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McRae, Edna L.


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edna L. McRae papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-McRae
Abstract Dancer, choreographer, and teacher Edna McRae started dancing in Chicago Public Schools and studied with Andreas Pavley, Serge Oukrainsky, and Adolph Bolm, among others. She operated a ballet school in Chicago from 1925 to 1964, becoming known as the grande dame of the Chicago Ballet community. Papers include correspondence, biographical information, brochures, clippings, programs, numerous photographs, personal and dance notation notebooks, card files, address books, and eight albums...
Dates: 1910-1990

James Dybas papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Dybas
Abstract Photographs and newspaper reviews of Bob Simpson's musical comedy revues at Fazio's in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and the Del Prado Hotel in Chicago, 1960-1962, including James Dybas, a dancer in the company. Also current photographic portraits of Dybas. Also programs, reviews, notices, and photographs of theater performances, 1988-2001, mainly in Southern California, but also in Vienna, Austria and San Jose, California.Collection also has newspaper clippings and reviews,...
Dates: 1949-2015; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2001

Keith Allison Studio records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Allison

Material related to the McRae-Allison studio, including dance notations of McRae's choreography and music reel-to-reel tapes, as well as souvenir programs, sheet music, books, and periodicals.

Dates: 1916-1968

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