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Performing Arts: Books & e-Books

Useful Shelfmarks

Books about the same subject are assigned the same shelfmark number. You'll find the number on the spine of each book. Here is a selection of shelfmarks for Performing Arts:

Acting 792.028

Dance 792.8

Performing Arts 790

Performance Art 700

Theatre: history and criticism 792.015

Video Art  778.59

New Books

Introduction to the Alexander Technique

Physicality, movement, breathing, voice and performance habits.

On Broadway

The creativity and creative process involved in bringing Broadway's brightest off the stage and into the public.

The Theatrical Spectaculum

Offers a new mythic perspective on the secret of the allure and survival of a current-archaic institution--the Western theatre.

Live Art in the UK

Offers a contextual and critical introduction to the scene of contemporary Live Art in Britain. 


A new framework for considering how all media constantly borrow from and refashion other media.