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Dance: Geography of Dance

Smooth Operators: getting the most from search engines

Use of "AND" and "OR": Use of "and" combines two important concepts. Using "or" brings up items containing either of the search terms.

Search software note: in Encore software ("Quick Search"), search dance AND musical; in classic catalog (more powerful software, the "and" can be lower-case letters)


1. To find fewer: narrow the search with “and”   2. To find more: broaden the search with “or
Example keyword searches:

“Modern and dance*”

“Martha Graham OR modern danc**”.

Dance by world region

You'll often find different search results from dance by content than dance by country. To find dance traditions by countries within a continent, see Nations Online's map below and links to country listings by continent.

Map of the Continents of the World, Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America

Geography of Dance

World Dance:

For contents, also search for individual countries on the continent. For example:

Dance types - search terms