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Dance: Begin Here

Library research guide on many aspects of dance


Welcome to the Dance Research Guide!

  • This guide gives an overview of resources and information for research about dance.
  • If you would like to speak with a reference librarian, please contact us.
  • The two titles listed below are the standard points of first reference when doing research on dance and music. They are comprehensive multi-volume sets and will provide you with a broad base on which to begin.

Dance Research Guide

Jerome Robbins in rehearsal for "The Concert"

Source:  Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Jerome Robbins in rehearsal for "The Concert"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1956 - 1958.

Related Research Guides: Theater and Music

New York Times Dance Section

Daily links to new articles published in the New York Times Dance section.

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Other Books

Why Should We Dance?

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater

Fordham University offers a Bachelors in Fine Arts in conjunction with the Ailey School. 

Alvin Ailey dancers, Kenny Pearl and unidentified


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