The International Dictionary of Modern Dance has more than 400 entries on all aspects of modern dance, ranging from biographical entries on dancers, to essays on major movements and styles, to overviews of the development of modern dance in countries around the world. Entries for individuals include biographical information, roles, and works. Entries for titles include the choreographer, composer, set designer, first production, original dancers, and selected other productions. There is a useful chronology of notable events in the development of modern dance and bibliographies of writings for most entries. IDMD includes illustrations.
Available in print: GV1585 .B46 1998