Formerly known as the International Index to Performing Arts (IIPA), the Performing Arts Periodicals Database (PAPD) draws its content from more than 210 scholarly and popular performing arts periodicals, of which 33 are currently available in full text from 1998-present, and also indexes a variety of documents such as biographical profiles, conference papers, obituaries, interviews, discographies, reviews and events. Performing Arts Periodicals Database covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry-including dance, film, television, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, broadcast arts, circus performance, comedy, storytelling, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic and more.

Materials Indexed: Biographical Information, Interviews, Journal Articles, Magazine Articles Database Type: Index Interface Language: English Materials Language: Multiple languages Subject: Dance, Dramatic Arts, Film & Media Studies, Film Reviews, Theater, Theater -- Reviews & Criticism Broad Category: Arts, Humanities