Scope and Content
Title: North Carolina School of the Arts dance programs collection
Identifier/Call Number: PA Mss 92
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
Language of Material:
8.34 linear feet
(20 document boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1911-1991
Collection of dance programs, playbills, and clippings spanning the twentieth century.
Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library
The collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or
quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given
on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
[Identification of Item], North Carolina School of the Arts dance programs collection, PA Mss 92. UC Santa Barbara Library,
University Libraries, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Transferred from North Carolina School of the Arts, 2012.
Processed by Hannah Freund, Zachary Liebhaber, and Fran Smith, 2014.
Scope and Content
Collection of dance programs, playbills, and souvenir programs spanning the twentieth century from teens to nineties. Several
files include American Ballet Theater programs from 1940 to 1991. Collection contains both U.S. dance troupes and overseas
touring troupes, representative of ballet and native dance troupes from Africa, Bali, Cambodia, France, Greece, Haiti, India,
Iran, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, Spain, Yugoslavia. Programs often contain descriptions of regional
dances and practices.
Files contain clipping collections of dancers and artists related to dance, such as costumers/set designers Leon Bakst and
Horace Armistead, as well as subjects related to dance, such as stage setting and scenery; pictorial works; costume; ballet
and dancing depicted in art; ballet of the 20th century; cartoons and caricatures of dance.
This collection is divided into the following series: I. Dance troupe program files, II. Subject files, III. Dancers and artists
Subjects and Indexing Terms
American Ballet Theatre
Bakst, Leon, 1866-1924
Clippings (information artifacts)