Dance online. Dance in video

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  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, [2008?]-
  • Publication Dates Began in 2008?
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (streaming video files)
  • OCLC ocn900279075


  • Searchable database containing streaming video files of dance productions and documentaries by influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Videos can be browsed by people, role, ensemble, genre, and venue. Material types include documentaries, editorials, instructional, interviews, and performances. Database users may create their own custom playlists and video clips.
  • Dance in Video I & II has 900+ hours of video of complete dance performances, documentaries and interviews. These are intended to provide a foundation for the study of dance in many forms: modern dance, ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance. Companies include the Joffrey Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Kirov Ballet, Compan̄ía Nacional de Danza and Merce Cunningham. Interviews and documentaries with performers and choreographers include Margot Fonteyn, Mikhail Baryshnikov, George Balanchine, Trey McIntyre and Saburo Teshigawara.


  • In English with some videos containing a variety of other languages.


  • Dance online. Dance in video, volume I -- Dance online. Dance in video, volume II
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