Theatre, Dance, Performance Studies Indexes And Resources

by Adam Siegel – November 1, 2021

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The basic principle underlying the organization of any library is to describe the documents it contains so that they may be located.  All libraries create sets of records which describe the documents in their collections.  Catalogs are sets of records to documents that share a location.  Indexes are sets of records to documents that share some other attribute (generally subject matter). Below are the most comprehensive and significant broad article indexing databases for international (but English-language-centric) theatre, dance, and performance scholarship.  Also listed are corpora containing collections of contemporary drama and performance.

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