THEATRE WEB LINKS
Theatre Education and Training
- Arts Alive - National Arts Centre
- The National Arts Centre's performing arts educational website. Check out their Theatre section to see interviews with prominent Canadian artists, design concepts, and much more. You won't want to miss The Secret Life of Costumes as well as Imagined Spaces
- History of Costume (Southern Illinois University)
- Pictures of costumes from ancient to late 19th century.
- UFV Library Theatre Research Guide
- Our library's resource on Theatre.
- The Art of Ancient Greek Theatre (J. Paul Getty Museum)
- An exhibition of the art of Ancient Greek Theatre.
- Perseus Digital Library (Tufts University)
- Scan through hundreds of texts and collections ranging from Ancient Greek and Roman to 19th Century American.
- Internet Classics Archive (MIT)
- With 441 classic works from Aeschines to Xenophon, this collection is sure to keep you occupied for a long time. Contains full text works.
- Classics Gateway (University of Reading)
- A great resource for Classics and the study of ancient worlds.
- From Stage to Page (University of Maine)
- A collection of Medieval and Renaissance texts. Contains full text works.
- The York Plays and The Towneley Plays(University of Virginia)
- A collection of two Medieval mystery cycles. The cycle at York contains over 40 plays and took two days to perform.
- Records of Early English Drama (University of Toronto)
- This site is designed to include a wide range of data about professional performers on tour in England and Wales before 1642 – their patrons, the performance venues they used and the routes they took across the kingdom.
- Internet Shakespeare Editions (University of Victoria)
- Contains Folio, Quarto and Modern transcriptions of Shakespeare's plays, as well as a very detailed summary of his life & times and a performance history of his works on stage and screen.
- The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Online (MIT)
- William Shakespeare in Quarto (British Library)
- On this site you will find the British Library’s 93 copies of the 21 plays by Shakespeare printed in quarto before the theatres were closed in 1642.
- Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
- The meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words in the English language, both present and past. It traces the usage and etymology of words. (UFV has a license for this product.)
- Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare
- CASP is devoted to the exploration and documentation of the ways in which Shakespeare has been adapted into a national, multicultural theatrical practice. You will find a wealth of resources related to how Shakespeare has been adapted into (and out of) Canadian theatre.
- Robert Doyle: Theatre Costumes and Set Designs
- This website presents "a portion of the over 2 000 colour set and costume design sketches of various theatre productions and other performances drawn by former Neptune Theatre designer and founder (and original director) of the Dalhousie University Costume Studies program, Robert Doyle."
- Canadian Association for Theatre Research
- Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology (C.I.T.T.)
- Encyclopedia of Canadian Theatre
- Theatre B.C.
- Theatre Museum Canada
- Check out their Legend Library for interviews with many famous actors, directors, designers, etc.
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