- NCLive.org (best searches are Academic Search Elite, Newspaper Source, and ProQuest for articles and WorldCat for books)
- INTER-PLAY (will search all available anthologies for play titles, then search use the Catawba library online database to find that anthology)
The following is a list of links to sites related to the performing arts. While we list these sites, we do not necessarily agree with or support any information contained therein. The sites are not affiliated with Catawba College.
- Complete Listing of Auditions, all regions, professional and summer
- Professional Acting Job Websites:
- Jay's North Carolina Theatre Guide, a complete guide to all theatre companies in North Carolina with local audition info (tons of website links)
- Charlotte Area Theatres courtesy of Metrolina Theatre Association
- League of Washington (D.C.) Theatres, direct links to all area theatres for internships and auditions
- North Carolina Theatre Conference, state auditions and SETC prelims
- Region IV, Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival
- Southeastern Theatre Conference, the country's largest, most heavily attended regional auditions
- ArtSEARCH, national employment bulletin for the arts (subscription needed)
- BacksstageJobs.com, behind-the-scenes jobs
Stagecraft and Costume
- American Ballet Theatre Performance directory plus gorgeous photo galleries.
- American Ballroom Companion Dance Instruction Manuals Ca.1600-1920 Collection from the Library of Congress with over 200 manuals included in this online exhibit.
- BalletWeb Site devoted to classical ballet with some information on modern dance.
- Cirque du Soleil Site for this wonderful dance and circus troupe.
- DanceArt Chat areas, gear, links to dance sites, interviews and more.
- Dance Instruction Manuals, Ca.1600-1920 Library of Congress collection of dance instruction manuals which reveal the evolution of etiquette and dance.
- Dance Links Large collection of dance-related links, including ballet, modern, organizations, and schools.
- Dance Magazine Collection of articles and information.
- Dancescape Site for ballroom dancing and dancesport, plus an online store for supplies.
- The Information Super Dance Floor Country and western line dancing information.
- Sapphire Swan Dance Directory Huge collection of dance links for all types of dancing.
- Tap Dance Homepage Events, informational resources, and support.
- Yahoo — Dance
Theatre Organizations and Unions
- Screen Actors Guild Information for members, film makers and those considering becoming actors.
- Stagebill Guide to theater, dance, opera, jazz and classical music, with a performance search engine and a roster of arts organizations.
- UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF THEATRE TECHNOLOGY The association of design, production, and technology professionals in the performing arts and entertainment industry.
- United Scenic Artists The homepage for the theatre designer's union
- Actors' Equity Association The stage actors union homepage.
- Directors Guild of America The film directors union homepage
- Dramatists Guild of America for playwrights and finding a playwright's agent.
- The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees The IATSE is the labor union representing technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live theatre, film and television production.
- Writer's Guild of America, East The union representing writers
- University/Resident Theatre Association The University/Resident Theatre Association is the country's oldest and largest consortium of professional theatre training graduate programs and associated professional theatre companies.
- The League of American Theatres and Producers is the national trade association for the commercial theatre industry.
- Theatre Communications Group Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for American theatre, provides a central forum and communications network for a field that is as artistically diverse as the communities it serves.
Reviews, Schedules and Events
Theatre Publications and Discussion Groups