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Abstract The Georgetown Dance Studios Inc. was co-founded by Jan Van Dyke (1941- ) and John Gamble in 1967. Jan Van Dyke has been an active member of the Washington Metropolitan dance community since her graduation from George Washington University in 1967 with a M.A. in dance education. Along with co-founding Georgetown Dance Studios Inc., she established her own dance studio, Dance Place, located in Adams Morgan, in 1972. CODA(Contemporary Dancers of Alexandria) and Dance Studio are two Washington...
Abstract Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Co., formerly the Moving Forward Contemporary Asian American Dance Company records consists of material dating from 1988 to 2012, which covers the emergence and rise of Dana Tai Soon Burgess and the Moving Forward Contemporary Asian American Dance Company in the Washington, DC performing arts community.
Abstract The Duke Ellington School of the Arts was established in 1974 and remains the only D.C. public high school to offer a dual curriculum encompassing professional arts training and academic enrichment, in preparation for college and careers in the arts. This collection consists of material related to the Duke Ellington School of the Arts including scripts, syllabi, administrative files, correspondence, photographs, slides, audio, and video cassettes. It also includes material related to black...
Overview Horizons: Theater from a Woman’s Perspective was an award-winning theater that operated in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area from 1977-2007. This collection contains material relating to the operations of Horizons, as well as its previous iteration, the Pro Femina Theater. The material dates from circa 1972–2015, with the bulk of materials dating from 1980–1989.
Dates: 1972-2015; Majority of material found within 1980-1989
Overview The Julia Dorn Heflin papers consist of material relating to her career at Mount Vernon College and her external work in the theater arts community of Washington, DC. Heflin was Director of the Drama and Speech department at Mount Vernon College and as faculty advisor to the popular "Prep Players" and "Curtain Callers" student theater groups. This collection consists of Heflin's personal and professional correspondence, performance programs and scripts, clippings, material relating to...
Dates: 1919-1990; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The George Washington University Oral History Program was begun by Mary Jo Deering and others in the early 1970s. Since that time, oral histories have been conducted by a number of individuals and projects represented in this collection. This collection consists primarily of oral histories conducted by or about George Washington University, although it also contains administrative files related to the oral history programs, and a significant amount of documentary material on school...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract This collection contains the records of the Theatre and Dance Department at George Washington University. The Dance arm of the Department began as part of the Physical Education Department in 1926, and was later part of the Department of Human Kinetics and Leisure Studies from 1974 until 1987, when it joined with the Department of Speech and Drama to form the Theatre and Dance Department. Materials in this collection include brochures, programs, posters, flyers, articles, photographs,...
Overview This collection containes Washington Theater Club playbills dating from 1965-1971.
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, scripts, resumes, programs, administrative records, financial documents, photographs, art work, and audio cassettes from the Washington Theater Club, which was formed in 1957 to fill a perceived cultural void; to present good drama, away from Broadway; to speak out in plays of consequence; to present new ideas, new forms, and quality theater, which could be enjoyed and performed without racial barriers.. The materials date from 1952-83.
- Performing arts 8
- Theater 6
- Photographs 4
- Washington (D.C.) 4
- Theater management 3
- Audiotapes 2
- Dance 2
- Drama 2
- Foggy Bottom (Washington, D.C.) 2
- Washington Theater Club 2
- Acting 1
- Art -- Study and teaching -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Audiocassettes 1
- Ballet 1
- DVDs 1
- Dance companies 1
- Dance schools 1
- Education 1
- Feminism 1
- Housing 1
- Hupper family 1
- Modern dance 1
- Montgomery County (Md.) 1
- Nonprofit organizations 1
- Oral history 1
- Performance art 1
- Performances 1
- Plays (document genre) 1
- Race relations 1
- School integration 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Student organizations 1
- Videocassettes 1
- Videotapes 1
- Washington Metropolitan Area 1
- Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts 1
- Women -- History 1 ∧ less
- George Washington University--Alumni and alumnae 2
- Ackerman family 1
- Anderson, G. David 1
- Burgess, Dana Tai Soon 1
- Burtner, Elizabeth 1
- Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Co. 1
- Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company 1
- Deering, Mary Jo 1
- Duke Ellington School of the Arts 1
- Elliott, Lloyd H. 1
- Gamble, John 1
- George Washington University 1
- George Washington University--History 1
- George Washington University. Cloyd Heck Marvin Center 1
- George Washington University. Dept. of Theater and Dance 1
- Halpern, Anne L. 1
- Jacobson, Leslie 1
- Johnson, Nancy Diers 1
- Julia Dorn Heflin 1
- Kayser, Elmer Louis 1
- Mount Vernon College 1
- Mount Vernon Seminary 1
- Moving Forward: Contemporary Asian American Dance Company 1
- Pope, Hedi 1
- Shakow, Alexander 1
- Van Dyke, Jan 1
- Washington Theater Club (Organization : Washington, D.C.) 1
- Wentworth family 1
- Wentworth, , Hazel H. 1
- Wentworth, John B. 1
- Withers, Maida 1 ∧ less