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Database Spotlight: Dance in Video Database


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Dance in Video contains 286 videos of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.

Watch instructional videos and learn how to tap dance or get your self warmed up with a 1960s dance exercise video.   The database includes videos featuring major dance companies and performers.  Performances include:

  • The Beloved performed by the Harlem Dance Company
  • Giselle performed by the Royal Ballet
  • Witness performed by the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater

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