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Numeridanse is a multimedia dance platform that 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, and more.
Desi Dance Network was officially founded in 2014 to foster a community amongst artists engaged in competitive South Asian dance. Since the inception of the organization, Desi Dance Network has grown to include not only dancers, but all performance artists from multiple genres of South Asian performance arts (including DJs, producers, filmmakers, etc.).
Core of Culture is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to safeguarding intangible world culture and assuring the continuity of ancient dance traditions where they originate. Core of Culture specializes in Himalayan cultures, and Buddhist ritual arts. Its Bhutan Dance Project contains over 500 hours of video documentation and 11,000 photographs. It is part of the collections at the New York Public Library's Jerome Robbins Dance Division, at the Library for the Performing Arts.
by Jukka O. Miettinen (Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki, 2018)
This site is a great OER-type resource for non-western performing arts that covers countries across south, southeast, and east Asia.
Dance/USA sustains and advances professional dance by addressing the needs, concerns, and interests of artists, administrators, and organizations. By providing national leadership and services, Dance/USA enhances the infrastructure for dance creation and distribution, education, and dissemination of information.
The Dance Heritage Coalition is a national alliance of institutions holding significant collections of materials documenting the history of dance and has published a collection of essays, images, and biographies of 113 American individuals and institutions that have made a significant impact on dance as an art form.
DHC provides access through one portal to dance-related collections held by libraries, museums, archives, and dance organizations. Many of these finding aids are available through other websites or in person at their respective institutions. This portal provides the convenience of being able to search all dance-related collections that have been contributed, making it easier and faster for researchers to locate primary sources in their research topic.
The Dance Notation Bureau (DNB) creates dance scores through a system symbol notation called Labanotation. Dance scores function for dance the same way music scores function for music, allowing the dances to continue to be performed long after the lifetime of the artist. DNB has produced and houses scores by artists such as George Balanchine, Paul Taylor, Antony Tudor, Bill T. Jones, Doris Humphrey, William Forsythe, José Limón, Laura Dean, and about 270 others.
The Dance Notation Bureau (DNB) Library maintains the world's largest collection of original Labanotated dance scores. This catalog is not a complete inventory of the DNB’s holdings but does include information regarding the most frequently requested materials used by stagers and researchers worldwide. It includes scores in Labanotation but not scores in other forms of notation, e.g., Benesh.
American Ballet Theatre (ABT) has designed a unique interactive resource that pairs 170 terms from the Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet with videos and images of the positions demonstrated by ABT Company dancers.
OntheBoards.tv is a portal for viewing full-length dance performances and theatre productions. It functions as a streaming platform and as an archive for ground-breaking artistic projects and contemporary performances.
Multi-disciplinary full-text database with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Indexes and abstracts more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.
Covers literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, etc. Contains current full text scholarly journals which cover these fields and a significant collection of recent scholarly books.
Streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries; includes full-length videos. You can create custom clips, edit them and add them to individual playlists. Search videos by category, role, composer, artist, production personnel, work, venue or festival. Libretto/text is included when available. Please note: Limited to two simultaneous users.
Streaming access to thousands of classical music, opera, and dance videos; includes filmed musicals since the 1940s, filmed concerts, documentaries, masterclasses, and live broadcasts. Also contains synopses, casts, and performers' biographies.
Contains more than 250 filmed original productions as streaming video, many captured and recorded while performed for a live theatre audience. Also includes more than 100 film documentaries. Includes the BBC Shakespeare Collection. The collection begins in the 1930s. Both Broadway and off-Broadway productions are represented in each decade.