Non-Western Theatre Resources
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The National Library of AustraliaPuppetry in Asia, A Selected Bibliography.
"The ancient art of Cambodian ballet - the purist form of South East Asian dance - was almost wiped out by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Most of the practitioners were murdered in the killing Fields. Now, with a concerted effort by the few surviving dancers and teachers in conjunction with scholars and the Cambodian Ministry of Culture, this exquisite art form is being revived and taught again to young students at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Phnom Penh." Photos by Dan White, photojournalist.
Ramkatha - Ankan Manchan Aur Vaachan, the Ramayana or Ramkatha tradition in India, a mixture of nearly all entertainment genre.
Kamat's Potpourri, a "Hodge-podge of History, Mystery, and Diversity of India (and lots of pictures)." Just what it says, with links to an overview of Indian Theatre genre. A populist starting point for an exploration of the various Indian theatre forms
JIN Virtual Museum of Traditional Japanese Arts. A wonderful site, made especially delightful by the hypertext interface.
Noh Theatre, an unattributed article, with numerous links.
Noh Dancing; several links to this topic.
From Questia, "the world's largest online library" -- research topic: Kabuki Theatre. Good bibliography of books and articles related to the Kabuki theatre.