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Dance Collection Danse Archives maintains its collection in portfolios. These carry the name of the donor. We are currently building a catalogue for each portfolio using the Canadian Integrated Dance Database.

If you require more information or would like to book an appointment to visit the archives, please contact Amy Bowring, Director of Research, at , 416-365-3233, 1-800-665-5320 (toll free in Canada only).

Several collections are stored in the DCD Electronic Archives.

The following inventory provides a brief overview of some of the individual portfolios in the Collection.

As well, the Archives contains thousands of items including photographs, periodicals, house programs, news clippings, books, theatrical props, drawings, paintings, films, videotapes, artifacts and memorabilia related to Canadian theatrical dance and approximately 700 hours of oral histories.

In most cases, copies of paper documents, photographs and oral histories can be obtained by users. There are nominal charges for these services. (Scroll through the page at your leisure or use the following alphabetical links to skip down to the section that contains the name you are searching for.) PC indicates photocopied items, O indicates originals and E indicates electronic archives.

 

Search the Collection List by using the alphabetical links below

 

Hagsavas, Janet (VF)
Dancer; researcher; teacher
Videotape: “Cecchetti’s enduring concepts relative to modern and classical dance” and accompanying booklet 2000

Hague, Joyce (Williams) (VF)
Born: 1909, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Dancer; teacher; founder Joyce Hague Dance Studio
Newspaper clippings (PC); house programs (O&PC); photographs (O&PC); personal correspondence; oral history

Halifax (VF)
Articles regarding radio personality Hugh Mills aka ‘Uncle Mel’ 1930s-1950s (PC); Halifax-Dartmouth City Directories dance listings 1934; house programs for Maritime Conservatory of Music (O&PC); photographs (PC); biographical notes regarding Jury Gothshalks, Elizabeth Ross (Monies); Yellow Pages dance listings 1990s; “What is Choreography?” pamphlet by Irene Apinée and Jury Gotshalks; various newspaper clippings regarding Halifax Conservatory of Music 1950s; house programs for Halifax Conservatory recitals under the direction of Irene Apinée and Jury Gotshalks 1948-1954; promotional booklet for Maritime Conservatory of Music Ballet Department; correspondence regarding ENCORE! ENCORE! Reconstruction project

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Irene Apinée” by Vincent Warren; “Hylda Davies” by Pat Richards; “Leica Hardy” by Christopher Majka; “Marial Mosher” by Pat Richards; “Gwen Noah” by Christopher Majka; “Marguerite Redden” by Pat Richards; “Pat Richards” by Christopher Majka; “Jeanne Robinson” by Elissa Barnard; “Ruth Tully” by Pat Richards
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Dance and the Outsiders: Ballet and Modern Dance Companies in Nova Scotia” by Pat Richards

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 16, 31, 66

Hamilton Public Library Board (VF)
Regarding Hamilton Ballet Company: newspaper clippings and photographs 1948

Harkness Ballet (VF)
American ballet company founded by Rebekah Harkness (1964-1974)
Two photographs

Harper, Bernice (VF)
Born: 1910, Hamilton, Ontario; Died: 1997, London, Ontario
RAD teacher and examiner in Southwestern Ontario; second Canadian to receive RAD Fellowship; founder/director of School of Dancing (London and Sarnia)
Biographical notes; photo of Harper (O); newspaper clippings regarding London Little Theatre, Harper and her school 1940s (PC); brochure for summer school; flyer for studio dedication ceremony June 1997; notecard
See also Wendy Reid

Harrington, Rex (VF)
Born: October 30, 1962, Peterborough, Ontario
Principal dancer with National Ballet of Canada
Newspaper clipping regarding last season with National Ballet of Canada 2003 (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Rex Harrington” by Penelope Reed Doob

Harris, Dorothy (VF)
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; director of Orchesis Modern Dance Club at University of Alberta
Personal correspondence; media release for Orchesis thirty-fifth anniversary season (O); invitation for a tribute to Dorothy Harris (1989)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Stories of Dancing Women in Alberta” by Anne Flynn

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 50

Hart, Evelyn (VF)
Born: April 4, 1956, Toronto, Ontario
Principal dancer with Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Photographs of Hart in rehearsal with Galina Yordinova, in performance and promotional c. 2000; various media releases regarding Hart’s departure from Royal Winnipeg Ballet

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Evelyn Hart” by Max Wyman

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 52

Hart, Flossie (CR)
Astrological and self help-booklets; brochures and pamphlets; house programs from Flint, Michigan and Toronto 1930-1940s primarily for music concert performances

Harwood, Vanessa (VF)
Born: June 14, 1947, Cheltenham, England
Dancer; artistic director; teacher; photographer; principal dancer with National Ballet of Canada
House program for National Ballet School Workshop 1962 (O); Balletopics magazine (1966) (O); Troisieme Position – National Ballet School student publication 1964 (O); publicity postcard for an exhibit of Harwood’s photographs 2001 (O)

Hawe, Reg (VF)
Born: 1924; Died: 1993
Dancer; teacher; choreographer
Photographs (O); eulogy (PC); memorial tribute; Dance Saskatchewan’s Footnotes publication 1993 (O)

Hayden, Melissa (Mildred Herman) (VF)
Born: April 25, 1923, Toronto, Ontario; Died: August 8, 2006, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Dancer; studied with Boris Volkoff; dancer with New York City Ballet
Photograph (O); obituary

Heiden, Heino
Dancer; choreographer; based in Vancouver then Montreal; participated in Canadian Ballet Festivals
Biography of Peter Flinsch (Heiden’s partner) in which Heiden is mentioned

Heller, Jeanette (VF)
Born: 1911, Paris, Ontario; Died: October 16, 2008, Toronto, Ontario
Dancer with Radio City Rockettes
Correspondence between Heller and DCD containing biographical notes regarding Gail Grant; souvenir program for Ballet Caravan c. 1930s; resume for Heller; newspaper clippings (O&PC); biographical notes; photographs of Dimtiri Vladmiroff & Edna Liggitt, Gail Grant; magazines: The Dancing Times, October, 1953, contains a letter to the editor from Joy Camden (O); Dance, June 1937, November 1937, December 1937, September 1938, October 1938; The American Dancer, September 1936, February 1937, April 1937; Dance Teacher Now, May 1989; obituary

Hoban Wilde, Anne (VF)
Student and dancer with Norbert Vesak’s New Dance World Studios and Canadian Dance Tapestry, Nesta Toumine’s Ballet Imperial of Canada, Banff Festival Touring Company, Les Feux-Follets, Bianca Rogge Modern and Interpretive Company, Marijan Bayer Dancers and independent liturgical dance concerts; artist-teacher in the York Region District School Board, Ontario
Biography; CV; Rogge and Vesak house programs (O); photo of Vesak ballet (O); issue of Canadian Dance World Magazine (O), Banff School of Fine Arts course calendars (E); house programs (E); photographs (E); poster for the Ecstasy of Rita Joe (E)

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 62

Holmes, Anna-Marie (VF)
Born: 1943, Vancouver, British Columbia
Dancer; teacher; artistic director of Boston Ballet; co-founder of Dance Costa Do Sol in Lisbon, subject of National Film Board films with former husband David Holmes
Biography; CV; personal correspondence; photographs (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Anna-Marie Holmes” by Leland Windreich

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 33, 62

Hoff, Peter (AR)
See Elaine Bowman

Horn, Sylvia (VF)
Teacher; founder Sylvia Horn School of Dance and Baton
Photographs of Horn (O)

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 59

Huggins, Julie-Anne (AR)
Dancer; choreographer; researcher
Manuscripts: “Tini Pel: A Pionéer of Dance in Northern Ontario” and “earthdancers: a philosophy”; videotape: “Tini Pel Dancer: Denise Vitali”; oral histories with Professor Brian Atkin regarding Tini Pel and with Tini and Henk Pel; newspaper clippings; school brochures; house programs; biographical notes; artist-in-residence reflection written by Nancy Lima Dent regarding Tini and Henk Pel and The Arts Guild Dancers/The Nickel Belt Ballet Company; newspaper clippings (PC) regarding local dance and touring dance in Sudbury, Ontario, including: Ontario Folklorists, Gauvreau School of Fine Art, Ida Sauve, Nancy Lima Dent, Barbara Cook, Mine Mill Hall Dance School and Garson Community Dance School; Royal Winnipeg Ballet in Sudbury 1950s-1980s; Festival of Nations performances 1954; various dance artists/companies performing in Sudbury including Yoné Kvietys, Willy Blok Hanson, National Ballet of Canada, Les Ballets Jazz, The Mini-Bolshoi, Pavlychenko Folklorique Ensemble of Saskatoon, Paula Moreno Spanish Dance Company; house programs for the Mine Mill Dance School Recital 1959 (PC); Sudbury Directory dance listings 1936-1990

Hunt, Jean (Hart)/Kira Bounina (VF)
Dancer; student of June Roper and performed in Roper’s Stars of Tomorrow; dancer with Colonel de Basil’s Ballets Russes; studied with Balanchine
Photographs of Hart c. 1940s (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
June Roper: Ballet Starmaker by Leland Windreich

Hunter, Basil (AR)
Born: Winnipeg
Musician; composer; composed for Kay Armstrong
Music scores for Pacific Rhapsody, Bride Ship, Flight of the Hummingbird, Cosmic Serenade, Chopiana, (O&PC); audio recordings of Pacific Rhapsody and an excerpt from Bride Ship; photographs of Hunter, Stuart McKay (O&PC&EC); biographical notes; house programs for various performances 1940s (O&PC); newspaper clippings regarding Hunter’s collaborations with various Vancouver dance productions and with Kay Armstong,1950s (O&PC); sketches by Stuart McKay; scrapbooks (O); souvenir program for Kismit, Theatre Under the Stars, 1960; correspondence with DCD

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: Hunter, Basil, under “Music for Dance” by Michael Baker

Hutchinson, Jean (Morcom) (VF)
Born: Toronto
Dancer with Volkoff at 1936 Berlin Olympic Tanzwettspiele
Correspondence, oral history, program (PC)

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Ivings, Jacqueline (Makley) (VF)
Dancer with National Ballet of Canada 1950s
House programs for National Ballet of Canada: Toronto 1953, Buffalo 1954, Montreal 1957 & 1958, Kiwanis International Festival 1960, San Francisco 1965; house programs for BC School of Dancing: Christmas Fantasy 1952, Stars of ’53, performance at Royal Victoria Theatre, Victoria, BC, June 1941(O); handmade greeting cards with sketches by Kay Ambrose (O); costume sketch for Sleeping Princess by Kay Ambrose 1947; correspondence

Jamieson, Karen (VF)
Born: July 10, 1946, Vancouver, British Columbia
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director; co-founded Terminal City Dance (1976); founded Karen Jamieson Dance (1983)
Publicity materials regarding Sisyphus remount 2008; photographs (O&E)

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 51, 55, 65

Jarvis, Judy (OS)
Born: May 6, 1942, Ottawa, Ontario; Died: November 1986, Toronto, Ontario
Choreographer; dancer; artistic director; teacher
Complete collection of personal papers and effects: corporate files; scripts; audiotape interviews with Mary Wigman; film footage of various performances; videotapes; slides; phonographs; photographs; costumes; props and masks; posters; house programs; flyers; artwork and paintings

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Judy Jarvis” by Carol Anderson
Judy Jarvis: A Portrait by Carol Anderson (no longer in print but available for viewing in the DCD Research Room)

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 13, 16, 23, 32, 35, 58

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

Jarvis, Lilian (VF)
Born: March 25, 1931, Toronto, Ontario
Dancer with Volkoff Canadian Ballet and National Ballet of Canada (charter member); studied with Mildred Wickson
House program for Ballet Workshop, Mercury Theatre, Illinois 1951; oral history

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Lilian Jarvis” by Carol Anderson

Jones, Shirley (Westlake) (VF)
Dancer with the Victory Chorus among others, Toronto, 1940s
Newspaper clippings (PC); photographs (PC); personal correspondence

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Kaeja d’Dance (CR)
Toronto-based contact improvisation and contemporary dance company co-founded by Karen and Allen Kaeja (1993)
Regarding Kaeja d’Dance: company records, publicity material, newsletters, newspaper clippings, house programs; regarding Karen Resnick and Allen Norris 1982-1986: newspaper clippings

Kain, Karen (VF)
Born: March 28, 1951, Hamilton, Ontario
Principal dancer with National Ballet of Canada
Newspaper clipping with detailed profile of career; photograph of Kain and husband Ross Petty 1980s; articles regarding: publication of autobiography Movement Never Lies, appointment as Chair of the Canada Council for the Arts

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Karen Kain” by Penelope Reed Doob

Kaiser, Pat (VF)
Dance writer
Manuscript: “Cynthia Barrett” by Pat Kaiser; photographs of Cynthia Barrett (PC)

Kennard, Mary (VF)
Dancer; dance researcher
Program for Ballet Panorama (Canadian Ballet Festival) 1950 (PC); CV for Mary Kennard; Manuscript: “Janet Baldwin: from debutante to dancer” by Mary Kennard

Kenney, Colleen (VF)
Born: 1936, St. Thomas, Ontario
Dancer with London Civic Ballet Theatre; charter member of National Ballet of Canada; teacher; nurse
Notes from a conversation with Lawrence Adams

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 35

Khendry, Janak (VF)
Born: North India
Dancer, choreographer, teacher, art historian, sculptor, founder Janak Khendry Dance Company (Toronto-based Bharatanatyam company)
Bio; artistic statement; programs (O&PC); newspaper clippings (PC)

Kilde, Russell (VF)
Dancer; singer; actor; director; professor
Photograph (O); newspaper clipping (PC); CV

King, Pauline (VF)
Born: Toronto
Dancer at the Uptown Theatre; dance researcher; trained with Samuel Titchener-Smith
Newspaper clippings (O&PC); personal scrapbook; oral history; manuscript: “Canadian History and Dance” (handwritten); notes about Boris Volkoff and Dimitri Vladimiroff

Kinney, Marian (Rouse) (VF)
Born: Edmonton
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; taught at Boris Volkoff School of Dance 1930s; operated a dance school with sister Dorothy
House programs for Kinney School of Dancing and Physical Culture 1930 (O) 1939 (partial, PC), Edmonton Kiwanis Club 1926, Edmonton Civic Opera Society 1940/41 (O), Boris Volkoff School of Dance 1941; souvenir programs for Edmonton Civic Opera Society 1953/54 & 1956, ECOS Tenth Anniversary Performance 1935, New Year’s performance 1932 (O), Glenora Figure Skating Club 1948; photographs of Edmonton school of Expression and Physical Culture 1919 and Marian Kinney age 12 (O); newspaper clippings regarding Marian and Dorothy Kinney, the Kinney School of Dancing, (O&PC); magazine “Gossip” 1936 (O); oral history; handwritten award notice for excellence 1919 (O); typed copies for newspaper ad and press release for Boris Volkoff; biographical notes by Marian Kinney; correspondence; books A Primer and A Second Primer Classical Ballet [Cecchetti Method] for Children by Cyril W. Beaumont

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 18

Kokoro Dance (VF)
Butoh inspired, Vancouver-based dance company co-founded by Jay Hirabayashi and Barbara Bourget
Press releases for SADE – Part II 1998 & Part III 1999 (O); photographs of Kokoro in performance (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Barbara Bourget” by Kaija Pepper
“EDAM – Experimental Dance and Music” by Kaija Pepper
“Jay Hirabayashi” by Kaija Pepper
“Rage”

Kondaks, Eildon “Penny” (Brander) (VF)
Born: 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta
Dancer with Les Ballets Québec 1940s; studied with Bernadette (Fisher) Carpenter and Adolf Bolm
Regarding Kondaks from personal scrapbook: programs for Les Ballets Québec 1949 (O); personal correspondence; newspaper clippings; costume sketch (O); regarding Bernadette Fisher School of the Dance: newspaper clippings (O); programs (O); promotional materials (O)

Korol, Daphne (VF: 178.2010-0-1)
Born: August 5, 1924, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Dancer; teacher; actress; chorographer; director
Nine photographs of dancers including Daphne Korol, Harcourt Algeranoff, Lubov Tchernicheva, Tatiana Leskova, April Olerich, Lawrence Adams, Nana Gollner; newspaper clipping (photocopy) about Korol in the Ballet Russe; handwritten notes by donor

Kraul, Earl (VF)
Born: March 5, 1929, London, Ontario; Died: December 23, 1999, Vancouver, British Columbia
Charter member of National Ballet of Canada
Memorial booklet (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Earl Kraul” by Max Wyman

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 49

Kritzwiser, Kay (Mullan) (CR)
Born: Regina
Journalist; playwright; director
Photographs of Kritzwiser, Grace Tinnings Dance Group, Nancy Graham Caldwell, Regina Capital Theatre dancers (O); newspaper clippings; souvenir programs for Ballet Russes 1935/36, Royal Ballet 1961 & 1963, Ballet de L’Opera de Paris 1964, National Ballet 1966 & 1976, New York City Ballet 1966 & 1970, City Centre Joffrey Ballet 1968, Bolshoi Ballet 1972, Liza Minelli 1970s (O); house programs for National Ballet of Canada and other visiting companies 1958-1978; notes from diaries (PC); articles regarding Martha Graham, Margot Fonteyn, Royal Ballet; various ballet books; oral history

Kudelka, James (VF)
Born: September 10, 1955, Newmarket, Ontario
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director of National Ballet of Canada
Regarding James Kudelka: chronology of works 1973-1999; newspaper clippings (O); magazine articles; photographs of Kudelka and National Ballet of Canada (O); regarding Kimberly Glasco vs. The National Ballet of Canada lawsuit: open letter; newspaper clippings; articles (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “James Kudelka” by Michael Crabb
Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie Reconstructing/La Reprise de Fifteen Heterosexual Duets by/de James Kudelka

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 49, 55, 62

Kudelka, John (AR-A)
Father of James Kudelka
Five drawings by John Martin Alfsen (O); bio for Alfsen

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 45

Kvietys, Yoné (Young) (VF; RR)
Born: Kaunas, Lithuania
Choreographer, artistic director and company founder
Newspaper clipping regarding Kviety’s career (O&PC); company brochure (O&PC)
See also David Earle, Garbut Roberts

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Yoné Kvietys” by Lisa Doolittle

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Lang (Pratt), Catherine “Bunny” (VF)
Born: Toronto, Ontario
Dancer with Boris Volkoff and performed in Tanzwettspiele at the 1936 Berlin Olympics; member of Heliconian Club 1930s
Donated by Antoinette Dembicki, Lang’s daughter
Obituary for Bunny’s husband Ned Pratt (O); photographs of Lang and Volkoff dancers (E); pointe shoe (O); biographical notes

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 41

Lapointe, Pierre (VF)
Dancer; choreographer; teacher; artistic director for Les Ballets de Sherbrooke
House programs for Les Ballets de Sherbrooke 1958, 1960s (O); copy of jérémie by Marcel Dubé (O); newsletter Arts et Danse: Revue trimestielle publiée par la Maison de la Culture de Sherbrooke, Vol 2, no 3, 1983 and Vol 3, no 1, 1984; souvenir program for Centre culturel et artistique de Sherbrooke 25th Anniversary, souvenir booklets for 1976/77 & 1980/81 seasons

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Three Intrepid Montreal Dancers of the 1940s and 1950s” by Pierre Lapointe

Last/Lost Dance Symposium, The (VF)
Symposium held March 1, 1992, Toronto
Donated by Karen Lee
Photograph (O); correspondence; flyers (O); various participant biographies (O); newspaper clippings (PC); contacts list

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 27, 28

Leese, Elizabeth (VF)
Born: 1916, Denmark; Died: 1962, Montreal, Quebec
Dancer with Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet and Volkoff Canadian Ballet; choreographer; teacher; company director of Elizabeth Leese Ballet
Photographs (O); notes; newspaper clippings (PC)

Lemieux, Jacqueline (VF)
Dancer; administrator; co-founder of Entre-Six (1974)
Obituaries; Entre-Six promotional booklet
See also Lawrence Gradus

Leonidoff, Leon (VF)
Born: 1894, Dubossary, Romania; Died: 1989
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; producer; writer; based in Toronto in the 1920s when he staged shows for Uptown and Hippodrome Theatres
Articles (PC); oral history with wife Madeline

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
Toronto Dance Teachers, 1825-1925 by Mary Jane Warner
Estivale 2000: Canadian Dancing Bodies Then and Now/Les corps dansants d’hier à aujourd’hui au Canada: “The Russian Influence on Dance in Toronto” by Mary Jane Warner

DCD WEB SITE LINKS
ENCORE! ENCORE! Exhibit: “Alison Sutcliffe: Terpsichorean Adventurer” curated by Amy Bowring

Leslie, Jo (VF)
Born: 1956, England
Dancer; teacher; movement director; choreographer; writer
CV (O)

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 54 (writing by Jo Leslie)

Léveillé, Daniel (VF)
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director of Daniel Léveillé nouvelle danse; professor at UQAM
Article (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Daniel Léveillé” by Iro Valaskakis Tembeck

Levy, Sue (Matenko) (VF)
Born: Toronto, Ontario
Excerpts from memoirs regarding Paisach Concerts held at The Schule Community Centre, Toronto, 1920s; oral history

Lhotka, Jill (VF)
Dancer with Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Newsletter regarding exhibition put on by the (Nicholas) Legat Foundation 1996 (PC); correspondence

DCD WEB SITE LINKS
Royal Winnipeg Ballet Alumni

Liggitt, Edna (VF, CR-EA)
Born: early 1900s; Died: 1965
Dancer; studied with Samuel Titchner-Smith; dancer with Dimitri Vladimiroff
Newspaper clippings (E); photographs (O&E); negatives; house programs (E); newspaper clippings regarding Vladimiroff concert in Montreal 1928 and of casting for ‘Jean Darling’ 1927 (E); photographs of Dilworth; negatives of Liggitt Sisters; house program for Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 1936 (E); contract between the Liggitt sisters and The Harris Theatrical Booking Agency, Toronto 1927 (E); correspondence; promotional booklet for Dimitri Vladimiroff 1920s

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 53

Lindgren, Allana (VF)
Born: February 15, 1970, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Dancer; dance researcher; writer
Newspaper clippings regarding: reviews and previews for various companies, arts philanthropy, obituaries for Jean-Pierre Perreault and Diane Moore (O&PC); research regarding the National Directory for the Arts/Canada 1975; research regarding Canadian connections with Franziska Boas (Ruth Sorel, Sara Shelton Mann) (PC); house program for Carolyn Bilderback show at Françoise Sullivan’s studio 2002

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
From Automatism to Modern Dance: Françoise Sullivan with Franziska Boas in New York by Allana Lindgren
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Françoise Sullivan: An Introduction” by Allana Lindgren

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 55, 56, 57, 58. 59, 60 (writing by Allana Lindgren)

DCD WEB SITE LINKS
ENCORE! ENCORE! Exhibit: “Françoise Sullivan: Infinite Originality” curated by Allana Lindgren

Lindgren, Robert (VF)
Born: December 9, 1923, Victoria, British Columbia
Dancer; teacher; artistic director; danced with Les Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo (1948)
Photographs of Lindgren 1948 (O&PC)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Robert Lindgren” by Leland Windreich
Dance Encounters: “Robert Lindgren” by Leland Windreich
See also Leland Windreich

Liota, Bettle (VF)
Born: 1953, Hamilton; Died: 2003, Owen Sound
Dancer; choreographer; teacher; dance caller
Obituary (PC); correspondence; remembrances

Liskear, Myrna (VF)
Born: Edmonton
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; performed with and choreographed for Edmonton Civic Opera 1950s
Photographs (some taken at Banff School of Fine Arts): Eva von Genscy, Liskear as a student and with family (O); souvenir programs for National Ballet of Canada 1953/54, Royal Winnipeg Ballet 1955, Edmonton Civic Opera 1960s (O); newspaper clippings regarding National Ballet of Canada 1950s and Royal Winnipeg Ballet 1950s (O)

Little Pear Garden Collection (VF)
Chinese performing arts company founded by William Lau (1994)
Press release; history of company

Lloyd, Gweneth (AR)
Born: September 15, 1901, Eccles, Lancashire, England; Died: January 1, 1993, Kelowna, British Columbia
Teacher; choreographer; artistic director and co-founder of Winnipeg Ballet and Royal Winnipeg Ballet; writer
Photographs; video tapes; oral history; choreographic notes; Royal Winnipeg Ballet souvenir programs; teaching notes; house programs; correspondence; materials regarding Banff School of Fine Arts

DCD CATALOGE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Gweneth Lloyd” by Anna Blewchamp
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Gweneth Lloyd and The Wise Virgins: Arguments for the Reconstruction of a Canadian Ballet” by Anna Blewchamp

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 4, 6, 7, 23, 32, 33, 39, 57, 58, 62

DCD WEB SITE LINKS
Pages in History: Gweneth Lloyd

Lock, Édouard (VF)
Born: March 3, 1954, Casablanca, Morocco
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director/founder of La La La Human Steps
Regarding La La La Human Steps: publicity materials (O&PC); photographs (O); newspaper clippings (PC)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Édouard Lock” by Kathryn Greenaway
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Walking the Tightrope: Acrobatics and Athleticism on the Montreal Stage” by Iro Valaskakis Tembeck
Estivale 2000: Canadian Dancing Bodies Then and Now/Les corps dansants d’hier à aujourd’hui au Canada: “Made in Montreal: Choreographic Trends 1978-1993” by Iro Valaskakis Tembeck

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 55

Locke, Harry (VF)
Composer; music teacher
Correspondence with DCD; Canadian Dance World Magazine made by Norbert Vesak and Josephine Slater three issues of Vol. 1, 1961/62; Vancouver Ballet Society showcase house program 1959

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 56

Lockhart, Beth (VF)
Born: c. 1917, Carnduff, Saskatchewan; Died: April 26, 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia
Teacher; choreographer; dancer; artistic director; danced with Winnipeg Ballet and Volkoff Canadian Ballet 1940s
Photograph (O); memorial leaflet (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Beth Lockhart” by Leland Windreich

London Festival Ballet (VF)
Ballet company in London, England
Two photographs donated by Herbert Whittaker

London, Ontario dance history (VF)
Research materials compiled by Amy Bowring (PC): house programs 1920s-1940s; notes from city directories regarding dance teachers from late 19th – mid-20th centuries; Western Ontario Conservatory of Ballet syllabi for grades 11, 12 and Associate; examination marks for Amy Bowring from Western Ontario Conservatory of Ballet; Associate of the Western Ontario Conservatory of Ballet diploma

Lori Riley, Gina (VF)
Born: Windsor, Ontario
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; Director of Gina Lori Riley Dance Enterprises; Judy Jarvis reconstructionist
Bio; CV; newspaper clippings; correspondence; publicity materials regarding Riley and her dance school

Los, Carol & Maria (VF)
Owners of rare dance books store
Booklet “The Ballroom Art” by John Chalmers c.1940s (O); publicity materials for Katherine Dunham’s Tropical Revue at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto 1948 and Veloz and Yolanda at the Royal Alexandra Theatre 1946 (O); house programs for Mosher’s Dance Extravaganza and Recital 1944, “Canadian Stars in Review” 1946, Dorothy Stock Dance Recital in Hamilton 1938 (O), book of the Victorian Era Ball 1898 (O)

Lund, Alan and Blanche (VF)
Professional dance couple from 1940s; members of The Navy Show during WWII; choreographed and performed for CBC variety television; Alan Lund was artistic director of Les Feux-Follets and the Charlottetown Festival
Magazine article regarding the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (Wrens) of which Blanche Lund was a member during WWII


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MAX WYMAN

 

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KAIJA PEPPER

 

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MARIE BEAULIEU

 

CAROL ANDERSON

 

MICHÈLE FEBVRE

 

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CAROL BISHOP-GWYN

 

PENELOPE REED DOOB

 

KATE CORNELL

 

AMY BOWRING

 

SUSAN CASH

 

LATA PADA

 

CHRISTOPHER HOUSE & DEBORAH HAY

 

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LOLA MACLAUGHLIN

 

SANTEE SMITH

 

BAKARI LINDSAY

 

COLEMAN/LEMIEUX

 

VERONICA TENNANT

 

GINETTE LAURIN

 

OLYMPIC JACKET

 

"BEST BABY" TROPHY

 

A JESTER'S MAROTTE

 

LAWRENCE ADAMS AND THE BRICK

 

ROBERT BRUCE'S BACKDROP

 

IRENE APINÉE'S MAKE-UP CASE

 

BALLET CHALKWARE

 

EARLY SPANISH DANCE IN CANADA

 

MARIAL MOSHER CINEMA SLIDES

 

LATA PADA

 

WEN WEI WANG

 

ALVIN ERASGA TOLENTINO

 

BAKARI I. LINDSAY

 

YVONNE NG

 

SASHAR ZARIF

 

ZAB MABOUNGOU

 

ALEJANDRO RONCERIA

 

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