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Dance & Choreography: Find Books and Videos at Colby

Use basic research tools, databases, and dance performance criticism to illuminate the language of the body, movement practice, choreography, dance performance.

Helpful Subject Searches

A Sampler of Dance Subject Headings : TIP: Look at the link  "Related Subjects" for more specific relevant headings

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  • Box 1: Use pull down menu to select collection you want: e.g. All collections, Movies, Miller Library, etc.
  • Box 2: Use pull down menu to select search by Keyword, Author, Title, Subject, etc.


Search type=Subject: Human body in literature / in: Entire Colby Collection

Search type=Keyword: Choreog* AND gender / in: Entire CBB Collection

Search type=Keyword, WITH QUOTATIONS for accurate retrieval of names and phrases: "Akram Khan" 

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