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1949

Diana Adams & Hugh Laing
Ballet Theatre
Janet Collins
Jean Leon Destine & Jeanne Ramon
Josefina Garcia
Nana Gollner
Nora Kaye
Myra Kinch
Iva Kitchell
Ruth Ann Koesun
John Kriza
Ruth Page with Bentley Stone & Walter Camryn
Noble Paulickpulle
Federico Rey & Pilar Gomez
Ted Shawn
Ruth St. Denis
Norma Vance
Jocelyn Vollmar
Devi Wani & Soekoro
Igor Youskevitch

 

1948

American Youth Ballet
Talley Beatty
Ruthanna Boris & Leon Danielian
Francesca Braggiotti
Alexandra Danilova & Frederic Franklin
Lin Pei Fen
Carola Goya
Juana
Myra Kinch with Arthur Leppart & Dean Miller
Iva Kitchell
Tei Ko
Pauline Koner
Nathalie Krassovska
La Meri
Lilian & Company
Jose Limon with Miriam Pandor & Betty Jones
Loukia
Barton Mumaw
Ruth Page
Federico Rey & Tina Ramirez
Yurek Shabelevski & Nina Novak
Ted Shawn
Bentley Stone
Nikita Talin

 

1947

Ballet Repertory
Ballet Theatre
Eric Braun
Devi Dja & Company
Ralph Gilbert
Melissa Hayden
Loren Hightower
Iva Kitchell
Ruth Ann Koesun
John Kriza
La Meri
Reginald & Gladys Laubin
Zoya Leporska & Peter Gladke
Iris Mabry
Arthur Mahoney & Thalia Mara
Fernand Nault
Pearl Primus
Zachary Solov
Nikita Talin
Charles Weidman & Company with Nadine Gae
Season of Opera & Opera Ballet

 

1946

Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo with Alexandra Danilova & Frederic Franklin
Valerie Bettis
Richard Cressy
Trudy Goth & Henry Schwarze
Carola Goya
Kurt & Grace Graff
Rosella Hightower & George Skibine
Betty Jones
Albia Kavan & Rex Cooper
Iva Kitchell
La Meri & Company
Zoya Leporska
José Limon & Beatrice Seckler
Arthur Mahoney & Thalia Mara
Ruth Mata & Eugene Hari
Grant Mouradoff & Company
Barton Mumaw
Paul Petroff
Eileen Poston
Virginia Richardson
Rosa Rolland
Jane Sawyer
Ted Shawn
Sam Steen
Jean Tachau
Season of Opera & Opera Ballet

 

1945

Todd Bolender
Ruthanna Boris
Margery Burt
Leon Danielian
Dorothy Etheridge
Ruth Harris
Jacob's Pillow Dancers
Albia Kavan & Rex Cooper
Iva Kitchell
Pauline Koner
Nathalie Krassovska
La Meri
Lillian Lanese
Tanaquil LeClercq
Nicholas Magallanes
Mary Ellen Moylan
Bella Reine
Ted Shawn
Beatrice Tompkins 

 

1944

Trudy Goth & Henry Schwarze
Kurt & Grace Graff
Jacob's Pillow Dancers
Iva Kitchell
Nathalie Krassovska
La Meri
Arthur Mahoney & Thalia Mara
Grant Mouradoff
Ruth Page
Angiola Sartorio
Tatiana Semenova
Margaret Severn
Ted Shawn
Richard Stuart & Flora Lea
Marina Svetlova & Alexis Dolinoff
Tashamira

 

1943

Gertrude & Oscar Hallenbeck
Jacob's Pillow Dancers
Nathalie Krassovska
La Meri
Arthur Mahoney & Thalia Mara
Grant Mouradoff
Barton Mumaw
Joseph H. Pilates
Ted Shawn
Marina Svetlova

 

1942

Argentinita & Pilar Lopez with Federico Rey
Elizabeth & Don Oscar Becque
Asadata Dafora & Randolph Sawyer
Agnes de Mille
Anna Duncan
Barbara Gaye
The Graff Ballet
Harrison & Fisher
Jacob's Pillow Dancers
La Meri
Dale Lefler
Arthur Mahoney & Thalia Mara
Jess Meeker
Barton Mumaw
Bronislava Nijinska
Steffi Nossen
Seiko Sarina
Ted Shawn
Sybil Shearer
Sammy Spring & Berkshire Square Dancers
Ruth St. Denis
Sam Steen
Marina Svetlova
Nikita Talin
Helen Tamiris & Daniel Nagrin
Charles Tate
Elizabeth Waters & Dancers en Route
Miriam Winslow
Nina Youskevitch

 

1941

Ballet Theatre
Irina Baronova
Lucia Chase
Agnes de Mille
Paul Draper
Maria Karnilova
Nora Kaye
Hugh Laing
Annabelle Lyon
Alicia Markova & Anton Dolin
Barton Mumaw & Lisa Parnova
Seiko Sarina
Katherine Sergava
Anne Simpson
Bill Skipper
Ruth St. Denis
Antony Tudor

 

1940

Faun & Jordan
Maria Gambarelli
La Meri
Barton Mumaw
Ted Shawn & His Men Dancers
Ruth St. Denis
Miriam Winslow & Foster Fitz-Simons

 

1933-1939

Ted Shawn & His Men Dancers
      with Eva Sikelianou (1939)
      with 16 young women (1938)
      with Anna Austin (1936)

Performers: 1933-1949

The first performances took place in the barn studio on Friday afternoons, introduced by Ted Shawn and featuring his company of Men Dancers. After the company disbanded, two diverse seasons in the studio (1940-41) proved the need for the Ted Shawn Theatre to accommodate a wide range of artists and companies.

The History
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