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BISAC Subject Headings List, Performing Arts
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PERFORMING ARTS

Use subjects beginning with "PERFORMING ARTS / Theater" for works on drama as performed on the stage and use "PERFORMING ARTS / Screenplays" for dramatic works written for film or television.  Use subjects in the DRAMA section for dramatic works written for the stage.

PER000000  PERFORMING ARTS / General

PER001000  PERFORMING ARTS / Acting & Auditioning

PER017000  PERFORMING ARTS / Animation (see also Film / Genres / Animated)

                     PERFORMING ARTS / Broadway & Musicals see Theater / Broadway & Musicals

PER014000  PERFORMING ARTS / Business Aspects

PER002000  PERFORMING ARTS / Circus

PER015000  PERFORMING ARTS / Comedy

PER003000  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / General

PER003090  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Ballroom

PER003050  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Choreography & Dance Notation

PER003010  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Classical & Ballet

PER003020  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Folk

PER003100  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / History & Criticism

PER003030  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Jazz

PER003040  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Modern

PER003060  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Popular

PER003070  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Reference

PER021000  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Regional & Ethnic

PER003080  PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Tap

PER004000  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / General

PER004010  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Direction & Production

PER004060  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / General *

PER004070  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / Action & Adventure *

PER004080  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / Animated *

PER004090  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / Comedy *

PER004100  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / Crime *

PER004110  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / Documentary *

PER004120  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / Historical *

PER004130  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / Horror *

PER004140  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / Science Fiction & Fantasy *

PER004150  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / Westerns *

PER004020  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Guides & Reviews

PER004030  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / History & Criticism

PER004040  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Reference

PER004050  PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Screenwriting

PER018000  PERFORMING ARTS / Individual Director (see also BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts)

                     PERFORMING ARTS / Mass Media see SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies

                     PERFORMING ARTS / Miming see Theater / Miming

PER020000  PERFORMING ARTS / Monologues & Scenes

PER007000  PERFORMING ARTS / Puppets & Puppetry

PER008000  PERFORMING ARTS / Radio / General

PER008010  PERFORMING ARTS / Radio / History & Criticism

PER008020  PERFORMING ARTS / Radio / Reference

PER009000  PERFORMING ARTS / Reference

PER016000  PERFORMING ARTS / Screenplays

PER019000  PERFORMING ARTS / Storytelling

PER010000  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / General

PER010010  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Direction & Production

PER010060  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Genres / General *

PER010070  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Genres / Children’s *

PER010080  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Genres / Comedy *

PER010090  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Genres / Drama *

PER010100  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Genres / Reality, Game Shows & Talk Shows *

PER010110  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Genres / Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror *

PER010020  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Guides & Reviews

PER010030  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / History & Criticism

PER010040  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Reference

PER010050  PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Screenwriting

PER011000  PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General

PER013000  PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Broadway & Musicals

PER011010  PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Direction & Production

PER011020  PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / History & Criticism

PER006000  PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Miming

PER011030  PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Playwriting

PER011040  PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Stagecraft & Scenography

                     PERFORMING ARTS / Video see headings under Film

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

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