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Choreography Video/Film Collections
Young choreographers learn and get inspired by viewing filmed and video productions of dance masterworks. Today limited links and websites offer complete or excerpted choreographic works via the Internet. The links below feature selected dance collections available for viewing online:
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Video Interactive
Dive into Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival videos now with Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive, featuring clips from the early 1930s through 2015. The archival collections housed at Jacob’s Pillow contain materials relating to many of the artists who have appeared under the auspices of the renowned festival. Materials are described in an online database that allows searches by name of choreographer, company, composer or dance title.
Dance Film Association is committed to fostering the creative process and career development of all dance film artists. Inaugurated in 1971 and co-presented with the Film Society of Lincoln Center since 1996, this ongoing presentation includes a broad range of films from documentaries, shorts, features, experimental works, and music videos that celebrate the immediacy of dance combined with the intimacy of film.
Numerisdanse.Tv, the International Online Dance Video Library, is a free online dance video database featuring excerpts of more than 2,000 dance productions viewable online — most of them in contemporary dance spanning the past 20 years. The project is also known as the European Video Dance Heritage Collection, which is managed by a community of dance professionals. It is supported and coordinated by the Maison de la Danse in Lyon, FRANCE.
TenduTV is an online source for ballet, contemporary dance and performing arts on demand showcasing exciting performance videos from around the world, that can be downloaded via including iTunes, AndroidTV, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube and streamed to your favorite screen from your mobile device to your big screen television. For a full list of available programs, visit http://bit.ly/TenduTV!
Dance Channel TV is an online media network dedicated to promoting, preserving and supporting all forms of dance around the world. Their mission is to educate viewers about the art form and to inspire, engage and connect them through the universal language of dance. To this end, they develop and produce original video programming, covering numerous styles of dance through unique series, news content, interviews, performances, classes, documentaries and much more.