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

Identifier: MSS 2378 Series 5
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.


  • approximately 1935-1984

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Open for public research.

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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Dee Winterton collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


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Biographical History

Dee R. Winterton (1935-1984) was a dance professor in Utah.

Dee R. Winterton was born in Midvale, Utah, in 1935. 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.


Arranged into two subseries: 1. Artists in Schools program materials, approximately 1935-1984. 2. Young Ambassadors, World of Dance, Homecoming Spectacular, and Orchesis materials, 1970-1984.

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States