Routledge Performance Archive
Routledge Performance Archive (RPA) is a constantly growing teaching and reference resource that is produced in partnership with Digital Theatre. It allows unique access to a carefully selected range of audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of theatre, performance, dance, and choreography.
The content on RPA is a mix of workshop footage, full length productions, interviews, documentaries, and lectures. RPA spans contemporary performance, theatre history, actor training and non-western performance forms.
Benefits for librarians
ICOLC and COUNTER-reports available. MARC-21 report files are available on request.
Content is updated twice a year, in May and November.
Remote access and authentication by: IP address, Proxy server, Athens and Shibboleth.
Benefits for academics
The material ranges from performances, to training workshops and interviews with practitioners.
Material is broken down by practitioner and subject taxonomy.
Extensive keyword index.
Audio-visual material presented and streamed in different bit rates.
Can be accessed directly in the classroom.