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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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About this guide

It brings together quality research resources for Performing Arts, especially in Theatre, Music and Dance.

They include article databases and journals, major reference books, films, media and language resources, and other research key information sources. 

For further assistance please contact your Subject Librarian.


    Digital Theatre Plus - NEW videos, films, interviews

    The Library has purchased access to this fantastic new resource:


    • Digital Theatre Plus
      Digital Theatre Plus contains high quality films of leading British theatre productions. It also provides insight into the play making process from the world of the rehearsal room, dressing room, backstage and beyond through behind-the-scenes documentaries and interviews.

    Featured Database: JSTOR


    • JSTOR Understanding Shakespeare (Beta)
      Understanding Shakespeare is a research tool that allows you to use the text of Shakespeare’s plays to quickly find scholarship written about them—line by line. Simply click next to any line of text in a play to find relevant articles from the JSTOR archive. Currently, there are six plays (the Folger editions) available in Understanding Shakespeare: Hamlet, Henry V, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, andTwelfth Night.

    What's New? eTV!

    • eTV  
      FREE access to recorded TV programmes, live streams and on demand videos!
      First-time user? Register with your Otago email address.
      Includes: Inside the Actors Studio (The Arts Channel), Shakespeare Animated Tales (The Arts Channel), In Search of Shakespeare (The Documentary Channel), and more! Ask for recordings to be made.

    Subject Librarian


    Thelma Fisher

    Central Library

    479 9020

    Phone or email for an appointment

    Performing Arts at Otago


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