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Dance: Business of Dance

Online Books

Examples of books on the topic...

Dance vocational guidance - MD 1597.

Vocational guidance for a specific dance topic may be with the topic. So, MD 1782.5 for vocational guidance for choreographers.

MD 1788 for vocational guidance for ballet dancers, etc.

Business Resources (Library Databases)


  • IBIS World has reports on industries like production studios, sheet music publishers, radio broadcasting, guitar manufacturing, intellectual property licensing, record stores, etc.
  • MarketLine is similar to IBIS World.
  • Statista has statistics on all sorts of topics, including dance.
  • eMarketer is a good source for anything internet, mobile, or media. It has statistics on music sales, demographics, and especially the way people consume music online.
  • Mintel has in-depth market research, including a few reports on things like internet radio and music concerts. All from the perspective of the consumer rather than the artist.

Online resources to help you with the business of dance

Performing Arts Librarian

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Myrna Layton
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Phone or Text 801-422-4334
Subjects: Music & Dance, Theatre