Collection:

Series:

Sub series:

Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis Papers

1. Administrative Series

1.1 Itineraries (PDF)

  1. Alwin Nikolais 1940-1989
  2. Murray Louis 1950-1989
  3. Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis 1990-2006
Mss 181

Summary: Itineraries are administrative files that document the dates and places of performances, dance festivals and residencies. The itineraries of Alwin Nikolais include the Playhouse Dance Company (1940s – 1950s), Alwin Nikolais Dance Company (1960s) and Nikolais Dance Theatre (1970s – 1989). The itineraries of Murray Louis include the Playhouse Dance Company (1950s) and Murray Louis Dance Company (1950s – 1989s). The itineraries of the Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Company (1990 – 1995) and the Murray Louis and Nikolais Dance Company (1996 – 1999) are included. Also, The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, performing the Nikolais Daince Theatre pieces are included. Folders are arranged chronologically and by artist. The sub series was received in 1999, 2000, and 2007.