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Theater and Dance: Reference Sources
A guide to the Academy Library's collection of books, periodicals, audiovisual materials and Web sites on stagecraft (theatrical design and production).
This guide will help you research Theater and Dance.
Click on a tab above to see all of the relevant sources that are available through the Library.
If you have any questions, please ask a Librarian for help!
Reference Research Tips
Begin your research by using either the print reference collection on the main floor of the Library or one of the reference databases. A reference source will give you a broad overview of your subject. Use the table of contents or index to find articles with information on your topic. Also, see if the article has a bibliography, which can give you some great leads to other sources.
Provider of access to video content used in theatre education (filmed stage performances, master classes, documentaries, and training material) along with previously unpublished production designs, reference texts, and teaching tools.
This encyclopedia provides authoritative and up-to-date information about theatre and performance from ancient Greek theatre to the latest developments in London, Paris, New York, and around the globe.
Reference source includes overviews of major concepts, topics and issues, surveys of theatre institutions, countries, and genres, biographical entries on key performers, playwrights, directors, designers, choreographers and composers, and articles by leading professionals on crafts, skills and disciplines including acting, design, directing, lighting, sound and voice.