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1.

Breakin'

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Shabba-Doo and The Shrimp are combing L.A. for a girl partner. Kelly, "Special K," is a jazz dancer and she knows how to strut, but her career is going nowhere. So the three team up and turn on the ignition, setting their sights on a big-time audition.
DVD
2003; 1984
Clemons (Stacks)
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Erick Hawkins' America

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Erick Hawkins speaks and performs selections from his career.
DVD
1992
Clemons (Stacks)
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Dancing Dreams

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Two years ago, world-famous dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch selected forty teenagers who had never heard her name to be part of her dance piece Contact Zone. For ten months through opening night, the young dancers discover Bausch's genius and their own bodies.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Charles Weidman, on His Own

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Traces the career of modern dance pioneer Charles Weidman from his roots in Lincoln, Neb., to his beginnings with Denishawn, his association with Doris Humphreys, and the Weidman Theatre Dance Company.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
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Martha Graham: In Performance

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"A Dancer's World" takes the viewer inside a rehearsal session of Martha Graham's dance company, "Night journey" is a retelling of the ancient Greek tale of Oedipus, and "Appalachian Spring" is the story of a young pioneer couple set to the music of Aaron Copland.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Ballets Russes in Australia, 1936-40: An Avalanche of Dancing

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The story of the Ballets Russes tours to Australia from 1936-1940.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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I'll Make Me a World: Vol. 6 the Freedom You Will Take [electronic resource]

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In reaction to the narrow depiction of African Americans, the contemporary culture landscape has been transformed by the power of African-American film, dance, rap-music and spoken-word scene.
Online
2005; 1999
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Kenneth King's Writing in Motion [electronic resource]

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Online
2002
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Dance on: Ethel Winter [electronic resource]

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Ethel Winter describes her first exposure to modern dance while a student at Bennington College, studying with Martha Graham, and becoming a member of her company. Sticken with tuberculosis in the midst of her career, she tells about coming back to dance after a year of illness. She now teaches Graham technique at the Juilliard School in New York.
Online
1984
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Dance on: Eugene Luigi Louis [electronic resource]

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Interviews jazz dancer and teacher, Luigi about his life and his art.
Online
2005; 1982
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Dance on: Indrani [electronic resource]

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In this program, Indrani discusses the history of Indian classical dance. She explains how Indian dance evolved during the British rule of India. She reminisces about her own early career and the career of her mother, Ragini Devi. Indrani also explains her teaching techniques and her notation system.
DVDOnline
1984
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Dance on: Lavinia Williams [electronic resource]

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Reminiscing about her performing career, which began with the American Negro Ballet of Eugene van Grona, Ballet Theatre, and the Katherine Dunham company, Lavinia Williams recalls the prejudice that blacks had to face first in obtaining ballet training, then in maintaining their careers. She also danced in musical comedies and films, notably Finian's rainbow and Carnival of rhythm. She discusses her work in Haiti, where she lived for 27 years.
Online
1983
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Dance on: Mino Nicolas [electronic resource]

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Mino Nicholas, director of the American Dance Repertory Company, discusses the qualities of Doris Humphrey's choreography that have inspired him to reconstruct her works, among them Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejías and Duo-drama. With the help of Eleanor King and Nona Schurman, he has made an intensive study of Humphrey's technique. Mahoney contributes a description of her revival of The Shakers at Northern Illinois University.
Online
1990
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Dance on: Sally Sommer [electronic resource]

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Sally Sommer, dance historian and critic for the Village Voice, discusses her early interpretive dance training in Tucson, Arizona; studying with Mary Wigman in Berlin; Wigman's personality and method; studying for her Master's and Ph. D. degrees; her dissertation on Loie Fuller and her book on tap dancing, Feet talk to me.
Online
1982
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Dance on: Senta Driver [electronic resource]

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Senta Driver, modern dancer, choreographer, and director of her own company, explains that although originally intending to become a medieval scholar, she turned to dance while attending college; received her master's degree in dance from Ohio State University, and immediately began dancing with the Paul Taylor Company. Now she has her own company, "Harry". A video-dance starring Harry, created by Senta Driver and Gary Halvorson, titled "Roughcut", is shown. She concludes by discussing artists' political responsibilities.
Online
2007; 1981
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Dance on: What Life Gives You [electronic resource]

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Billlie Mahoney hosts. The program features clips of interviews with dancers who describe how they overcame obstacles of disease and disability to pursue or continue their dance careers.
Online
2003; 2002
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Dance on: Wu Jing Shu [electronic resource]

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Online
1993; 1990
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The Spirit of Dance: Boston Dance Alliance and the Dance Complex [electronic resource]

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This program profiles the Boston Dance Alliance and the Dance Complex, two organizations that offer resources for the dance community in Boston. It looks at classes and includes performances of Nicola Hawkins' Jane's Dream and Richelle Dupont's In Monet's Garden.
Online
1994
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The Spirit of Dance: Ethnic Dance Arts [electronic resource]

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Online
2004; 1996
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Spanish Dancers at the Pan-American Exposition

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The film was photographed from the area back of the midway of the Pan-American Exposition. The immediate background indicates the camera was in front of the living quarters of the gypsy dancing troupe. Several female gypsies in costume appear and dance.; From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: GYPSY DANCE AT THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION. The picture was taken in the Gypsy tent at the Pan-American Exposition and shows ten beautiful Gypsy girls executing the famous Gypsy dance that created such a furor at the Exposition. Features of the well known couchee couchee are introduced by some of the dancers. The scene is both artistic and entrancing.
FilmOnline
1901