Based on member feedback, OHIONET has negotiated with two new streaming resources for the performing arts.
Digital Theatre Plus
Digital Theatre Plus gives a 360-degree look at the art that is theatre.
It’s a perfect resource for English students who need access to high-quality performances of Shakespeare and other classic texts, as well as drama and theatre students who are seeking insight into the creative industries, and want to hear from professionals working as actors, directors, or designers.
The resources encompased by Digital Theatre Plus include:
- HD Productions - A library of award-winning recent productions including Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, All My Sons and Far From the Madding Crowd. Coming soon: the Olivier award-winning production of Ibsen’s Ghosts.
- Making Theatre - Exclusive documentaries and interviews with the cast and creative teams behind each production, such as interviews with stars like David Suchet and David Morrissey.
- Collections - An especially curated collection of some of the best and most interesting filmed performance from all over the world, including iconic productions of Death of a Salesman and Antigone.
- Study Guides - Extensive written learning resources which deepen students' understanding of productions and texts, authored by experts in the field.
- Teaching Support - A growing resource of filmed workshops to help educators lift text off the page using drama techniques and exercises.
For a taste of what Digital Theatre Plus has to offer, please follow this link to watch a recent trailer.
Since 2008, Medici.tv has offered a privileged access to the best of classical music to music lovers across the world.
Their streaming video catalogue includes concerts, musical archives, operas, ballets, documentaries, master classes, educational programs and artist profiles--a current listing of over 1400 programs.
Additionally, Medici.tv offers 100 live concerts each year: beautiful events in partnership with the greatest artists and international musical institutions.
Learn more from their current catalogue listing or their current overview for academic instititutions.
For more information about either of these resources, including quotes and trials, please contact Christine Morris (firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29).