Collection contains videotapes by Ted Helminski, a San Francisco Bay Area Based videographer. The collections includes videos
of Bay Area dance, music, opera and theatre productions from companies such as Oakland Ballet Company, Smuin Ballet, LINES
Contemporary Ballet, ODC, Pocket Opera, Joe Goode Performance Group, Harupin Ha, Merce Cunningham, and Margaret Jenkins, Lamplighters,
American Conservatory Theater (ACT), CONTRABAND, June Watanabe in Company, San Francisco Taiko Dojo, Marin Ballet, Marin
Theatre Company, San Francisco Jazz Dance Company, 42nd Street Moon (Theatre company), Mark Morris Dance Group, Zaccho Dance
Theatre, amongst others.
Collection is open for research. Partial digitization and cataloging of videos from this collection was supported in part
by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts Art Works [2018-2019]. All videos digitized from this grant are available
to view onsite at MP+D.Digitization and cataloging of 403 videos from this collection were part of a project supported in
part by a Recordings at Risk Grant from the Council on LIbrary and Information Resources (CLIR), May 2021 to October 2022.
The grant program is made possible by funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. All videos digitized from this grant are
available to view onsite at MP+D.