europe from 1944-1961; he also photographed London opera and theatrical productions. His dance 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). Other of Wood's London theater photographs appeared in Shakespeare at the Old Vic (various editions, 1954-1958) and A D'Oyly Carte album (two editions, 1953 and 1958).
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in respository :
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Roger Wood collection of dance photographs.
Call Number
*MGZEN 95-5483
Author
Wood, Roger.
Title
Photographic negatives of dancers and dance companies, 1944-1961.
Access
Advance notification required.
Summary
Studio, action, travel, informal and portrait negatives of dancers and choreographers include: Claudie Algeranova, Ana Esmeralda, Ballet Rambert, Ballet Theatre, Ballet de Paris, Ballets des Champs-Elysées, Yvonne Barnes, Ernest Beck; Maurice Béjart, Svetlana Beriosova, David Blair, Donald Britton, Brothers Sei, Yvette Chauviré (with Vladimir Skouratoff), Stella Claire (with Stanley Holden), Audrey De Vos, Violetta Prokhorova Elvin, Elaine Fifield, Frederic Franklin, Moyra Fraser, Grand Ballet de Monte Carlo, Pauline Harrop, Paula Hinton, Michael Hogan, Jooss Ballet, José Greco and Company, José Limón Dance Company, Katherine Dunham Dance Company, Kirov Ballet and School, Helen De Latre, David Lichine, Sara Luzita, Madeline Lytton, Alicia Markova, Paul Maure, Metropolitan Ballet, Patricia Miller (with Dennis Poole), Milorad Miskovitch, Retna Mohini, Mrinalini Sarabhai Dance Company, Nadia Nerina, New York City Ballet, Nouveau Ballet de Monte Carlo, Yvonne Olena (with Dennis Carey), Original Ballet Russe, Vladimir Oukhtomsky, Paris Opera Ballet, David Poole, Conchita Piquer, Ram Gopal, Kirsten Ralov, Rosario and Antonio, Royal Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet, Sakuntala, Shevanti, Jane Shore, Vladimir Skouratoff, Nancy Smith, Teresa and Luisillo, Pirmin Trecu, Joan Tucker and Uday Shankar.
Performance, studio and candid negatives of dance companies: Anglo-Polish Ballet, Antonio and his Spanish Ballet, Ballet Rambert, Ballet Theatre, Ballets de Paris, Ballets des Champs-Elysees, Ballets Nègres, Birgit Cullberg Dance Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet, Boris Milec Ballet, Boscoe Holder and Dancers, Carmen Amaya and Company, Danzas Latino America, Etoiles de la Danse, London Festival Ballet, Grand Ballet de Monte Carlo (Marquis de Cuevas), Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, Javanese Dancers, Jooss Ballet, Jose Greco and Company, José Limón Dance Company, Katherine Dunham Dance Companies, Kenton Ballet, Kirov Ballet and School, Kitzbühel Dancers, Koutev Bulgarian Folk Ballet, Metropolitan Ballet, Moiseyev Dance Company, Mrinalini Sarabhai Dance Company, New York City Ballet, Nouveau Ballets de Monte Carlo, Original Ballet Russe (De Basil), Paris Opera Ballet, Pauline Grant Ballet, Pearl Primus and Company, Prague National Theater Ballet, Royal Ballet (London), Royal Danish Ballet, Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet, St. James's Ballet Company, Shevanti and Company, Stanislavsky Theater Ballet, Teresa and Luisillo Ballets Espagnols, Uday Shankar and his Company of Hindu Dancers and Musicians, and Ukrainian Dance Company.
Performance, studio and candid negatives for musical comedy, opera and theatre productions: Bullet in the ballet, Damn Yankees, Guys and dolls, Night in Vienna, Pajama game, Pal Joey, Wedding in Paris.
Miscellaneous negatives: Copenhagen 1947 ballet congress, including the third Archives Internationales de Danse competition held June 1-6, 1947; Cone School (London); Nijinsky Gala.
Terms Of Use
Permission to reproduce must be sought from the Curator, Dance Collection, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Roger Wood collection of dance photographs.
Biography
Roger Wood's first dance photographs, of Ballets Jooss, were taken in July, 1944. Wood then continued to photograph many dancers and dance companies as they performed in London and other parts of Europe from 1944-1961; he also photographed London opera and theatrical productions. His dance 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). Other of Wood's London theater photographs appeared in Shakespeare at the Old Vic (various editions, 1954-1958) and A D'Oyly Carte album (two editions, 1953 and 1958).
Indexes
Finding aid available in respository : folder level control.
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Related To
Wood, Roger. Photographic prints of dancers and dance companies. (CstRLIN)NYPY95-F236 *MGZEB 95-5482
Wood, Roger. [Programs and ephemera relating to dance photographs]. (CstRLIN)NYPY95-B3779 *MGZB Wood, Roger.
Research Call Number
*MGZEN 95-5483
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