Dance Education Resources

This page includes some internet sites that you might find interesting and educational as you continue to study dance throughout middle school and beyond! Enjoy!

 

https://www.pinterest.com/dancebrown/

A pinterest page for 234 dance students' dance education research!


http://danceadvantage.net/
All Dance Topics are included on this blog. There are some very valuable readings about alignment and technique as well as how to write dance critiques and what it means to be a powerful performer. There is a lot so dig in!

http://www.dancespirit.com/
The magazine Ms. Brown has in the Dance Studio that is geared to your age group and includes a lot of information about Dance Education, Dance as a Profession, Dance in the media and in concert, you name it!

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https://www.travelbarefeet.com

A wonderful documentary style television program on PBS featuring Dance all around the world with dancer Mickela Mallozzi!

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https://www.urbanbushwomen.org

The website for NYC based Urban Bush Women.  "Founded in 1984 by choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Urban Bush Women (UBW) seeks to bring the untold and under-told histories and stories of disenfranchised people to light through dance. We do this from a woman-centered perspective and as members of the African Diaspora community in order to create a more equitable balance of power in the dance world and beyond."

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http://www.lynnsimonson.com
Information about Lynn Simonson, the creator of the Simonson technique, which Ms. Brown studies and integrates details of this technique into her classes.

http://danceproject.ca/about/
Learn about your anatomy and physical alignment to train safely!!!

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/latinmusicusa/
Learn more about where the music of the Dominican Republic came from and how important it is to the "Baile"!

https://aaregistry.org/story/african-american-dance-a-brief-history/

http://www.danceinforma.com/2014/02/05/went-15-black-dancers-changed-american-dance/

Information about African American dancers and choreographers.

https://www.mercecunningham.org/merce-cunningham/
The Merce Cunningham Dance Company website which will give you detailed information about Merce's life.

http://www.alvinailey.org/
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

http://www.dancenotation.org/lnbasics/frame0.html

https://www.dance-teacher.com/rudolf-laban-2392475848.html
The contributions of Rudolf Laban and information on how to study Labanotation!

http://www.lodcusa.org/pages/about
Anne Hutchinson Guest and Motif Notation! Also how Labanotation and Motif Notation are related!

http://www.lodc.org/about-us/what-is-language-of-dance/lod-choreography.html

http://www.lodcusa.org/pages/resources
More information on Motif Notation-Watch the video to see how 2 Motif Scores can be interpreted differently!

http://www.movementofthepeopledance.com/
The dance company Ms. Brown has performed with.

http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/dance
NYU's Dance Education Program-Where Ms. Brown earned her Masters in Dance Education

http://www.nj.com/entertainment/arts/index.ssf/2010/01/choreographer_lula_washington.html
A discussion on choreography by Lula Washington, focuses on social messages in dance.

https://www.ted.com/talks/camille_a_brown_a_visual_history_of_social_dance_in_25_moves?language=en​

Choreographer and Dancer Camille A. Brown shares dance history and current day connections of American Social Dances!

 

http://launch.marquee.tv
A look into concert dance through a variety of visuals.

http://dancemedia.com/
A variety of videos of dancers performing at many different levels.

http://www.fox.com/dance/
One of Ms. Brown's Favorite Dance Shows!

http://www.kdcah.com
The website of Katherine Dunham. "Katherine Dunham is probably best known as a legendary dancer who propelled the awareness of the cultures
of the African Diaspora via her choreography. Her famous dance technique reflects a fusion of many cultures."

https://www.thirteen.org/sundayarts/video/dance/frankie-manning-never-stop-swinging/291/

Documentary about Frankie Manning, Legendary Lindy Hopper

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/mark-morris-interview/3884/
Modern Dancer and Choreographer, Mark Morris, talks about his connection to music as a choreographer. The Mark Morris dance studio is located in Brooklyn, NY.

http://artsalive.ca/en/dan/make/toolbox/elements.asp
A great website to view videos which visual elements of dance-such as Shape, Space, Time, and Dynamics.

https://aballeteducation.com

https://www.theballetblog.com/portfolio/is-over-stretching-bad/

Great for information on ballet training and technique!  Also great focus on safe stretching techniques across disciplines!

http://limon.org/
http://limon.org/about-us/founders/
The website for the Jose Limon Dance Foundation and information on Jose Limon and the Limon Dance Company.

http://jeromerobbins.org
The Jerome Robbins Foundation website. Jerome Robbins was both a Ballet and Musical Theatre Choreographer. He is known for his choreography and direction of "West Side Story" as well as his work with New York City Ballet.

http://www.hiphopunite.com/index.html
http://www.daveyd.com/historyphysicalgrafittifabel.html
Information on hip hop culture and dance. Defines various styles found in Hip Hop dance.

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