Dance: Find Websites

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Evaluating Web Resources

Web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer simply retrieve and display Web sites, and search engines simply list Web sites containing terms that you designate. They do not evaluate the accuracy or value of the Web sites, and there are sites that contain inaccurate, out-of-date, and even false information. You are responsible for determining the usefulness of a Web site.

Guidelines to help you evaluate Web resources.

Selected Websites

  • Arts Calendar
    Find out what is happening in South Florida. Information about upcoming performances at the Miami City Ballet, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and more.

    List of ballet companies from around the world as well as a few other dance companies. 

  • Costumer's Manifesto
    The Manifesto is an educational costume site for researching shows, school papers, and places to buy materials.

  • Florida Dance Association
    Get information on the Florida Dance Association and upcoming performances.

  • Florida Dance Organizations, Division of Cultural Affairs
    Florida's diverse dance organizations from traditional ballet companies to modern and ethnic dance groups.

  • History of Bellydance
    Information on the history, cultural and styles of Middle Eastern dance.

  • Jerome Robbins Dance Division
    The Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library is the largest and most comprehensive archive in the world devoted to the documentation of dance. Chronicling the art of dance in all its manifestations—ballet, ethnic, modern, social, and folk—the division is much more than a library in the usual sense of the word.

  • Miami City Ballet
    Learn about the Miami City Ballet. Website includes history, dancers, upcoming performances and employment.

  • National Endowment for the Arts
    A public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts. 

  • Performing Arts Encyclopedia 
    Explore music, theater, and dance at the Library of Congress. 

  • The Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA)
    PAMA is an organization comprised of dedicated medical professionals, artists educators, and administrators with the common goal of improving the health care of the performing artist. 

  • Society of Dance History Scholars
    Society of Dance History Scholars advances the field of dance studies through research, publication, performance, and outreach to audiences across the arts, humanities, and social sciences. 

    Educational resource on the different styles of tribal bellydance.