General Interest Links:

http://www.ohiotheatrealliance.org/The Ohio Theatre Alliance. Sporting a new website, this organization keeps you up to date on what is happening around the state of Ohio in acting and production work.

http://www.suite101.com/links/page.cfm/240The theatre - what's going on and what makes it tick - by an industry insider.

http://www.macgrafx.com/books.html Theatre Books at MacGrafx is a site for anyone interested in theatre, with a huge selection of theatre books, play catalogs, production techniques, staging, dance, costumes for amateur and professional thespians

http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/3738/
The Stage Technician's Page: Oriented primarily towards people who are interested in the technical aspects of theatre, but have very little experience.The site covers topics on lighting, sound, special effects, and even features a listing of stage jargon translated.

http://frontpage1.shadow.net/usa829fl/ United Scenic Artists:Represents
designers and scenic artists nationwide.

http://www.bendigo.net.au/~dramatic/glossary/Glossary of Theatre Terms: A collection of over 800 words and terms of 'theatre speak'!

http://www.esta.org/ESTA is a non-profit trade association representing the North American entertainment technology industry. Our members include dealers, manufacturers, reps, service and production companies, scenic houses, designers and consultants.

http://www.metmuseum.org/ The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest and finest art museums in the world. This site is designed to give visitors an overview of the collections on display in the Museum's galleries.

http://www.si.edu/The Smithsonian Institution, a large site with many links to a variety of sites including museums, Arts & Crafts, textiles, archaeology, history, and world cultures.


Safety

http://www.isetsa.org/ISETSA/AboutISETSA/WhoWeAre.cfm The International Secondary Education Theatre Safety Association, dedicated to eliminating hazardous exposures and imminent dangers with fully integrated risk management and loss prevention programs.

http://www.theaterhealthandsafetybook.com  A great resource book with practical health and safety guidlines for all school theatre progams. Written by Dr. Randall W. A. Davidson, a leading expert with more than 40 years of experience worldwide.


Costumes/Makeup

http://users.aol.com/nebula5/tcpinfo2.html#history Hundreds of links to
information and research from ancient costumes to modern day

http://www.dimagin.com/ For all designers-new archival cds on costume
history and ornamentation

http://www.milieux.com/costume/The Costume Site - online costuming
resource guide

http://www.bright.net/~premier/ Premier Designs - historic clothing from
Victorian to 1930's

http://www.hamiltondrygoods.com/ Hamilton Dry Goods - historically correct fabrics, clothing and boots for the Civil War era

http://dreamgallery.net/Custom created costumes - some very nice; some very overpriced.

http://www.blanketbrigade.com/Blanket Brigade - Native American leather clothing and western wear. Clothing and accessories. Good quality; reasonable prices.

http://www.hatbarn.com/ The Hat Barn - men's hats.

http://www.webwharf.com/patriot/arm_fram.htmlFactory Store - Military uniforms.

http://www.rothco.com/Military uniforms, supplies, surplus.

http://www.wideshoes.com/ Hitchcock Wide Shoes for men

http://www.worldofwigs.com/catalog.htmlWorld of Wigs - natural hair and synthetic wigs

http://www.pfpd.com/wigsite Wigsite - excellent selection of wig styles and colors

http://www.mehron.com/Stage makeup

http://www.globalfabric.com/~gvi/ Importers of South and Central American fabrics. Beautiful.

http://www.longago.com/ Harper House - vintage patterns

http://www.thepoint.net/~pastpat/Past Patterns Company

http://www.jpryan.com/ online men's and women's patterns from the Georgian periods.

http://www.simplicitypatt.com/online catalogs for sewing and crafts

http://www.berninausa.com/The Bernina site is chock full of information.

http://creatim.com/makeupartists.html Make-up artists - Independent promotional platform for new and professional make-up artists.


http://www.getspfx.com  Carries many student and professional theatrical makeup kits as well as special effects makeup.

Scenery & Props

http://www.rosebrand.com/ theatrical and stage draperies and production
supplies for theater, film, display, events and television.

http://www.propmasters.com/ Design & Construction Of Scenery, Props, &
Effects

http://architectural-ornament.com/Ornamental brackets, cornice, medallions, etc.

http://www.geocities.com/~oldworld/Old World Stone Carving - fireplaces, furniture, sculpture, fountains, and more.

http://www.rosco.com/main.html Scenepaint, effects, filters, hardware, dancefloors.

http://www.flameretarder.com/Distributor of flame-retarding products, waterborne lacquers, and faux finishes.

http://www.markspaint.com/ specialty paint store catering to the motion picture industry, television, scenic and set companies, and faux finishers, as well as the general public.

http://www.skydrops.com/ Sky Drops, Inc.:Custom & scenic backdrops, skies, mottled, landscapes; all sizes up to 110' long.

http://www.eatsinc.com/ Eclectic Arts & Technology Services (EATS): Set
designs and props from scenic painting to welding for the theater and movies.

http://shanana.berkeley.edu/spiro/ Online architectural slide library with search
features by period and building type. Excellent for styles research.

http://www.np.huntington.in.us/architecture/Huntington Historic Architecture: Educational tour of architectural styles.

http://isfahan.anglia.ac.uk:8200/isfahan0.htmlIslamic Architecture:Site
contains some of the most interesting and unusual examples of Islamic
architectural styles ranging from the 11th century to the 19th.

http://www.unitedstageinc.com/manufacturer of stage rigging and draperies.

http://www.WorldofEscher.com/ gallery a collection of mind boggling designs by Escher



Lighting/Special Effects

http://www.vincentlighting.com/ Sales & rental of stage lighting, serving Ohio/Pennsylvania

http://www.future-light.com/ Future Light

http://www.theatrefx.com/ Theatre Effects:Manufacturer and distributor of special effects for the entertainment industry.

http://www.vari-lite.com/Moving lights and control

http://www.stagelighting.com/prod04.htmlStage Lighting Rental, Theatre
Lighting Rental

http://www.seal-fla.com/seal-fla_feedback.htm Stage Equipment and Lighting, Inc. worldwide distributors of theatrical lighting ans special effects equipment

http://www.dallasstagelighting.com/Serving the needs of the entertainment industry with lighting, sound, staging and more.

http://www.strandlight.com/manufacturer of theatrical, architectural, and industrial lighting and controls

http://www.pssl.com/scripts/WebCatalog/PSSL/index.tpl providers of pro audio, stage lighting, lasers, effects and more.

http://www.3000.com/vantage/providers of pro audio, stage lighting, lasers, effects and more.

http://www.altmanltg.com/Altman: manufactures lighting including Photometrics for parcans, ellipsoidals, fresnels, followspots, blacklights, and Shakespeares.

http://www.lycian.com/ manufacturer of followspots for arena, theater, stadium, school and performance space applications.

http://www.agt.net/public/unreel/unreel.htmspecial effect products used around the globe

http://www.lemaitrefx.com/Pyro and special effects.

http://www.strongint.com/ Manufacturers of high-performance spotlights and motion picture projection lightsources.

http://kafka.uvic.ca/~bkeith/ Brendan's Page for Lighting Designers!

http://waapa.cowan.edu.au/lx/The WA Academy's Lighting Links - Sponsored by The Kilowatt Co

http://www.people.virginia.edu/~rlk3p/desource/links/lighting_links.htmlStage Lighting Links


Computer Graphics/3D Modelling

http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/jpeg-faq/part1/faq.html
a thorough explanation of the .jpg file format and how it is best used.

http://www.clipartconnection.com/index.html Clip Art, Graphics

http://www.geocities.com/Area51/8618/ Clip Art, Graphics

http://www.3dcafe.com/asp/default.asp and
http://www.3dcafe.com/asp/tutorial.asp 3D cafe: 3D models for free and to purchase as well as tutorials.

http://www.ktx.com/and
http://www.ktx.com/learning_center/html/learning_tools.htmlKinetix: 3D Computer modelling software/tutorials



Art Supplies
http://www.dickblick.com/ Dick Blick - art supplies.

http://www.texasart.com/Over 60,000 art supply products online and in stock

http://www.discountart.com/Discount art products online.


Other Organizations of Interest:
http://www.saso-oh.org/ SASO

http://www.sbe.org/SBE

http://www.itva.org/ ITVA


Computers
http://www.Cnet.com/ Computer/internet information

http://www.uce.com/Index/The United Index of Used Computer Prices

http://macworld.zdnet.com/MacWorld magazine online

http://home.earthlink.net/~adschaefer/macstheatre.htmlMacintosh Software for the Theatre



Music
http://www.prs.net/midi.htmlClassical MIDI Archives


Search Engines
http://www.copernic.com/ Excellent free searching software (free download): searches the web using multiple search engines at once

http://www.altavista.com/ AltaVista Search: Main Page

http://www.yahoo.com/Yahoo Search

http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/ Yahoo Arts & Humanities

http://www.lycos.com/The Lycos: Your Personal Internet Guide

http://www.webcrawler.com/ WebCrawler Searching

http://www.excite.com/Excite Search

http://www.iglou.com/zamboni/search.html Zamboni's Search Engines


Newsgroups (talk to your Internet service provider to get information on how to subscribe to a newsgroup):

alt.stagecraft

rec.arts.theatre.stagecraft

rec.arts.theatre.misc

rec.arts.theatre.musicals

rec.arts.theatre.plays

rec.arts.theatre.stagecraft

rec.arts.dance

rec.arts.puppetry

alt.arts.ballet

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