Tag Archives: theater

My kids love acting and the theater. Can you suggest a summer camp for them that’s fun but educational, too?

Have we got the camp for you! Dallas Central Library is hosting Shakespeare Dallas’ “All the World’s a Stage Summer Camp” from July 6th-July 17th. The camp is designed for children ages 8-14, and meets Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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Our local theatre group is staging a performance of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton. The play, like the movie, is set in Eighteenth Century Paris. We need books that would not only show us in detail what the fashions were like but also what life was like for the nobles of Paris in that time period. Can you help us?

The History and Social Sciences Division hosts the fashion collection and can provide costume ideas from all historical periods and places.  Perhaps illustrations from the following books will inspire you or you may stop by to browse our extensive collection. … Continue reading

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I am looking for a monologue to learn for my acting class, does the library have anything?

The Dallas Public Library has a large collection of plays and monologues that can be found in the Humanities Department on the Library’s 3rd floor. Monologue books are located in several different areas of the collection. A partial list of … Continue reading

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Does the library have any information about the history of theater in Dallas?

Yes!  The Fine Arts Division has a wide range of both published and archival materials.  These books can provide a lot of background information, and the Fine Arts staff will be happy to help you find more. Dallas Little Theatre: … Continue reading

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Event: Community Theater

Thursday, April 19 @ 6:00 P.M. at Arcadia Park Elementary School (1300 N. Justin Av, Dallas, TX, 75211) – Open to the public Under the direction of Teatro Flor Candela, a Fort Worth-based theater company that performs internationally, members of … Continue reading

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