Person NameGuest; Ann Hutchinson (1918-2022)
ForenamesAnn Hutchinson
ActivityAuthor, researcher, dance notator and teacher
Other Forms Of NameHutchinson; Ann
Dates and PlacesBorn: New York City (1918); Died 9 April 2022
HistoryAnn Hutchinson Guest was born in New York City in 1918. During the 1930s, she trained in dance and Labanotation at the Jooss-Leeder School at Dartington Hall. She returned to New York following during World War II, where she danced with the Welland Lathrop Company and in musics on Broadway. Gues was one of the foundeds of the Dance Notation Bureau in New York in 1940. She served as the Bureau's Director until 1961 when she moved to London.In 1962 she married the dance historia Ivor Forbes Guest. In 1967 she founded the Language of Dance Centre in London. She later founded the Language of Dance Center in Connecticut in 1997.

Ann Hutchinson Guest's research interests include Labanotation, Motif Notation and other notation systems. She has published extensively on the subject and has been a member of many organisations relating to dance and notation, including the International Council of Kinetography Laban. She has been awarded honorary doctorates from Marygrove College in Detroit, Michigan and Ohio State University. In 1997 she received the 'Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research' award from the Congress on Research in Dance, and in 1998 she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for Dance Studies.
XZB/2569Your Move: A New Approach to the Study of Movement and Dance: Exercise Sheets
L/E/51/41Letters \ Correspondence with Ann Hutchinson7 April 1947-24 February 1958
XZB/2368Advanced Labanotation \ Issue 7 \ Center of Weight
L/E/22/27Movement notation \ Correspondence regarding copyright of the notation system1953-1954
L/E/22/28Movement notation \ Article on Labanotation1955
KL/E/3/3Correspondence 1976-1978 (1 of 2)1976-1979
KL/E/17/5Conferences \ 8th \ Papers for conference1971-1973
KL/E/21/12Conferences \ 10th \ ICKL 19771977
KL/E/7/1Language of Dance Centre1977-1980
XZB/323Tudor's Soiree Musicale
L/B/30Labanotation: The System for Recording Movement
DH/B/2231Nijinsky's Faune Restored
DH/B/2228Dance Notation: the process of recording movement on paper
DH/B/2227Your Move: A New Approach to the Study of Movement and Dance
DH/B/2226Your Move: A New Approach to the Study of Movement and Dance \ Teachers Guide
DH/B/2234Choreo-graphics: A Comparison of Dance Notation Systems From the Fifteenth Century to the Present
DH/B/2230La Vivandiere Pas de Six
DH/B/2232Tudor's Soiree Musicale
KL/B/838Labanotation: The System of Analyzing and Recording Movement
XZB/322Study of Ballet Technique, A \ Based on the Royal Academy of Dancing Children's Syllabus Part 1
KL/E/19/5Conferences \ 18th \ 1993 Conference1993
XZE/20/6Dances from the 16th Century1997
XZE/20/2Ingrata \ A Fifteenth Century Italian Ballo for Three Dancers1996
XZE/20/3Belfiore \ A Fifteenth Century Italian Ballo for Three Dancers1996
KL/E/20/14Conferences \ 21st Biennial Conference 1999 \ Press Clips1999
KL/E/5/2Conferences \ 11th \ Validity Paper 19791979
KL/E/10/1Papers \ Rhoda Golby's File (2 of 3)1975-1979
KL/E/22/2Conferences \ 8th \ ICKL 19731973
L/E/22/26Movement notation \ Birthday greetings from Dance Notation Bureau to Laban1949-1960
KL/E/7/6Papers \ Dynamics1965-1978
KL/E/5/4Papers \ File 1961-19791961-1979
KL/E/22/9Conferences \ 22nd Biennial Conference 2001 \ Mailouts2000-2001
KL/E/9/4Early Material1975-1978
KL/E/2/1Conferences \ 7th \ September 1969 - August 1971 \ Seventh Biennial Conference1969-1971
KL/E/22/10Conferences \ 23rd Biennial Conference 20042002-2004
KL/E/21/11Conferences \ 11th \ ICKL 19791979
DH/B/2319L'Apres-midi d'un Faune: Vaslav Nijinsky, 1912
KL/E/22/3Conferences \ 7th \ ICKL 19711971
L/E/22/30Movement notation \ Correspondence1952
XZK/C2049/3430Laban Art of Movement Guild MagazineOctober 1956
KL/E/7/5Papers \ Die Grundsatze U. Grundbegriffe Der Kinetographie Laban Von Albrecht Knustn.d.
KL/E/15/2ICKL Miscellaneous (2 of 2)1976-1983
KL/E/2/3Conferences \ 5th \ Sept. 1965 - August 1967 \ Fifth Biennial Conference1965-1967
KL/E/10/5Conferences \ 14th \ Conference Papers and Validity (2 of 2)1981-1985
KL/E/22/1Conferences \ 9th \ ICKL 19751975
KL/E/22/5Conferences \ 4th \ ICKL 19651965
XZE/20/1Verceppe \ A Fifteenth Century Italian Ballo for Five Dancers1997
XZE/20/4Gelosia \ A Fifteen Century Italian Ballo for Six Dancers1997
HB/E/16/5School of Russian Ballet \ Correspondence \ 1954-19551954-1955
HB/H/164School of Russian Ballet \ Archictectural Association School of Architecture, London, England \ 09/03/19519 March 1951
HB/E/16/4School of Russian Ballet \ Correspondence \ 19531953
XZB/2366Advanced Labanotation \ Issue 4 \ Sequential Movements
UNIS/B/1740Notation: With Particular Reference to the Use of Labanotation in the UK
XZB/1967Handling of Objects, Props
XZB/2630Labanotation: The System of Analyzing and Recording Movement
XZE/20/5Dances from the 12th, 13th & 14th Centuries1996
XZE/20/7Dances from Seventeenth Century England \ Volume One \ Eleven Dances from 'The English Dancing Master', first published by John Playford in 16511999
XZE/20/8Dances from the Nineteenth Century Ballroom \ Volume One2001
XZB/2367Advanced Labanotation \ Issue 6 \ Floorwork, Basic Acrobatics
KL/E/22/4Conferences \ 5th \ ICKL 19671967
KL/E/3/1Conferences \ 9th \ Sept 1973 - August 1975 \ Ninth Biennial Conference1973-1975
KL/E/10/4Conferences \ 14th \ Conference Papers and Validity (1 of 2)1979-1985
L/E/68/13Photostat and Newspaper Cuttings \ Dance Observer \ Rudolf von Laban; Tribute to Rudolf Laban1940-1949
DH/B/2571Hands, Fingers
XZB/2378Robert le Diable: The Ballet of the Nuns
L/B/29Labanotation: The System of Analyzing and Recording Movement
L/E/69/19Biographical Information \ Rudolf Laban \ Laban Art of Movement Centre, The \ Rudolf Laban Memorial Fund, Then.d.
L/E/50/58Letters \ Dance Notation Bureau12 February 1946-7 May 1957
L/E/41/23Articles about Laban \ Dance Observer \ 'A Tribute to Rudolf Laban' by Irma Bartenieff and Ann Hutchinson1949
L/E/22/55Articles about Laban \ Dance Magazine \ 'My Teacher Laban' by Mary Wigman / 'Dance Notation Field Here and Abroad, The' by Ann Hutchinson1956
XZB/2369Advanced Labanotation \ Issue 9 \ Spatial Variations
XZB/357Labanotation or Kinetography Laban \ System of Analyzing and Recording Movement, The
XZB/1795Labanotation or Kinetography Laban \ System of Analyzing and Recording Movement, The
XZB/356Labanotation \ System for Recording Movement, The
XZB/1966Hands, Fingers
NCPE/4/12Fanny Elssler's Cachucha1981
NCPE/4/15Coppelia Collection1970
NCPE/3/3116 Dances in 16 Rhythms (Shawn, Ted)n.d.
NCPE/4/20Three Prayers (in Labanotation)n.d.
NCPE/4/13Dance of the Little Swans \ from the ballet Swan Lake n.d.
NCPE/3/22Shakers, The (Humphrey, Doris 1931)1966
NCPE/4/11Variations of the Sugar Plum Fairy1957
NCPE/4/16Dance of the Reed Pipes from the Nutcracker \ Act II1961
NCPE/3/18Six Fairy Variations From the Prologue of the Ballet The Sleeping Beauty1961
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