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Dance: Start Here

CCBC's home for dance research


Hello! We created this page to group everything you'd need to research anything about Dance in one place. The books in this gallery are just a few of the titles you can use for your research.

History of Dance by Diane Bailey

This title examines Western dance's original European roots, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into such an integral part of Western culture. Special features include a timeline, Art Spotlights, infographics, and fact bubbles.

Dance Videos Online

Dance in Video producers
 Dance In Video - a premium resource provided by the library, 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. 

Best Databases for Dance Research