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THTR 373 | Theatre History II

Conducting Research for Actor Presentations

To prepare your Actor Presentation you will need to conduct research into the actor's life, historical context, most famous role, and significance and meaning within theatre history. See the assignment in Canvas for full details. This guide provides suggested sources and tools to complete the assignment.

  • Begin with Getting Started and use background sources to gather basic infromation and biographical data about your actor. 
  • Use the Books & Articles tab to seek out historical and literary critical resources to develop insights to share in your oral presentation.
  • Visit Images for locating accurate, high-quality images of your actor.
  • Use the Timelines section for resources and tools for creating an engaging, interactive timeline of your actor's career.