Performers from Faculty Dance Concert 2020 photo credit Derek Fowles

Resources for Faculty

 NEW: FIVE COLLEGE LIBRARIES’ RESOURCE GUIDES FOR DANCE - open to all students with Five College IDs. If you have any questions contact the librarians - their information is on each of the pages.

Amherst: https://libguides.amherst.edu/THDA

Hampshire: https://resourceguides.hampshire.edu/danceresources

Mount Holyoke: http://guides.mtholyoke.edu/dance

Smith: http://libguides.smith.edu/dance

UMass: http://guides.library.umass.edu/dance


ALL NEW ITEMS WILL BE LISTED HERE AND UPDATED SEVERAL TIMES EACH WEEK.

NEW UNDER GENERAL TIPS FOR MOVING COURSE ONLINE:
“What Do We Teach Now” - a thoughtful perspective from sociologist Deborah Cohan, in Inside Higher Ed

NEW UNDER DANCE SPECIFIC TEACHING RESOURCES:
Liz Lerman’s Atlas of Creative Tools: three samples - video
How to Watch a Modern Dance - 5-minute video by Gesel Mason

NEW UNDER PERFORMANCE VIDEOS AREA: 

DANCE: 
Dance Center at Columbia College - all performances free for streaming until the end of May
Sadler Wells - free streaming of performances and workshops starting March 27. Performances available for 7 days after the screening on SW’s Facebook page
Alvin Ailey - performances screening starting Monday, March 30 at 7 on their YouTube Channel

DANCE/THEATER PERFORMANCE:
The Extra People- password: extras. Further info and writing here. Notes from Ant clarifying the video here.
Trickle Up - new subscription streaming from NYC performers. $10/month, used to benefit NYC artists living below the poverty line.
Rennie Harris Artist Talk -  from Dance Center at Columbia College
Merce Cunningham centenary Night of 100 Solos - full performance from NYC event
Social Dance for Social Distancing - Camille Brown’s YouTube video playlist

THEATER:
Schaubühne - nightly screenings from the German theater, with English subtitles often -- worth watching just for the visuals

OPERA: Beth Morrison Projects (BMP) ON DEMAND- offering an "Opera of the Week," which will stream on BMP's home page. First up: Dog Days, the post-apocalyptic opera to end all, by David T. Little and Royce Vavrek, based on the short story of the same name by Judy Budnitz.

NEW IN ONLINE PERFORMANCE PROJECTS: 
Broadcasts: Art in the Age of Social Distancing: submit to have your work shown on Portland, ME’s SPACE channels, which will produce this platform 2x/week.

NEW IN PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES:
4Wall - compilation of resources and training for technical theater work
Binaural Sound Design: https://youtu.be/hFM4hPgGZuk
Dressing a Queen: https://youtu.be/THX4Zfxo34M
Behind The Scene Changes: https://youtu.be/tFj4sOHAfVU
Designing a Projected Landscape:
https://youtu.be/9isSyrMS6cc
David Korins TED talk about the design for Hamilton:
https://youtu.be/SU8JYKGekXo