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Theatre and Dance

Enter titles and keywords (e.g. stage, lighting, ballet) in One Search to find PRINT and E-BOOKS at WKUor "shelf-browse" the catalog using book call numbers. Here is a partial breakdown; access the complete classification list at Library of Congress.

THEATRE

Subject Call # range
theaters NA 6820 - 6845
performing arts / show business PN 1560 - 1590
drama PN 1600 - 1999
dramatic representation / the theater PN 2000 - 3307 
art of acting PN 2061 - 2071
theatrical makeup  PN 2068
the stage and accessories PN 2085 - 2091
ancient theater PN 2131 - 2145
medieval theater PN 2152 - 2160
Renaissance theater PN 2171 - 2179
modern theater PN 2181 - 2193
actors PN 2205 - 2217
Jewish theater PN 3035
amateur theater PN 3151 - 3171
college / school theatricals PN 3175 - 3191
tableaux / pageants PN 3203 - 3299
English literature: drama PR 621
American literature: drama PS 330

Also see: musical theater (MT 955 - 956) and music in the theater (MT 960)

DANCE

Subject Call # range
dance / dancing GV 1580 - 1799.4
dictionaries / encyclopedias for dance GV 1585
dance history GV 1601
national dances and folk dances GV 1743
social dancing, ballroom dancing GV 1751 - 1753.5
square dancing GV 1763
theatrical dancing GV 1781 - 1783.5
dance production and direction  GV 1782
dance biography GV 1786
ballet GV 1787
modern dance GV 1783
dance for children GV 1799

Also see: music for dance (ML 3400)

 

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