Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Dance in Video

The Database Dance in Video, available to TWU students and faculty will contain 250 dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. On December 10th 2008, Dance in Video was updated with 14 videos. As of this update there are 109 videos, equalling 165 hours in Dance in Video. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Included are classic performances from top ballet companies; experimental works from up-and-coming dance troupes; documentaries by and about leading choreographers; videos on dance training; and other items covering a wide range of 20th century dance styles.

-Connie Maxwell

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