Dance History Resources

Guides to Historically Informed Performance

Class handouts for graduate dance composition class at Sarah Lawrence College:
Introduction to Baroque Dance, Jan. 31, 2001
Baroque Dance Continued, Feb. 6, 2001

Research and reconstruction guides in progress:

Early Dance Bibliography

European Renaissance Dance (ca. 1450-ca.1650) and European Baroque Dance (ca. 1650-1770)

professional organizations meetings and conferences
performers, performing groups performance calendar
music and musicians costume and production
lecture demonstrations workshops and classes
early dance bibliography staging and choreography
recreational organizations
Texts, music and video
primary sources in modern editions
primary sources not yet available in modern editions
secondary sources (see also Early Dance Bibliography)

Dance History Studio's additional areas of interest:

European Middle Ages
Ancient Civilizations
Native and traditional dances of Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania, Central America, North America, South America
19th century theatrical, social, spiritual and regional dance
20th century theatrical, social, spiritual and regional dance

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Last updated February 5, 2002.