Routledge Performance Archive

The Routledge Performance Archive is a developing resource created through two years of dedicated research and development with Digital Theatre. It provides unique access to an unprecedented range of audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance.

This ground-breaking and constantly growing online collection delivers essential resources direct to the classroom, lecture theatre and library. The video material spans more than fifty years of documented work direct from renowned practitioners and specialists, and ranges across the entire spectrum of theatre topics.

Included in the Routledge Performance Archive are interviews with key figures in theatre history and contemporary practice; masterclasses with specialist actor trainers from around the world; unique footage direct from the legendary practitioners themselves; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries previously unavailable to global audiences.

The fully searchable and cross-referenced content will be updated each quarter, with exciting additions coming soon from the Victoria &Albert Museum’s National Video Archive of Performance Recordings, and the British Library’s Experimental Theatre and Live Art Collection.

The Routledge Performance Archive acts as the perfect compliment to Digital Theatre Plus, with subscribers to both resources able to save 20%. Contact the team now for more information about subscriptions or to start your free trial.

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