COLLECTIONS INVENTORY - G

GAN to GUPTA

Gan, Monica (VF: 613.2014-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer; teacher
Publicity materials for WARDROBE

Garden, Nora (VF: 125.2009-0-1)
Born: Owen Sound
Figure skater
Photograph (PC); programs for figure skating 1950s (O&PC); National Ballet of Canada publicity material (O); newspaper clippings (O); notes; manuscript: “Notes from a would-be dancer” by Nora Malone

Gardner, Audrey (Pudney) (VF: 126.2009-0-1)
Born: Toronto
Dancer at CNE; student of Fanny Birdsall
Photographs of family and students of Fanny Birdsall (O&PC); house programs (O&PC); newspaper clippings regarding the CNE 1930s, Fanny Birdsall recitals 1940s & 1950s (O&PC); biographical notes

Gardner, David (OAR)
Actor; theatre historian; writer
3000 newspaper clippings on a variety of dance topics 1976-1989 (O); booklist of Canadian performing arts books; correspondence; history of the Red Barn Theatre written by Gardner

Gaston, Anne-Marie(Anjali) (VF: 202.2010-0-1)
Classical Indian dancer; writer
Notes and publication information for her book Bharata Natyam: From Temple to Theatre (1996) [loc: RR]; brochures and promotional material; “The Dancing Shiva” booklet; house programs for Anjali 1972-2009

Gaudreau, Lynda (VF: 129.2009-0-1)
Choreographer; dancer; video artist; founder/director of Compagnie de Brune in Montreal
Press releases for Compagnie de Brune (O)

Geary, Evelyn (Moffitt) ((IAR: 131.2009-1-1 through 131.2009-0-9)
Born: c.1909, Toronto, Ontario; Died: March 18, 2004, Toronto, Ontario
Dancer; choreographer; teacher; worked with the Uptown Girls and Boris Volkoff
Regarding Uptown Girls and Boris Volkoff: scrapbooks (O); contracts 1920s; pointe shoes; framed photographs; house programs for Samuel Titchener-Smith 1923, Boris Volkoff 1931, Uptown Theatre pantomime Sinbad the Sailor 1926/27 (O); oral history; newspaper clippings (O); articles (PC); photographs (E&O&PC); brochure for Volkoff school 1930s; invitation to Volkoff reunion 1984; manuscript: “Evelyn Geary: A Canadian Dancer” by Mary Jane Warner

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Evelyn Geary” by Mary Jane Warner
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Evelyn Geary: Versatility in Motion” by Mary Jane Warner

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 44

DCD WEB SITE LINKS
Pages in History: Evelyn Geary

Geddes, Lorna (VF: 506.2013-0-1)
Born: Waterloo, Ontario
Dancer/character artist with The National Ballet of Canada (1959-present); assistant ballet mistress
Correspondence 1960s

Gélinas, Aline (VF: 130.2009-0-1)
Born: 1956; Died: 2001, Montreal
Dancer; choreographer; writer; artistic director of Agora de la Danse (Montreal)
Biographical notes

Gerrard, Saida (VF: 132.2009-0-1)
Born: April 9, 1913, Toronto, Ontario; Died: March 15, 2005, Los Angeles, California
Dancer; choreographer; teacher; artistic director of Saida Gerrard Theatre Dance Company
Bravo Magazine (O); photographs (O&PC); programs for Promenade Symphony Concert 1934, Herman Voaden’s The Play Workshop at Central High School of Commerce 1935, The American Dance chaired by John Martin 1946, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 1947, The New York City Dance Theater, Detroit Jewish Folk Chorus 1950, 1951, various performances with the Charles Weidman Company 1940s, Guild Opera Company 1953, Saida Gerrard Theatre Dance Company 1961 (O&PC); notes (PC); articles (PC); project outlines (O); newspaper clippings (PC); oral history; personal correspondence

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Saida Gerrard” by Selma Odom
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Music and Movement: The Overlapping Careers of Madeleine Boss Lasserre and Saida Gerrard” by Selma Odom

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 39, 60

DCD WEB SITE LINKS
Pages in History: Saida Gerrard

Getz, Leslie (VF: 133.2009-0-1)
Librarian; author/editor of Attitudes & Arabesques, a quarterly publication providing a guide to current dance periodicals
Correspondence regarding Attitudes and Arabesques publication project

Gibson, Leonard (VF: 134.2009-0-1)
Born: November 13, 1926, Athabasca, Alberta; Died: February 11, 2008, Vancouver, British Columbia
Tap, Afro-Caribbean (Dunham technique) and ballet dancer; choreographer; director
Photographs (PC&E), newspaper clippings (PC), correspondence, manuscript on Gibson by Anne-Marie Hood

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 58, 65

Gillier, Jolyne (Ferry) (VF: 135.2009-0-1)
Born: 1911, Gatineau Valley, Ontario
Dancer; actress; film star (1930s); studied with Amy Sternberg and Leon Leonidoff; performed with Uptown Girls (Uptown Theatre); in Canadian motion picture The White Road (1927, silent)
Photographs of Ferry (O); personal correspondence; book edited by W.H. Ferry; oral history

DCD MAGAZINE LINK
Issue 40

Gillies, Donald (VF: 136.2009-0-1)
Born: November 20, 1926, Toronto, Ontario; Died: June 13, 2007, Sydney, Nova Scotia
Choreographer; dancer; teacher; designer
Photographs (O); programs (O); The Future Daily publication from 7th Annual National Dance in Canada Conference 1979 (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Donald Gillies” by Diane Milligan

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 72

Gillis, Margie (VF: 563.2013-0-1)
Born: July 9, 1953, Montreal, Quebec
Dancer; choreographer
Publicity card; house program

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Margie Gillis” by Kathryn Greenaway

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 67

Gilmour, Glenn (564.2013-0-1)
Born: 1938; Died: February 5, 2011, Toronto, Ontario
Dancer; long-time teacher at Canada’s National Ballet School
House program for memorial held by National Ballet School

Glenbow Museum (VF: 137.2009-0-1)
Museum in Calgary, Alberta
Photographs regarding Regina Cheremeteff’s dance career in Germany and Calgary 1918-1950s (PC)

Glover, Guy (VF: 138.2009-0-1)
Born: England
Writer; film producer; Canadian Ballet Festivals adjudicator
Newspaper clippings (PC); Canadian Art Magazine, Summer 1949 & Autumn 1953 with articles by Glover (O); oral history; manuscripts: “Ballet” late 1950s, “The Ballet Festival and Its Critics, 1952” by Guy Glover

Goldman, Eva (IAR; RR: C1; VF: 140.2009-0-1)
Teacher
Eva Goldman Collection of Rare Dance and Theatre Books
Donated by Bob Berchuck
See Book and Oral History Collection for books donated by Bob Berchuck); house programs; magazines; piano score; book excerpts (PC)

Glumbek, Robert (VF: 565.2013-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer; teacher
Publicity card for displacement; house program for Full Bloom

Glynn, Randy (VF: 566.2013-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer
House program for the premiere of Hamlet c. 1995

Godden, Mark (VF: 567.2013-0-1)
Born: September 21, 1958, Dallas, Texas
Dancer; choreographer
Border Crossings magazine Summer 1993 and 1995

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Mark Godden” by Deborah Meyers

Gordon, Dorothy (IAR)
Women’s League of Health and Beauty pin and publications (c. 1950-1966)

Gould, Michael (CR)
Filmmaker
Regarding Katherine Dunham: VHS copy of a short film conceptualized and edited by Gould, includes transferred 8mm film footage of Dunham’s Tropical Review at the Royal Alexandra Theatre c. 1943

Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (VF: 139.2009-0-1)
Program and information including recipient lists and press releases for 1992 (O)

Gradus, Lawrence (OS; VF: 143.2009-0-1)
Born: October 30, 1936, Bronx, New York; Died: January 7, 2014, Ottawa, Ontario )
Born: 1936, Bronx, New York
Artistic director; choreographer; dancer
Business and personal records regarding his work as a dancer with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Ballet Theatre, Jerome Robbins’s Ballets U.S.A. and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens and as founder and artistic director of Entre-Six and Theatre Ballet of Canada (O); reviews; CV; notes; schedules; contracts; choreographic notes; photographs; programs; posters; videotapes and DVD transfers; manuscript: “Biography of Jerome Robbins”

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Lawrence Gradus” by Sara Porter

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 41, 60

Graham Kenning, Joan (EA; VF: 340.2013-0-1)
Born: January 29, 1919, Vancouver, British Columbia
Dancer with Boris Novikoff and Tatiana Platowa's Russian Ballet; studied with June Roper and Dorothy Wilson
Correspondence; electronic and print copies of her scrapbook including photographs, newspaper clippings, house programs, a Stuart McKay sketch, School of American Ballet catalogue 1942-1943

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens (VF: 127.2009-0-2, 127.2009-0-3)
Company founded by Ludmilla Chiriaeff in 1957
Press kits (O); publicity materials (O); CD: “La Dame de pique”

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Les Grands Ballet Canadiens” by Linde Howe-Beck, “Ludmilla Chiriaeff” by Linde Howe-Beck
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Stepping Out: A New Look at Canada’s Early Ballet Companies, 1939-1960” by Cheryl Smith

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 63

DCD WEB SITE LINKS
Pages in History: Linda Stearn

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens Alumni (VF: 127.2009-0-1)
Meeting minutes; member correspondence; 2003 member directory

Grant, Gail (Edith May Ryan) (OAR: 335.2013-1-1 through 335.2013-1-19; RR: D41)
Born: January 31, 1910, Regina, Saskatchewan; Died: 1999, Texas
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; author of Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (1950); founder of Gail Grant Theatre Ballet in Ohio; student of Geraldine Foley and Sarah Baker Adelman; Radio City Music Hall dancer
Newspaper clippings (PC&O); photographs (O&PC); various souvenir programs 1930s-1960s for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Sadler’s Wells Ballet, Royal Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, Kirov Ballet, New York City Ballet, National Ballet of Canada (O); negatives; Degas booklet (O); paintings (O); poster (O); magazines Ballet World (Sept. 1948), Ballet (Nov./Dec. 1950); books regarding British ballet (see Book and Oral History Collection)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Gail Grant” by Karen Stewart
Moon Magic: Gail Grant and the 1920s Dance in Regina by Karen Stewart

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 18, 23, 25, 49

Gravel, Frederick (VF: 568.2013-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer
NDD magazine Issue 10, Number 47 (contains an article on Gravel)

Green, Michele (VF: 141.2009-0-1)
Dancer; teacher; writer
National Ballet house programs 1958, 1959, 1960; O’Keefe Centre house program for Orpheus and Eurydice (presented by Canadian Conference of the Arts) 1962

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
David Earle: A Choreographic Biography by Michele Green

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 54 (article by Michele Green)

DCD WEB SITE LINKS
ENCORE! ENCORE! Exhibition: “David Earle: A Choreographic Biography” curated by Michele Green

Green Tea Collective (Dai Don Den) (VF: 569.2013-0-1)
Publicity card

Greyeyes, Michael (VF: 228.2012-0-1)
Born: June 4, 1967, Qu'Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan
Dancer; choreographer; actor
Clipping "Greyeyes stands out in The Merry Widow" 1987

Grikis, Mirdza (VF: 142.2009-0-1)
Born: Riga, Latvia
Ballet and Spanish dancer; choreographer; teacher; prima ballerina with the Latvian National Opera; head of Ballet Department at Halifax Conservatory of Music
Donated by Sharon Vanderlinde
Biographical information (PC); house programs for Maritime Conservatory of Music 1954 & 1955 (PC); photographs (O); manuscript of a speech (PC); scrapbook from 85th birthday

Grossman, Danny (VF: 145.2009-0-1, 145.2009-0-2; RR: D22; OS)
Born: September 13, 1942, San Francisco, California
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; founder of Danny Grossman Dance Company (1975)
Photographs (O&PC); newspaper clippings (PC); personal correspondence; prize and award materials (O); obituary of Jane Dudley; costumes; props

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Danny Grossman” by Michael Crabb
The Dancemakers: Danny Grossman by Moze Mossanen (DVD)

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 59

Le Groupe Dance Lab (Le Groupe de la Place Royale) (VF: 570.2013-0-1)
Founded by Jeanne Renaud, Montreal, Quebec (1966); relocated to Ottawa (1977-2009)
Brochure, 1968; souvenir program; house program, 1983; press release regarding the closing of Le Groupe Dance Lab 2009 (See Also Peter Boneham)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Le Groupe de la Place Royale” by Jo Leslie
Renegade Bodies: Canadian Dance in the 1970s: “From Calamity to Choreography: Dance and Rising Seperatist Sentiment in 1970s Québec” Sara Porter in Conversation with Jeanne Renaud and Martine Epoque

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 25 (Peter Boneham)

Grundy, Pam (VF: 146.2009-0-1; RR: D37)
Born: 1951, Windsor, Ontario
Dancer; co-artistic director of Danny Grossman Dance Company
Magazine articles on Jean-Pierre Perreault and Serge Bennathan (PC)); publicity materials

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Pamela Grundy” by Sara Porter

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 73 (article by Pamela Grundy)

DCD WEB SITE LINKS
ENCORE! ENCORE! Exhibit: “Judy Jarvis” curated by Pamela Grundy

Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival (VF: 571.2013-0-1)
Brochures 2003

Guillmette, Pierre (VF: 147.2009-0-1)
Manuscripts for various writings regarding Canadian dance history; correspondence with Lawrence Adams

Gunaseelan, Deva (VF: 573.2013-0-1)
Born: 1961
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director; costume designer
Publicity material for Pure Body - Suddha Sarira 2005

Gupta, Deepti (VF: 572.2013-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer
Publicity card for Collision/Collusion 2007

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