Programs from the Maria Dare Dance History Collection


Lindendate School
1929 Program
Portland OR

Included White Peacock Dance:
American Dancer Magazine, 1932 article states that Adolph Bolm choreographed a dance called White Peacock to music by Charles Griffes. It is unknown if  "White Peacock" danced by Mme Elinova was same dance.
 
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Volinoff School of Dance, Denver Colorado

Note: Program Date Unknown
May 10th was on a Thursday in 1923, 1928, 1934, 1945 (Leon Cowles bio does not rule out any of these dates.)
Bio: Leon W. Cowles
Leon W. Cowles, was born in New York, son of Earl T. and Olive M. Cowles. In 1930 census, he was 27 years old, living in Denver Colorado, and was a musician, teacher, and student. In 1920 census, Leon and parents were living in Syracuse NY. In 1910 the family appears to be living in Buffalo NY.
Page Content Transcribed:

Lindendare
School of Dance
Announces Classes With
MME. ELINOVA

Spanish Dancing which includes the correct use of cas-tanets, cymbals, capes, shawls, and tambourines; Fiamenca and tango.

Also classes or private lessons in ballet-technique, toe, character and acrobatic for teachers, advanced, beginners and children.

Beautiful class rooms, steam heated dressing rooms with showers.

All arrangement for lessons only by personal call.

Special Summer School in all types
of dance opens June 1st, 1933.
Write for particulars,
STUDIO 425 EAST ALDER AT SIXTH
W. 0. W. BUILDING

La Scala Program: Portland OR

, 1941

Dances created by Donald Dare of La Scala, Milan.
Prima Ballerina Maria Boehme.
Guest artiste of Ballet Natasche Elinova.
Ballet House
Selling-Hirsch Building
BALLET - CHARACTER
ADAGIO - TOE - SPANISH
HULA and BALLROOM

PROFESSIONALS - TEACHERS
Advanced - Children

SPECIAL Evening Classes for
Young Men and Business Girls

ATwater 5541
Students of
AUDIA FRAZEE
who have won vocal contests are:
MONA POULEE, singer on Metropolitan Auditions of the Air; OLGA STOLEE; MERWYN DANT, soloist First Congregational Church, Los Angeles; LANE ANDREWS, CHARLES DAVIS; LYDIA MARKS; SILAS JOHNSON, Jr; and others. The above singers have been soloists with symphony orchestra, opera or radio.

Studio: Selling-Hirsch Building
BRoadway 3581

CLASSICAL BALLET
for Grace .. Poise .. Charm LEAH ELIZABETH TROLL
Formerly of WM. F. CHRISTENSEN'S
SCHOOL OF BALLET
Special Classes for Business Girls
[NOTE: This program contains several ads including the following:]

Monday

Music Club:

Portland Oregon, 1943

Don Giovanni Opera

Program:

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Ballet House / Ballet Club Theatre Program: Portland Oregon, 1941

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Page Content Transcribed:
Sergei Dare
Presents the
ETHNIC DANCE THEATRE OF HOLLYWOOD
And
BALLET OREGON
In
Concert
Wednesday, July 24, 8:00 P.M. ....at Ballet House
NOTE: 2nd page of program missing. As I recall this was a long performance of ballet, hindu, hula, mexican folk and flamenco.
"Aloha O Hawaii"
(Greetings from the Islands)
1
Introducing ancient costumes and instruments from the islands of Kahoolawe, Lanai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai and Hawaii.
2
Kona Hema O Kalani ---- the place close to heaven
3
Ka lua O Pele ---- Invocation and homage to Pele
4
Ulile E ---- Dance of the Sand Pipers
Dancers: Kahala, Rosemary Silva and Sonja Hook
Narrator .... Karoun Tootikian
1
Minute Waltz ...... Chopin
2
Les Sylphides ..... Chopin
Mazurka Horst Krause; Waltz Maria Dare
Pas de deux Maria Dare - Horst Krause
3
Trio ...... Bizet  (appears to be handwritten cues, matching costumes to music)
1
Folk Dance of Bengal ..... Rosemary Silva, Lalla Lezli
2
Lotus Land ..... Karoun Tootikian
3
Lady from Bombay ....Lalla Lezli
4
Karachi Nautch ..... Rosemary Silva
5
Moghul Court Dance ..... Tootikian, Lezli
Note: Program above and below held at "Old Studio."

Transcribed Sep 1963 Program:

Come Dance With Us
A Program of Classical and Spanish Dances by the Dancers from
Ballet House - Portland Oregon
September 29, 1963

A bit over the top?
La Scalla Transcribed.
Sorry Copy difficult read.  My best guess for cast are:

Portland Civic Auditorium
Friday Evening, September 23, 1954, at 8:00 p.m.
Portland Civic Opera Association
presents
“Don Giovanni”
A Comic Opera in Two Acts
Music by W.A. Mosart:      Librello by Lorcanto Da Fonle
New sets designed by Diro Johnson
Cast
Don Giovanni, licentious young nobleman… Jerome Hines
Leporello, servant of Don Giovanni   Sofvotore Daoc ___
Donna Anna, betrothed to Don Quxito… Ellen Faull
Don Ottavio… Dsun Lieber
IL Commendatore, … Robert Lappect
Masetto, a peasant.. David Johnson
Donna Elvira, a lady ai Burges abandoned by Don Giovanni.. Ruth Turbey
Zerlina, betrothed to Masetto… Evelyn Phillips
Inn Keeper
Peasants, Musicians, __, and __
Amiel, Hiestein, Musical Director and Conductor
Art Director, Doro Johnson Properties Donne Snyder
Stage Director Lonroe Haydon Costumes, Ludwig Goalt
Dick Fair, Charles Andrews Wardrobe, Helen Podzip
Chorus Director, Bruce Morrin Make-up, Margrella Ramsey
Stage Manager, Herb Scholder Lighting Dan D_nza
Choreographer, Maria Dare, Ballet House
 

Lindendare

1929

The Ballet House

1941-1963

La Scala Opera

1941

Monday Music Club

1943

Don Giovanni Opera

1954

Page Updated:  1 Feb 2015
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1
Pas de Trois ... Anne Marie Niemi, Shirley Orbec, Chris Davis
2
Pizzacato ... Cheryl Peterson
3
Idylle ... Rozanne White (that's me but I don't remember the dance, music or costume.)
4
Minute Waltz ... Anne Marie Niemi (I remember watching her dance - it was beautiful)
5
Trio ... Cheryl Peterson, Rozanne White, Chris Davis
6
Siamese Dance ... Maria Dare, Don Houk
1
Malaguena (Spanish Classic Dance) ... Shirley Orbeck
2
Spanish Waltz (Trio) ... Denise Hirstel, Chris Davis, Horst Krause
3
Garrotin (Spanish Dance with a Hat) ... Cheryl Peterson
4
Jota Valencia (Peasant Dance) ... Shirley Orbeck, Maria Dare, Don Houk
5
Spanish March ... Denise Hirstel, Chris Davis
6
  Impressions of the Bullfight ... Maria Dare
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Sivillanas ... Denise Hirstel, Shirley Orbeck, Cheryl Peterson, Chris Davis, Horst Krause, Don Houk