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
theatre - what's going on and what makes it tick
- by an industry insider.
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
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.
United Scenic Artists:Represents
designers and scenic artists nationwide.
of Theatre Terms: A collection of over 800 words
and terms of 'theatre speak'!
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.
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.
Smithsonian Institution, a large site with many
links to a variety of sites including museums, Arts
& Crafts, textiles, archaeology, history, and
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.
Hundreds of links to
information and research from ancient costumes to
For all designers-new archival cds on costume
history and ornamentation
Costume Site - online costuming
Premier Designs - historic clothing from
Victorian to 1930's
Hamilton Dry Goods - historically correct fabrics,
clothing and boots for the Civil War era
created costumes - some very nice; some very overpriced.
Brigade - Native American leather clothing and western
wear. Clothing and accessories. Good quality; reasonable
The Hat Barn - men's hats.
Store - Military uniforms.
uniforms, supplies, surplus.
Hitchcock Wide Shoes for men
of Wigs - natural hair and synthetic wigs
Wigsite - excellent selection of wig styles and
Importers of South and Central American fabrics.
Harper House - vintage patterns
online men's and women's patterns from the Georgian
catalogs for sewing and crafts
Bernina site is chock full of information.
Make-up artists - Independent promotional platform
for new and professional make-up artists.
Carries many student and professional theatrical
makeup kits as well as special effects makeup.
Scenery & Props
theatrical and stage draperies and production
supplies for theater, film, display, events and
Design & Construction Of Scenery, Props, &
brackets, cornice, medallions, etc.
World Stone Carving - fireplaces, furniture, sculpture,
fountains, and more.
Scenepaint, effects, filters, hardware, dancefloors.
of flame-retarding products, waterborne lacquers,
and faux finishes.
specialty paint store catering to the motion picture
industry, television, scenic and set companies,
and faux finishers, as well as the general public.
Sky Drops, Inc.:Custom & scenic backdrops, skies,
mottled, landscapes; all sizes up to 110' long.
Eclectic Arts & Technology Services (EATS):
designs and props from scenic painting to welding
for the theater and movies.
Online architectural slide library with search
features by period and building type. Excellent
for styles research.
Historic Architecture: Educational tour of architectural
contains some of the most interesting and unusual
examples of Islamic
architectural styles ranging from the 11th century
to the 19th.
of stage rigging and draperies.
gallery a collection of mind boggling designs by
Sales & rental of stage lighting, serving Ohio/Pennsylvania
Theatre Effects:Manufacturer and distributor of
special effects for the entertainment industry.
lights and control
Lighting Rental, Theatre
Stage Equipment and Lighting, Inc. worldwide distributors
of theatrical lighting ans special effects equipment
the needs of the entertainment industry with lighting,
sound, staging and more.
of theatrical, architectural, and industrial lighting
providers of pro audio, stage lighting, lasers,
effects and more.
of pro audio, stage lighting, lasers, effects and
manufactures lighting including Photometrics for
parcans, ellipsoidals, fresnels, followspots, blacklights,
manufacturer of followspots for arena, theater,
stadium, school and performance space applications.
effect products used around the globe
and special effects.
Manufacturers of high-performance spotlights and
motion picture projection lightsources.
Brendan's Page for Lighting Designers!
WA Academy's Lighting Links - Sponsored by The Kilowatt
Computer Graphics/3D Modelling
a thorough explanation of the .jpg file format and
how it is best used.
Clip Art, Graphics
Clip Art, Graphics
3D cafe: 3D models for free and to purchase as well
3D Computer modelling software/tutorials
Dick Blick - art supplies.
60,000 art supply products online and in stock
art products online.
United Index of Used Computer Prices
Software for the Theatre
Excellent free searching software (free download):
searches the web using multiple search engines at
AltaVista Search: Main Page
Yahoo Arts & Humanities
Lycos: Your Personal Internet Guide
Zamboni's Search Engines
Newsgroups (talk to your Internet service provider
to get information on how to subscribe to a newsgroup):