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Library Research Guides

Dance

This is a guide to finding Library materials and getting started with research in the area of dance.

Dance Video Collections

Eye On Dance

The Music Library maintains a sizable collection of DVDs from the Eye On Dance television series. Episodes are topically focused and include interviews as well as performance footage. Search for "eye on dance" in Mirlyn to see complete holdings.

Balanchine Video Archive

This collection consists of the "Archive of Lost Choreography," dedicated to the retrieval of Balanchine choreography no longer performed and in danger of permanently disappearing, and the "Interpreters Archive," featuring the creators of important Balanchine roles as they teach and coach the roles with dancers of today. Search for "balanchine foundation" in Mirlyn to see complete holdings.

JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance

This 30-volume collection contains brief examples of folk music and dance traditions from around the world.

Find Videos in the Library

Searching for videos in the Mirlyn catalog is similar to searching for books. You may find it helpful to use the Advanced Search page and limit the format to video.

Mirlyn example

Online Video

These are online sources for video to which the Library subscribes:

Online Audio

These are online sources for audio to which the Library subscribes: