Links to Resources of the Performing Arts & Photography


The links on this page relate directly and indirectly to Barry Kay and his work. They are not intended as a comprehensive guide to subject-related resources.

Oral History

Heritage Lottery Fund (UK) > Practice Guidance

British Library > Help for Researchers

Oral History Society (UK) > Practical Advice

Oral History Association (USA) > Principles & Best Practices

Intangible Heritage

UNESCO > Intangible Cultural Heritage

University College London > Museums and Intangible Heritage

Performing Arts Collections

Victoria & Albert Museum > Theatre and Performance Collections

McNay Art Museum > Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts

Arts Centre Melbourne > Performing Arts Collection

Royal Opera House > Collections

Centre National du Costume de Scène > Collections

Performing Arts Associations & Directories

Société Internationale des Bibliothèques et des Musées des Arts du Spectacle / International Association of Libraries and Museums of the Performing Arts

Association of Performing Arts Collections & UK affiliate of SIBMAS

Australian Theatre Research, an online event database of Australian live performance

Archival Registers Research Databases

Archives Online; United Kingdom

National Register of Archives
National directory; United Kingdom

Australia’s Web Archive, database of the National Library of Australia retaining the online publication of the Barry Kay Archive to provide independent public access to it in perpetuity

Performing Arts Resources

Das Meininger Theater
Südthüringisches Staatstheater > Theatre Museum and Archives of historical significance; instrumental influence on theatre reform in the 19th century > Meininger Theaterreform

Royal Opera House > History of The Royal Ballet

Royal Opera House > Performance Database

The Peter Darrell Trust
Works of Peter Darrell; biography, choreographic awards etc.

Kenneth MacMillan
The MacMillan Estate; life and work of Kenneth MacMillan.

Royal Academy of Dance > Archives and Special Collections

Rudolf Nureyev Foundation
Rudolf Nureyev Foundation Official Website; biography, ballet chronology, artistic influence, main roles, choreographies, dance partners, dance director, the artist, the grave.

The Rudolf Nureyev® Dance Foundation
Mission statement, biography, extensive lists of works and performances, career highlights etc.

German website for dance.


Marius Petipa    Life and works

Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky    Life and works

Leoš Janáček Society/Gesellschaft/Společnost
Website with a scientific approach to archiving the Czech composer’s work, including musical analyses; frequent updates

Leoš Janáček
A specialised and informative website about the life and work of the Czech composer; biography, list of works, news and events, reviews etc.

Bohuslav Martinů   Life and works

Richard Rodney Bennett   Life and works

Andrzej Panufnik   Biography, list of works, discography etc.


Dance Magazine
News, exclusive online reviews, performance calendar, dance finder etc.

Ballet.Co Magazine
News, forums, talk, history, reviews, reviews database etc.

Dancing Times
News, reviews, interviews, policy of maintaining the highest standards of criticism and dance history.

Dance Australia
News, artists, reviews.

Critical Dance
An an international non-profit entity founded for the purpose of promoting and supporting the dance arts, including dance arts professionals, organizations, companies, presenters, writers and audiences.

News, features, interviews, reviews of performances from around the world.

National Drama
Journal for drama in the UK; biannual publication of news, reviews, articles and events.

Theatre Record
Fortnightly full, unabridged reviews of the UK’s major theatre critics from the daily, weekly and Sunday newspapers and magazines.

The Stage
Weekly publication serving the UK entertainment and performing arts industry.

The United States Institute for Theatre Technology connects performing arts design and technology communities to ensure a vibrant dialog among practitioners, educators, and students.
Journal for design, production and technology professionals in the performing arts and entertainment industry.

Teaching Institutions offering Performing Arts & Fashion Design courses


The Photographers’ Gallery Soho, London

Australian Centre for Phtography Sydney

FC Gundlach Foundation Hamburg
Photgrapher, founder of the PPS Gallery

Ivorypress > C International Photo Magazine Madrid / London
Published biannually aming to promote debate and creativity in contemporary photography without cultural, geographical or thematic boundaries.

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