Start with these selected subject databases to find scholarly articles.
Start with the actor's name.
Ex. "Ira Aldridge"
If the name is common, add the word actor.
Ex. "George Holland" and actor
Look for the actor as author.
Broaden your search to include the theatre where the actor performed.
Ex. Drury Lane, Covent Garden
Search for historical information about the state of theatre in a given country.
Ex. Theatre and France and 19th Century
Search for the political, economic, and social history of a country for context.
Ex. Great Britain History 19th Century
You'll need to set up an account the first time you use it and log in subsequently.
Once you have an account, either go directly to Tipasa and manually enter the information, or, if you're using a database, look for a shortcut link to automatically fill out the form, like this:
Allow at least a week for the article to come. If your article is delivered in electronic format, you'll receive an email with a link to follow as soon as it's arrived. If it's delivered in paper, you'll receive it right in your campus mailbox.