Trial by video

Dance in Video I & II and Theatre in Video


The libraries of CDD have arranged a one month trial of three dance & theatre video databases for students & staff across the Conservatoire to try out…

You can access the 3 databases from any NSCD computer by clicking on the links below:

Dance in Video I

Dance in Video II

Dance in Theatre

The trial runs from 22 February until 22 March 2014

N.B. You must be on site & logged onto an NSCD computer to obtain access

More information…

Dance in Video: Volume I is a video collection for the study of 20th Century concert dance, featuring influential performers and companies together with dozens of documentaries, interviews, and dance instruction videos—comprising 500 hours of content.

Dance in Video: Volume II accommodates the needs of today’s dance students by pairing recorded performances from world renowned dance companies with instructional videos from acclaimed teachers. The second volume expands upon the foundation built in Volume I, and showcases a new catalogue of dancers and partners including the Joffrey Ballet, John Jasperse Company, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Bavarian State Ballet, Royal Ballet of Cambodia, Kirov Ballet, and Compañía Nacional de Danza. Students seeking to fine-tune specific techniques can explore instructional materials from the George Balanchine Foundation covering basic and advanced ballet techniques, including jumps, turns, pirouettes, barre work, pointe technique, and more.

Theatre in Video contains hundreds of the world’s most important plays and video documentaries online in streaming video. For the first time, students, instructors, and researchers can bookmark specific scenes, monologues, and staging examples and then include those online links in their papers and course reserves. Class assignments and published papers will take on a whole new dimension.