In the early 1920s dance studies (dance theory, history and practice) began to be considered as a serious academic discipline. Today dance studies are an integral part of many universities' arts and humanities programs. In the early 21st century the recognition of practical knowledge as equal and valid to academic knowledge lead to the emergence of practice-based research and practice as research.
Repertory Dance Theatre Ringmasters Includes stories, puzzles and games designed to teach children about dance, theater and the performing arts. http://www.xmission.com/~rdt/kids/index.html
Ed Gilmore's Caller Instructor Course A history piece of a square dance caller's instructor course by a nationally renowned square dance caller, written in 1949. http://www.dosado.com/articles/gilmore.htm
Dance Audition Survival Tips Describes how to prepare for and what to do at the audition. http://www.agirlsworld.com/amy/pajama/school/standout/dance.html
Let's Dance Latin Style Learn about different Latin dances and their origins. http://www.thinkquest.org/library/lib/site_sum_outside.html?tname=J002194F&url=J002194F/mainpage.htm
Contra Dancing and Matrices Illustrated article explaining how contra dance patterns and rhythms are formed. http://www.sciencenews.org/sn_arc97/6_14_97/mathland.htm
Young-dancers.org Dance site for teenagers featuring interviews with dance stars, galleries of photos, games, quizzes, competitions, e-cards and career advice. http://www.young-dancers.org
Recreational Folk Dancing Instructions for performing folk dances from many countries, and an index of books, music and costumes. http://www.recfd.com/