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Winterton, Dee

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1936-1984

Biographical History

Dee Winterton (1936-1984) was a dance professor in Utah.

Dee R. Winterton was born in Midvale, Utah, in 1936. As a young man, he worked closely with his father on the family cattle ranch, raising prize-winning steers. After completing college, Winterton toured with the Ririe-Woodbury dance company, and participated in residencies in association with the Artists in Schools Foundation.

As a professor in the Dance Department at Brigham Young University, Dee worked closely with the Lamanite Generation, the Young Ambassadors' touring group, and musical theater productions. Dee also oversaw choreography of revues at Sundance, Utah for several years. He and his wife, Maureen, were the parents of four sons, Brad, Greg, Rolph, and Jay Dee. Dee was killed in an automobile accident on October 15, 1984.

Citation

UPB files, September 16, 2013 (professor in the Brigham Young University Dance Department; born in Midvale, Utah, in 1935; worked with his father on the family cattle ranch; raised prize-winning steers; after college, toured with the Ririe-Woodbury dance company; participated in residencies in association with the Artists in Schools Foundation; worked closely with the Lamanite Generation; worked with Young Ambassadors' touring group; worked with musical theater productions; oversaw choreography of revues at Sundance, Utah; wife, Maureen; four sons, Brad, Greg, Rolph, Jay Dee; killed in an automobile accident on October 15, 1984)

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Dee Winterton calendars and newspaper clippings, approximately 1935-1984

 Series — Box: 19
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 12
Scope and Contents Materials include academic year calendars, choreography, tour information, newspaper clippings, articles on Winterton and dance, comics, correspondence, and other materials. Topics discussed in this interview include local musical productions in BYU and local schools in Utah, letters from Winterton to Kenneth M. Shelton, etc. Dated approximately 1935-1984.

Dee Winterton correspondence, 1971-1981

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include personal and professional correspondence and campus memos; includes course lists, reports, notes, articles, contact lists, photographs, and letters of recommendation between himself, BYU faculty, and colleagues from other universities in the United States and Canada. Topics discussed in these letters center around potential job positions, letters of appreciation, etc. Dated 1971-1981.

Dee Winterton journals, 1971-1984

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include journals and corresponding typescripts written by Dee Winterton while living in his home in Provo. Utah. Topics discussed in these journals include his various trips to New York, calligrophy lessons, and personal letters to BYU's Young Ambassadors group. Dated 1971-1984.

Dee Winterton papers on Artists in School programs and Brigham Young University performing groups, approximately 1935-1984

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials pertain to the Artists in Schools program, the National Dance Association, the Young Ambassadors, World of Dance, Homecoming Spectacular, and Orchesis. Materials included in this are schedules for Young Ambassadors' performances throughout the United States and the world, FYI packets from Charles Reinhart Management, Inc., etc. Dated approximately 1935-1984.

Dee Winterton papers on Artists in Schools program, approximately 1935-1984

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 5 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include Artists in Schools program information, memos, National Dance Association materials, newspaper clippings, correspondence, class rolls, and other materials. Topics discussed in these materials include FYI notices from Charles Reinhart Management, Inc., letters from the National Dance Association, Calendars for the 1980-1981 school year, etc. Dated approximately 1935-1984.

Dee Winterton papers on Artists in Schools touring and residency groups, 1972-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials include publicity, programs, teaching notes, articles on dance, residency notes, plays, correspondence, itineraries and schedules, personnel information, rosters and address lists, ads and flyers, information sheets, contact lists, lesson outlines, reports, and other materials. Topics discussed in the materials include required policies for performing groups given by the National Endowment for the Arts, schedules for Dee Winterton's performance groups, etc. Dated 1972-1980.

Dee Winterton papers on Brigham Young University musical productions, 1972-1981

 Series — Box: 13
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 9
Scope and Contents Materials include call back and cast lists, rehearsal schedules, director's notes, production meeting outlines, memos, performance notes, announcements, correspondence, price lists, programs, stage maps, posters, scripts, choreography, proposals, catalogs, and other materials. Topics discussed in these materials include production documents for "Brigham!," Handel's "Messiah," "Dido and Aeneas," "Noyes Fludde," "Dames at Sea," "House Talk," "Mr. Krueger's Christmas," and "The Music Man;" budget...

Dee Winterton papers on Brigham Young University performing groups, 1973-1981

 Series — Box: 10
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 6
Scope and Contents Materials include newspaper clippings, posters, articles, financial documents, memos from Brigham Young University faculty, tickets, itineraries and other schedules for the Ririe-Woodbury Company, correspondence, programs, show scripts for shows including "Motorcycles, Fishing Poles, and Twelve Hundred Boxes of Apples," tour and residency notes, playbills for musicals including "The Wiz" and "A Chorus Line," and other material associated with performances of Dance in Concert, the Ririe-Woodbury...

Dee Winterton papers on Sundance and Brigham Young University musical productions, 1974-1978

 Series — Box: 12
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 8
Scope and Contents Materials include programs, soundtrack listings, notes, articles on music and dance, budgets, poetry, schedules, maps, correspondence, publicity, production scores and scripts, newspaper articles, and other materials. Topics discussed with these materials include tourist information for Jackson Hole, Wyoming; a script for "The Great American MC;" budget documentation for Sundance; a copy of "George M!'s" score and script; a script for an episode of "The Donny and Marie Show;" etc. Dated...

Dee Winterton papers on teaching at Brigham Young University, 1973-1982

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 10
Scope and Contents Materials include show scripts, financial files, campus memos, notes, course syllabi and packets, lecture outlines, articles and programs from professional journals, student papers, warm-up exercises, poetry, clippings, exams, faculty schedules, rolls, correspondence, meeting minutes, teaching notes and lesson plans, photographs, brochures, resumes, Masters' theses, conference notes, and other materials. Topics discussed in these materials include a typed copy of the musical "The Ballad of...