Dance in Video

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Dance in Video contains five hundred hours 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.      


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  • Playlists can be created and shared.
  • Instructors can create their own video clips for use in teaching.
  • Selected content can be sent to a mobile device.
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Dates covered

1900 to the present.

Updating frequency



Databases created by Alexander Street using videos from many sources.

Type of coverage

Streaming video.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Some of the titles included are held by the Media Library and may be found through a search of QuickSearch.

Producer/content provider


Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Alexander Street Press

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