92Y - Offers an outstanding range of experiences in the performing, literary and visual arts for both audiences and practitioners. More than 300,000 people visit 92Y's New York City venues annually, and millions more join us through the Internet, satellite broadcasts and other digital media. Also visit 92Y On Demand video and audio library.
Alicia Alonso - The work of Alonso as dancer, choreographer, professor and figure of the Ibero American culture is prfesented here. Prima Ballerina Assoluta and Director of the National Ballet of Cuba, Alonso is one of the most outstanding figures of classic ballet in the Iberian-American environment.
An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals, 1490-1920 - Presents a collection of over two hundred social dance manuals at the Library of Congress. The list begins with a rare late fifteenth-century source, Les basses danses de Marguerite d'Autriche (c.1490) and ends with Ella Gardner's 1929 Public dance halls, their regulation and place in the recreation of adolescents.
British Council - Promotes the best of the UK's performing arts sector through a range of activities and events including tours of new productions, workshops and residencies, seminars and conferences, showcases and UK study visits for overseas practitioners. On this website you can find a 'snapshot' of the UK performing arts sector in the Artists & Companies resource. Also see Drama & Dance Projects.
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) - A multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. With world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more, BAM showcases the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters.
criticaldance - Moderated bulletin board, reviews, features, interviews, and links to select dance pages.
Culturebot - Devoted to critical thought about experimental performance.
Cunningham Dance - Home page of Merce Cunningham and the Merce Cunningham Foundation.
DanceLessons - Dancing lessons for kids and teens, classes for children and adults, beginners, intermediate level, advanced level. Choreography for students and teachers.
Diavolo - Founded in 1992 by Jacques Heim, Diavolo has performed for hundreds of thousands of concertgoers throughout the U.S, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Based in Los Angeles.
El-Funoun Palestinian Popular Dance Troupe - A leading Palestinian dance company in Palestine. Since its inception, El-Funoun has aimed at expressing the spirit of Arab-Palestinian folklore and contemporary culture through unique combinations of traditional and stylized dance and music. The Troupe's repertoire comprises folkloric dance forms, called 'dabke', in addition to more elaborate choreographed forms that embody El-Funoun's own unique vision of Palestinian dance. El-Funoun is widely recognized as the cultural entity that has played the most significant role in reviving and reinvigorating Palestinian dance and music folklore.
Free to Dance - The PBS presents Free To Dance a three-part documentary that chronicles the crucial role that African-American choreographers and dancers have played in the development of modern dance as an American art form.
Jacob's Pillow Dance - A dance center, school and performance space located in Becket, Massachusetts. The organization is known for the oldest internationally acclaimed summer dance festival in the United States. It's facility also includes a professional school and extensive archives as well as year-round community programs. Also see Wikipedia.
Judith Lynne Hanna, Ph.D. - Hanna has published over 300 articles in scholarly journals in African studies, anthropology, art, black studies, dance, drama, education, gender, leisure and recreation, medicine, music, planning, political science, psychology, religion, semiotics, sexuality, therapy, and urban studies, in addition to newspaper and magazine articles for the general reader. Explores the relationship between dance and society in African villages and cities and American theaters, school playgrounds and classrooms as well as adult entertainment clubs and their communities.
Lizz Gerring Dance Company - The company is noted for its close collaboration with contemporary visual artists and a longtime association with electronic music composer Michael J. Schumacher. The Company currently numbers eight dancers including Liz Gerring herself, and regularly presents performances in venues throughout New York City and beyond.
London Dance - Dance in London - dance news, what's on listings, features, London dance directory, dance videos.
Merce Cunningham - Archives, film and video, dancers and musicians, Cunningham bio, studio, repertory and more.
Move for Change and the Brooklyn Culture Jam - A group founded by Actress/Dancer/teacher Kathleen Stansell. Its mission is to use dance and other movement-related performance art as a venue for social change. Brooklyn Culture Jammers is the name of the loose association that Dan Kinch and Kathleen came up with in order to create and promulgate theater, dance, music and spoken word pieces as part of promoting the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Project Bandaloop - The dancers, climbers and riggers of Project Bandaloop, under the artistic direction of Amelia Rudolph, collaborate to create a blend of dance, sport, ritual, and environmental awareness. Exploring the boundaries of dance and performance, their work seeks to honor nature, community, and the human spirit through art. Inspired by the possibilities of climbing and rapelling, the choreography relies on aerial, vertical and horizontal movement to craft site-specific dances. The challenge of performing in a wide variety of venues, ranging from urban towers and skyscrapers to boulder fields and large granite cliffs, helps free both the dance and dance space from convention. The groups work marries modern dance and rock climbing, culture and nature, mortality and celebration.
Rambert Dance Company - The oldest dance company in Britain, having been established in 1926. The Company tours throughout Britain annually, accompanied by its Associate Orchestra, London Musici. It also tours internationally, and has recently performed in Australia, New Zealand, China, Canada and Germany.
Voice of Dance - Begun initially as a vehicle for dance enthusiasts to voice their opinions and thoughts about dance, Voice of Dance has blossomed into a broader resource, providing bulletin boards to post reviews and ideas or to chat with dance celebrities, calendar listings for major dance companies around the world, review excerpts of dance performances, and the latest news from the arts world.
Zaccho Dance Theatre - Creates and presents performance work that investigates dance as it relates to place. Artistic Director Joanna Haigood's creative work focuses on making dances that use natural, architectural and cultural environments as points of departure for movement exploration and narrative. Haigood's innovative work involves in-depth research into the history and the character of sites, often involving local communities in the creative process, and typically integrates aerial flight and suspension as ways of expanding performers' spatial and dynamic range.
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