Detour Theatre

Boutique theatre and drama academy

Music, Sounds, Props etc

Music

Rob MacKillop (http://www.robmackillop.net/mp3/

Free-to-download recordings of lute, vihuela, theorbo and early guitar. Check with the owner before using in your production. Don't forget to make a donation to help Rob. :)

Free sounds and music: www.freesfx.co.uk

www.archive.org

Creative Commons and Public Domain music available at: www.archive.org/details/audio
(As always do check copyright details at the website).

CCMixer:
http://ccmixter.org/
ccMixter is a community music site featuring remixes licensed under Creative Commons where you can listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in whatever way you want.


Sounds

Free sounds and music: www.freesfx.co.uk

Sounds Search the web for sounds using Find Sounds: www.findsounds.com

A free source for sounds: www.freesound.org

Purchase world class sound effects online: www.sound-effects-library.com


Props, Set, etc

Great book we have used a lot: Stage Crafts by Chris Hoggett. Available here at Amazon.com

 

 

 

Shakespeare..

"Ultimate Shakespeare Resource Guide"
Loads of great links for all things Shakespeare.
http://www.freebooknotes.com/shakespeare-guide/

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare with 400,000 In-Context Definitions and 30,000-Term Thesaurus http://www.shakespearedefined.com/

Open Source Shakespeare: www.opensourceshakespeare.org Useful information such as viewing all of a characters cues and lines in one click.

Shakespeare Line Count: https://sites.google.com/a/shakespear
elinecount.com/www/shakespeare-line-
counts
Usefully shows the number of actual lines a character has.

No Fear Shakespeare Modern and classic text side by side online: http://nfs.sparknotes.com

Shakespeare Onlinewww.shakespeare-online.com
In-depth and accurate Shakespeare information, including free play analysis, Shakespeare's biography, essays, answers to common Shakespeare questions, and a Shakespearean glossary.

Costumes, Prose, and More: Information and links to lots of great stuff! www.halloweencostumes.com/all-about-william-shakespeare.html

Resource Guide to Elizabethan Era Costumes
There are all sorts of great stuff here. Thank you, Ava: www.costumecraze.com/r/resource-guide-to-elizabethan-era-costumes

Listen to some of Shakepeares plays online (files are large so we suggest you download them before listening). http://www.speak-the-
speech.com/index.htm

Condensed and simplified Shakespeare: www.condensedshakespeare.com www.simplifiedshakespeare.com

 

 

 

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Local Theatre's

Sixteenth Avenue Theatre
www.16avetheatre.co.nz

Tauranga Musical Theatre
www.tmt.org.nz

RehabTheatre
www.facebook.com/NotebookTheatreTauranga

Te Puke Repertory Society
www.facebook.com/TePukeRepertorySociety

Katikati Theatre
www.katikatitheatre.org.nz

Twice as Good Productions / Summer Shakespeare
www.twiceasgoodproductions.com

 

 

Resources for Drama Teachers

 

Scenes for Teens: www.scenesforteens.com Great scenes for teaching teens.