Online Resources

DRAMA CAREER DEVELOPMENT ONLINE RESOURCES

Absolute Write
Provides information for people interested in freelance writing, screenwriting, playwriting, writing novels, nonfiction, comic book writing, greeting cards, poetry, songwriting, etc.

Actors Access
A free website operated by Breakdown Services, listing legitimate casting notices available to the general actor population, as well as other resources and services.

Actor's Equity
The official website for the Actor's Equity Union.

ActorNEWS
Free audition information

The Actorsource Homepage
An extensive acting business resource.

AFTRA
The official American Federation of Television and Radio Artist homepage.

American Association of Community Theatre: Job Listings

The Art Deadline List
Updated list of opportunities for Playwrights, Directors and Actors.

ArtJob.org
Listings of opportunities in the arts

ArtSEARCH
Theatre Communication Group’s national arts employment bulletin.

ArtsEdge

Artsnet at Carnegie Mellon
Career services, information, arts management resources, web sites.

Arts Wire
Job Listings for Writers.

AmericanTheater Web
Production schedule database for theaters around the country.

Arts Journal
Chronicle of feature articles on arts and culture for 180 English-language newspapers, magazines, and publications.

Artslynx Internations Arts Resources
Compilation of international links for a great variety of artistic disciplines.

Arts Resource Network
Portal for Seattle arts community

Backstage
Trade papers for actors. Lists casting notices for theater and film.

Broadway.com
The official website of Broadway.

CastingNewYork.com
A free casting service for actors to view and submit for roles in theater and film.

Dear Dori
Advice for actors.

The Drama League
Dedicated to supporting artists and building audiences for the American professional theatre.

The Dramatists Guild
Organization that protects and promotes the interests and rights of writers of stage works.

Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
The 52nd Street Project works with thousands of theatres and supports the living theatre's vital position in contemporary life.

Entertainment Careers
View jobs, internships, and other resources

The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center is a free library that serves grant and fellowship seekers.

Getting scripts to Hollywood
A script management service established to help aspiring writers.

Hollywood Creative Directory
Contact information for the film, television and new media industries

Hollywood Writer's Network
Provides writers with beginning material and current industry information.

Internet Theatre Database
ITDb is a searchable archive of theatrical shows past, present, and future.

KMC
A brief guide to internet resources in Theatre and Performance Studies.

Lark Play Development Center
A home for a burgeoning artistic community that is committed to developing new ways to see and experience the world - through the unique vision of the playwright.

NYCastings
Subscription-based casting database

New Dramatists
Offers script development programs, workshops and reading opportunities.

New Playwrights
Continuing workshop to develop scripts.

New York Coalition of Professional Women in the Arts & Media
NYCWAM brings together unions, guilds and professional organizations to work toward the advancement of women in the performing arts and media.

Now Casting Inc.
Expanded, top of the line services for actors and industry professionals. Spotlight on LA.

NYFA Source
National database of grants, awards, services and publications for artists.

NYFA's Jobs in the Arts

The New York International Fringe Festival
Programming by artists from the world's best emerging theatre troupes and dance companies.

Off Broadway On-line
The official website of Off Broadway has information about over 200 theatre companies in New York City, searchable by 21 genres, 16 neighborhoods, name, date of performance and more.

Off-Off Online
Online home to off-off Broadway theater, including listings and reviews of current offerings.

Playbill Online
Expanded version of Playbill’s print publication including info about B’way and Off B’way

Plays and Playwrights
Discussion group for playwrights

The Playwrights’ Center
The Playwrights’ Center is a service organization that supports playwright development.

The Playwriting Seminars
Online textbook by Richard Toscan covering the craft and business of playwriting.

Playwrights on the Web
International database of playwrights and their websites

SAG
The official Screen Actors Guild page.

Screenwriter's Utopia
Screenwriting articles, script sales, screenplays, and script reviews.

Screenwriting Contests
Lists nationwide screenwriting competitions and offers critiques.

ShowBizJobs
Film, Television, Recording and Attractions industry job

Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers
Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, the union organization that serves directors and choreographers; its not-for-profit arm, the Foundation, provides professional development programming.

StrawHat Auditions
The official website for the StrawHat Auditions.

Stage Source
The U.S. Copyright Office
Branch of the Library of Congress with information of copyright records, publications, etc.

Theater Development Fund
Theatre Development Fund is the largest not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts in the country. In addition to TDF's most visible program, its TKTS® discount ticket booths, TDF administers a range of AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS that encourage production of new plays and musicals.

Theatre Communications Group
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American Theater, offers a wide array of services to strengthen, nurture, and promote professional, not-for-profit American Theater.  Publications include American Theatre magazine, the ArtSEARCH employment bulletin, plays and reference books.

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
The exclusive provider of pro bono legal services, education and advocacy to the New York arts community.

World Wide Arts Resources

WritersDigest.com
Well-indexed list of web resources for writers.

Writer's Guild of America, East
Up-to-date information for union writers, and may also list contests for non union writers.

WriteMovies.com
Scripts to Hollywood and Jobsite.

WWW Virtual Library of Theatre and Drama
Library of international theatre resources; academic institutions, book dealers, conferences, play archives, etc.

Yahoo Theatre Index
Index of theatre related sites.

 
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