Bertram Ross Video Archive

Collection Data

The Bertram Ross Video Archive comprises 41 videos filmed between 1970-1999.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Biographical/historical: Bertram Ross was the principal male dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company from 1957-1973. In 1949 he joined the company, and in 1953 first partnered her, as Oedipus in Night Journey. In 1966 he was named co-director of the company, first with Robert Cohan (later Director of the London Contemporary Dance Theatre) and with Mary Hinkson, both dancers in the company. His later career was as a choreographer, teacher and singer. Ross’ debut as a singer was in 1975. In 1984 he created a successful cabaret act with John Wallowitch, a prolific songwriter, pianist and cabaret performer. The two performed throughout the United States and London. Ross suffered for years with Parkinson’s disease but died from pneumonia on April 23, 2003.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Collection name: Bertram Ross Video Archive
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d35d2550-dadf-0131-b2c4-58d385a7b928
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