Aloha: Hula beyond Hawai’i
Much more than pretty girls in grass skirts, the hula is the beautiful
storytelling art of Hawaii. Along with the PBS special American Hula,
this site offers more information on learning to hula, the origin
and history of hula and hula in the modern world.
The American Ballet Theatre's Online Dictionary
If you take a few minutes to download the free plug-in Quicktime
to your computer, you can not only read clear definitions of ballet
terms, but view onscreen videos of professional dancers performing
the various moves. Adding animation to a glossary of dance terms
seems so obvious that it's a wonder it hasn't been done before.
Larger images would be nice, but the video clips do load quickly.
An American Ballroom Companion
This site provides a collection of dance manuals dating from 1490
to 1929. Along with the manuals An American Ballroom Companion, also
includes guides such as ettiquette manuals and historical information
on theatrical dance. If you've ever wanted to waltz, polka or dance
a minuet, this is the site for you.
Capoeira is a Brazilian art/sport that combines martial arts techniques
and breakdancing type moves. Find out more about the origins of Capoeira,
watch Capoeira videos and get information on Capoeira classes on this
in innovative site.
Ballet on the Net
As stated in their intro., this site includes "3500 links to classical
ballet and modern dance resources on the internet." Find information
on ballet companies, ballet schools and camps, dancers and choreographers,
upcoming performances, and competitions, performances, and more.
Dancers & Choreographers: Occupational Outlook Handbook
on training, job outlook, earnings and more, this is the perfect site
for anyone considering a career as a dancer or choreographer. Learn
what it's really like to be a professional dancer or choreographer.
New York City Ballet
the New York City Ballet on this site. Here you can find out more
about the NYCB dancers, test your ballet smarts, or order the NYCB
workout and discover what it takes to be a ballet dancer.
Sapphire Swan Dance Directory
A gateway to Web pages on all types of dancing--ballet, ballroom,
country western, ethnic traditional, salsa, swing, zydeco, and many,
many more. There are also links to dancing schools, dance supplies,
& books on dancing.
This site is not just useful for ordering tickets online. You can
also search for upcoming sports and entertainment events in your
area--find out when your favorite athletes or performers are coming
to your city and where the event will be held.