Database Trial: Theatre, Performance, and Design Collection

screenshot of Theatre Performance Design Collection database

The Library currently has trial access to a ProQuest / Alexander Street Press collection of theatre resources. The trial is currently live, and will end March 31, 2020.
The Theatre, Performance and Design Collection includes:

Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection
The Broadway HD Collection
The Royal Shakespeare Company Collection
Performance Design Archive Collection
Theatre in Context Collection
Theatre in Video: Volumes I & II
National Theatre Collection

It combines the most important video content types used in theatre education (filmed stage performances, master classes, documentaries, and training material) with previously unpublished production designs, reference texts, and top-of-the-line teaching tools.

If you are on-campus, you can access the trial via this link:

If you are off-campus, please access Academic Video Online (AVON) and choose My Collections from the drop down menu on the top left-hand side of the screen to view the trial collections.

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