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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Performing Arts

A guide designed to highlight DEIA resources for the performing arts including recommendations for diversifying your repertoire and suggestions for further reading.

Search Terms -- Dance

Below are a few examples of subject headings related to DEIA topics and dance. You can use them as search terms in the library catalog to help you get started with your research!

Dance -- Instruction and study -- Social aspects Mixed-abled dance Gender identity in dance
Dance -- Political aspects Dance for people with disabilities Homosexuality in dance
Dance -- Social aspects Dancers with disabilities Male dancers
Dance -- Sociological aspects Dancers with disabilities- Legal status, laws, etc Dance -- sex differences
Indian dance -- North America African American dance Dance and race

*Remember, the terms used by library catalogs and other library resources represent the (US-centric, patriarchal, white) point of view of those who created them. There are many in the field working to change this practice.

Selected Readings -- Dance

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