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University of Nebraska at Omaha. The Moving Company



The Moving Company is the modern dance performance troupe of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. It is part of the School of Health and Kinesiology in the College of Education.

It was founded in 1933 as Orchesis, and changed its name to The Moving Company in 1973. The group's founder and first director was Ruth Diamond Levinson, who was succeeded in turn by Aileene Lockhart, Vera Lundahl, and Josie Metal-Corbin. As of Fall 2017, Danielle Laurion is the interim director of The Moving Company.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

UNO Dance Collection

Identifier: UNO-0002
Scope and Contents The materials in the UNO Dance Collection relate to the University of Nebraska at Omaha's dance program, dating from the group's founding as Orchesis in the 1930s, through its replacement by The Moving Company in the 1970s, and to the present. Materials related to the Omaha Modern Dance Collective, a frequent partner of The Moving Company in the 1990s and 2000s, are also included in the collection. The papers include programs, mailers, flyers, posters, correspondence, news clippings,...
Dates: 1932 - 2020