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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Performing Arts

About this Guide

This guide is designed to highlight diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) resources for the performing arts -- from diversifying your repertoire to researching the topic itself. It covers dance, music, and theatre but it's only a selection of the many resources available for each discipline. Explore the guide using the tabs to the left.

We want your feedback!

This guide is by no means perfect or complete and it is very much an evolving document. We encourage you to submit edits, critiques, recommendations, and more to us via email: Or, use the Google form below to submit anonymous feedback.