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Featured books and videos
Pina: dance, dance, otherwise we are lost
Call Number: GV1786.T36 P563 2013 DVD
A tribute to the late innovative German choreographer, Pina Bausch. The film was originally planned as a collaboration between Wenders and Bausch and was in pre-production when she passed away in 2009. Wenders decided to continue the project as a tribute to her. In this film, the dancers of her company, Tanztheater Wuppertal, perform her most famous visionary creations.
How We Move: The Brain and Biomechanics
Call Number: Online streaming video - Films on Demand
This program describes how complex physical motion such as dancing requires sophisticated coordination between the body’s neural, muscular, and skeletal systems. How aging affects such coordination, and how new artificial limb technology enables movement, are important themes in the program.
Featured databases and tutorials
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with full-text
Find journal articles, books, book chapters, and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre, dance and related performing arts. Includes full-text for more than 170 journals and 360 books, including Dance Chronicle, Dance Research, Contact Quarterly, and TDR. Access restricted to current WOU students, faculty and staff.
Films On Demand
Includes streaming video of full-length, professional dance productions from several companies, including The Royal Opera House.