A Dance Resourcefor All
Preservation & Access
Interpretation & Education
March 28, 2023
Legends of Dance 2023 Honorees Announced
The Dance Archive is happy to announce the 2023 Legends of Dance honorees!
Julia Wilkinson Manley
Thank you to all those who submitted a nomination!
Who We Are
Founded in 1972, The Dance Archive is a special collecting area with the University of Denver’s Special Collections and Archive.
To be the most comprehensive and significant dance resource center in the American West.
To advance education and engagement with resources across all genres of dance and movement.
Visit UsOur Collections
The Dance Archive welcomes dance enthusiasts, scholars, and the general public to use our collections.
Research, photos, and writing materials for Divine Dancer: A Biography of Ruth St. Denis
The work of Lloyd and Dorothy Shaw and the many clubs and members of the Lloyd Shaw Foundation
Oral history program honoring those who have made an outstanding contribution to dance in Colorado since 2004
Materials from Denver’s first semi-professional company that performed from 1958 to 1979
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