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New York Archive

Scope and Content

Series contains files maintained by Rudy Perez while he was living and working in New York between 1965 and 1979. Files include press clippings, programs, correspondence, contact sheets, fliers, and some of the corporate records of the Rudy Perez Dance Theatre.
Box 1, Folder 1

Notes on works 1976-1978

Box 1, Folder 2

Notes on works: "The Merkel Special" 1977

Box 1, Folder 3

Programs 1967-1977

Box 1, Folder 4

Rudy Perez Dance Theatre Corporate Records 1970-1998

Box 1, Folder 5

New York State Council on the Arts Grant 1978

Box 1, Folder 6

Articles 1968-1978

Box 1, Folder 10

Reviews 1977-1978

Box 1, Folder 7

Reviews 1969-1977

Box 1, Folder 9

Miscellaneous Press Clippings II 1971-1978

Box 1, Folder 8

Miscellaneous Press Clippings III 1970-1974

Box 1, Folder 11

Reviews, miscellaneous clippings 1970-1974

Box 1, Folder 12

Art in America Article 1971

Box 1, Folder 13

Village Voice Reviews 1970-1978

Box 1, Folder 14

Ailey Press 1977-1979

Box 1, Folder 15

Men's Coalition Press 1978

Box 1, Folder 16

Ze'eva Cohen 1975-1978

Box 1, Folder 17

Mechanicals/Ads

Box 1, Folder 18

Brooklyn Academy of Music 1974

Box 1, Folder 19

Brochures 1971-1978

Box 1, Folder 20

RP Dance Theatre Fliers: Company in Residence

Box 1, Folder 21

RP Dance Theatre Fliers: Deborah Jowitt article 1975

Box 1, Folder 22

RP Dance Theatre Fliers: Village Voice 1975 June 23

Box 1, Folder 23

RP Dance Theatre Fliers: Chelsea News article 1975 July 24

Box 1, Folder 24

RP Dance Theatre Fliers: Soho Weekly News article 1975 June 5

Box 1, Folder 25

RP Dance Theatre Fliers: Soho Weekly News article 1975 November 6

Box 1, Folder 26

RP Dance Theatre Fliers: New York Times article 1976 May 28

Box 1, Folder 27

Flier information 1978-1979

Box 1, Folder 28

Photo contact sheets

Box 1, Folder 29

New York photographs

Box 1, Folder 30

Contact prints by Roger Greenawalt

Box 1, Folder 31

Contact prints by Lois Greenfield

Box 1, Folder 32

Contact prints by Barry Bell

Box 1, Folder 33

Contact prints by Johan Elbers 1978

Box 1, Folder 34

Dance Notation Bureau 1971-1974

Box 1, Folder 35

Videos 1971-1976

Box 1, Folder 36

American Dance Festival 1971-1972

Box 1, Folder 37

Atlanta Contemporary Dance Company 1975-1979

Box 1, Folder 38

Contemporary Dance Theater 1978-1980

Box 1, Folder 39

Men's Coalition 1978

Box 1, Folder 40

Men's Coalition, Marymount Manhattan College Concert, Judson Church 1978

Box 1, Folder 41

Men's Coalition Press clippings 1978

Box 1, Folder 42

Quebec ete Danse 1977

Box 1, Folder 43

Tanz Projekt, Munchen 1977

Box 1, Folder 44

Chelsea News reviews 1970-1975

Box 1, Folder 45

Dance Magazine Reviews 1970-1977

Box 1, Folder 46

Dance Magazine 1972-1979

Box 1, Folder 47

New York Times Reviews 1970-1977

Box 1, Folder 48

Soho Weekly News reviews 1975-1978

Box 1, Folder 49

Touring Press 1972-1975

Box 1, Folder 50

Videos 1995

Box 1, Folder 51

Press: Videos 1976

Box 1, Folder 52

Photos & Reviews 1985

Box 11, Folder 9

New York Scrapbook 1960-1970

Box 1, Folder 53

Photographs: New York - Alligator

Box 1, Folder 54

Photographs: New York- Alligator Ideas

Box 1, Folder 57

Press/Programs, New York 1960-1970

Box 24, Folder 1

New York Scrapbook 1966 - 1971

Box 11, Folder 9

New York Scrapbook 1960-1970

 

L.A. Arts Festival

Scope and Content

Series contains programs from the Los Angeles Arts Festival, in which Rudy Perez was actively involved.
Box 3, Folder 16

L.A. Festival: Program Information 1987

Box 3, Folder 17

Program: Armitage Ballet, Michael Clark & Co. 1987

Box 3, Folder 18

Program: John Cage Celebration 1987

Box 3, Folder 12-15

L.A. Dance Park 1985

Box 3, Folder 20

Program: Earth Players & Market Theater, Wooster Group 1987

Box 3, Folder 19

Program: Compagnie Maguy Marin, Lyon Opera, Mannier-Duroure 1987

Box 3, Folder 21

Program: Evening of Classic Jazz, Lewitzky Dance Company, Susan Marshall 1987

Box 3, Folder 22

Program: Hungers, La La Human Steps, Muteki-sha Dance Co. 1987

Box 3, Folder 23

Program: Mahabharata 1987

Box 3, Folder 24-25

Program: Rudy Perez, Rachel Rosenthal 1987

Box 4, Folder 1-2

Program: Rudy Perez, Rachel Rosenthal

 

Photographs

Scope and Content

Series contains photographs, 35mm negatives, and 35mm mounted slides of performances by the Rudy Perez Dance Theatre and of Rudy's travels throughout the world. Also included in this series are magazines and other media with photographs of Perez or his performances in them.
Box 6, Folder 1

Family

Box 6, Folder 9

Solos, Los Angeles

Box 6, Folder 10

Companies/New York

Box 6, Folder 11

New York - Miscellaneous Works

Box 6, Folder 12

Los Angeles - Dance Crazy Kid

Box 6, Folder 13

New York - Colorado Ramble and Paralax

Box 6, Folder 14

Photocopies of Mark Hanuer Contact Sheets

Box 6, Folder 15

Miscellaneous Photocopies, Mostly Publicity

Box 6, Folder 16

Performance Shots by Annette Cutrono

Box 6, Folder 17

Spiral Court/Los Angeles Performance 1991

Box 6, Folder 18

Miscellaneous Programs and Magazines

Box 6, Folder 19

Headshots, Los Angeles

Box 6, Folder 20

Los Angeles Miscellaneous Photos

Box 6, Folder 21

Miscellaneous Publicity

Box 6, Folder 5, 22-25

Slides

Box 6, Folder 26

Electronic Lodge Negatives

Box 6, Folder 27

Rudy and Miscellaneous Feelings For... 2001

Box 6, Folder 28

Company at Luckman 2007

Box 6, Folder 29

Ditto

Box 6, Folder 30

Miscellaneous Company Photos

Box 6, Folder 31

Miscellaneous Company Photos

Box 6, Folder 32

MOCA Screening of Countdown 2004 November 21

Box 6, Folder 33

Concert Photos - L.A. County High School for the Arts

Box 6, Folder 34

Last Day June 14 2002 at L.A. County High School for the Arts (1992-2002), by Annette Cutrono and Goodbye Letters from Students and Staff 1992-2002

Box 6, Folder 2

Contact Prints - Miscellaneous

Box 6, Folder 3

Negatives and Prints - New York

Box 6, Folder 6

Negatives and Prints - Los Angeles

Box 6, Folder 4

Publicity - New York

Box 6, Folder 7-8

Works/Los Angeles

Box 24, Folder 2

Portraits and Photographs

Box 38, Folder 2

Teaching

Box 38, Folder 3

Solos, New York

Box 38, Folder 4

Head shots, New York

Box 38, Folder 5

Miscellaneous Family/ Classes 1990-2003

Box 38, Folder 6

Miscellaneous Family Snapshots

Box 38, Folder 7

Perez Artwork

 

Audio

Scope and Content

Series contains audiocassette tapes of performances choreographed by Rudy Perez as well as of music used by Perez in his works.
Box 7

Agenda 1994

Scope and Contents note

Tape contains an audio recording of a sketch of the dance Agenda.
Box 7

Agenda

Scope and Contents note

Tape contains an audio recording of the final form of the dance Agenda. The composer of the music for the dance is Peter Rodgers Melnick.
Box 7

Artpiece

Scope and Contents note

The music for Artpiece was composed by Glenn Branca.
Box 8

Arts LA Dialogue

Box 7

Bang Bang

Scope and Contents note

The dance Bang Bang was choreographed to the sound of Julia Child cooking asparagus.
Box 7

Canopy at an Intersection

Scope and Contents note

Tape contains an audio recording of the dance Canopy at an Intersection being performed at MOCA.
Box 7

Canopy at an Intersection

Scope and Contents note

Tape contains a revised original of the audio recording of the dance Canopy at an Intersection being performed at MOCA. The music for the dance was composed by Paul Dunlap.
Box 8

Carl Byron - New York

Box 7

Celestial Acrobats

Box 7

Celestial Ridge

Box 7

Celestial Ridge

Box 7

Circadian Circle

Scope and Contents note

The music for the dance Circadian Circle was composed by Keane.
Box 7

Countdown

Box 7

Countdown

Box 7

Countdown 1983

Box 7

Countdown

Box 7

Coverage

Box 7

Cripe - Parallels 1989

Box 7

A Different Light

Box 7

Doublefold

Scope and Contents note

The music on this tape was composed by Jeremy Gillian.
Box 7

Doublefold

Box 54

Download/Overload 2012

Box 54

Edith Piaf songs

Box 7

Equaltime 1987

Box 7

Equinox-Run 1977

Scope and Contents note

Tape is an audio recording of a performance of Equinox-Run. The music for this dance was composed by Drews.
Box 7

Fall-Out

Scope and Contents note

This music was composed by Lloyd Rodgers.
Box 7

Fall-Out

Box 47

Heart Ache

Physical Description: 2 tapes
Box 7

In Cold Sweat

Scope and Contents note

Tape is an audio recording of a rehearsal of In Cold Sweat.
Box 7

In Cold Sweat

Scope and Contents note

Tape is an audio recording of a performance of In Cold Sweat. The music for the dance was composed by Brian O'Keefe.
Box 7

In Plain Sight

Scope and Contents note

The music on this tape was composed by Lloyd Rodgers.
Box 7

Jesus Blood

Box 7

Kite Tails

Box 7

Just for the Sake of It

Scope and Contents note

This tape contains a recording of the short version of the dance Just for the Sake of It, along with a recording of Red Ice - The Swing.
Box 7

Losing the Light

Box 7

Losing the Light

Box 7

Save Thousands Buying a New Car or Truck!

Box 7

Meridian Pass

Scope and Contents note

The music on this tape is a collage score by Lloyd Rodgers.
Box 7

Parallax

Box 8

System/Parallax

Box 8

Perpetual Acts

Box 8

Racing Thoughts

Scope and Contents note

The music this tape was composed by Hull-Goodman.
Box 8

Red Ice

Box 8

Red Wedges/Take 3

Box 8

Red Triangles

Box 8

Red Wedge 1991

Box 8

Remain in Light 1991

Scope and Contents note

LACE 1991, JAT 1994. The music on this tape was composed by David Hughes & Robert Berg.
Box 47

Rudy Perez/ LACHSA

Box 8

Sabrina Variations/Stations

Box 8

Sabrina Variations

Box 7

Search the Inner Mirror/1000 Cranes

Box 8, Box 54

Shifts (5 pieces, untitled)

Scope and Contents note

This tape is a recording of Shifts from its original source. The music on it was composed by Lloyd Rodgers & Steve Moshier.
Box 54

Slate

Box 8

Solo, final version

Box 8

System

Box 8

Take 3

Box 8

Together

Scope and Contents note

The music on this tape was composed by Larry Lavender.
Box 8

Topload/Off Print

Box 24, Folder 18

Triangles Red

Scope and Contents note

This tape contains the song "Knee Plays" by David Byrne as well as music composed by Lloyd Rodgers.
Box 8

Twice

Scope and Contents note

This tape contains the music for the Rudy Perez Dance Duet sound score, which was composed by Jacki Apple & Tom Recchion.
Box 8

Twice

Box 8

Urban Suite

Scope and Contents note

The music on this tape was composed by Apple & Recchion.
Box 8

Urban Suite

Box 8

Urban Suite

Box 8

Vertical Options

Box 8

Where Angels Coast

Box 8

Sotos Selected Songs

Box 8

Interview with Janet Anderson

Box 8

Interview with L. Crain 1987

Box 8

KCRW Interview/Sample of work-tape 1987

Box 8

The Dance Crazy Kid from N.J. Meets Hofmannsthal

Box 8

Equinox-Run/Flamenco

Box 8

Richard Zvonar: Electroacoustic Music

Box 8

Philip Glass "Heroes"/Songs from Liquids

Box 8

Maggie Payne "Crystal"

Box 8

Massacre of Lions and Lambs - Daniel Lentz Group

Box 8

Essential Ella

Box 9

Glide, by Peter Davison

Box 9

Options - From the Cathedral of Chemical Equilbrium, Sonic Action and Reputation

Box 9

Dance/Dialogue

Box 9

Einstein/Glass

Box 9

Einstein

Box 9

Iphigenie Part I

Box 9

"Hallelujah" Chorus, Ambience Sound

Box 9

Iphigenie Part III

Box 9

The Power of Commitment by Arnold Van Den Berg

Box 9

Tommy Peltier and Bayou Goula - New Orleans, Robie Sweet Dreams, Blue Rose, Pocket - Socket, Bayou Goula 1989

Box 9

Chant

Box 9

Mercedes Otero - Gravitation 1989 January 25

Box 9

Van Albert's Original Electronics

Box 9

Carl Byron / Roots of Heaven

Box 9

Ornette's Way 1983

Box 9

Hiltzik and Greenwald - Views from a Distance

Box 9

The Beatles

Box 9

Jackalope

Box 9

Tonemaster

Box 9

Peter Davison 1583

Box 9

Canned Dreams in Fortran - Michael Bayer, Diane Barkauskas, Jannine Livingston, Pianos

Box 9

Santa Monica College

Box 9

Presto Lingo, by Debbie Hollands 1986-1987

Box 9

Excising Frozen Matter/Urban Toys

Box 9

The Darkening of the Light, Triangles Red

Box 9

Homage to Rudy Perez, Urban Suite

Box 9

Terry Rilby/KCRW

Box 9

Narada Artic Blue

Box 9

Dreams and Waves, by Patrick Lindley

Box 9

Daniel Lentz, The Crack in the Bell

Box 9

Peter Gabriel IV

Box 9

Mook's Recovery 1984

Box 9

Noah Creshevsky: Nightscape 1982

Box 9

Larry Lavender 1990

Box 9

Cristopher Smith

Box 9

Excerpts for Rudy Perez, Paul Dresher

Box 10

Lentz, An American in L.A. 1989

Box 10

French Music

Box 10

Songs by Kate O'Neal 1996

Box 10

Chuck Estes: Bog Tension, by the Roaring Popes

Box 10

Urban Toys

Box 10

Cafe de Paris

Box 10

Summer Suite/Perpetual Acts, by Scott Hiltzik 1987

Box 10

Red Licorice by Scott Hiltzik 1988

Box 10

Demo by Matt Ridgeway

Box 10

Cranes - Glass

Box 11

Car Plays, Triangles Red 1984 September 1, December 8

Box 47

USC/ LACHSA 2000

Box 47

Lyra Sound Constellation (Michael Stearns) 1983

Box 47

Korean 1999 June 6

Box 47

Rudy Tape (Music by Jeremy)

Box 47

Little Jimmie Scott (Solomon Burke)

Box 47

Wim Mertens

 

Films

Scope and Contents

This series contains film footage in a variety of formats (including VHS, Beta-cam, digital video camera film, reel to reel video recordings, and analog video camera film) of performances with which Rudy Perez was involved. This series also contains digital reproductions of the original footage on DVDs (see "Existence and Location of Copies" note below).

Existence and Location of Copies

In 2012, the USC Libraries created digital reproductions of most of the film footage documented in this series. Any items listed under this series with a "SPEDVD" prefix refers to a digital reproduction, stored on DVD, that can be requested for viewing. All of the SPEDVD digital reproductions are stored in box numbers 55-57 of this collection.
Box 12

1000 Cranes 1995 December 14

Box 15

2wice 1998 July

Scope and Contents note

Recording of Kaleidoscope at the Japan America Theater.
Box 16

1+2+1=Mischief 1990 July 29

Box 16

1+2+1=Mischief 1990 July 29

Box 20

1 C

Box 20

2 C

Box 20

2 A 2001 September 9

Box 20

2 B 2001 September 9

Box 20

1 B 2001 September 9

Box 20

1 A 2001 September 9

Box 20

3 B 2001 September 9

Box 20

3 A 2001 September 9

Box 13

Agenda, Crossover Acts 1993 January 10, March

Box 21

Agenda 1993

Box 21

Agenda 1993

Box 58

Anne & Jeffrey Grimaldo - Abdomen soft and flat

Box 22

Arcade

Scope and Contents note

Large reel; silent speed; red gel for 1st portion of film; film credit: Ed Seeman.
Box 22

Arcade 1969

Scope and Contents note

Recording of Night Song; film credit: Ed Seeman.
Box 22

Art Work

Box 11, Box 12, Box 20, Box 55, SPEDVD 75, Box 56, SPEDVD 99, 127

Art of Rudy Perez 2001 September 9

Physical Description: DVCam, VHS, and DVD originals along with reproductions on DVD.

Scope and Contents note

Includes out-takes, rehearsals, and full concert.

General

Videographer: Tony Cutrono (on loan to S. Perez 10/11/2002)
Box 15

Arts in Education- Rudy and Hama

Box 20

Bad Tap, Class in Progress

Box 15

Barbara Roan, Celestial Acrobats, Bang Bang 1989 March 16, October 25

Box 11, Box 56, SPEDVD 94

Bette's Caper 1983 May 21

Scope and Content

Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble at the UCLA Dance Festival, Wadsworth Theater, Los Angeles, CA. Also includes Stations. 2 VHS originals and reproductions on DVD.
Box 19

Bette's Caper, Stations 1983

Box 17

Canopy at an Intersection, Cold Sweat, Where Angels Coast, Deubt 1984, 1985, 1986

Box 19

Carplays, Triangles Red 1984 September 1, December 8

Box 16

Cartridge/Video

Box 16

Celestial Acrobats 1988 November 18

Box 16

Center Break, Transit, Rudy and Tricycle 1967

Scope and Contents note

film credit: Allan Robertson
Box 22

Center Break 1967

Scope and Contents note

Original recording; film credit: Allan Robertson.
Box 48

Charles Weidman: On His Own

Box 19

Cheap Imitation, Sabrina Base 1983 July 15, 1984 June 10, June 15, June 23

Box 18

Cheap Imitation, Sabrina Base 1983 July 15, 1984 June 10, June 15, June 23, 1993 November

Box 16

Cheap Imitation 1984

Box 14

Cheap Imitation 1983

Box 11, Box 55, SPEDVD 43

Choreographic Excerpts 2001-2003

Physical Description: VHS original and reproduction on DVD.

Scope and Contents

Selection of dances choreographed by Rudy Perez and performed at the Skirball Cultural Center in 2003. 19 min. 41 sec.
1. Day journey (01.55) -- 2. Feelings for open spaces (02:13) -- None for crowded areas (02:12) -- 3. Ditto (02:12) -- 4. Spiritual offering (02:38)-- 5. Shifts (10:11).
Videotaped in performance at Shirball Cultural Center, 2003.
Box 19

Choreographic Mix 1983 January 28

Box 14

Circadian Circle, 1+2+1= Mischief Dress Rehearsal 1990 October 4

Box 11

Class 2006 December 17, December 35

Box 14

Class Material March 13

Box 16

Class 2005 January 23, January 30, February 6, February 13, March 13, April 10

Box 17, Box 55, SPEDVD 69

Coastal Acts, Twice, Countdown, Equaltime 1987 September 13

General

Coastal Acts, Twice, Countdown and Equal Time at the Los Angeles Arts Frestival, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Tom Bradley Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 1987.
Box 17

Cold Sweat, Celestial Ridge 1986

Box 20

Company 2001 February 11

Box 48

Contraband: Invisible War and Oracle

Box 12, Box 58

Countdown 1976, 1992, 1994

Box 12

Countdown 2003 February 27

Box 13

Countdown: Reflections on a Life in Dance 2004 October 8

Box 15

Countdown 1991 October

Scope and Contents note

Recording at West Palm Beach; with Red Wedge and One Potato, Two.
Box 15

Countdown 1976, 1992, 1994

Box 16

Countdown 2003 June 14

Box 17

Countdown 1994 March 23

Box 17

Countdown 1997

Box 21

Countdown: Reflections on a Life in Dance 2004 November 18

Scope and Contents note

film by Severo Perez
Box 17

Coverage, System, Countdown, Colorado Ramble, Running Board for a Narrative, Take Your Alligator with You 1970, 1976 May, November 3

Box 11

Credits 1992

Box 16

Crossover Acts 1993 January 9

Box 16

Crossover Acts 1993 January 8, January 9

Box 17

Dance Arts Faculty Concert, UNLV 1993 April

Box 11, Box 16, Box 55, SPEDVD 52-55, 61

Dance Crazy Kid from New Jersey Meets Hofmannsthal 1992

Physical Description: VHS originals and reproductions on DVD.

General

Includes footage of performances occurring on: 1992 June 28; 1992 January 12; 1992 September 1; 1992 September 19; and 1992 September 20.
Box 21

Dance Park 1985 July 19

Box 13

Dancetalk: Rudy Perez 2003 September 30

Box 18

Demo Tape

Scope and Contents note

11 min. recording includes Canopy at an Intersection (Paul Dunlap, 1984), Cold Sweat (Brian O'Keefe, 1986), Where Angels Coast (Carl Byron, 1985), and Debut (Assembled Sounds & Music, 1985).
Box 18

District One 1970

Scope and Contents note

Recording in Boston.
Box 18

District One, New Dance 1980 September 12

Box 21

District One, Sampler, Car Plays, Triangles Red 1971, 1982-1984

Box 15

Doublefold; Feelings for Open Spaces 2001

Box 14

Doubleplay 2005

Box 14

Duet 1991 November 21

Box 19

DTW Fall Events Dub - Fall Out, Debut 1985-1986

Box 19

DTW Fall Events Master - Where Angels Coast 1985-1986

Box 19

DTW Fall Events Dub - Where Angels Coast 1985 - 1986

Box 19

DTW Fall Events Master - Fall Out, Debut 1985 - 1986

Box 15

Electric Lodge Dress Rehearsal 2003 June 12

Box 17

Equaltime 1986 November, 1987 July

Box 17

Equaltime Rehearsal 1986

Box 21

Equal Time

 

"Equinox-Run" and "Un Elephant Terrible"

Equinox-Run

Music: Steve Drews
First performance: May 26, 1978. Marymount Manhattan College, New York City, New York
Performed by Rudy Perez.
Visuals by Geoffrey Carlitz
Other performances:
August 19, 1978. Summer Dance, Palace of Fine Arts Theatre Bay and Lyon Sts., San Francisco, California. Music by Steve Drews. Visuals by Geoffrey Carlitz. Performed by Rudy Perez.
June 16 and 17, 1979. The Dancer's Studio, Los Angeles, California. Music: Mother Mallard's Portable Masterpiece Co. Performed by Rudy Perez and Ian Cousineau.
July 14, 1979, Theatre Dance Unlimited. Solo performed by Rudy Perez. Music by Steve Drews.
January 17, 1981. Royce Hall, University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California. Music by Steve Drews (Train). Lighting design by Fred Allen. Performed by Ian Cousineau and Rudy Perez.
March 6 and 7, 1981. Performance Gallery of San Francisco, San Francisco, California. Lighting design by Stephen Bennett. Music by Steve Drews. Performed by Ian Cousineau and Rudy Perez.
October 1, 8, and 15, 1995. Single Lights: a Festival of Solo Dances, The Fountain Theatre, Los Angeles, California. Music: "Train" by Steve Drews. Performed by Victor Quijada.
July 20, 1996. Dance Kaleidoscope '96, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, California State University, Los Angeles, California. Music "Train" by Steve Drews. Performed by Victor Quijada.
September 11, 2004. Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California. Music by Steve Drews. Performed by Stefan Fabry.
Box 21, Box 57, SPEDVD 197

Equinox-Run 1995

Scope and Contents note

Recording at the Fountain Theater; Victor Quijada (Irwin Washington Taped 10/1/1995).
Box 13, Box 55, SPEDVD 66, 84

Equinox-Run 1996 July 20

Box 11, Box 56, SPEDVD 90

Equinox - Run and Un Elephant Terrible, by Chris Yow 2004 March

Box 14

Excerpt from Shifts 2005 September 2

Box 16

Excerpts for CoLA Grant

Box 15

Facsimile 1998

Scope and Contents note

Recording of Facsimile with William Roper.
Box 16

Fall-Out, Debut, Where Angels Coast 1985 - 1986

Box 17

Fall-Out, Racing Thoughts 1985, 1989

Box 21

Fall-Out 1994 February 26

Box 21

Fall-Out, Running Thoughts 1989 November 30

Box 15

First Friday 1988 October 7

Box 16

Fountain Theatre 1995 October 1

Box 11

I Like a View but I Like to Sit with My Back to It 2005 September 17

Box 11

If You Sleep, Stephen Lo and Dancers 2003 - 2004

Box 13

In Cold Sweat 1986 June 28

Box 13

In a Different Light 2001

Box 18

In Plain Sight, Coverage, Untitled 1989 March 29

Box 22

In Plain Sight 1983 March 5

Box 14

In the Works 1990 January 21

Box 17

In Transit 1967

Box 15

Kaleidoscope - Losing the Light; Jeffery Grimaldo 1992

Box 17

Kite Tails 1995 July 25

Box 21

Kite Tails 1995 July 29

Box 13

L.A. the Arts 84 1985 January 9

Box 19

L.A. Photography Center Reel 1989 November 30

Box 19

L.A. Dialogue/Artists 1984

Box 13

LACE: System, Parallax, Bang Bang, and more 1989 March 29

Scope and Contents note

"Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble, LACE"
Box 58

LACE: In plain sight, Coverage, Untitled work in progress, System, Parallax, Bang Bang

Box 20

LACHSA Doublefold, Veronica and Mona Jean 2001 May 26

Box 20

LACHSA High School Performance

Box 12

LACHSA 1995: Assorted Moves 1995 May 21

Box 12

LACHSA 1997: On Line 1997

Box 12

LACHSA Spring Concert 1998 1998

Box 12

LACHSA 2001: Ballet 2001

Box 12

LACHSA 2001: Doublefold 2001

Box 12

LACHSA 2002: Firebird 2002

Box 11

A Life in Ballet with Adele Charaska De Angelo

Box 16

Light Site 1985 December 12

Box 16

Light Site 1985 December 12

Box 58

Limon: A life beyond words, by Malachi Roth

Box 22

Loading Zone

Box 17

Losing the Light 1992 March 7-8

Scope and Contents note

Jeffrey Grimaldo, dancer.
Box 58

LPB Final round open call, Rudy Perez: Countdown (documentary proposal) 2002

Box 13

Made in L.A. 1991 February 10

Scope and Contents note

Recording of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions. (2 copies)
Box 17

Made in L.A./LACE - Spiritual Quest, Remain in Light or Take Back Your Yellow Ribbon

Box 48

Martha Graham: An American Original in Performance

Box 13

Mary Anthony: A Life in Modern Dance

Box 11, Box 56, SPEDVD 93

Master Class at UCLA 1993 April 3

Physical Description: 1 VHS with reproduction on 1 DVD.
Box 19

Master Demo 1986 September

Box 17

Match Rehearsal 1995

Scope and Contents note

Kevin Bachman
Box 16

Maxell VHS-C Cassette Adapter

Box 48

Merce Cunningham

Box 48

Merce Cunningham: Points in Space

Box 11

Mona Jean Cedar - Sign Dance

Box 22

Night Song

Scope and Contents note

2 reels.
Box 14

One + 2 1990 July 29

Box 16

One Potato, Two Potato 1991 May 18

Scope and Contents note

Recording at Caravan Studio.
Box 17

Pacific Coast Dance Ensemble 1993 April 17

Box 21

Parallax

Box 15

Parallax, Alligator Rehearsal 1975, 1990

Box 17

Parallel View 1989 October

Box 15

Points of Departure 1978

Box 14

Project Rehearsal 2001

Box 16

Racing Thoughts 1989 November 30

 

"Red Ice" and "Toss-Up"

Red Ice

Music: Lloyd Rodgers (The Swing) & Cartesian Reunion Memorial Orchestra First performance: June 5, 1982. Dance Kaleidoscope '82, John Anson Ford Theatre, Hollywood, California. Lighting design by Chip Largman Hair Styles by Ilona Howay Make-up by Geneva Nash Stage Manager: Stephen Bennett Performed by Ian Cousineau, Kim Begley, Teresa Ellington, David Leahy, Dura Snodgrass, and Melinda Ring.
Other performances:
June 19, 1982. The Summer Solstice Celebration Festival, Santa Barbara County Bowl, Santa Barbara, California. Music by Lloyd Rodgers (The Swing). Makeup by Geneva Nash. Hair by Ilona Howay. Performed by Ian Cousineau, Kim Begley, Teresa Ellington, Dura Snodgrass, Melinda Ring, and David Leahy. Dancers from Santa Barbara: Sherrie Waggener, Michael Koster, Margaret Tedesco, Emily Stansberry, Liz Karp, Michelle Dent, Kay Izlar.
May 21, 1983. UCLA Dance Festival, Wadsworth Theater, Los Angeles, California. Music by Lloyd Rodgers and The Cartesian Reunion Memorial Orchestra. Lighting design by Chip Largman. Performed by Ian Cousineau, Dura Snodgrass, Kim Begley, Melinda Ring, and David Leahy.
November 18, 1988. El Camino College, Torrance, California. Music: "The Swing" composed by Lloyd Rodgers and performed by The Cartesian Reunion Memorial Orchestra (tape). Costumes by Susan Perry. Lighting design by Stephen Bennett. Performed by Linda Hinojosa, Jeffrey Grimaldo, Anet Margot Ris, Robert Keane, and Anne Goodman.

Toss-Up

Toss-up (1988) ***First performance: March 19, 1988. Dance Warehouse, Santa Barbara, California.] (According to Dance warehouse Santa Barbara program 1988 box 2). Performed by Linda Hinojosa, Jeffrey Grimaldo, Anet Morgot Ris and Robert Keane. Costumes by Susan Perry. Music: "Red Licorice," Scott Hiltzik.
First performance: November 18, 1988. El Camino College, Torrance, California. Costumes by Susan Perry Performed by Linda Hinojosa, Jeffrey Grimaldo, Anet Morgot Ris and Robert Keane.
Box 11

Red Ice 1982

Scope and Contents note

Recording of the Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble; also includes Sampler.
Box 18

Red Ice 1982 June 5

Box 15

Red Ice, Toss-Up, Santa Monica College

Box 17

Sampler and Red Ice 1982

Box 16, Box 17, Box 55, SPEDVD 64

El Camino, Celestial Acrobats, Toss Up, Red Ice 1988 November 18

Box 12, Box 56, SPEDVD 125

Toss Up - Twice, Duets/Merce Cunningham 1988

Box 14

Rehearsals 2001

Box 13

Remain in the Light, Agenda 1994 May 20, May 21

Box 13

Retro, Unlimited 1989 March 29

Box 18

Rona Barrett Show 1981 July 24

Box 11

Rudy's Class 2005 February 13

Box 11

Rudy Perez Documentary 2002 July 31

Box 11

Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble 1983

Box 13

Rudy Perez Interviews 2000 June 9

Scope and Contents note

Interviews with Severo Perez.
Box 14

Rudy Perez at the Amory Center for the Arts 2004 September 11

Box 14

Rudy Perez

Box 16

Rudy Perez Home Movies - Eddie Perez & Family 1957 April

Box 16

Rudy at the Orpheum 2003

Scope and Contents note

Lula Washington
Box 17

Rudy's Class 1999 September 12, September 26

Box 20

Rudy Perez Process Cutdown 2001 October 16

Box 20

Rudy Perez B - Roll

Box 20

Rudy Perez B - Roll 2001 September 7

Box 20

Rudy Perez B - Roll 2001 September 4

Box 58

Rudy Perez / Lula Washington workshop 2002 October 1

Box 58

Rudy Perez: Hector Galan cut

Box 58

Rudy Perez: Countdown (the doc) 2002 December 4

Box 58

Ruxy Perez 16mm Centerfold / Transit/ Art? of tricycle

Box 58

Rudy Perez #5 open footage, warm ups 2002 May 19

Box 58

Rudy Perez: District (WGBH), New Dance (Dance Kaleidoscope), Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble: Topload offprint

Box 58

Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble: Cheap Imitation, Remainder of Cheap Imitation, Sabrina Base Rudy Perez District #1 1984 June and July

Box 14

Sabrina Variations 1984

Box 17

Sabrina Variations Pilot and L.A. Olympics 1984, 1986 February 4

Box 18

Sampler - Opening Credits, Stations, Cheap Imitation, Bette's Caper, Red Ice, Choreographic Mix, Sabrina Variations

Box 18

Sampler - Opening Credits, Stations, Cheap Imitation, Bette's Caper, Red Ice, Choreographic Mix, Sabrina Variations

Box 14

Shifts Rehearsal with Lula Washington

Box 14, Box 56, SPEDVD 129

Sphinx 2002 May 18

General

A work inspired by a painting titled "Sphinx" by Graham Nickson. Music: Jeremy Gillien. May 10 and 11, 2002. Spring Dance Concert presented by Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, California. Music by Jeremy Gillien. Assistant to Mr. Perez: Stephen Fiabry. Performed by Landry Barb II, Ashley Barnett, Nancy Del Rio, Justina Gaddy, Arielle Gordon, Kawai Helenbolt, Bradley Horwitz, Cynthia Mendez, and Scott Pascal.
Box 11

Sphinx, Past and Present, Electric Lodge 2003 June 12

Box 11, Box 56, SPEDVD 96, 99, 100

Spiritual Offering 2001 2003 February 2

Scope and Contents note

Recordings of a Rudy Perez Project performance at the Skirball Cultural Center. 4 VHS originals and reproductions on 3 DVDs.
Box 12

Spring Concert 1996

Box 18

System, Parallax, Bang Bang 1989 March 29

Box 13

Take 4: Sign In, Please 1994 May 13

Box 15

Take Your Alligator With You 1990 April 31, May 31

Scope and Contents note

2 copies.
Box 17

Take Your Alligator with You, In Plain Sight, Rally, All Things Considered, Highway - Part 1, Update 1976 November

Box 17

Take 3: Dance With Moving Chairs 1993 July 23

Box 20

Tamson, Scott and Company 2000 December 17

Box 18

Tonight Show 1981 January 30

Box 18

Tonight Show 1981 January 30

Box 18

Topload/Off Print 1982 September 23

Box 17

Topload Offprint, Flash Forward and Solos, Countdown and Coverage, Paralax 1982 September 23

Box 12

Topload Offprint 1982 September 23

Box 17

Transit 1967

Box 19

Transit 1989 February

Box 22

Transit

Box 11, Box 56, SPEDVD 96, 108, 125

Twice 1987

General

LA Festival; working copy
Box 22

Unidentified

Scope and Contents note

Originally in mailing envelope addressed from Dance News.
Box 21

Unlabeled

Scope and Content

2 items.
Box 17

Untitled, Perceptual Acts 1987

Box 11, Box 18, Box 56, SPEDVD 96, 98, Box 57, SPEDVD 161, 162, 171, 184, 185, 193

Urban Suite 1984

Physical Description: 3/4" and VHS originals and reproductions on DVD.

Scope and Contents note

Includes recording of June 3, 1984 rehearsal at the Academy West Studio (2nd copy with credits).
Box 16

Urban Spins - Alligator, Edge, Red Wedge, One Potato Two Potato 1991 July 24

Box 20

USC Class and Rehearsal 2000

Box 16

Victor Quijada

 

Visiones

Box 13, Box 57, SPEDVD 142

Visiones 2003 August 1

Physical Description: VHS and reproduction on DVD.

Scope and Contents note

Recording for KCET, Version/WP.
Box 11, Box 56, SPEDVD 100

Visiones 2004 September 26

Physical Description: VHS and reproduction on DVD.

General

Off air, Rudy Perez segment
Box 17

Where Angels Coast 1985 October 19

Box 17

Where Angels Coast, Fall Out, Debut 1985 - 1986

Box 12

Winter Solstice 1999

Box 12

Winter Solstice 2000 2000 December 9

 

CDs/DVDs

Box 46

Aina Damar (Osvaldo Golijov) 2006

Box 44

All of Before 1996

Box 43

An Interview with Rudy Perez 2004 June 28

Box 46

Andi/Buzz/Michael/Nancy/Rosie/Rudolfo 2009

Box 54

Art of Performance in Irvine, The: A Tribute to Rudy Perez 2015

Box 19

Art of Rudy Perez, The

Box 45

Art of Rudy Perez, The 2001 September 9

Physical Description: 4 copies
Box 45

Artpiece/ Cheap Imitation

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 59

[Audiovisual material added to the collection in 2020]

Scope and Contents

Includes:
  • "Music CDs" mailed from Michael Rowley to Rudy Perez, 2013-2014
  • CD and DVD mailed from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Rudy Perez - DVD contents dated 1977 December 15
  • Two VHS tapes: one labeled "CARMAN / Bourne" and the other "material transferred from 1/2" reel-to-reel" with footage dating from 1976
  • Tribute videos on DVDs
  • Content transferred to DVD from VHS by the USC Libraries in 2005.
Box 44

Auccalamma (Musicantica) 2002

Box 44

Bach (Yo-Yo Ma) 1983

Box 47

Bach Prelude (Yo-Yo Ma)

Physical Description: 2 disks
Box 45

Ballet for Modern Dance (Richard Hieronymus)

Box 46

Bel Canto

Box 47

Bent Haiku 2007 February 19

Box 45

Bidu Sayao: Opera Arias and Brazilian Folksongs

Box 45

Book of Lamentations (Gerald Hopman)

Box 47

Book of Lies Music Project (Steve DeGroodt) 2007

Box 47

Bridge Music (Kevin Desmond)

 

CC: Dome/ Dream Furious (Cursor Club)

Box 44

Cafe Desire

 

Cake

Box 47

Cake: 2 Rough Mixes

Box 44

Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne

Box 44

Carl Orff/ Carmina Burana

Box 54

Canopy at an Intersection 1984

Box 44

Cathedral of Classical Equilibrium 1997

Box 47

Cello Sonatas 2004

Box 54

Cheap Imitation 2016

Box 44

Chopin by the Sea

Box 19

Class 2007 December 16

Box 45

Classical Christmas, A 1990

Box 19

Countdown, Losing the Light 1992 March 7, March 8

Box 43

Countdown music

Box 19

Countdown: Reflections on a Life in Dance 2006

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 46

Countdown: Reflections on a Life in Dance 2004

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 48

Countdown: Reflections on a Life in Dance 2004

Box 58

Countdown

Box 59

Coverage / NYC / Montreal Gym / Countdown / System 2019

General

Rudy Perez compilation digitized by USC. Sent "From Rudy By way of Sarah 9/12/2019."
Box 19

Coverage, System, Countdown, Colorado Ramble, Running Board for a Narrative, Take Your Alligator with You

Box 19

Crossover Acts, Agenda 1993 January 10, March

Box 44

Crown Invisible (Cursor Club)

Box 44

Crown Invisible II (Cursor Club)

Box 44

Crown Invisible CI 4: Cinema (Cursor Club)

Box 44

Crown Invisible Remixes (Cursor Club) 1999

Box 46, Box 46

Dance Concert at the Hammer 2012 January 26

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 45

Dance Crazy Kid from New Jersey Meets Hofmannstahl, The

Box 54

Dance Crazy Kid 1992

Box 43

Dance Under the Stars

Box 43

Dancing in Space: Where the Bird Flies

Box 44

Day for Jazz, A 2004

Box 46

De la Cage D'escalier aux Etoiles (JAB)

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 47

De Staat (The Republic) 1973-1976

Box 45

Dialogue Dance

Box 44

Dome

Box 45

Double Play 2004 October 9

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 48

Double Play 2004 October 9

Box 19

Double Play 2005 July 21

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 45

Double Play/ Shifts

Box 45

Double Play (Jeff Boyton) 2004 October 9

Box 45

Double Play (Redcat) 2005 July 21-23

Box 44

Early Music 2003

Box 45

Enough Rope: A 10-part Song Cycle on the Poems of Dorothy Parker

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 45

Epitaph: A Collection of Civil War Songs 1995

Box 45

Fall Out (Lloyd Rodgers)

Box 46

Fast 2nd

Box 46

Feelings for Crowded Areas; None for Open Spaces

Box 46

Feelings for Open Spaces 2002 September 7

Box 44

Find a Hap-e-meal (Othervisions Art Band) 1997

Box 45

Frog's Breath Saloon (Tommy Peltier) 1999

Box 45

Gertrude Stein

Physical Description: 2 copies
 

Giovanni Fibilini (Cursor Club)

 

Giovanni Fibilini Holiday

Box 46

Good for Life 2004 September 28

Box 47

Handel Arias (Renee Fleming) 2005 December

Box 45

Handel's Messiah (Highlights)

Box 46

Heavenly Breakfast (Rich West) 2006

Box 19

Home Movie: Robert and Nancy's Wedding 1957 October 26

Box 45

Hyperrealism (Noah Creshevsky)

Box 47

I Like a View, But I Like It with My Back to It. 2007

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 46

In a Different Light 2001

Box 54

In Plain Sight 1983

Box 46

Independence Day-- Original Soundtrack recording 1996

Box 46

JAB

Box 43

Jeff Boynton: Miscellaneous music tracks

Box 44

Kenneth Klauss: Story of the World Vol.IV, South America, Dance Variations

Box 44

L'Age d'Or du Romanticisme

Box 19

LACHSA Rudy Perez Works Part 1 1994-2000

Box 19

LACHSA Rudy Perez Works Part 2 1994-2000

Box 19

LACHSA - Sign In Please, Remain in Light, Agenda 1994 May 13, May 20, May 21

Box 44

Lament of Absalom, The 1998

Box 44

Latin American Journeys 2005

Box 45

Laurel 2003

Box 46

Liquid Skin Ensemble

Box 51

Lloyd Rogers Group performance 2012 October 18

Box 47

Lock Up

Box 51

Lonny Joseph Gordon, Ka Bu Ki 2009

Box 45

Lost Found (Jimmy Scott)

Box 46

Luckman 2009 September 9

Box 45

Luckman Performance 2009 June 6

Box 46

Luckman Photos 2009 June

Box 19

Made in L.A. 1991 February 10

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 46

Masque d'Alienor, Le 1984 October 28

Box 46

Michael Bayer

Box 44

Moon Eclipse 2003

Box 43

Music for Rudy Perez Dance Duet "Twice"

Box 46

Music for Rudy Perez: Shifts

 

Musica Clasica para Toda Ocasion 2000

Box 54

Nihilist's Corner 1996

Box 45

Noah Creshevsky/ Max Schubel/ Portrait of Rudy Perez

Box 44

Now and Yesterday (Tommy Peltier with Bands of Angels) 2007

Physical Description: 2 copies
 

Nutcracker, The (Highlights)

Box 47

Nuwerx (JAB)

Box 19

Parallel View 1989

Box 47

Pepe at Eau Gallie 2006 October 12

Box 45

Photographer, The (Philip Glass) 1983

Box 44

Piano Music by Scott Hiltzik 2002

Box 45

Pieces a Deux Violes (Marin Marais) 1686

Box 46

Pink Martini Sympathique 2008

Box 45

Plastic Theatre Art Band Live at Luna Park 1995

Box 46

Presumed Dead 2006

Box 45

Princess Lovely and Prince Forlorn: A Poet's Tale (Gerald Hopman) 2009

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 47

Queer 2001

Physical Description: 2 disks
Box 44

Rainbows and Unicorns (Susie A. Hanson) 2004

Box 19

Rudy 2008 August 10

Box 46

Rudy 2008 August 26

Box 19

Rudy 2008 July 20

Box 19

Rudy 2008 June 29

Box 19

Rudy 2008 July 14

Box 44

Rudy 2012 April 29

Box 44

Rudy (Jazz) 2003

Box 19

Rudy Class 2007 December 9

Box 19

Rudy Class 2008 August 6

Box 19

Rudy's 2008 August 4

Box 19

Rudy Class 2008 June 1

Box 19

Rudy Class 2008 April 13

Box 19

Rudy's Class 2008 March 30

Box 19

Rudy Class 2006 January

Box 19

Rudy Class January 12

Box 19

Rudy Class 2008 March 16

Box 19

Rudy Class 2008 March 9

Box 19

Rudy Class 2008 February 24

Box 19

Rudy Class 2008 February 3

Box 19

Rudy Class 2008 January 26

Box 19

Rudy Class 2008 March 23

Box 44

Rudy Movies 1,2,3 22 July 2012

Box 44

Rudy Movies 4,5,6 22 July 2012

Box 46

Rudy Perez: The Armory 2004 September 11

Box 47

Rudy Perez at the Orpheum 2002 September 6

Box 44

Rudy Perez: Einstein on the Beach 2000 December 5

Box 46

Rudy Perez Ensemble: Urban Spins 1991 July 24

Box 19

Rudy Perez Interview 2009 October 2

Box 46

Rudy Perez Interview: KUSC 2009 October 18

Box 47

Rudy Perez Movement Workshop 1983

 

Rudy Perez: "Now" Publicity (Photos by Steve Gunther"

Box 45

Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble 2009 October 23

Box 44

Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble 2012 November 4

Box 45

Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble

Box 46

Rudy Perez Photo (USC--000JJR-1) 2002

Box 47

Rudy Perez: High-resolution Photos

Box 46

Rudy Perez with Shades and Baseball Cap 1980s

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 47

Rudy Perez Workshop (video by Ulysses Jenkins)

Box 43

Sabrina

Box 46

Sabrina Variation

Box 44

Security (Cypher 7)

Box 44

Serendipity (Othervisions Art Band) 1999

Box 46

Shadows from the Unerworld 1997

Box 19

Shifts 2003

Box 46

Shifts 2003

Physical Description: 7 copies
Box 45

Shifts/ Script and Post Script 2003

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 47

Skin 2004 October 3

Box 43

Skirball-- Perez

Box 47

Slow 1st

Box 45

Spellbinding Piano of Burma, The (U Yee Nwe) 1998

Box 43

Sphinx

Box 43

Sphinx--'03

Box 46

Spiral Offering 2003

Box 47

Surrender, Dorothy

Box 45

Swan Lake

Box 19

Take Your Alligator with You, In Plain Sight, Rally, All Things Considered, Highway, Update

Box 44

Thank You for Flying American 1994

Box 47

This is Rudy Perez (Noah Creshevky) 2003

Box 19

Topload Offprint, Flash Forward, Countdown and Coverage II, Parallax

Box 47

Triangle Square Workshop

Box 44

Twentieth Century Chamber Sampler

Box 54

Twice 1987-1988

Box 54

USC Visions and Voices concert: Unperformable 2014

Box 54

Victor Quijada

Box 43

Visones, Latino Art, Culture

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 43

Visones TV

Box 44

Voice of the Sparrow: The Very Best of Edith Piaf 1991

Box 46

Walking Tall 2012 January 26

Box 44

Westside Academy Class Rehearsal 2012 April 8

Box 46

Whoosh 2009 August 16

Box 46

Whoosh 2009 September 13

Box 46

Whoosh 2009 September 27

Box 46

Whoosh rehearsal 2009

Physical Description: 2 disks
Box 45

Without Words (David Karagianis) 2000

 

Wonderful World of Edith Piaf/ 23 Grands Succes 1988

Box 44

Writer's Cramp (Stumbling Block) 2001

 

Costumes & Props

Scope and Content

Series contains costumes used in performances by Rudy Perez and/or the Rudy Perez Dance Theatre.
Box 34

Center Break 1967

Scope and Contents note

2 red flags.
Box 34

Running Board for a Narrative 1973

Scope and Contents note

1 white karate suit, 2 red flashlights, reflectors, life preserver, red headband, Jolly Green Giant doll with rope.
Box 34

Equinox-Run 1978

Scope and Content

2 flashlights, goggles, 1 pair green coveralls, yellow rope.
Box 34

System 1976

Scope and Contents note

White cap and gloves.
Box 26

Coverage 1970

Scope and Contents note

Helmet, coveralls and masking tape - solo.
Box 27

Celestine Acrobats 1988

Scope and Contents note

5 purple leotards.
Box 27

Parallax 1975

Scope and Content

4 tops & bottoms (women's underwear), 4 men's old fashion boxer shorts, 1 white slip.
Box 27

Duet/Twice

Scope and Content

Green dress.
Box 27

New Dance 1982

Scope and Contents note

2 gym type pants and tops, blue with yellow trim.
Box 27

Colorado Ramble

Scope and Content

2 white skirts, 2 white pants, 1 white belt.
Box 27

Choreographic Mix

Scope and Content

3 pairs flesh tone briefs.
Box 28

Stations 1975

Scope and Contents note

7 skull caps & belts, 8 steel gray unitards, 7 goggles.
Box 28

Choreographic Mix 1983

Scope and Contents note

5 leggings, belts - elastic tape, 5 flesh.
Box 29

Vests/Numbers (Racing Theme)

Scope and Content

5 white vests with black numbers.
Box 29

Canvas Belts/Metal Buckles

Scope and Content

3 orange canvas belts with metal buckles.
Box 29

Pants/Blouses

Scope and Content

4 silver blouses and 4 silver pants from Lite Site.
Box 29

White Sheer Skirts, Dresses, and White Blouse

Scope and Content

5 sheer white skirts, 4 sheer white dresses, 1 button-down white shirt.
Box 29

Veils & Sheets

Scope and Content

2 white sheets and 2 white veils from Dance Crazy Kid.
Box 29

Elastic Belts

Scope and Content

3 black elastic belts, 1 blue elastic belt.
Box 29

Cap & Gloves

Scope and Content

1 white cap and 1 pair of white gloves.
Box 29

Signed 2007 American Dance Festival T-Shirt

Scope and Content

White 2007 American Dance Festival T-shirt with signatures.
Box 30

Badminton Net Liner

Scope and Content

Yellow.
Box 30

Sunglasses & Straps

Scope and Content

3 pairs of mirrored sunglasses, 5 black glasses straps.
Box 30

Goggles & Flashlights

Scope and Content

1 pair of red goggles and 2 red flashlights.
Box 30

Flags

Scope and Content

8 silver flags from Lite Site.
Box 30

Tennis Balls

Scope and Content

17 green tennis balls.
Box 30

Cap Gun and Yo-Yo

Scope and Content

1 yellow cap gun and 1 red yo-yo.
Box 31

Jumpsuits

Scope and Content

7 grey jumpsuits.
Box 31

Tattered T-Shirts

Scope and Content

11 tattered grey T-shirts.
Box 31

T-Shirts

Scope and Content

5 orange T-shirts.
Box 31

Pants

Scope and Content

4 pairs of light orange pants.
Box 32

Anklet Legwarmers

Scope and Content

4 pairs of grey anklet legwarmers.
Box 32

Navy Pants and Tops

Scope and Content

5 sets of navy blue pants and tops from "Bette's Caper" (one set worn by "Quentin").
Box 32

Orange Pants and Top

Scope and Content

1 set of orange pants and top- "Melinda."
Box 32

Pink Pants and Top

Scope and Content

1 set of pink pants and top.
Box 32

Red Pants and Top

Scope and Content

1 set of red pants and top.
Box 32

Royal Blue Pants and Top

Scope and Content

1 set of royal blue pants and top- "Margaret Kurtz."
Box 32

Legwarmers

Scope and Content

7 pairs of burgundy legwarmers.
Box 33

Wrap-Around Skirts

Scope and Content

4 light orange wrap-around skirts.
Box 35

Coveralls

Scope and Content

7 white coveralls.
Box 36

Stations/Quentin

Scope and Content

3 pairs grey shorts, 1 pair yellow briefs.
Box 36

T-shirts

Scope and Content

5 blue T-shirts.
 

Pants

Scope and Content

10 pairs green/grey pants.
Box 39

Whoosh, Stop the Traffic 2005

Scope and Content

Costumes for the performance presented at All Saints Church, Pasadena. The items designed by Andrae Gonzalo include: 4 lavender vests, 2 lavender pants, 2 lavender skirts, 1 lavender t-shirt, 1 black pants, and 1 black and white t-shirt.
Box 42

Soccer Ball

Scope and Content

The ball was a prop in "Celestial Acrobats" (1988).
 

Wooden cane

Scope and Content

36" long wooden cane painted red, used for solo performances of "Feeling for Open Spaces, None for Crowded Areas," for exampl.e
Box 49-50

In Plain Sight 1980

Scope and Content

Pair of work gloves; pair of sunglasses in a case; costume work by Karen Goodman and designed by Charles Berliner. Includes a photograph of Ms. Goodman, a DVD of the performance, and a clipping.
 

Awards

Box 25

The Dance Resource Center of Greater Los Angeles Lester Horton Dance Award 1991

Box 25

Lester Horton Dance Award for Lifetime Achievement 2004

Box 25

Viva Los Artistas 1992

Box 25

The Dance Resource Center of Greater Los Angeles Lester Horton Dance Award 1997

Box 25

Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival Lifetime Achievement Award 2006

Box 25

Otis Art Institute Honorary Doctorate 1993 May 12

Box 25

California Institute of the Arts Honorary Doctorate 2006 May 19

Box 51, Box 52

Lifetime Achievement Award, Claire Trevor School of Arts, UC Irvine 2015 November

Scope and Contents

Includes the award, clippings, press releases, programs and a poster.
Box 53

Colburn School award 2016

 

Miscellaneous

Scope and Content

Series contains miscellaneous files maintained by Rudy Perez. Files include press clippings, programs, teaching materials, correspondence, and business records. Files are arranged in alphabetical order by subject.
Box 5, Folder 11

1960s

Box 4, Folder 3

American Dance Festival 2007 June 6 - July 19

Box 4, Folder 4

Archival Letters

Box 4, Folder 5

Armory Center Calendar 2003

Box 4, Folder 6

Articles 1971, 1983, 1987-1990

Box 4, Folder 7

Articles 1992

Box 4, Folder 8, Box 58

Articles 1967, 1971, 1974, 1978-1980, 1992, 2017

Box 5, Folder 1

Articles 1969, 1972-1973, 1980, 1982-1983, 1988, 1995

Box 24, Folder 3

Articles and Programs

 

Artwork: Miguel Godreau

Box 4, Folder 9

Berliner/Perez Proposal, UCLA: Design-Related Expenditures

Box 4, Folder 10

Biographical information 1977, 1986-1988, 1997

Map-case 5, drawer 2

Birthday card 2012 November 24

Box 4, Folder 38

Carmelita Maracci 1937-1949

Box 53, Folder 4

Cheap Imitation--Colburn 2016

Box 4, Folder 11

Chronology/Choreography 1977-1985, 1987

Box 51, Folder 5

Clippings, correspondence, ephemera 2011-2014

Box 5, Folder 10

Clive Thompson 1982, 1985-1986, 1988

Map-case 5, drawer 2

Collage Posters

Box 4, Folder 12

Company 1981, 1984, 1991

Box 4, Folder 13

Company/Fiscal, Year End Statements

Box 4, Folder 14

Company Taxes

Box 4, Folder 15a, 15b

Contract: Lula Washington 2005 August 23

Box 4, Folder 16

Correspondence 1979, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1992, 1994-1994

Box 4, Folder 17

Correspondence: Marc Eliot to Rudy Perez 2003 July 31

Box 5, Folder 3

Correspondence 1969, 1977, 1982, 1990, 1992-1993

Box 5, Folder 2

Collaborators, 1977-1978, 1980-1981, 1983, 1987-1981, 1989, 1993

Box 4, Folder 18

Countdown/Film 1979, 1982

Box 4, Folder 19

Countdown Screening 2009 October 9

Box 4, Folder 20

Course Outline/Miscellaneous 1981, 1994

Box 5, Folder 4

Dance Crazy Kid from New Jersey 1991-1992

Box 4, Folder 21

Dance Gallery presents 'In the Works' Dance 1990

Box 4, Folder 22

Dance Kaleidoscope 1998

Box 4, Folder 23

Dance Media Center/Adrian Ravarou 1993-1995

Box 4, Folder 24

Dance Resource Center 1986-1987, 1992-1994

Box 51, Folder 4

The Dark Bob 2014

Box 51, Folder 3

Documentary/Perez 2002-2005

Box 4, Folder 25

Emotion Under Tight Control, from The Rise and Fall and Rise of Modern Dance by D. McDonagh

Box 38, Folder 1

Ephemera and Reviews

Box 4, Folder 26

Grants, Awards 1981-1985, 1988, 1990, 1992-1993

Box 40, Folder 14

Greeting Cards

Box 51, Folder 2

Helen Keller project circa 2009-2011

Box 5, Folder 12

Imagine Greenwich Village without Judson Memorial Church

Box 4, Folder 27

Interview Summary 2009 October 2

Box 4, Folder 28

Joyce Sampler 1985-1986

Box 4, Folder 29

The Judson Memorial Church 1892-1967

Box 4, Folder 30

Kite Tails 1995

Map-case 5, drawer 4

Large format posters

Map-case 5, drawer 4

Large format posters and photographs

Box 4, Folder 31

L.A. Endowment for the Arts

Box 4, Folder 32

L.A. Festival

Box 4, Folder 33

LACHSA Dance Programs 1995-2001

Box 4, Folder 34

L.A. Spanish press 1987, 1989, 1991, 1998

Box 4, Folder 35

L.A. Press Miscellaneous 1987-1990

Box 5, Folder 6

L.A. Press Miscellaneous 1970-1971, 1973-1976, 1978, 1980-1987, 1989

Box 4, Folder 36

Logos 1979-1990

Box 53, Folder 1

Los Angeles Times article 2017

Box 42

Make-Up Kit

Scope and Content

Metal tool box/ kit
Black and white striped cloth bag
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes (cigarettes have been discarded)
2 jars of Mehron's cake make-up
Make-up sponge
3 tubes of mascara
2 make-up brushes
4 eyebrow pencils
Pair of scissors
Pencil sharpener
Can of Stein's cake make-up
Jar of Stein's blue-green eye shadow
Can of Stein's lining color
Box of Westmore dark eye shadow
Box 4, Folder 37

Mailing List 1992-1994

Box 4, Folder 72

Mark Stock Exhibition 2001

Box 24, Folder 5

Martha Graham Programs

Box 23

Miscellaneous clippings, programs, documents undated

Box 24, Folder 7

Miscellaneous Magazines

Box 24, Folder 4

Miscellaneous programs

Box 4, Folder 39

Music Center 1992-1993

Box 4, Folder 40

National Performance Network 1990-1991

Box 4, Folder 41

New Dance Group Program

Box 4, Folder 42

New LACE 1994

Box 41

New USC Well Elderly Study 2005-2006

Scope and Content

Three-ring binder of printed materials from a course attended by Rudy Perez at the St. Barnabas Senior Center from September 2006 to March 2006. Perez's Certificate of completion is included near the back of the binder. A separate folder of photographs from the class is included in the box with the binder.
Box 24, Folder 9, Box 59

[Notes, ephemera, and a photograph printout] 2012-2018

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials sent from Rudy Perez to Melinda Hayes in 2019-2020.

Scope and Contents

Includes event programs from the NYU Skirball, a Danspace Project book about the Judson Dance Theater, a photograph printout of Rudy Perez, and notes relating to a visit by Perez to USC and the digitization of materials from the Rudy Perez Archive.
Box 24, Folder 8

Oasis 2003 Summer/Fall

Box 4, Folder 43

Otis Parsons 1987, 1991, 1993

Box 4, Folder 44

Pasadena Armory 1989-1992

Box 40, Folder 12

Perez, Richard

Box 4, Folder 45

Performance Art 1981, 1984, 1991

Box 5, Folder 7

Performances 1977-1980, 1983

Box 53, Folder 3

Personal correspondence 2016

Box 4, Folder 46

Plaza de la Raza 1987-1989, 1993

Box 4, Folder 47

Press: Bibliotech 2002

Box 4, Folder 48

Press: Citybeat 2004 November 18-24

Box 4, Folder 49

Press: Dance Magazine 2002 October

Box 4, Folder 50

Press: Dance Magazine 2005 January

Box 4, Folder 51

Press: Dance Magazine Special Issue: Martha Graham

Box 4, Folder 52

Press: Dance Magazine 2005 September

Box 4, Folder 53

Press: Drama-logue 1985

Box 4, Folder 54

Press: Los Angeles Times 2003 February 11

Box 4, Folder 55

Press: Los Angeles Times 2003 November 24

Box 4, Folder 56

Press: Los Angeles Times 2004 January 22

Box 4, Folder 57

Press: Los Angeles Herald 1986 June 23

Box 4, Folder 58

Press: Los Angeles Herald 1986 October 28

Box 4, Folder 59

Press: Los Angeles Times 1986 June 23

Box 4, Folder 60

Press: New York Times 1985 November

Box 4, Folder 61

Press: Oasis 2003

Box 4, Folder 63

Press: Phoenix 1972 June 28

Box 4, Folder 64

Press: UC Riverside 1972 January 27

Box 4, Folder 70

Press: Village Voice 1985 November 26

Box 4, Folder 65

Press Release 1983 September/October

Box 5, Folder 8

Press Release: Samples 1980-1981, 1983, 1985-1987, 1990

Box 4, Folder 62

Programs: Luckman Fine Arts Complex 2008-2009

Box 4, Folder 66

Review: "A Footnote on Lot Piece Day/Night" by Richard Lorber

Box 4, Folder 67

Reviews 1990 January

Box 4, Folder 68

Review: Los Angeles Times 2006 July 23

Box 4, Folder 69

Review: Downtown News 2005 July 18

Box 5, Folder 13

Review: Village Voice 1993 June 29

Box 5, Folder 5

Robert Ellis Dunn 1996-1997

Box 37

Rolled Posters

Box 38, Folder 7

Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble pins

Box 42

Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble roll of company labels

Box 40, Folder 13

Ruiz, Freddie and Marie 2011

Box 5, Folder 9

Scenarios/Text

Box 42

Slide Viewer

Box 4, Folder 71

Small Budget Chart

Box 40, Folder 5-10

Student: Victor Quijada 1996-2002

Scope and Content

Correspondence, post cards, photos, clippings, and programs from a student mentored by Rudy Perez, Victor Quijada. Quijada went on to perform with Twyla Tharp's company Twyla! from 1995 to 1998 before joining Les Grands Ballets Canadiens in Montreal and then later forming his own company called Rubberbandance Group. These materials include several publications related to Twyla Tharp.
Box 40, Folder 11

Students: Misc.

Box 4, Folder 73

Tax Exemption

Box 53, Folder 2

UC Irvine Lifetime Achievement Award/Performance 2015

Box 4, Folder 74

WGBH/TV 1972, 1975-1978, 1984

Map-case 5, drawer 2

Workshop Drawings