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Internet for Performing Arts
http://www.vts.rdn.ac.uk/tutorial/perform
A free, teach yourself tutorial that lets you practise your Internet Information Skills.

PALATINE Dance Directory
http://www.lancs.ac.uk/palatine/directory.html
P A L A T I N E (Performing Arts Learning and Teaching Innovation Network) is the UK Subject Centre for Dance, Drama and Music.

Intute : Dance
http://www.intute.ac.uk/artsandhumanities/cgi-bin/browse.pl?id=artifact140
Search or browse the database of Dance resources which have been selected, evaluated and described by subject specialists. Our target audience is lecturers, researchers and students within UK higher and further education.

Reference


Performance Arts Encyclopedia
http://www.loc.gov/performingarts/index.html
Explore music, theater, and dance at the Library of Congress. Search and browse descriptions of more than 235 music, theater and dance resources by subject, title, or name.

Newsfeed


The latest "Dance" websites added to the library's Delicious account.
  • Step-by-step guide to dance (Guardian)
    Sanjoy Roy profiles the movers and shakers of the dance world
  • Australia Dancing
    The Australia Dancing portal, hosted by the National Library of Australia, provides users with access to both current and historical information about dance in Australia. Thanks Jude for all these...
  • Contemporary Dance Video Database
    As it says. Only problem is that it uses torrents so that you'll need a client and you'll have to explain all of this to the uber-techies. Hell, do it at home. UbuWeb again.
  • Forward Motion (British Council)
    Forward Motion is a collection of outstanding British screen dance works curated by experts into three programmes. A British Council project co-produced with South East Dance (supported by Arts Council England), Forward Motion creates a moving snapshot of Britain’s prolific screen dance industry.
  • dance-tech.net
    dance-tech.net is an international social networking website connecting people concerned about the techne or the CRAFT of dance in our contemporary world, its embedded condition in technologically designed and mediated environments and of course its trainings, its stories and histories.
  • Attitude : The Dancers Magazine
    Artist initiated trade journal and audience development tool that fosters cultural pluralism by documenting the diverse artists of New York State. Includes features, reviews and research news.
  • Internet for Performing Arts
    Internet for Performing Arts is a free online tutorial to help university students develop their Internet research skills.
  • New Zealand Journal of Research in Performing Arts and Education
    This is the website of the open access peer reviewed journal 'New Zealand Journal of Research in Performing Arts and Education: Nga Mahi a Rehia', which contributes to the development of research in the fields of dance, music, and drama in relation to education within New Zealand.
  • Body, Space & Technology Journal
    Arts & performing arts research journal
  • The Wooster Group - Rhyme 'Em To Death (U B U W E B)
    Rhyme 'Em To Death reconstructs the trial from Victor Hugo's Hunchback of Notre Dame from a new perspective, that of a minor character - the goat.
  • The Wooster Group's YouTube Channel
    The Wooster Group is an ensemble of artists who, under the direction of Elizabeth LeCompte, make work for theatre, dance and media.
  • The Wooster Group
    The Wooster Group is a company of artists who make work for theater, dance, and media. Based in New York City at The Performing Garage at 33 Wooster Street, where they develop and perform their work. Productions tour nationally and internationally.
  • Arts Archives
    An international digital moving image resource for performance practice research. Not free but reasonably priced.
  • Performing Zone
    Dance and drama resources and lesson plans for teachers and students. Information on performing arts and will have access to resources, lesson plans, help-sheets and favourite theatre and dance links. The site features drama & dance info, resources, lesson plans & pics and is a chance to share ideas and views on the arts. From Commedia Del'Arte, Chekhov, Greek Theatre and Artaud to Brecht & Stanislavsky
  • Backstage
    Backstage provides a single point of entry for finding and searching performing arts collections in the UK. It is aimed at the research community, plus anyone with an interest in the performing arts


Magazines


Dance Magazine
http://www.dancemagazine.com/
The companion site to Dance Magazine, the well-known dance journal for professionals and enthusiasts. Full of performance reviews, news & feature articles, advice columns, video clips, and event calendars, this site is a bookmark site for dance buffs.

Websites


Dance UK
http://www.danceuk.org/metadot/index.pl
Funded by the Arts Council of England, Dance UK is an organisation which serves the needs of dancers, choreographers and those involved in dance practice in the UK. Its website provides information about the range of services offered by Dance UK; these include: the Healthier Dancer Programme of events, publications, research and advisory committees looking at improving the health and welfare of dancers; professional networks, etc.

Artslynx International Dance Resources
http://www.artslynx.org/dance/
Dance Links, Ballet Links, and other resources organized into accessible link libraries + Artslynx's own original set of dance and ballet resources.

National Resource Centre for Dance

http://www.surrey.ac.uk/NRCD/nrcd.html
The National Resource Centre for Dance (NRCD) is a non-profit UK national archive and resource provider for dance and movement.

CyberDance
http://www.cyberdance.org/
CyberDance is an extensive internet dance database containing thousands of links to classical ballet and modern dance resources on the Internet.
 

 

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