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Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 08/25/2017
Last grant data update: 09/02/2017

At A Glance

Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation

308 W. Erie St., Ste. 700

Chicago, IL United States 60610-3537

Telephone: (312) 649-0700

URL: www.rudolfnureyevdancefoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

363822516

BRIDGE Number

2345861550

Background

Established in 1991 in IL - Founded by the late Rudolf Nureyev, who was a Russian dancer, primarily known for his solo ballet performances and his duets with Margot Fonteyn. Mr. Nureyev defected to the West while on tour with the Russian ballet in 1961.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation provides grants in the U.S. for ballet and modern dance performances, funds dance schools and dance scholarships, provides financial assistance for the creation of new choreography, and supports the establishment of dance collections and film archives to preserve the history, tradition and appreciation of dance.