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Recent News

SIBMAS 2014 Conference

John Jay College, New York, NY
The executive committee of SIBMAS and the conference committee of the Theatre Library Association joined forces last June in order to lay the ground work for a fantastic conference in New York next year.  Our thirtieth conference will take place at the John Jay College in the heart of New York’s theatre district from June 10-13, 2014 under the theme Body, Mind, Artefact: Reimagining collections... READ ON

Reminder : Images for the Web site

As we are fully immersed into the work for the website, we still need your help! In order to make sure that the new website represents  the diversity of SIBMAS' members, we would like images from your collections which we can use on the new SIBMAS website... READ ON


The Socio-Poetic Symbolism of Textiles in 19 c. French Litterature

The Blaise Pascal University is presenting a conference on the socio-poetic symbolism of textiles of costumes found in a selection of renowned literary works of the 19 c. French writers. A wide range of costumes such as the theatrical costumes and others will be studied at this conference held at the CNCS (Centre National du Costume de Scène)... READ ON (fr)

Socio-poétique du textile : tissus et vêtements chez les écrivains français au XIXe siècle
See also the following page
From 5th to 7th September 2013
Centre National du Costume de Scène
Quartier Villars - Route de Montilly
03000 Moulins
Tel : 04 70 20 76 20

Conference on Solomon Mikhoels

Source: literalab.com
The Russian State Art Library invites you to take part the 8th International Academic Conference dedicated to Solomon Mikhoels. The Conference of 2013 will be taking place on November 27-28, 2013 and is going to involve further consideration of the questions connected with the problem of National theatre, such as... READ ON

Wednesday November 27th and Thursday November 28, 2013
For more information please contact Ms Ada Kolganova
Tel. (495) 692-06-53

Surfing the Web

Performing Arts Digital Collections of the LC

PAE is a guide to performing arts resources at the Library of Congress. See, hear, and explore the Library's unsurpassed collections of scores, sheet music, audio recordings, films, photographs, and other materials. READ ON


Onstage! Costume Design and the Theatre

Presented in conjunction with Cut! Costume and the Cinema, Onstage! recreates a designer's studio and a costume shop revealing how theatre costumes are created, from the drawing board, to the cutting table, and finally the stage. Through drawings from the McNay's collection this unique exhibition is focusing on five of North America's most celebrated theatre designers,
McNay Art Museum
September 4, 2013 - January 5, 2014
6000 North New Braunfels
San Antonio, Texas 78209
Tel. 210.824.5368

News from the Members

The Selwyn Theatre Historic Renovation Collection

Roundabout Theatre Company, a not-for-profit theatre in New York now in its 48th season, has completed a New York State Archives, Documentary Heritage Program, grant for the processing and arrangement of a unique collection of materials chronicling its renovation/restoration of the Selwyn Theatre (now known as the American Airlines Theatre), one of the historic theatres on 42nd Street in the Times Square district of New York City... READ ON

Perspectives 2013/14: Theatermusuem Düsseldorf

When in September summer and theatre holidays will be over  the Theatermusuem Düsseldorf will also take up speed. Several events  will be important for the rest of the year... READ ON

New Project Manual for Theatre Companies

After three years of development by ATAP archivists and documentarians, we are pleased to share the 1st edition of Preserving Theatrical Legacy: An Archiving Manual for Theatre Companies..READ ON

Download the free PDF from www.AmericanTheatreArchiveProject.org and spread the word!

1920s and 1930s Dance Magazines - Now Online

The Centre National de la Danse and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France announce the online arrival of five French dance magazines dating the 1920s and 1930s… READ ON (fr)

Discover the SIBMAS Members

The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum

The Theatre Museum is devoted entirely to the study of the history of drama, and offers excellent facilities for fostering the theatrical cultures of the world. Professor Tsubouchi Shoyo, who was associated with Waseda University for more than forty years, had long cherished the hope of building on its campus a museum dedicated to the theatre arts... READ ON
To access the Digital Archives Collection click here

University of Bristol Theatre Collection


Fictional Story of a Dancer's Life

Enora Rivière, ob.scène : récit fictif d'une vie de danseur
Enora Rivière (author)
Centre National de la Danse Edition
September 2013
ISBN: 9782914124478
Text in French
Public readings and signing sessions organised by the CND... READ ON (fr)

Serge Diaghilev : Art, Music & Dance

Serge Diaghilev : l'art, la musique et la danse - lettres, écrits, entretiens
Jean-Michel Nectoux, Ilia Samoïlovitch Zilberstein, Vladimir Alexeïvitch Samkov (eds)
Jointly published by CND, Vrin, INHA
March 2013
ISBN: 9782914124461
Text in French
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Mathilde : Dancing After All

Mathilde : Danser après tout
Mathilde Monnier, François Olislaeger (eds)
Jointly published by Denoël Graphic / Centre national de la danse
May 2013
ISBN : 9782207109731
Text in French
READ ON (fr)