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Title
Tomm Ruud (1943-1994)
Creator
Mullen, Dennis
Freidman, Jeff
Contributor
Ruud, Tomm
Date Created and/or Issued
1995
Contributing Institution
Museum of Performance and Design, Performing Arts Library
Collection
California Revealed from Museum of Performance and Design
Rights Information
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Description
Ruud studied at the Univeristy of Utah Ballet Department under the mentorship of Willam Christensen. He danced with Utah Civic Ballet, currently Ballet West. In 1975 Ruud became a principal dancer with the San Francisco Ballet. Lew Christensen, Willam Christensen, Jeff Friedman, Michael Smuin, Helgi Tomasson are some of the people Ruud talks about in the interview. Ruud died of AIDS-related illnesses in 1994.
Type
sound
Format
Master
Identifier
csfpal_000038_t01; csfpal_000038_t02; csfpal_000038_t03
Language
English
Subject
Ballet West (U.S.)
Mobile (Choreographic work: Ruud)
Ballet--California--San Francisco
Ballet--Utah--Salt Lake City
Ballet dancers--California--San Francisco
Ballet dancers--Utah zSalt Lake City
AIDS (disease)
Gay men
Ruud, Tomm
Christensen, Lew
Christensen, Willam
Tomasson, Helgi
Smuin, Michael
San Francisco Ballet
Provenance
Museum of Performance and Design
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