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LRC resources for performing arts

Useful books

Acting with Grotowski
Acting Exercises for non-traditional staging
Acting for the Camera
Drama Games
Studying Plays
Thinking Through Theatre and Performance
The Michael Chekhov's Acting Technique
Playing Indoors
Directing Professionally
A Life-Coaching Approach to Screen Acting
Introduction to the Art of Stage Management
Theatre & education
Theatre and history
Theatre and therapy
Theatre and the body
Theatre and sexuality
Theatre and violence
Theatre and human rights
Theatre and globalization
Theatre and audience
Theatre and interculturalism
Theatre and animals
The Frantic Assembly book of devising theatre
The Director's craft
Freeing Shakespeare's voice
Performance analysis

Print books

National Theatre Connections Books

Connections: Monologues
Connections: 2022
Connections: 2021
Connections  2020
Connections 2019
Connections 2018
Connections 2017
Connections 2015
Connections 2014
Connections 2013
Connections 2012
Connections 2007


The different e-book collections provide access to a number of useful e-books. You can browse some of the titles in the collections below but there are many more available in each e-book database.

If you are accessing the e-books in college simply click on the book's cover image. If you are accessing the e-books from home follow the access instructions for each database below. 


Credo Reference

How to access Credo Reference from off campus
Dictionary of Shakespeare
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stage Actors and Acting
The Cambridge Guide to Theatre
Shakespeare's Theatre: A Dictionary of His Context
Collins English Dictionary
Collins English-Polish Dictionary
The Columbia Encyclopedia
The Essential Job Interview Handbook
The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English

Ebook Central

How to access Ebook Central from off campus
Events Management
Studying Creatively : A Creativity Toolkit to Get Your Studies Out of a Rut
Studying for Success

Gale eBooks

How to access Gale eBooks from off campus
Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students
Arts and humanities through the eras
Contemporary Theatre Film & Television series
Drama for Students
Elizabethan World Reference Library
Personal Finance
Shakespeare for Students
Social Skills
St James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography

English and Maths e-books in Ebook Central

AQA GCSE English Language Grades 1-5 Student Book
AQA GCSE English Language Grades 5-9 Student Book
Mathematics for Dyslexics : Including Dyscalculia