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Subject guide to theatre

Subject Resources

If you're just starting out as a theatre student and need to get some background/fundamentals, the following can help:

To search all of Schewe's databases, use the following:

To search databases that have considerable amounts of theatre content in them, consider the following:

Here are some searches that will get you a variety of theatre books:

Here are some contemporary works that a theatre major might find useful:

You can find reliable and high-quality videos on a variety of topics below:

You can find reliable and high-quality theatre videos on the following topics:

Here are some websites which might be helpful for a theatre student:

For help citing materials, click below:

For help citing in the Chicago Manual of Style format, which is often used in theatre, consider using Schewe Library's Chicago citation guide:

Have a question?

You are welcome to contact us individually at: 

Elora Agsten - Research Services Librarian


Jaeda Calaway - Information Literacy Instructor and Student Research Support Specialist


Or you can chat with a librarian here!