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International Index to the Performing Arts Full Text: IIPA Star
Articles in journals covering theater, dance, film, and puppetry, 1864-present.
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Music and Performing Arts Online Star
Combines International Index to the Performing Arts AND International Index to Music Periodicals. Citations, abstracts, and full text of journal articles in dance, film, music, theater, and puppetry, 1864-present.
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Arts and Humanities Citation Index Star
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Provides a search by cited reference, topic, author, and more for articles in almost all important English-language arts and humanities journals, 1975-present.
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Additional Databases in Performing Arts > Dance

Academic Search Premier
A good starting point: articles from key journals in many scholarly disciplines, with some trade journals and magazines, 1975-present.
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Dance in Video
Videos of dance performances, and documentaries on dance, from the 1950's to present.
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DELRdi
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An index of dance education literature and research from 1926 to the present including abstracts of theses, dissertations, journal articles, conference proceedings, etc. from 200+ different publications, more than 150 university dance programs and organizations and individuals.
Also known as: Dance Education Literature and Research descriptive index
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Humanities International Complete
Journal articles in archaeology, classics, cultural studies, arts, philosophy, history, linguistics, and literature, plus literary magazines, 1975-present.
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Naxos Video Library
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Streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries.
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OntheBoards.tv
Films of contemporary dance and theater performances.
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Opera in Video
A growing collection of filmed opera stage productions, with some interviews and other documentary videos.
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Performing Arts Directory
Contact information and descriptions for organizations, facilities, and agencies for music, theater and dance.
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Routledge Performance Archive
Video of theater and dance performances, interviews with practioners, definitions, and critical commentary.
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