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Athens Ballet Theatre collection

Athens Ballet Theatre collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Athens Ballet Theatre collection
Creator: Athens Ballet Theatre (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1977-2005
Language(s): English
Extent: 3.8 Linear Feet 3 document boxes, 1 half box, 4 card file boxes, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms3304
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Athens Ballet Theatre was founded in 1973 as the Northeast Georgia Ballet Workshop. It became affiliated with the Athens School of Ballet.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of printed material, including clippings, application brochures, programs, advertisements, and public relations and training guides; photographs depicting dance instructors, students, and performances; videocassettes, and scrapbooks. The videocassettes are mainly of performances by the Athens Ballet at various locations in Athens, Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens Ballet Theatre collection, ms3304, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 March 22.

General Notes

Portions of the audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Advertising -- Georgia
Athens Ballet Theatre (Athens, Ga.)
Athens Ballet Theatre (Athens, Ga.) -- Photographs
Atlanta Civic Ballet -- Photographs
Ballet programs -- Georgia -- Athens.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Printed ephemera.
Programs (documents)
Video recordings.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Printed Material

1.1 Printed Material, Correspondence, Designs

12Brochures, 1980-2005
13Business material, 2003-2005
14Clippings, 1983
15Clippings, 1985
16Clippings, 1986
17Clippings, 1987
18Clippings, 1988
19Clippings, 1989
110Clippings, 1990
111Clippings, 1991
112Clippings, 1992
113Clippings, 1993
114Clippings, 1994
115Clippings, 1995
116Clippings, 1997
117Clippings, 1998
118Clippings, 2000
119Clippings, 2003
120Clippings, 2005
121Clippings - undated
122Correrspondence, 1994
123Minutes (incl. costume designs), 2003
1Poster - An Evening of Dance

1.2 Programs

21 The 3 B's, Ballet and Beyond
22 All on a Summer's Day & The Night Time Is the Right Time
23 Broadway Bound
24 Broadway Rhythm
25 Christmas Classics featuring The Nutcracker Suite
26 Cinderella
27 Copellia
28 Dance Me a Story, Aurora's Wedding, All on a Summer's Day
29 Dancing Through the Decades
210 The Enchanted Toy Shoppe
211 The Magic Slippers
212 The Night Before Christmas also featuring Vision of the Heart
212A The Night Before Christmas and Dances of the Season
212B The Night Before Christmas also featuring Keeping Watch and Season of Light
213 The Nutcracker
214 Rhythm Nation
215 Royal Birthday
216 Ship Ahoy!
217 The Silver Slippers
218 Sketches
219 Sleeping Beauty and I Love New York
220 Spring Promenade
221 Stars and Stripes
222 Summer Holiday
223 Through the Year
224 To the Pointe
225 Tour Jeté
226 Winter Dances

1.3 Public Relations Campaign, Training Guides

31-2Public Relations Campaign. Identity and External Communication (2 folders), 2003
33-5Public Relations Campaign. Internal Communication and Fundraising (3 folders), 2003
36Public Relations Campaign. Situation Analysis and Research Appendix, 2003
37Public Relations Campaign. CD-R and Zip disk, 2003
38Training Guide-Board of Directors
39Training Guide-Guild

2. Photographs and Scrapbooks

41Photographs-The Atlanta Ballet
42Photographs-Ballet: Alice in Wonderland
43Photographs-Ballet: Conservatory
44Photographs-Ballet: The Enchanted Toy Shoppe
45Photographs-Ballet: The Night Before Christmas
46Photographs-Ballet: The Nutcracker
47-10Photographs-Dancers and Instructors
411Scrapbook#1 pages 1-10
412Scrapbook#1 pages 11-23
413Scrapbook#1 pages 24-32
414Scrapbook#2 pages 1-14
415Scrapbook#2 pages 15-28
416Scrapbook#2 pages 29-38
417Scrapbook#2 pages 39-51
418Scrapbook#2 pages 52-64
419Scrapbook#2 pages 65-74

4. Artifacts

8green costume