Background Information

Ballet Dictionary (American Ballet Theatre)
Provides great definitions of the Ballet terms plus accompanying audio clip with correct pronunciation.

Credo Reference: Dance – a collection of academic encyclopedic resources.

Scholarly Journals

Popular Magazines

  • Dance Magazine Includes articles, news, career advice, audition guides and more.
  • Pointe Magazine Ballet focused periodical.
  • Dance International (Vancouver Ballet Society): Covers a wide spectrum of contemporary and classical dance including in-depth features, reviews and reports.

Video Collections

Professional Associations

Dance Studies Association: An international organization of dance scholars, educators, and artists.

International Association for Dance Medicine & Science – formed to enhance the health, well-being, training, and performance in dance by cultivating medical, scientific, and educational excellence.