COLLECTIONS INVENTORY - K to L

KABOLI TO LUND

Kaboli, Farzeneh (VF: 582.2013-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer; teacher;
Publicity materials for This Dance, I Wish

Kaeja d’Dance (OS: 222.2012-1-1 through 222.2012-3-53)
Toronto-based contact improvisation and contemporary dance company co-founded by Karen and Allen Kaeja (1993)
Regarding Kaeja d’Dance: company records, publicity materials, newsletters, newspaper clippings, house programs; regarding Karen Resnick and Allen Norris 1982-1986: newspaper clippings
New materials added annually

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ETDC/EDTC: “Allen Kaeja” by Heidi Strauss, “Karen Kaeja” by Heidi Strauss
Express Dance by Carol Oriold, Allen Kaeja and Karen Kaeja

Kain, Karen (VF: 171.2009-0-1)
Born: March 28, 1951, Hamilton, Ontario
Principal dancer with National Ballet of Canada; artistic director of National Ballet of Canada; chair of the Canada Council for the Arts
Newspaper clipping with detailed profile of career; photograph of Kain and husband Ross Petty 1980s; articles regarding: publication of autobiography Movement Never Lies, appointment as Chair of the Canada Council for the Arts

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ETDC/EDTC: “Karen Kain” by Penelope Reed Doob

Kaiser, Pat (VF: 172.2009-0-1)
Dance writer
Manuscript: “Cynthia Barrett” by Pat Kaiser; photographs of Cynthia Barrett (PC)

Kalanidhi Fine Arts of Canada (VF: 583.2013-0-1)
Toronto-based presenting organization founded by Sudha Khandwani (1988)
Publicity materials; program guide for NAVODAYA – NEW DAWN conference 1994

Keiss, Vera (RR: D47; OS)
Dancer with The National Ballet of Canada (1951-1952)
Scrapbook; photographs, books; house programs

Kennard, Mary (VF: 173.2009-0-1)
Dancer; dance researcher
Program for Ballet Panorama (Canadian Ballet Festival) 1950 (PC); CV for Mary Kennard; Manuscript: “Janet Baldwin: from debutante to dancer” by Mary Kennard

Kenney, Colleen (VF: 174.2009-0-1)
Born: 1936, St. Thomas, Ontario
Dancer with London Civic Ballet Theatre; charter member of National Ballet of Canada; teacher; nurse
Notes from a conversation with Lawrence Adams
See also Marion Errington

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Issue 35

Khendry, Janak (VF: 175.2009-0-1)
Born: North India
Dancer, choreographer, teacher, art historian, sculptor, founder Janak Khendry Dance Company (Toronto-based Bharatanatyam company)
Bio; artistic statement; programs (O&PC); newspaper clippings (PC)

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Issue 70

Kilde, Russell (VF: 176.2009-0-1)
Dancer; singer; actor; director; professor
Photograph (O); newspaper clipping (PC); CV

Kim, Mi Young (VF: 584.2013-0-1)
Born: Seoul, Korea
Dancer; choreographer; teacher; founder of Korean Dance Studies Society
Publicity materials

King, Pauline (VF: 177.2009-0-1)
Born: Toronto
Dancer at the Uptown Theatre; dance researcher; trained with Samuel Titchener-Smith
Newspaper clippings (O&PC); personal scrapbook; oral history; manuscript: “Canadian History and Dance” (handwritten); notes about Boris Volkoff and Dimitri Vladimiroff

Kinney, Marian (Rouse) (VF: 233.2012-0-1)
Born: Edmonton
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; taught at Boris Volkoff School of Dance 1930s; operated a dance school with sister Dorothy
House programs for Kinney School of Dancing and Physical Culture 1930 (O) 1939 (partial, PC), Edmonton Kiwanis Club 1926, Edmonton Civic Opera Society 1940/41 (O), Boris Volkoff School of Dance 1941; souvenir programs for Edmonton Civic Opera Society 1953/54 & 1956, ECOS Tenth Anniversary Performance 1935, New Year’s performance 1932 (O), Glenora Figure Skating Club 1948; photographs of Edmonton school of Expression and Physical Culture 1919 and Marian Kinney age 12 (O); newspaper clippings regarding Marian and Dorothy Kinney, the Kinney School of Dancing, (O&PC); magazine “Gossip” 1936 (O); oral history; handwritten award notice for excellence 1919 (O); typed copies for newspaper ad and press release for Boris Volkoff; biographical notes by Marian Kinney; correspondence; books A Primer and A Second Primer Classical Ballet [Cecchetti Method] for Children by Cyril W. Beaumont

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Issue 18

Kokoro Dance (VF: 232.2012-0-1)
Butoh inspired, Vancouver-based dance company co-founded by Jay Hirabayashi and Barbara Bourget
Press releases for SADE – Part II 1998 & Part III 1999 (O); photographs of Kokoro in performance (O)

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ETDC/EDTC: “Barbara Bourget” by Kaija Pepper
“EDAM – Experimental Dance and Music” by Kaija Pepper
“Jay Hirabayashi” by Kaija Pepper

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Issue 73

Kondaks, Eildon “Penny” (Brander) (VF: 234.2012-0-1)
Born: 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta
Dancer with Les Ballets Québec 1940s; studied with Bernadette (Fisher) Carpenter and Adolf Bolm
Regarding Kondaks from personal scrapbook: programs for Les Ballets Québec 1949 (O); personal correspondence; newspaper clippings; costume sketch (O); regarding Bernadette Fisher School of the Dance: newspaper clippings (O); programs (O); promotional materials (O)

Korol, Daphne (VF: 178.2010-0-1)
Born: August 5, 1924, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Dancer; teacher; actress; chorographer; director
Nine photographs of dancers including Daphne Korol, Harcourt Algeranoff, Lubov Tchernicheva, Tatiana Leskova, April Olerich, Lawrence Adams, Nana Gollner; newspaper clipping (photocopy) about Korol in the Ballet Russe; handwritten notes by donor

Kraul, Earl (VF: 235.2012-0-1)
Born: March 5, 1929, London, Ontario; Died: December 23, 1999, Vancouver, British Columbia
Charter member of National Ballet of Canada
Memorial booklet (O)

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ETDC/EDTC: “Earl Kraul” by Max Wyman

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Issue 49

Krishnan, Hari (VF)
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director
Publicity materials; house programs; materials that inspired Krishnan’s creative process; review of I, Cyclops

Krishnamurti, Yamini (VF: 585.2013-0-1)
House program 1967

Kritzwiser, Kay (Mullan) (OAR)
Born: Regina
Journalist; playwright; director
Photographs of Kritzwiser, Grace Tinnings Dance Group, Nancy Graham Caldwell, Regina Capital Theatre dancers (O); newspaper clippings; souvenir programs for Ballet Russes 1935/36, Royal Ballet 1961 & 1963, Ballet de L’Opera de Paris 1964, National Ballet 1966 & 1976, New York City Ballet 1966 & 1970, City Centre Joffrey Ballet 1968, Bolshoi Ballet 1972, Liza Minelli 1970s (O); house programs for National Ballet of Canada and other visiting companies 1958-1978; notes from diaries (PC); articles regarding Martha Graham, Margot Fonteyn, Royal Ballet; various ballet books; oral history

Kudelka, James (VF: 236.2012-0-1; OS [privacy restrictions])
Born: September 10, 1955, Newmarket, Ontario
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director of National Ballet of Canada
Regarding James Kudelka: chronology of works 1973-1999; newspaper clippings (O); magazine articles; photographs of Kudelka and National Ballet of Canada (O); choreographic notes; correspondence; contracts; artwork; Nutcracker costume; business recrods; regarding Kimberly Glasco vs. The National Ballet of Canada lawsuit: open letter; newspaper clippings; articles (O);

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “James Kudelka” by Michael Crabb
Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie Reconstructing/La Reprise de Fifteen Heterosexual Duets by/de James Kudelka
The Dancemakers: James Kudelka
, by Moze Mossanen

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Issues 49, 55, 62

Kudelka, John (IAR-A)
Father of James Kudelka
Five drawings by John Martin Alfsen (O); bio for Alfsen

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Issue 45

Kvietys, Yoné (Young) (VF: 237.2012-0-1)
Born: August, 21, 1924, Kaunas, Lithuania; Died: July 17, 2011, Calgary, Alberta
Choreographer, artistic director and company founder
Newspaper clipping regarding Kviety’s career (O&PC); company brochure (O&PC)
See also David Earle, Garbut Roberts

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ETDC/EDTC: “Yoné Kvietys” by Lisa Doolittle

La Camadre, Elena (VF: 587.2013-0-1)
Dancer; artistic director
Publicity materials for Arte Flamenco Spanish Dance Company

Lang (Pratt), Catherine “Bunny” (VF: 238.2012-0-1; IAR; RR: D45)
Born: Toronto, Ontario
Dancer with Boris Volkoff and performed in Tanzwettspiele at the 1936 Berlin Olympics; member of Heliconian Club 1930s
Donated by Antoinette Dembicki, Lang’s daughter
Obituary for Bunny’s husband Ned Pratt (O); photographs of Lang and Volkoff dancers (E); pointe shoe (O); biographical notes; 1936 Olympic jacket

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Issue 41

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Artifact of the Month: Catherine "Bunny" Lang's 1936 Olympic Jacket

Lapointe, Pierre (VF: 239.2012-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer; teacher; artistic director for Les Ballets de Sherbrooke
House programs for Les Ballets de Sherbrooke 1958, 1960s (O); copy of jérémie by Marcel Dubé (O); newsletter Arts et Danse: Revue trimestielle publiée par la Maison de la Culture de Sherbrooke, Vol 2, no 3, 1983 and Vol 3, no 1, 1984; souvenir program for Centre culturel et artistique de Sherbrooke 25th Anniversary, souvenir booklets for 1976/77 & 1980/81 seasons

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Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Three Intrepid Montreal Dancers of the 1940s and 1950s” by Pierre Lapointe

Last/Lost Dance Symposium, The (VF)
Symposium held March 1, 1992, Toronto
Donated by Karen Lee
Photograph (O); correspondence; flyers (O); various participant biographies (O); newspaper clippings (PC); contacts list

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 27, 28

Laughlin, Joe (VF: 589.2013-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director
Publicity card for Timber

Lea, Muriel (EA; VF: 241.2012-0-1)
Electronic and print copies of newspaper clippings and sheet music related to Lea’s work with Amy Sternberg; digital images of props

Lecavalier, Louise (VF: 591.2013-0-1)
Born: October 3, 1958, Montreal, Quebec
Dancer; choreographer
Brochure for Monaco Dance Forum 2006

Lechay, Jo (VF: 590.2013-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer; visual artist
House programs

Leigh, Nenagh (VF: 348.2013-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director
Publicity materials for Spring Rites series; house programs for Spring Rites 2000

Leese, Elizabeth (VF: 240.2012-0-1)
Born: 1916, Denmark; Died: 1962, Montreal, Quebec
Dancer with Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet and Volkoff Canadian Ballet; choreographer; teacher; company director of Elizabeth Leese Ballet
Photographs (O); notes; newspaper clippings (PC)

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ETDC/EDTC: “Elizabeth Leese” by Iro Valaskakis Tembeck

Lemieux, Jacqueline (VF: 349.2013-0-1)
Born: November 13, 1957, East Angus, Quebec
Dancer; administrator; co-founder of Entre-Six (1974)
Obituaries; Entre-Six promotional booklet
See also Lawrence Gradus

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ETDC/EDTC: “Jacqueline Lemieux” by Iro Valaskakis Tembeck

Leonidoff, Leon (VF: 351.2013-0-1)
Born: 1894, Dubossary, Romania; Died: 1989
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; producer; writer; based in Toronto in the 1920s when he staged shows for Uptown and Hippodrome Theatres
Articles (PC); oral history with wife Madeline

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
Toronto Dance Teachers, 1825-1925 by Mary Jane Warner
Estivale 2000: Canadian Dancing Bodies Then and Now/Les corps dansants d’hier à aujourd’hui au Canada: “The Russian Influence on Dance in Toronto” by Mary Jane Warner

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ENCORE! ENCORE! Exhibit: “Alison Sutcliffe: Terpsichorean Adventurer” curated by Amy Bowring

Leslie, Jo (VF: 350.2013-0-1)
Born: 1956, England
Dancer; teacher; movement director; choreographer; writer
CV (O)

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 54 (writing by Jo Leslie)

Léveillé, Daniel (VF: 352.2013-0-1)
Born: November 27, 1952, Ste. Rosalie, Quebec
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director of Daniel Léveillé nouvelle danse; professor at UQAM
Article (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Daniel Léveillé” by Iro Valaskakis Tembeck

Levy, Sue (Matenko) (VF: 353.2013-0-1)
Born: Toronto, Ontario
Excerpts from memoirs regarding Paisach Concerts held at The Schule Community Centre, Toronto, 1920s; oral history

Lhotka, Jill (VF: 354.2013-0-1)
Dancer with Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Newsletter regarding exhibition put on by the (Nicholas) Legat Foundation 1996 (PC); correspondence

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet Alumni

Liggitt, Edna (EA; IAR: 315.2012-1-1, 315.2012-1-2, 315.2012-1-3)
Born: early 1900s; Died: 1965
Dancer; studied with Samuel Titchner-Smith; dancer with Dimitri Vladimiroff
Newspaper clippings (E); photographs (O&E); negatives; house programs (E); newspaper clippings regarding Vladimiroff concert in Montreal 1928 and of casting for ‘Jean Darling’ 1927 (E); photographs of Dilworth; negatives of Liggitt Sisters; house program for Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 1936 (E); contract between the Liggitt sisters and The Harris Theatrical Booking Agency, Toronto 1927 (E); correspondence; promotional booklet for Dimitri Vladimiroff 1920s

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Issue 53

Lindgren, Allana (VF: 355.2013-0-1)
Born: February 15, 1970, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Dancer; dance researcher; writer
Newspaper clippings regarding: reviews and previews for various companies, arts philanthropy, obituaries for Jean-Pierre Perreault and Diane Moore (O&PC); research regarding the National Directory for the Arts/Canada 1975; research regarding Canadian connections with Franziska Boas (Ruth Sorel, Sara Shelton Mann) (PC); house program for Carolyn Bilderback show at Françoise Sullivan’s studio 2002

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From Automatism to Modern Dance: Françoise Sullivan with Franziska Boas in New York by Allana Lindgren
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Françoise Sullivan: An Introduction” by Allana Lindgren

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 55, 56, 57, 58. 59, 60 (writing by Allana Lindgren)

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ENCORE! ENCORE! Exhibit: “Françoise Sullivan: Infinite Originality” curated by Allana Lindgren
Dance Historina of the Month: Allan Lindgren

Lindgren, Robert (VF)
Born: December 9, 1923, Victoria, British Columbia; Died: May 10, 2013, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Dancer; teacher; artistic director; danced with Les Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo (1948)
Photographs of Lindgren 1948 (O&PC)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Robert Lindgren” by Leland Windreich
Dance Encounters:(Out of Print) “Robert Lindgren” by Leland Windreich
See also Leland Windreich

Liota, Bettle (VF: 356.2013-0-1)
Born: 1953, Hamilton, Ontario; Died: 2003, Owen Sound, Ontario
Dancer; choreographer; teacher; dance caller
Obituary (PC); correspondence; remembrances

Liskear, Myrna (VF: 339.2013-0-1, IAR: 339.2013-A-2)
Born: Edmonton, Alberta
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; performed with and choreographed for Edmonton Civic Opera 1950s
Photographs (some taken at Banff School of Fine Arts): Eva von Genscy, Liskear as a student and with family (O); souvenir programs for National Ballet of Canada 1953/54, Royal Winnipeg Ballet 1955, Edmonton Civic Opera 1960s (O); newspaper clippings regarding National Ballet of Canada 1950s and Royal Winnipeg Ballet 1950s (O)

Little Pear Garden Collection (VF: 358.2013-0-1)
Chinese performing arts company founded by William Lau (1994)
Press release; history of company

Lloyd, Gweneth (IAR; RR: D42)
Born: September 15, 1901, Eccles, Lancashire, England; Died: January 1, 1993, Kelowna, British Columbia
Teacher; choreographer; artistic director and co-founder of Winnipeg Ballet and Royal Winnipeg Ballet; writer
Photographs; video tapes; oral history; choreographic notes; Royal Winnipeg Ballet souvenir programs; teaching notes; house programs; correspondence; materials regarding Banff School of Fine Arts

DCD CATALOGE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Gweneth Lloyd” by Anna Blewchamp
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Gweneth Lloyd and The Wise Virgins: Arguments for the Reconstruction of a Canadian Ballet” by Anna Blewchamp

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 4, 6, 7, 23, 32, 33, 39, 57, 58, 62

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Pages in History: Gweneth Lloyd
Artifact of the Month: Robert Bruce's Dionysos Backdrop Design from the Gweneth Lloyd Collection

Lochhead, Sarah (IAR)
Dancer; founder of Simcoe Contemporary Dancers (2009)
Karen Kain doll; books; publicity materials for Simcoe Contemporary Dancers

Lock, Édouard (VF: 359.2013-0-1)
Born: March 3, 1954, Casablanca, Morocco
Dancer; choreographer; artistic director/founder of La La La Human Steps
Regarding La La La Human Steps: publicity materials (O&PC); photographs (O); newspaper clippings (PC)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Édouard Lock” by Kathryn Greenaway
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Walking the Tightrope: Acrobatics and Athleticism on the Montreal Stage” by Iro Valaskakis Tembeck
Estivale 2000: Canadian Dancing Bodies Then and Now/Les corps dansants d’hier à aujourd’hui au Canada: “Made in Montreal: Choreographic Trends 1978-1993” by Iro Valaskakis Tembeck

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 55

Locke, Harry (VF: 360.2013-0-1)
Composer; music teacher
Correspondence with DCD; Canadian Dance World Magazine made by Norbert Vesak and Josephine Slater three issues of Vol. 1, 1961/62; Vancouver Ballet Society showcase house program 1959

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Issue 56

Lockett, Sarah (VF: 227.2012-0-1)
Dancer; teacher; founder of Ontario Ballet Theatre and Ontario School of Ballet
Promotional booklet outlining the Ontario Ballet Theatre’s history, achievements, objectives and revenue/expenditures for 1983-1987 and projected revenue/expenditures for 1987-1989; house programs; Pointe of View newsletter Volume 9, Issue 1; brochure for Ontario School of Ballet Summer Dance 1996

Lockhart, Beth (VF: 361.2013-0-1)
Born: c. 1917, Carnduff, Saskatchewan; Died: April 26, 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia
Teacher; choreographer; dancer; artistic director; danced with Winnipeg Ballet and Volkoff Canadian Ballet 1940s
Photograph (O); memorial leaflet (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Beth Lockhart” by Leland Windreich

Lori Riley, Gina (VF: 362.2013-0-1)
Born: Windsor, Ontario
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; Director of Gina Lori Riley Dance Enterprises; Judy Jarvis reconstructionist
Bio; CV; newspaper clippings; correspondence; publicity materials regarding Riley and her dance school

Los, Carol & Maria (VF: 363.2013-0-1; RR: D21)
Owners of rare dance books store
Booklet “The Ballroom Art” by John Chalmers c.1940s (O); publicity materials for Katherine Dunham’s Tropical Revue at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto 1948 and Veloz and Yolanda at the Royal Alexandra Theatre 1946 (O); house programs for Mosher’s Dance Extravaganza and Recital 1944, “Canadian Stars in Review” 1946, Dorothy Stock Dance Recital in Hamilton 1938 (O), book of the Victorian Era Ball 1898 (O)

Lund, Alan and Blanche (VF)
Alan Lund Born: May 23, 1925; Died: July 1, 1992
Blanche Lund (née Harris) Born: 1924
Professional dance couple from 1940s; members of The Navy Show during WWII; choreographed and performed for CBC variety television; Alan Lund was artistic director of Les Feux-Follets and the Charlottetown Festival
Magazine article regarding the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (Wrens) of which Blanche Lund was a member during WWII

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
Renegade Bodies: Canadian Dance in the 1970s: “Theatrical Multiculturalism: Les Feux-Follets at the Charlottetown Festival” by Amy Bowring

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Meet the Navy Exhibition

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