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Edward Villella | Costume Designs and Costumes
Scenic Design

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EDWARD VILLELLA

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1 [Color Photograph] To Edward Villella, with
warm best wishes, [signed] Betty Ford
. [Performance of "Stars and Stripes" at the White House with Edward Villella, Violet Verdy, AND FIRST LADY, BETTY FORD. WASHINGTON, D.C.]
PAPER AND INK
34 X 39 FRAMED

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2 [AWARD] THE JOHN F. KENNEDY
CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, FRANCES HOLLEMAN BREATHITT AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE, PRESENTED TO EDWARD VILLELLA, IN RECOGNITION OF HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE ARTS AND TO YOUNG PEOPLE, NOVEMBER 12, 1989
.
WASHINGTON, D.C.
BRONZE, GLASS AND WOOD
39 X 32 X 4.5 CM. FRAMED

3 [AWARD] TO EDWARD VILLELLA WITH
BEST WISHES, [SIGNED] HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON, BILL CLINTON
. [NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS AWARD, 1997].
WASHINGTON, D.C.
PAPER AND INK
27 X 33 X 1.5 CM. FRAMED

4 [AWARD] FLORIDA ARTISTS HALL OF
FAME, EDWARD VILLELLA, MIAMI CITY BALLET FOUNDING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, MIAMI, FLORIDA
.
BRONZE AND STONE
45 X 10 X 10 CM.

5 [AWARD] THE KENNEDY CENTER
HONORS, TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY, 1997: BOB DYLAN, LAUREN BACALL, EDWARD VILLELLA, JESSYE NORMAN, CHARLTON HESTON
.
COLOR PHOTOGRAPH, PLASTIC, AND RIbbON
22.5 X 11.5 X 4 CM. FRAMED

6 [AWARD] CRITICS AWARDS, 1994:
DANCE
.
EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, 1994.
SPONSORED BY SCOTTISH POWER IN ASSOCATION WITH SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY.
WOOD AND METAL
17.5 X 11 X 11 CM.

7 [AWARD] MIAMI CITY BALLET: WINNER,
MORETTI AWARD FOR ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT, 1996 ENCORE AWARDS CEREMONY
.
FT. LAUDERDALE: ARTSERVE, INC.; CULTURAL FOUNDATION OF BROWARD, INC.
BRONZE AND WOOD
37.5 X 13 X 13 CM.

8 [AWARD CERTIFICATE] THE PRESIDENT OF THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AWARDS THIS NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS TO EDWARD VILLELLA, FOR HIS REMARKABLE VIRTUOSITY AND LEADERSHIP IN THE FIELDS OF CLASSICAL DANCE AND ARTS-IN-EDUCATION. ...
[SIGNED] WILLIAM J. CLINTON. WASHINGTON, D.C., 1997.
PAPER AND INK
37 X 46 X 2 CM. FRAMED

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9 [PHOTOGRAPH] [EDWARD VILLELLA AND
PATRICIA MCBRIDE IN NEW YORK CITY BALLET'S "HARLEQUINADE"]

PHOTO BY BILL EPPRIDGE FOR LIFE MAGAZINE,1969.
PAPER AND INK
23.5 X 16 CM.

10A&B [PHOTOGRAPHS]
[EDWARD VILLELLA APPLYING MAKE-UP FOR A PERFORMANCE OF "HARLEQUINADE" BY GEORGE BALANCHINE]
PHOTOGRAPH BY BILL EPPRIDGE.
PAPER AND INK
16.5 X 24 CM. (A)
23 X 16 CM. (B)

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11 [PHOTOGRAPH] [EDWARD VILLELLA IN A 1972
NEW YORK CITY BALLET PERFORMANCE OF "WATERMILL" CHOREOGRAPHED BY JEROME RObbINS]

PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARTHA SWOPE.
PAPER AND INK
23.5 X 18.5 CM.

12 [PHOTOGRAPH] [EDWARD VILLELLA IN A 1969
NEW YORK CITY BALLET PERFORMANCE OF "PRODIGAL SON" CHOREOGRAPHED BY GEORGE BALANCHINE]

PHOTOGRAPHY BY BILL EPPRIDGE.
PAPER AND INK
25 X 20 CM.

13 [PHOTOGRAPH] [EDWARD VILLELLA IN A 1969
NEW YORK CITY BALLET PERFORMANCE OF "PRODIGAL SON" CHOREOGRAPHED BY GEORGE BALANCHINE]

PHOTOGRAPH BY RICHARD AVEDON.
PAPER AND INK
29.5 X 22 CM.

14 [PHOTOGRAPH] [EDWARD VILLELLA WITH
GEORGE BALANCHINE DURING REHERSAL OF NEW YORK CITY BALLET'S "PRODIGAL SON"]

PAPER AND INK
19.5 X 24.5 CM.

15 [PHOTOGRAPH] [EDWARD VILLELLA BACKSTAGE
WITH GEORGE BALANCHINE DURING A NEW YORK CITY BALLET PERFORMANCE OF "SCOTCH SYMPHONY"]

PHOTOGRAPH BY BILL EPPRIDGE.
PAPER AND INK
22 X 14 CM.

16 [PHOTOGRAPH] [JEROME RObbINS REHEARSING
NEW YORK CITY BALLET'S "AFTERNOON OF A FAUN" WITH EDWARD VILLELLA AND PATRICIA MCBRIDE]

PAPER AND INK
19.5 X 24.5 CM.

17 [PHOTOGRAPH] [EDWARD VILLELLA AND
ALLEGRA KENT IN NEW YORK CITY BALLET'S "BUGAKU"]

PHOTOGRAPHY BY BERT STERN, 1963.
PAPER AND INK
37.5 X 29 CM.

18 [BOOK] VILLELLA, EDWARD
PRODIGAL SON: DANCING FOR BALANCHINE IN A WORLD OF PAIN AND MAGIC / EDWARD VILLELLA, WITH LARRY KAPLAN.
NEW YORK: SIMON & SCHUSTER, 1992.
PAPER AND INK
317 P.: ILL.
24.5 X 16.5 CM.
[DEDICATION COPY: 1/28/92, TO MICHAEL & DIANNE WITH DEEPEST GRATITUDE AND FONDEST BEST WISHES, EDWARD VILLELLA. LENT BY THE BIENES CENTER. GIFT OF DIANNE & MICHAEL BIENES].

19 [MANUSCRIPT] VILLELLA, EDWARD
PRODIGAL SON: DANCING FOR BALANCHINE IN A WORLD OF PAIN AND MAGIC / EDWARD VILLELLA, WITH LARRY KAPLAN.
PAPER AND INK
1 BOX
[LENT BY THE BIENES CENTER, GIFT OF DIANNE & MICHAEL BIENES].

20 [PHOTOGRAPH] [EDWARD VILLELLA AND STANLEY WILLIAMS]
PHOTOGRAPH BY MAX WALDMAN.
PAPER AND INK
21.5 X 32 CM.



All items belong to Miami City Ballet unless otherwise indicated.When appropriate, the format appears first, followed by the artist/author, title, place of publication, publisher, date of publication, pagination, media, size (height by width by depth) and notes.

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BALLETS

DANZALTA, 1991.
CHOREOGRAPHY: JIMMY GAMONET
DE LOS HEROS
SCENIC DESIGN: CARLOS ARDITTI
COSTUME DESIGN: HAYDÉE MORALES

 

PAN NUIT SUITE, 1993
CHOREOGRAPHY: JIMMY GAMONET
DE LOS HEROS
SCENIC DESIGN: ROBERT DARLING
COSTUME DESIGN: HAYDÉE MORALES

 

GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKERTM , 1990 (1954 NEW YORK CITY BALLET)
CHOREOGRAPHY: GEORGE BALANCHINE
SCENIC DESIGN: JOSE VARONA
COSTUME DESIGN: HAYDÉE MORALES

 

STARS AND STRIPES, 1998 (1958, NEW YORK CITY BALLET)
CHOREOGRAPHY: GEORGE BALANCHINE
SCENIC DESIGN: DAVID HAYS
COSTUME DESIGN: BARBARA KARINSKA

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21 [COSTUME] MORALES, HAYDÉE
DANZALTE.

[MALE COSTUME, 1991.]
FABRIC LIFE SIZE

 

22 [COSTUME] MORALES, HAYDÉE NUTCRACKER. [PROMOTIONAL COSTUME]
FABRIC LIFE SIZE

 

23 [COSTUME] MORALES, HAYDÉE NUTCRACKER: CHINESE HEADDRESS, 2ND ACT, CANDY LAND.
FABRIC
29 X 24 X 9 CM.

 

24 [COSTUME] KARINSKA COSTUME SHOP,
NEW YORK CITY BALLET
STARS AND STRIPES.

[PRINCIPAL MALE JACKET WORN BY EDWARD VILLELLA]
FABRIC
LIFE SIZE
LENT BY EDWARD VILLELLA.

 

25 [COSTUME] KARINSKA COSTUME SHOP
NEW YORK CITY BALLET
HARLEQUINADE.

[PRINCIPAL MALE COSTUME WORN BY EDWARD VILLELLA]
FABRIC LIFE SIZE
LENT BY EDWARD VILLELLA.

 

26 [COSTUME DESIGN] MORALES, HAYDÉE
DANZALTE: MALE COSTUME.

1991.
PENCIL AND WATERCOLOR
41.5 X 32.5 CM.

 

27 [COSTUME DESIGN] MORALES, HAYDÉE
DANZALTE: FEMALE COSTUME.

1991.
PENCIL AND WATERCOLOR
41.5 X 32.5 CM.

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28 [COSTUME DESIGN] MORALES, HAYDÉE
PAN NUIT SUITE: MALE COSTUME.

PENCIL AND WATERCOLOR
41.5 X 32.5 CM.

 

29 [COSTUME DESIGN] MORALES, MARIA
NUTCRACKER: 2ND ACT, CANDY LAND, CHINESE HEAD-DRESS.

PENCIL AND WATERCOLOR
56.5 X 38 CM.

 

30 [COSTUME] MORALES, MARIA
NUTCRACKER ANGEL: 1ST ACT, PARTY SCENE, CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATION.

FABRIC
47 X 32 X 2 CM.
SCENIC DESIGN: JOSE VARONA
LENT BY HAYDÉE MORALES.
# 30

 

31 [POSTER] MIAMI CITY BALLET: GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKER.
[PREMIERE, NOV. 23-DEC. 23, 1990].
SIGNED BY MCB'S DESIGNERS, PRINCIPAL DANCERS, AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR.
PAPER AND INK
68.5 X 49 CM.
LENT BY HAYDÉE MORALES.


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Scenic Design

Dick Carter, Production Director

Scenery Designs and Ballet
Pan Nuit Suite, 1993
Choreographer: Jimmy Gamonet De Los Heros
Scenic design: Robert Darling
Costume design: Haydée Morales
Scenic painting by Cobalt Studios

Danzalta, 1991
Choreographer: Jimmy Gamonet De Los Heros
Scenic design: Carlos Arditti
Costume design: Haydée Morales

32 [Scenic design] Darling, Robert
Pan Nuit Suite.
Traveler "Scrim"
Watercolor and gold ink
56.5 x 102 cm.

33 [Scenic design] Darling, Robert
Pan Nuit Suite.
Showleg #1: left and border
Watercolor and gold ink
51 x 76.5 cm.

34 [Scenic design] Darling, Robert
Pan Nuit Suite.
Showleg #1: right
Watercolor and gold ink
51.5 x 76.5 cm.

35 [Scenic designs] Darling, Robert
Pan Nuit Suite.
Watercolor, pencil and gold ink
(1) 28 x 21.5 cm.
(2) 35.5 x 22 cm.
(4) 21.5 x 35 cm.

36 [Scenographic model] Darling, Robert
Pan Nuit Suite.
Black construction board, vellum paper, watercolor and gold ink
19.5 x 68.5 x 23 cm.

37 [Letter] Cobalt Studios. Paper and ink
23.5 x 15.5 cm.
[Letter to Robert Darling from Cobalt Studios, dated 2/22/93]

38 [Scenic design] Arditti, Carlos
Danzalta (back drop with dolls) 1991.
Watercolor and ink
47 x 75 cm. framed

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39 [Scenic design] Arditti, Carlos
Danzalta (central panel).
Watercolor and ink
61 x 46 cm.

40 [Scenic design] Arditti, Carlos
Danzalta (doll design).
Watercolor and ink
61 x 46 cm.

41 [Scenic design] Arditti, Carlos
[Danzalta: large male and female dolls]
Muslin and assorted quilted fabrics
182 x 75 x 5 cm.

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42 [Dolls] [Otavalo Indian Dolls in carrying case].
Woven fabric
19 x 10 x 3 cm. (in case)
[Small Otavalo Indian (Ecuador) dolls in carrying bag. Used as inspiration for life-size dolls in Danzalta].
Lent by Maria S. Morales


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Toby Lerner Ansin, Founder

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43 [Letter] [From Toby Ansin to Edward Villella, May 21, 1985].
Paper and ink
25.5 x 19.5 cm.
Lent by Toby Lerner Ansin

44 [Program] Edward Villella takes a giant leap from the ballet stage . . . to the artistic direction of the most prestigious new ballet company in America . . . Miami City Ballet, the pride of South Florida.
Paper and ink
27.5 x 21 cm.
Lent by Toby Lerner Ansin

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45 [Playbill] Miami City Ballet.
21 x 14.5 cm.
Paper and ink
Lent by Toby Lerner Ansin

46 [Newspaper article] Toby Ansin: the spark that ignited Miami's ballet.
Miami: Miami Today, July 28, 1988.
Paper and ink
28 x 21 cm.
Lent by Toby Lerner Ansin

47 [Letter] [Letter from Dianne Bienes to Toby Ansin. Watergate Hotel, Washington, D.C., during the week of performances of Miami City Ballet at the Kennedy Center].
Paper and ink
26.5 x 18.5 cm.
Lent by Toby Lerner Ansin

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48 [Photograph] [Company photograph of the 18 original dancers and Artistic Director, Edward Villella, and Elyse Borne, Ballet Mistress, August, 1986].
Paper and ink
29 x 36 cm.
Lent by Toby Lerner Ansin

49 [Photograph] [Toby Ansin and Edward Villella at the opening of Miami City Ballet's new studios on Lincoln Road, August, 1986].
Paper and ink
19.5 x 24 cm.
Lent by Toby Lerner Ansin

50 [Newspaper article] Montee, Kristy
New ballet honors a founder's dream.
Ft. Lauderdale: Sun-Sentinel, Art & Leisure, Sunday, April 28, 1991, Section F, p.3.
Paper and ink
35.5. x 26.5 cm.
Lent by Toby Lerner Ansin


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New Building

51 [Architectural drawing] Arquitectonica Bernardo Fort-Brescia & Laurinda Spear.
Miami City Ballet's new headquarters].
Color photocopy
57.5 x 82.5 cm

52 [Booklet] Arquitectonica.
[Miami City Ballet: new headquarters].
Miami: Arquitectonica, 1998?
[12] Colored leaves
22 x 29 cm.


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