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Covers all aspects of the diverse dance world from classical ballet to modern, from flamenco to hip-hop, from tap to South Asian dance forms and includes detailed entries on technical terms, steps, styles, works, and countries, in addition to many biographies of dancers, choreographers, and companies.
With nearly 2,000 articles written by scholars from fifty countries, the Encyclopedia covers the full spectrum of dance—theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers.
Use these databases to search for articles in journals and magazines.
Complete fulltext (page images) for back issues of various leading scholarly journals. Journals covering dance include: Dance Chronicle, Dance Research Journal, CORD News, Dance Research: the Journal of the Society for Dance Research, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, and Performing Arts Journal.