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Recommended Databases for Drama

Find Books & eBooks

The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance
The Methuen Drama Dictionary of Theatre
The Physical Actor: Exercises for Action and Awareness
Costume, Makeup, and Hair
The Makeup Artist Handbook
Theatre: Its Art & Craft
The Director's Craft: A Handbook for the Theatre
Theatre Studies : The Basics
100 Monologues
The Kilroys' List

Watch Films and Video Clips

Theatre from Alexander Street

Over 35,000 full-length videos in over 20 disciplines.

Drama and the Theater Videos (FOD)

Educational films and documentaries grouped into subject-specific categories.

Ambrose Streaming Video collection including BBC Shakespeare plays

Multi-disciplinary streaming video of 100+ documentary and educational film series. Includes BBC productions of all 37 Shakespeare plays.

Music and Performing Arts

Combines audio and video that spans all time periods, hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles.

Routledge Performance Archive

Streaming video of more than 50 years of documented work from renowned practitioners and specialists in theatre history and contemporary practice.