Our Library offers probably the largest and most varied open access research collection on dance and related subjects in the UK, covering many aspects of dance in a variety of formats and languages.
Its catalogue can be searched for books, journals, CDs, videos or software. These items are now located within the simple layout of this new purpose-built facility. The Library also holds the catalogue of the New York Public Library’s Dance Collection which it uses as an index to its extensive journal collection.
The Library produces Dance Resources on the Net, a guide on the web to good quality internet resources on dance. This can provide answers to a range of frequently asked subject enquiries as well as links to resources, like other catalogues and indexes, for the dance researcher.
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Architecturally, the external appearance gives the otherwise dull and uninteresting surrounding some sparks! I love the journey and the anticipation before seeing the building in a somewhat dodgy part of Greenwich. The building is very much the façade. It has one of the most appropriate façade I have ever seen, created by the collaboration of visual artist Michael Craig-Martin and architect...more
A stunning building well worth a look. Winner of the RIBA prize for architecture it looks somewhat like a lego building nestled in teletubbie land. Which is what makes it so unique and interesting!
If in Greenwich or Deptford, pop along and have a look and pretend to be a dancer and roll around the grass of the outdoor amphitheatre.more
A close comerade studied here and so Laban and I became acquainted.
The building itself is epic. At times it almost seems as if it fights with the creativity it provides home to but though sometimes harsh, the vivid shades and strong lines are fun and often surprising. Overlooking this run down area of the river, the building surveys its surroundings with a sweeping contemporary arc. This...more