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Hiddingh Hall Library Guide: Journals for the Performing Arts

A guide for Drama, History of Art and Fine Art students

Top Performance Studies Journals

The following list is sourced from Google Scholar's Top Publications metrics page for Drama & Theater Arts.  If you experience difficulties with access from this page, please go to Primo's Journal Search, enter the journal title, and select an appropriate database from which to access the journal.

  1. Journal of dance medicine & science
  2. Research in Dance Education
  3. TDR/The Drama Review
  4. Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance
  5. Journal of Dance Education
  6. Dance Research Journal
  7. Text and Performance Quarterly
  8. Performance Research
  9. Theatre Journal
  10. Shakespeare Quarterly
  11. Shakespeare
  12. Journal of Dance & Somatic Practices
  13. Shakespeare Survey
  14. Theatre Research International
  15. Modern Drama
  16. Comparative Drama
  17. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media
  18. Contemporary Theatre Review
  19. Shakespeare Bulletin
  20. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training

Journals with South African coverage:

  1. South African Theatre Journal (DHET accredited)
  2. Shakespeare in Southern Africa (DHET accredited)
  3. Cue Online (Grahamstown National Arts Festival newspaper) 2006-2015
  4. Cue Online (Grahamstown National Arts Festival newspaper) 2015-
  5. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe (DHET accredited)

For a full list of journals approved by the Department of Higher Education (DHET) refer to our Accredited Journals page.