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Dance

Subject Guide for Dance

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Streaming video online

There are a number of streaming video resources available for Dance research:

JVC Video Anthology of World Dance

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Dance DVDs in the AOK Library collection

Suggested keywords: modern dance, choreographers, ballet, hip-hop dance, dancers, dance festivals


Bill T. Jones: A Good Man
Jones and his company create an original dance-theater piece, 'Fondly do we hope...fervently do we pray.'
Call Number: UMDVD 7342

Dance on Screen
This documentary explores the question: how has the media influenced dance in the 20th century and vice versa?
Call Number: UMDVD 8990

Flex is Kings
Follows the struggles of several young men who practice flex, an intense dance style that originated in Brooklyn.
Call Number: UMDVD 9094

Hanya Holm: A Retrospective
Archival footage and photographs trace the life and career of this German modern dance pioneer.
Call Number: UMDVD 6834

Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Park Avenue Armory Event
Features the December 2011 performances that marked the disbanding of the dance company.
Call Number: UMDVD 7333

Never Stand Still
Legendary icons appear alongside new innovators to reveal the passion, discipline, and daring of the world of dance.
Call Number: UMDVD 7334

One Day Pina Asked...
This film looks at the work of choreographer Pina Bausch and her Wuppertal, Germany-based dance company.
Call Number: UMDVD 9099

The Passionate Pursuits of Angela Bowen
A biography of the iconic Angela Bowen, who became a classical ballerina and legendary dance teacher.
Call Number: UMDVD 10097

The Spirit Moves: A History of Black Social Dance on Film, 1900-1986
Demonstrations of ragtime and jazz dances by well-known artists such as James Berry, Pepsi Bethel, and more.
Call Number: UMDVD 5971 pt. 1