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Research tips and resources for dance-related topics
The Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library 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—the division is much more than a library in the usual sense of the word.
Accelerated Motion provides educational materials with a focus of offering a multidisciplinary perspective on movement in American culture. In this collection you will find primary texts as well as video excerpts and classroom activities for educators
The American Ballet Theatre's Online Ballet Dictionary is a unique interactive resource designed to bring dance to the Web and make it accessible to everyone. Dover Publications has graciously allowed the use of 170 terms from the Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet, which are then demonstrated by ABT Company dancers.
From the website: "Desi Dance Network exists to redefine and promote the shifting identity of South Asian dance, music, and other performance arts in the United States by bridging the gap between South Asian culture and American influence. Our mission is driven by our necessity to celebrate culture and to foster communities of performance artists across the United States. We fill a need for creative approaches to artist development by embracing, rather than dismissing the complex intersectionality of our identities."