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Dance: Instruction Titles  (Choose Another Genre)

"Takes" on Theatre Dance for Dancers of all Levels: Live at Broadway Dance
Series Title: 2007
Call Number: DVD 2012-154
Description: Choreography behind Broadway shows.
Keywords: Ballet

Anthology of Staging and Formations
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Call Number: VCR 2003-76
Description: Demonstrations of staging techniques and formations for choreography
Keywords: Choreography

Arkansas Historical Dance Series
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Call Number: VCR 96-13
Description: 8 short films on traditional dance & culture in AR.
Keywords: Folk Dance; Arkansas; Documentary

Balanchine Essays: Arabesque
Series Title: Balanchine Library Collection
Call Number: VCR 99-6
Description: A detailed analysis and demonstration of the ballet step arabesque
Keywords: Ballet techniques

Balanchine Essays: Passe and Attitude
Series Title: Balanchine Library Collection
Call Number: VCR 99-9
Description: A detailed analysis and demonstration of the ballet steps passe and attitude.
Keywords: Ballet techniques

Balanchine Essays: Port de Bras and Epaulement
Series Title: Balanchine Library Collection
Call Number: VCR 99-5
Description: A detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet port de bras and epaulement.
Keywords: Ballet techniques

Ballarino
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Call Number: VCR 92-6
Description: Steps and gestures of Renaissance court dances
Keywords: 16th-century

Bob Rizzo's Contemporary Jazz: Combinations & Routines
Series Title: 2010
Call Number: DVD 2012-146
Description:
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Bob Rizzo's Jazz x 3
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Call Number: DVD 2012-145
Description: Choreographer Albert Cattafi introduces his energetic style of Contemporary Jazz.
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Bournonville - Ballet Technique
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Call Number: VCR 96-65
Description: Based on the techniques of August Bournonville
Keywords: Ballet techniques

BrainDance Variations for Infants through Seniors
Series Title: 2003
Call Number: DVD 2008-8
Description: A method of exercise developed by dance educator, Anne Green Gilbert, for stimulating the brain as a means to reduce stress, improve moods, concentration, and alertness.
Keywords: Dance; Brain Stimulation; Anne Green Gilbert

Bujones in Class: Fernando Bujones
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Call Number: VCR 2000-257
Description: Bujones illustrates the techniques of classical ballet
Keywords: Ballet

Commedia Dell' Arte: The Story, the Style
Series Title: 2006
Call Number: DVD 2011-249
Description: Discusses the history of Italian masked theater, origins of commedia dell' arte and its various iterations, and the nature of its performers' improvised style.
Keywords: Documentary; Italian Drama; 18th Century; Theater

Cunnigham Dance Technique: Elementary Level
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Call Number: VCR 90-5
Description: Merce Cunningham
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Cunnigham Dance Technique: Intermediate Level
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Call Number: VCR 90-6
Description: Merce Cunningham
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Dancing
Series Title: Dancing
Call Number: VCR 94-51
Description: 7-part PBS series on the history of dance.
Keywords: Documentary

Dancing with the Camera
Series Title: 1982
Call Number: DVD 2012-82
Description: Documentary by Banes and Carroll of Cinedance and the relationship between choreographic processes in dance and editing processes in film.
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Denishawn: The Contributions of American Dance Pioneers Ruth St. Denis and
Series Title: 2006
Call Number: DVD 2013-147
Description: This documentary tells the story of one of the least-publicized, yet most influential modern dance companies in America. Denishwan, founded by Ruth St. Denis and her husband Ted Shawn at the turn of the century, became legendary for its unique approach to contemporary dance.
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Discovering Your Expressive Body
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Call Number: VCR 93-34
Description: Basic concepts of dance training; two copies
Keywords: Bartinieff fundamentals

Early Dance: from the Greeks to the Renaissance
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Call Number: VCR 98-22
Description: 2 parts
Keywords: Documentary; Dance

Early Mediaeval
Series Title: Historical Dance by Mikhail Berkut
Call Number: VCR 2004- 90
Description: 6-part series of introductory material on dances of different historical periods.
Keywords: History of Dance: Medieval

Erick Hawkins: Modern Dance Technique
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Call Number: DVD 2007-136
Description: 2-part film made to document and preserve the Erick Hawkins modern dance technique; includes archival and current footage spanning more than 30 years with Erick and his company
Keywords: Erick Hawkins; Modern Dance

Floor-barre for Professional Dancers. Video I
Series Title: 2005
Call Number: DVD 2012-155
Description: Floor exercises incorporating dance movements with anatomical principals of alignment.
Keywords: Zena Rommett Dance Association.

How to Dance through Time: the Majesty of Renaissance Dance
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Call Number: VCR 2003- 35
Description: Shows the intricacies of a Renaissance-era Italian court dance suite.
Keywords: Dance: History

Introduction to Baroque Dance: Dance Types
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Call Number: DVD 2008-37
Description: Dancer Paige Whitley-Bauguess demonstrates Baroque dance techniques including choreographies preserved in 18th century dance notation. Performed by Paige Whitely-Bauguess, Thomas Baird, Baroque Dancers; and the members of Baroque Arts Project.
Keywords: Performance Practice; Dance

Jose Limon Technique: Taught by Daniel Lewis
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Call Number: DVD 2007-109
Description: This program presents in-depth instruction in the Limon technique; details step-by-step progression featuring front and side views of 36 essential exercises
Keywords: Jose Limon; Modern Dance; Choreography

Lester Horton Technique
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Call Number: VCR 93-22
Description: Warm-up techniques for modern dance
Keywords: Dance warm-ups

Lifts for your Choreography
Series Title: 2007
Call Number: DVD 2012-144
Description: Mechanics of lifting and adding variations to basic lifts to take a routine to the next level with opening lifts, spinning lifts, traveling lifts and closing lifts.
Keywords: Ballet; Choreography

Making Dances: Seven Post Modern Choreographies
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Call Number: VCR 90-1
Description: Includes interviews with dancers.
Keywords: Dance Documentary

Retracing Steps: Am. Dance Since Post-Modernism
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Call Number: VCR 90- 4
Description: Includes interviews with dancers.
Keywords: Dance Documentary

Tango: The Obsession
Series Title: 1998
Call Number: DVD 2011-175
Description: Documentary using contemporary and archival footage on the history and culture of the tango in Argentina.
Keywords: Documentary

Tanz [Dance]
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Call Number: VCR 98-23
Description: Presents a brief history of dance.
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Tap Dance History: For Vaudeville to Film
Series Title: 2011
Call Number: DVD 2013-173
Description: Collection of short films of the 1930s and 1940s.
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Teaching Advanced Dance Improvisation
Series Title: 1993
Call Number: DVD 2012-156
Description: Ririe and Woodbury use their dance company to teach an advanced class in dance improvisation.
Keywords: Modern Dance

Teaching Creative Dance in Schools and Studios
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Call Number: DVD 2008-7
Description: Lesson plans, improvisations, choreography, and class management techniques for creative dance for all ages.
Keywords: Dance for Children; Anne Green Gilbert

The Call: Breath of Fire
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Call Number: DVD 2010-44
Description: Ernestine Stodelle analyzes Doris Humphrey's the Call and Breath of Fire. Dancer Nina Watt.
Keywords: Modern Dance

The Video Dictionary of Classical Ballet
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Call Number: DVD 2010-163
Description: Demonstrates the complete language of ballet.
Keywords: Robert Beck

Theatrix
Series Title: 2006
Call Number: DVD 2012-107
Description: A compilation of musical theater routines.
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Traditional Dances of Ghana: Instructional DVD
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Call Number: DVD 2010-141
Description: Dance breakdown and group demonstrations for 4 popular dances that are commonly played in Ghana with Nana Yaw Koranteng and the Aziza Music and Dance Ensemble.
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Zydeco Dance Tonight!
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Call Number: VCR 2000-225
Description: Demonstrates fundamentals, subtleties, and progressive moves of Zydeco
Keywords: Zydeco Music; Creole Culture