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Dance Collections at Special Collections in Performing Arts

A guide to dance collections and resources at Special Collections in Performing Arts at the University of Maryland.

Contact the Curator

If you would like more information about any of the collections featured here, please contact 

Vincent Novara

Curator for Special Collections in Performing Arts (SCPA)

vnovara@umd.edu

301.405.9220

About Meriam Rosen

Meriam Rosen photo

A choreographer, dancer, and professor, Meriam Levine Rosen (born 1927) taught modern dance at the University of Maryland from 1954 until her retirement in 2009. An active participant in the Washington, D.C.-area performing arts community, Rosen founded and directed Improvisations Unlimited, a university-based improvisational dance company; conducted and participated in workshops, festivals, and master classes; choreographed works performed by dancers both in the United States and abroad; and helped establish the University of Maryland’s Department of Dance.