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us: Levans, Daniel


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Daniel John Patrick
  • Variants

    • us: Levins, Daniel
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1953-10-07
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-09-15
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ballet Tech (New York, N.Y.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1992
        • Affiliation End: 2015
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 28, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New York City Ballet
        • Affiliation Start: 1975
        • Affiliation End: 1976
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 28, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Ballet Theatre
        • Affiliation Start: 1971
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 28, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Ballet Company
        • Affiliation Start: 1969
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 28, 2015
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Ballet dancers
          (lcsh) Choreographers
            (lcsh) Dance teachers
              (lcsh) Motion picture actors and actresses
          • Sources

            • found: *MGZB Levins, Daniel.
            • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 28, 2015 (in obituary published Sept. 24: Daniel Levins; Daniel John Patrick Levins; b. Oct. 7, 1953, Freeport, N.Y.; d. Sept. 15, Brooklyn, aged 61; dancer sometimes known professionally as Daniel Levans; gained notice as a teenager in Eliot Feld's acclaimed American Ballet Company and as a principal dancer at American Ballet Theater in the 1970s; also danced for a season with City Ballet before he turned to acting in films, choreographing for ballet companies and Off Broadway productions, and earning a nationwide reputation as a master teacher)
          • Editorial Notes

            • [The choreographer changed the spelling of his surname in mid-career from Levins to Levans.]
            • [Dancer.]
            • [Data contributed by the Dance Heritage Coalition for the New York Public Library Dance Collection.]
          • Change Notes

            • 1997-11-04: new
            • 2015-09-28: revised
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