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StageAgent for Libraries

Give your library patrons access to the leading online resource for theatre students

Make theatre education accessible

Enjoy IP-restricted access to materials that support both introductory and advanced theatre curriculums.

No individual accounts required.

Compliant with WCAG 2.1 level AA accessibility standards

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Production Research and Practice Materials

Study guides for plays, musicals and operas

Enjoy over 2,100 expert-written study guides about shows and access 23,000+ detailed character breakdowns. No more blank stares from students or forcing them to sort through an overwhelming number of online search results.

Monologues, scenes and songs

Discover hundreds of monologues, songs and scenes. View context, analyses and video examples. See suggested audition materials for individual characters.

Learning Modules and Expert Insights

Audition preparation

Step-by-step guides to help students prepare for college entrance auditions and general performance.

Career guides

Discover different careers in theatre and learn about job duties, required education, salary information and job prospects.

Diversity & inclusion

Explore diversity and inclusion issues in theatre history, literature and practice.

Theatre history

Learn all about theatre history from Ancient Greek Theatre to Rock Musicals!

World theatre

Discover non-Western styles of theatre from East Asia, India, the Middle East, Africa and more.

Performing skills & process

Discover the elements of successful rehearsal and performance in acting, musical theatre and opera.


Learn about the elements of the playwriting process, from finding your initial inspiration to writing a full-length play.

Practitioner biographies

Read biographies about important people in theatre including directors, designers, playwrights and theorists.

Shakespeare in context

Discover the real-life history behind Shakespeare and his plays.

Technical theatre

Learn about the design and production elements of tech theatre.

Theatre eras & movements

Explore important time periods and events in theatre history.

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Participation Opportunities

Audition notices

View audition notices from community and professional theatre companies around the country. Expose students to real-life opportunities to work in the theatre.

Theatre company & college directory

Offer students a powerful tool to research local theater groups, college/university programs, dance troupes, film studios and more.

Downloadable templates

Find and download templates to create documents like a properly formatted resume, audition book and rehearsal report.

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Instructor Resources

Lesson plans & exercises *Optional add-on

Find theatre lesson plans appropriate for all student age levels and aligned to State and National Standards. Ideal for blended, remote or in-person teaching.

StageAgent for Libraries

Give your library patrons access to the leading online resource for theatre students