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Performing Arts: Dance

Resources for Dance, Theatre and Music

Dance Databases at Purdue

These resources are specific to Dance.

  • SportDiscus. Important for the physical aspects of dance: such as training and conditioning, injuries and medicine.
  • International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance. Journal article, book, and dissertation citations on all aspects of theatre and performance the world over with full-text from over 140 journals and 300 books.

Free Websites

  • These collections focus on ballet, mostly in the UK.
  • Off Jazz Dance World. Information about jazz and tap dance, including terminology in French and English and jazz and tap variations on video clips
  • Voice of Dance. A comprehensive list of links to dance related material.

Scholarly Societies

  • Society of Dance History Scholars advances the field of dance studies through research, publication, performance, and outreach to audiences across the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

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