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Theater and Dance: Books

A guide to the Academy Library's collection of books, periodicals, audiovisual materials and Web sites on stagecraft (theatrical design and production).

Subjects to Browse

Try a general subject search:

Try a subject search for an artistic style, genre or function:

Try searching a specific period in theater or dance history:


Majestic Theatre, Broadway

WMS Catalog Search

WMS Catalog Search Tips

1. When first searching, start with a broad KEYWORD search.  Make sure to use the most recent scholarship by sorting the results by date.

2. Once you've found an item that looks promising, click on its title, then on the View Description tab that appears under the title. Locate the item's subject headings (highlighted in blue). When you click on a subject heading link, you will be directed to a list of every item in the library with that same SUBJECT.


Selection of Books