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Purchase DTT Collector Videos online through DanceTime Publications! Our collection of videos are both entertaining and educational, preserving the traditions of social dance for generations to come.




Dancetime! - 500 Years of Social Dance

DANCETIME! takes you through history from the 1400's to the 1990's. These popular social dances evoke the thrill of Renaissance revelry, Baroque beauty, 19th Century romance and 20th century energy.
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DanceTime! Vol. 1

Volume I - 15th to 19th Centuries:
A world of beauty and grandeur! From the courts of Italy, France and England--to the refined ballrooms of America.
VHS 45 minutes, color 1998.
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DanceTime! Vol. 2
Volume II - The 20th Century:
A nonstop explosion of American social dance! The innovative fads reveal the diversity of our culture from ragtime to rock, memory lane to MTV; from yesterday to today!
VHS 45 minutes, color 1998.
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How to Dance Through Time

The How to Dance Through Time series gives clean "how-to" instructions to help viewers learn a variety of social dances. Dance Historian Carol TZŁten narrates the steps and provides a historical overview of each dance. Professional dancers from Dance Through Time perform with authentic music and fashions from each era.
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19th Century dances

Volume I - The Romance of Mid 19th Century Couple Dances
LEARN TO DANCE the Waltz, Gallop, Polka, Schottische, and Mazurka.

How to Dance Through Time, Volume I gives clear "how-to" instructions to help viewers learn to dance five mid-19th Century ballroom couple dances.
VHS 35 minutes, color 1998.
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Ragtime dances

Volume II - Dances Of The Ragtime Era: 1910-1920
LEARN TO DANCE the Animal Dances (Fox Trot, Horse Trot, Kangaroo Hop, Duck Waddle, Squirrel, Chicken Scratch, Turkey Trot, Grizzly Bear), Castle Walk, Tango, Maxixe, and Hesitation Waltz.

How to Dance Through Time, Volume II provides 44 step combinations and how-to instructions offering enough variation to improvise your own vintage dances.
VHS 50 minutes, color 1998.
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Renaissance dances

Volume III - The Majesty of Renaissance Dance
LEARN TO DANCE an Italian Renaissance dance suite: Nido d'Amore (The Nest of Love)

How to Dance Through Time, Volume III exposes the social and technical intricacy of Renaissance dance. The refined introduction (The Opening) explodes into male virtuoso display (The Galliard), builds to mutual ecstasy ( The Saltarello), and culminates in a statement of strong indi vidualism (The Canary). This suite mirrors the episodic changes of courtship.
VHS 40 minutes, color 1998.
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Baroque dances

Volume IV - The Elegance of Baroque Social Dance
LEARN TO DANCE the Minuet, Allemande, and Contredance

How to Dance Through Time, Volume IV shows the most influential social dances of the French Baroque Court. The renowned Minuet is demonstrated with step and floor pattern detail. The complicated handholds of the Allemande are carefully delineated. The intricate patterns of the Contredance are brought to life by eight dancers.
VHS 45 minutes, color 1998.
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Victorian dances

Volume V - Victorian Era Couple Dances
LEARN TO DANCE the Waltz, Polka, Galop, and Mazurka

How to Dance Through Time, Volume VI continues the tradition of The Romance of Mid-19th Century Couple Dances. The viewer re-visits classic 19th century dances and explores 32 innovative step variations, which were added in the last part of the century. The Waltz flourished with turning embellishments; the Polka developed whimsical variations; the Galop rose to a new level of expertise; and the Mazurka blossomed in virtuostic displays.
VHS 55 minutes, color 2001.
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Group Dances

Volume VI - A 19th Century Ball The Charm of Group Dances
LEARN TO DANCE the Grand March, Lancers Quadrille, and Cotillion

How to Dance Through Time, Volume VI reveals the ballroom's flirtatious group dances. The Grand March is the elegant ceremonial opening to the Ball. The Lancers Quadrille, a square dance, is rich with picturesque geometric patterns. The famous Cotillon figures enable dancers to flirt, while performing improvisational dancing games.
VHS 50 minutes, color 2001.
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