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Dance

Library resources for research about Dance

Journal Articles

Try the databases below to search for journal articles on your topic.

Dance Journals

Gleeson subscribes to several magazines and scholarly journals dedicated to the study of dance. You can search these journals directly, but know that they are also searched through the databases mentioned above.

Dance Chronicle

Dance Research Journal

Journal of Music and Dance

Performing Arts Journals

  • Performing Arts Journal: Covers the directions of new work in performance, video, installations, dance, photography, media, film, and music
  • Women and Performance: Publishes articles concerned with traditional and nontraditional performance, such as film, theatre, music, dance, and performing art.
  • Studies and Theater and Performance: Covers methods and results of practical research, and examines experiments in teaching and performance.
  • Performance Research: Emphasis is on research in contemporary performance arts within changing cultures.You can search these journals directly, but know that they are also searched through the databases mentioned below.
  • PAJ: A Journal of Performance Art: Covers the directions of new work in performance, video, installations, dance, photography, media, film, and music.
  • TDR: The Drama Review: Interdisciplinary, intercultural and progressive articles on all aspects of performance, theater, dance, music, film, video, ritual, play, sports and performance in everyday life.

Use Journal Finder to find more journals and magazines related to the study of dance.

​Remember that you can use Interlibrary Loan to request journal articles that are not available through Gleeson Library | Geschke Center. Interlibrary loan items arrive within 1-2 weeks but may arrive sooner, and occasionally take longer.