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Articles in databases

These are the essential databases for Theatre and Dance. For a longer list see the comprehensive list of Theatre and Dance databases.

Books and media

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  • Steely's Books and Media:
    Search Discovery for books and media. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; Ebook collection; NKU specific materials; Open access; ( + )

RECOMMENDED eBOOKS:

RECOMMENDED PRINT BOOKS:

Dictionary of the Theatre: Terms, Concepts, and Analysis
REF PN2035 .P2913 1998
Encyclopedia of the Musical Theatre
REF ML102.M88 G3 2001
Encyclopedia of World Costume
REF GT507 .Y37
International Encyclopedia of Dance
REF GV1585 .I586 1998
Modern Dance Terminology
REF GV1585 .L65 1997x
Oxford Companion to American Theatre
PN2220 .B6 2004eb (electronic book)
Routledge Guide to Broadway
PN2277.N5 B43 2007eb (electronic book)
Theatre World
REF PN2277 .N5 A17

BROWSE BOOKS AND MEDIA:

  • GV1580-1799   -   Dance
  • ML1700   -   Opera
  • ML1711   -   Musical Theatre
  • PN1600-3307   -   Drama
  • PN1660-1693   -   Playwriting
  • PN1865-1999   -   Special types of drama (tragedy, comedy, vaudeville, etc.)
  • PN2053   -   Directing
  • PN2055   -   Employment
  • PN2061-2071   -   Art of acting
  • PN2067 and GT513-2400   -   Costume
  • PN2068   -   Theatrical Makeup
  • PN2071.F4   -   Stage Fighting
  • PN2080   -   Monologues
  • PN2091.E4   -   Stage Lighting
  • PN2091.S6   -   Stage Setting and Scenery
  • PN2100–2171   -   Theatre History (including ancient, medieval, Renaissance)
  • PN2181-2193   -   Modern Theatre
  • PN2220-2297   -   American Theatre
  • PN2270   -   African American Theatre
  • PN2581-2599   -   British Theatre
  • PN6110.5-6120   -   Play Collections
  • PR621-744   -   English Drama
  • PR1241-1273   -   Collections of English Plays
  • PS330-353   -   American Drama
  • PS623-635   -   Collections of American Plays

Websites

  • backstage
    Resources for actors: casting calls, talent resources, etc. Web site;
  • Dance Magazine
    Information for dance professionals. Web site;
  • Live Design
    Information for designers in the disciplines of lighting, audio, projection, and scenery. Web site;
  • Mondays with Merce
    YouTube channel for the Merce Cunningham Trust. Web site;
  • Playbill
    Magazine focusing on actors, new plays, musicals, and special attractions. Web site;
  • TheatreHistory.com
    Links to webpages about medieval theatre. Web site;

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