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DAN 2100: Dance Appreciation / Dance in the Humanities: Journal Articles

Research and Information guide designed to serve as an aid to students taking DAN 2100 and other Dance courses.

Journal Article Databases for Dance Appreciation

Citing a Performance in MLA Format

How to Cite a YouTube Video

Citation Help - How to Cite Videos using MLA Format

Dance on video:  DVD or VHS

Citations for complete film or video recordings usually begin with the title of the film:

   Title.  Director, choreographer, relevant performers (if any).  Distributor, date. Format.

Example:

The Nutcracker. Dir. Peter Marins. Perf. Darci Kitsler and Damien Woetzel. New York City Ballet.

Warner Bros., 1993.  Film.

 

However, if you’re citing the contribution of a particular individual, like a choreographer, you can begin with that person’s name.  For example:

Balanchine, George. The Nutcracker. Dir. Peter Marins. Perf. Darci Kitsler and Damien Woetzel.

New York City Ballet. Warner Bros., 1993. Film.

Live Performance

Title of work (in italics if a full length production, in quotes if one song/piece). By author or composer's name. Choreographer. Performer. The dance company. the theater and location. Date of the performance. Medium (Performance).

Examples:

"If it Kills Me." By Jason Mraz. Chor. Travis Wall. Perf. Jeanine Mason and Jason Glover. 

Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, Jacksonville.  29 September, 2009. Performance.

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