This guide is intended as a starting place for researchers, pointing to tools for finding books, scholarly articles, reviews, and other topical and collection-related information in Theatre.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2013
Text avail. in BobCat, Reserves and soon to be in electronic form -
NYU Bobst Main Collection
(PN2041.A57 S34 2002)
- Performing Islam
Performing Islam is the first peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal about Islam and performance and their related aesthetics. It focuses on socio-cultural as well as the historical and political contexts of artistic practices in the Muslim world. The journal covers dance, ritual, theatre, performing arts, visual arts and cultures, and popular entertainment in Islam-influenced societies and their diasporas.
- Applied Theatre Research
worldwide journal for theatre and drama in non-traditional contexts. It focuses on drama, theatre and performance with specific audiences or participants in a range of social contexts and locations. Contexts include education, developing countries, business and industry, political debate and social action, with children and young people, and in the past, present or future; locations include theatre which happens in places such as streets, conferences, war zones, refugee camps, prisons, hospitals and village squares as well as on purpose-built stages.
- Routledge Performance Archive
The Routledge Performance Archive is a developing resource produced in partnership with Digital Theatre, providing access to an unprecedented range of audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance. Included here are interviews with key figures in theatre history and contemporary practice; masterclasses with specialist actor trainers from around the world; footage direct from the legendary practitioners themselves; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries previously unavailable to global audiences. The video material spans more than fifty years of documented work direct from renowned practitioners and specialists, and ranges across the entire spectrum of theatre topics.
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- Drama Online
1000 plus plays full text! Offer the highest quality online experience of theatre arts, working with creatives and educators to ensure that watching and discovering the world of a play online is an exciting, relevant and authentic learning experience. ** This database is currently in a trial period; if you have any comments please contact Pamela Bloom at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Digital Theatre Plus
Offer the highest quality online experience of theatre arts, working with creatives and educators to ensure that watching and discovering the world of a play online is an exciting, relevant and authentic learning experience. ** This database is currently in a trial period; if you have any comments please contact Pamela Bloom at email@example.com. click on the i to find access
- Association Theatre For Higher Education
The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) is a comprehensive non-profit professional membership organization. Founded in 1986, ATHE serves the interests of its diverse individual and organizational members, including college and university theatre departments and administrators, educators, graduate students, and theatre practitioners. The Association’s web site is www.athe.org
This peer-reviewed journal maintains and openminded editorial policy. It provides a forum for the sharing of insights into performance practices, historical and current. International and wide-ranging in scope, unfettered by the orthodoxies of academic discourses.