Performing Arts and Entertainment Industry Resources

* Unless otherwise specified, the websites are in English


Audio and Sound Effects


  • Automation FX - specializing in theatre automation systems & products and home of the AirPux 2 scenery moving system

Costumes and Wardrobe

  • Canada's leading manufacturer of sewing threads
  • Costume database on period costume, from the Middle Ages up to the early 20th century
  • A world-class collection of contemporary and historical dress
  • The Costumer's Manifesto, the Web’s largest, and most eclectic, collection of costume sites.
  • The ideal location to find the right trimmings to enhance clothes and decorations

Design and Props

General References

  • Music Books Plus is the best source for music, audio and stage books, videos, CD-ROMs, DVDs, software and sheet music
  • Theatre Words: six printed editions and six downloadable pdf editions that cover a total of 24 languages. Plus Apps for iOS and Android. Every single word can be translated to and from every language. Even across different books and apps because they all use the same unique word number.


Stage Machinery

Tools and Gear