These resources are split into sections:
- Reception of ancient drama
- Resources for classics
- Resources for theatre studies
- Selected theatre companies
- Online theatre listings
Ancient Theatre Project Based at the Institute of Classical Studies, London, the Ancient Theatre Project concerns the identification and cataloguing of archaeological material relating to the history of ancient theatre. The range of materials includes representations of stage scenes, actors in costume, masks and other theatrical equipment in many different media: sculpture, vase painting, terracotta figures, bronzes, mosiacs, and gems.
Antikerezeption in der deutschsprachigen Literatur nach 1945 A project at the Freie Universität Berlin which aims to create an archive documenting the presence of Greek and Roman antiquity in contemporary German literature through the systematic collection and evaluation of material in a database.
Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception (CADRE) Founded in 1998 by the Department of Classics at the University of Nottingham to promote research in Greek and Roman drama and its impact on later traditions
Classical Reception Studies Network was formed in early 2004 as a collaboration between six universities with research specialisms in various aspects of Classical Reception Studies (Bristol, Durham, Nottingham, Open, Oxford, Reading). The aims of the Network include the promotion of rigorous debate about all aspects of classical reception studies and the development of seminars and workshops to encourage the exchange of expertise and growth of collaborative projects.
Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca sul Teatro Antico (CRIMTA) was established at the Università degli Studi di Pavia in 2000.
Didaskalia: Ancient Theater Today An electronic resource and journal dedicated to the study of ancient Greek and Roman drama and its reception
European Network of Research and Documentation of Ancient Greek Drama Performances The Network aims to establish an expansion and a re-orientation, as well as to improve the traditional methods of teaching, ancient drama by creating new activities of an interdisciplinary and comparative nature
Reception of the Texts and Images of Ancient Greece in Late Twentieth-century Drama and Poetry in English A research project at the Department of Classical Studies, The Open University, with various online resources including a pilot version of their database and a bibliography of project publications
Classics Confidential is a vodcasting site run by Jessica Hughes and Elton Barker from The Open University. Founded in 2010, the site aims to bring current work in Classics to a wider audience through the medium of video. You can subscribe to the Youtube channel and join the Facebook group to be notified of new postings.
Contexts for Classics An inter-departmental initiative at the University of Michigan which aims to rethink the discipline of Classical Studies from various critical, historical and pedagogical perspectives. CfC sponsors events which explore the relationship between antiquity and modernity and interrogate the construction of a Classical ideal
Pankur An Agora for Classics Postgraduates
University of British Columbia, Department of Philosophy 'Socrates on Trial'
Bristol Theatre Collection A museum and research centre dedicated to the study of British Theatre History
Centre for Performance Research, based in Aberystwyth, Wales
Digital Archive of the State Theater of Northern Greece (Kratiko Theatro Voreiou Ellados). One of the biggest theatre organizations in Greece and Europe, the State Theater of Northern Greece is not just responsible for theatrical productions but extends its work to cultural sectors such as education, literature and the arts through the organization of exhibitions, conferences, festivals, and theatre-educational programmes. Its digital archive contains over 2,000 videos and nearly 7,000 images, covering over 800 productions since 1961.
International Federation for Theatre Research The IFTR exists to promote collaboration and the exchange of information between individuals and organisations concerned with theatre research, supporting conferences and publications and assisting its members in all such activities and projects
Jocelyn Herbert Archive, the archives of one of Britain's most important stage designers - held at the Wimbledon College of Art.
National Resource Centre for Dance (NRCD) Based at the University of Surrey, the NRCD was founded in 1982 with the aim of providing support services to dance education and research.
National Theatre Archive The repository for the administrative and technical records of the National Theatre. The collection covers the period from the inception of the company in 1963 to the present day.
SIBMAS (Société Internationale des Bibliothèques et des Musées des Arts du Spectacle) The international association of libraries and museums of the performing arts
V&A Theatre and Performance Archives The V&A Theatre and Performance collections include many archives from performing arts companies and other organisations, as well as from individuals such as performers, stage designers and private collectors.
Actors of Dionysus Britain's leading theatre company dedicated to the performance of classical Greek drama
Aquila Theatre Company Professional Company in Residence, Center for Ancient Studies, New York University
Ośrodek Praktyk Teatralnych ‘Gardzienice’ Founded and run by Włodzimierz Staniewski
Modern Actors Staging Classics A Canadian group dedicated to the performance of Greek and Roman theatre on the modern stage
Thiasos London-based theatre group whose mission is to put music, dance, colour and spectacle back at the centre of Greek tragedy and comedy
UK Theatre Web Theatre listings, noticeboards and searchable archives
whatsonstage.com Theatre listings, news and reviews