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Theatre Topics
Author Guidelines

Address editorial correspondence to:

D.J. Hopkins, Editor
Theatre Topics
School of Theatre, Television, and Film
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7601

Inquiries concerning book reviews should be addressed to the Book Review Editor:

Chase Bringardner
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Auburn University
211 Telfair B. Peet Theatre
Auburn, AL 36849-5422

Theatre Topics is a peer-reviewed publication committed to publishing subjects of current interest, written in accessible and well-defined language, for a general audience of theatre educators and practitioners. Subjects of interest include acting, advocacy, community-based theatre, design, directing, dramaturgy, performance studies, and theatre pedagogy, with an emphasis on articles that reflect the intersection of theory and practice. The journal is published three times a year (March, June, and September) and is sponsored by the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE). It is indexed in the Humanities Index Complete, Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, Education Index, IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature covering all fields of knowledge), and MLA International Bibliography.

Submissions should be sent to the Managing Editor, Bob Kowkabany, at

A double-spaced MS Word article file 4,000–6,000 words in length, conforming to the requirements of the MLA Handbook, should be submitted as an e-mail attachment. A separate file should contain the title page with author’s name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and institutional affiliation. (The article title only should appear at the head of the article file. The author’s name and/or institution should not appear in the article file itself.) Illustrations, when available, are encouraged. All images must be sent as separate .jpeg or .tiff files. Images must not be embedded within the text. A “Works Cited” format is used. The journal acknowledges receipt of files by e-mail within 1–2 weeks. Once articles have been acknowledged, response time averages 4–5 months. Simultaneous submisssions are not accepted.

Theatre Topics

Theatre Topics is the official journal of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education.

Volume: 25 (2015)
Frequency: 3 issues
Print ISSN: 1054-8378
Online ISSN: 1086-3346