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Your guide to theater research at UCLA: Find articles, books, and more.

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Collections and Services During Temporary Arts Library Closure

The Arts Library, located in the Luskin School of Public Affairs building, will be undergoing seismic upgrades and as a result, is closed to patrons through early Fall Quarter 2022. We are aiming to reopen by late October 2022, and will post more information when available. Collections will be available to patrons via Page and Pickup services. Please contact us at AskUs@library.ucla.edu with questions. 

Resource Spotlight

Roundabout Theatre Company’s Refocus Project is a multi-year project to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon. This year’s series of readings, for which Roundabout partnered with Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater (PRTT), features plays by Latinx playwrights and theater makers and is now available to stream online for a limited time:

The following readings are available to view here through October 16:

  • SARITA BY MARÍA IRENE FORNÉS (1984), DIRECTED BY REBECCA APARICIO
  • THE OXCART BY RENÉ MARQUÉS, TRANSLATED BY CHARLES PILDITCH (1953), DIRECTED BY CRISTINA ANGELES
  • EL CORRIDO DE CALIFORNIA BY FAUSTO AVENDAÑO (1979), DIRECTED BY GALIA BACKAL

UC Library Search

UC Library Search, the University of California Libraries' discovery tool, is the way to discover items across the University of California system.

Major Online Sources: Find Articles and More

These online sources are good places to start searching for articles and reference information on theater. Most are subscription resources from the Library, so you will need to make sure your computer is configured for off-campus access if you are researching from home.

Connecting from Off-Campus: VPN & Proxy Tutorials

The Library's online subscription resources can always be accessed from computers and wireless networks on campus. However, off-campus access is restricted to current UCLA, students, faculty, and staff who have set up their computer using one of the methods below. Click on the other tabs to see how four Bruins got their computers set up and ready to go for remote access!

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