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Routledge Performance Archive

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Routledge Performance Archive (RPA) is a constantly growing teaching and reference resource that is produced in partnership with Digital Theatre, allowing 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. For more information, visit the RPA website.

    Benefits for librarians

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    • 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

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    • 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.

    • Search functionality.

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