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Theatre 373: Actors: Overview

This page is intended for Puget Sound students enrolled in Professor Freeman's course. It serves as a starting point for the actor research and presentation assignment.

Timeline Tools

There are a number of tools you can use to create a timeline. Here are a few suggestions.

Get creative and make your own timeline in the Makerspace on the lower level of the library.


Note: Survey books about theatre history often include timelines, such as the Cambridge Companion to British Theatre and the Cambridge History of American Theatre.

Images for Timeline Assignment

See also the images tab in this guide for documentaries about actors and context.

Background Sources: Online

Start with a broad overview of your actor using background sources, like scholarly encyclopedias. They can also be helpful for contextual information.

Background Sources: Print

Liaison Librarian Information

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Angela Weaver
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