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  • Subject Creative Arts, Performance
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  • Brief description Journal articles & books relating to theatre and dance
  • Resource type Ebooks, Full-text journals, References and abstracts
  • Walk-in access Walk-in access available

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The definitive research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts.

Fully indexed, cross-referenced and annotated databank of over 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries.

Date Range

1984 onwards


170+ full text journals
360+ full text books and monographs


On and Off campus select "UK Higher Education” then select University of Cumbria from the drop down box and enter your username and password in the pop-up box.


Basic search to find a phrase or keyword. Advanced search to combine searches using Boolean operators. Visual search produces a visual map of results organised by topic.

Search Tips

Searches can be refined to just full text articles, or by date, by publication, by publication type, or to articles which contain images.

Other information

Some journals have an embargo, so there may be a delay before recent issues are made available.