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Dance Theater of Nepal Records

Title
Dance Theater of Nepal Records, 1996-2005.
Author
Dance Theater of Nepal.
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Mixed materialSupervised useRequest(S) *MGZMD 192Offsite

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Additional Authors
Handlin, Sherry Onna.
Description
.4 linear feet (23 folders)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance Theater of Nepal.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photographs.
  • Clippings.
Note
  • Business and performance records of the Dance Theater of Nepal.
Source (note)
  • Dance Theater of Nepal
Biography (note)
  • Formerly the Raj Kapoor Ensemble, the Dance Theater of Nepal has been performing in the United States since 1996. Its performances attempt to provide audiences with an experience of Himalayan culture through the variety of ethnic groups, each having its own music and dance traditons, that make up Nepali society. Perfomance venues have included George Mason University, Princeton University, the Smithsonian Institution, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Boston Museum of Science, among others. Performing members come from Nepal, the United States, Tibet, Africa, and India; among them are Raj Kapoor, Music and Dance Director, and Sherry Onna Handlin, Projects Director.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on internet.
Call Number
(S) *MGZMD 192
OCLC
123916497
Author
Dance Theater of Nepal.
Title
Dance Theater of Nepal Records, 1996-2005.
Summary
The records of the Dance Theater of Nepal, 1996-2005, are the office and performance records of this group specializing in Himalayan music and dance. It includes incorporation documents, artists' profiles, publicity and press materials, program notes, support materials, and photographs. With the exception of the photographs, most materials are photocopies. The arrangement and titling of the folders are the work of Dance Theatre of Nepal's Projects Director Sherry Onna Handlin, whose additional comments on its contents can be found in folder no. 1.
Biography
Formerly the Raj Kapoor Ensemble, the Dance Theater of Nepal has been performing in the United States since 1996. Its performances attempt to provide audiences with an experience of Himalayan culture through the variety of ethnic groups, each having its own music and dance traditons, that make up Nepali society. Perfomance venues have included George Mason University, Princeton University, the Smithsonian Institution, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Boston Museum of Science, among others. Performing members come from Nepal, the United States, Tibet, Africa, and India; among them are Raj Kapoor, Music and Dance Director, and Sherry Onna Handlin, Projects Director.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on internet.
Local Note
Stored offsite; advance notice recommended.
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Occupation
Dancers.
Musicians.
Added Author
Handlin, Sherry Onna. Compiler
Added Title
Gift of Dance Theater of Nepal.
Research Call Number
(S) *MGZMD 192
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