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Theater: Subject Headings/Keywords

General guide to print and online resources for theater studies

These are general subject headings related to theater. Search for them as "subjects" on the "Books and Media" tab on the libraries' home page--libraries.rutgers.edu

Acting, Directing, Playwriting, Management, Theater History, Criticism

These are general subject headings related to theater. Search for them as "subjects" on the "Books and Media" tab on the libraries' home page <libraries.rutgers.edu>

acting

commedia dell'arte
gesture
impersonation
improvisation
method acting
mime
motion picture acting
movement (acting)
multiple role acting
stage fencing
stage fighting
television acting
 
actors
actresses
child actors
comedians
female impersonators
Jewish actors
motion picture actors and actresses
stunt performers
 
drama
amateur plays
carnival plays
children's plays
Christmas plays
comedy
experimental drama
farce
farces
folk drama
ghost plays
historical drama
Jewish drama
masques
melodrama
moralities
motion picture plays
mysteries and miracle-plays
one-act plays
opera
pantomime
passion-plays
pastoral drama
plays-in-progress
political plays
prologues and epilogues
promptbooks
psychodrama
puppet plays
radio plays
religion and drama
religion in drama
religious drama
sociodrama
soliloquy
stage adaptations
television plays
tragedy
tragicomedy
young adult drama
 
drama technique
dramatic unities
flashbacks
offstage action
play within a play
stage directions
 
dramatic criticism
 
dramatists
women dramatists
 
monologues
dramatic monologues
 
musical theater
acting in musical theater
musicals
revues
singspiel
 
performance art
 
performing arts
auditions
blacks in the performing arts
one-person shows
pageants
people with disabilities and the performing arts
sex in the performing arts
women in the performing arts
 
playwriting
authors and the theater
 
theater
amateur theater
arena theater
black theater
chamber theater
children's theater
college theater
community theater
experimental theater
feminism and theater
feminist theater
gay theater
little theater movement
motion pictures and theater
music in theaters
puppet theater
readers' theater
sex in the theater
street theater
summer theater
theater and society
theater audiences
theater, open-air
video recording in the theater
violence in the theater
women in the theater
workers' theater
 
theater critics
 
theater history
 
theater management
 
theater production and direction
stage management
theater casting
theatrical producers and directors
 
theaters
amphitheaters
motion picture theaters
music-halls, variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.
showboats

Scenic and Lighting Design, Props

architecture

arches
architecture, domestic
art nouveau architecture
castles
church architecture
classicism in architecture
color in architecture
eclecticism in architecture
fascism and architecture
feminism and architecture
follies
grotesque in architecture
historic buildings
historicism in architecture
Indian architecture
Islam and architecture
light in architecture
military architecture
minimal architecture
monuments
nationalism and architecture
picturesque, the, in architecture
public architecture
regionalism in architecture
resort architecture
skyscrapers
symbolism in architecture
temples
theater architecture
virtual reality in architecture
white in architecture
 
cabinetwork
cabinet hardware
veneers and veneering
 
carpets
kilims
 
decoration and ornament
antiques
arabesques
Arts and Crafts movement
bars (drinking establishments) -- decoration
bas-relief
borders, ornamental
bronzes
church decoration and ornament
coffeehouses, decoration
color (decoration and ornament)
embroidery
enamel and enameling
fancy work
floral decorations
fore-edge painting
friezes
garden ornaments and furniture
glass, ornamental
glass, painting and staining
graffito decoration
hotels, decoration
ironwork
lettering
library decoration
marquetry
metal-work
moldings
monograms
mosaics
mural painting and decoration
party decorations
repetitive patterns
restaurants, decoration
screens
stencil work
store decoration
table setting and decoration
terra-cotta
textile design
theaters -- decoration
 
decorative arts
carving (decorative arts)
lace and lace making
lacquer and lacquering
leatherwork
needlework
porcelain
pottery
tapestry
woodwork
 
flooring
floor coverings
 
furniture
bedroom furniture
built-in furniture
chairs
children's furniture
country furniture
mirrors
office furniture
public buildings -- furniture, equipment, etc.
schools -- furniture, equipment, etc.
seating
upholstered furniture
used furniture
 
furniture making
 
gardening
color in gardening
container gardening
flower gardening
greenhouses
herb gardening
indoor gardening
prairie gardening
seaside gardening
vegetable gardening
winter gardening
 
gardens
backyard gardens
children's gardens
courtyard gardens
garden borders
historic gardens
indoor gardens
kitchen gardens
photography of gardens
rose gardens
water gardens
 
house furnishings
candlesticks
clocks and watches
glassware
household appliances
 
interior decoration
Americana in interior decoration
antiques in interior decoration
art in interior decoration
color in interior decoration
house plants in interior decoration
office decoration
paperhanging
plastics in interior decoration
staircases
textile fabrics in interior decoration
tiles in interior decoration
wall coverings
windows in interior decoration
 
landscape architecture
decks
garden lighting
garden structures
gardens, English
hedges
landscape design
patios
urban landscape architecture
water in landscape architecture
 
landscape gardening
forests and forestry
parks
trees
meadow gardening
natural landscaping
ornamental horticulture
 
landscape photography
 
lighting
candles
daylight
electric lighting
gas-lighting
interior lighting
lamps
lighting, architectural and decorative
stage lighting
 
rugs
 
set designers
theaters -- stage-setting and scenery
 
stage lighting designers
 
upholstery
slip covers

Costume Design, Hair, Makeup

clothing and dress
bodices
buttons
childrens clothing
cloaks
coats
collars
color in clothing
courts and courtiers' clothing
fur garments
gloves
headgear
hosiery
Jewish clothing and dress
kimonos
men's clothing
millinery
pants
riding habit
scarves
shawls
stoles
suits
sweaters
underwear
uniforms
women's clothing
 
costume
academic costume
children's costumes
church vestments
cosmetics
dance costume
ethnic costume
masks
 
costume design
 
dress accessories
fans
handbags
jewelry
millinery
 
fashion
dressmaking
 
featherwork
 
hair
beards
wigs
 
hairdressing
hair dyeing and bleaching
 
hats
 
tailoring
garment cutting
 
theatrical makeup
film makeup
theatrical prosthetic makeup

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