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Theatre & Communication Arts: Getting Started

New resources

Be sure to check out one of our new resources - Theatre and Drama Premium.

This resource delivers the spectacle of live theatre directly to you with streaming performances from "The National Theatre Collection," "Royal Shakespeare Company," "Broadway HD," and other prominent theatre collections. In addition, other materials are available like documentaries, interviews, scripts, essays, set designs, sketches, and more.  

A set of tutorials provide assistance to optimize your usage!

Theatre at Whittier College

Welcome to the Theater & Communication Arts research guide!


Pantages Theatre from the stage--image from

Pantages Theatre from the stage--image from

Purpose of this Guide

This curated Theatre & Communication Arts research guide will help you locate, evaluate, select, and cite relevant library resources. 

Where to start?

If you are just beginning the research process and unfamiliar with a topic, or if you are still searching for a research topic, begin by exploring Reference sources. These will help define, summarize and provide important historical and cultural context on any given subject.

Questions or Suggestions?

If you have any questions or suggestions on how to improve this guide, please contact me through phone or email. 


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