The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is the largest and most comprehensive archive in the world devoted to the documentation of dance. Chronicling the art of dance in all its manifestations—ballet, ethnic, modern, social, and folk. Collections include books, images, audio, and video.
The New York Public Library offers a number of resources to patrons wishing to access materials who are unable to visit physical library locations. This is intended to be a comprehensive guide of resources related to dance, which includes NYPL's Digital Collections, databases, and e-books.
Includes the online Ballet Dictionary, a resource with definitions of 170 ballet terms from the Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet and the Repertory Archive, which offers information on individual ballets, choreographers, and composers.
This collection consists of moving image materials that document the extraordinary journey of a woman who changed the face of American modern dance. The Collection highlights Dunham’s early explorations as an anthropologist in the 1930s as she observed a multitude of movement types and dance forms.
Dance images made available for study by the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the Library for the Performing Arts featuring the department's iconographic file of historical prints and photographs of dancers.
The DHC is an alliance of institutions holding significant collections documenting dance history. Includes resources for teaching and dance companies. Highlights digital dance projects such as their 100 Dance Treasures profiles and performance clips.
An introduction to Asian theatre and dance traditions, covering India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Korea, and Japan. Each chapter starts with a country profile and provides a map and essential information on population, ethnicities, languages, and religions.
A multimedia dance platform. It offers free access to a unique video base: filmed performances, documentaries, interviews, fictions, dance videos. Every single genre, style and form is showcased here: butoh, classical ballet, neo-classical ballet, baroque, Indian, African, flamenco, contemporary, traditional dances, hip-hop, tango, jazz, circus arts, performance, etc.
The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) is a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to advancing dance education centered in the arts for people of all backgrounds. NDEO provides dance artists, educators, and administrators of all backgrounds a network of resources and support, a base for advocacy and research, and access to professional development opportunities that focus on the importance of dance in the human experience.
National Core Arts Standards: A Conceptual Framework, is a narrative document that outlines the philosophy, primary goals, dynamic processes, structures, and outcomes that shape student learning and achievement in dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts, as articulated in the National Core Arts Standards.
CORD provides opportunities for dance professionals from a broad range of specialties to exchange ideas, resources, and methodologies through publication, international and regional conferences, and workshops.
The 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. Of particular interest is their list of genre or period-specific web sites.
Supports the creation of new modern dance work through performance and education. Includes links to finding aids for The American Dance Festival Archives which are held in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University.