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Performing Arts (HE): Books

Here you can find some useful books if you are studying an HE course in Performing Arts.

The Key books sections shows some books that will be useful for your course and New books shows some of the recent additions to our collection. Click on them to see them in the catalogue to find out more details about them or see if they are available to borrow.

These aren't all the books in the Library,  if you are interested in something else you can use the catalogue  to search  for what your are interested in. The books are arranged in the Library using Dewey Decimal Classification. This is a number sequence from 000-999, with each subject having it own number.  See below to see the important numbers for Film Studies.

Whilst social distancing measures are in place to help everyone stay safe we ask that you do not take books off the shelves, if you find a book you want please ask at the Library Desk.

Alternately you can request a book in advance in person, by phone or using the Library Catalogue, find out how here.

Use the Library Catalogue to
 
 
 
 

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key books

Theatre Studies

Theatre Studies

Shelfmark:

 

792 LEA

performance studies

Performance studies

Shelfmark:

 

792 SCH

Contemporary monologues for men

Contemporary monologues for men

Shelfmark:

 

792.020811 CON

Contemporary monologues for women

Contemporary monologues for women

Shelfmark:

 

792.02082 CON

Actors workbook

Actors workbook

Shelfmark:

 

792.022 CLI

physical actor training

Physical Actor Training

Shelfmark:

 

792.028 DRO

Physical theatres

Physical theatres

Shelfmark:

 

792.028 MUR

Becoming an actor

Becoming an actor

Shelfmark:

 

792.028 UNS

Beginning musical theatre dance

Beginning musical theatre dance

Shelfmark:

 

793.307 HAR

Studying musical theatre

Studying musical theatre

Shelfmark:

 

792.609 TAY

British musical theatre since 1950

British musical theatre since 1950

Shelfmark:

 

792.60941 GOR

New books

Arts Dividend

Arts Dividend

Shelfmark:

 

700.68 HEN

Arts management handbook

Arts management handbook

Shelfmark:

 

706.8 ART

The Aerialist

The Aerialist

Shelfmark:

 

791.34092 TRU

Acting in musical theatre - a comprehensive course

Acting in musical theatre

Shelfmark:

 

792.6028 DEE

Musical Theatre - a history

Musical Theatre - a history

Shelfmark:

 

792.609 KEN

Useful e-books

Creativity and the Performing Artist
The Art of Voice Acting
Research Methods in Theatre and Performance
The Physical Actor
An Actor's Work
Theatre Studies: The Basics

Finding books in the Library

These are the main shelf marks numbers for books on Performing Arts.  

If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask at the Library Information Desk  or search the Library Catalogue. 

780 Music
792 Performing Arts / Drama
792.026 Stage Costumes
792.027 Stage Makeup
792.08 Acting
792.8 Dance
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