Classical Theatre in its Documents.

In this video we offer the historical context in which the first companies of professional actors appeared and consolidated in Spain. We also show different types of documents that are used to reconstruct their activity: it is a rich patrimony that is the basis of the work done by the research group DICAT, directed by Teresa Ferrer Valls.

Author: Grupo de investigación teatral DICAT
Year: 2012
Length: 00:10:56

DICAT Part 1: Introduction. Biographical Dictionary of Actors of Spanish Classical Theatre.

Biographical dictionary of actors of Spanish classical theatre. DICAT. This digital edition, published in 2008, is the result of nearly fifteen years of work done by a team of researchers and collaborators directed by Teresa Ferrer. This video presents the DVD, its structure and its contents.

Author: Grupo de investigación teatral DICAT
Year: 2012
Length: 00:01:41

DICAT. Part 2: Searches in the DICAT Database.

This video includes a tutorial that shows how to use the database DICAT. Biographical dictionary of actors of Spanish classical theatre, digital edition, Kassel, Edition Reichenberger, 2008, a project developed by Teresa Ferrer Valls and her research group (www.uv.es/dicat). This database includes nearly 6,000 entries on theatrical professionals of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The tutorial offers tips on using the search engine and obtaining results from the database.

Author: Grupo de investigación teatral DICAT
Year: 2012
Lenght: 00:06:43

Part 3: DICAT Images Archive.

This video presents the section «DICAT Images Archive» included in the digital edition of DICAT. Biographical Dictionary of Actors of Spanish Classical Theatre, digital edition, Kassel, Edition Reichenberger, 2008, a project developed by Teresa Ferrer Valls and her research group (www.uv.es/dicat). In this section users will find images and videos related to different aspects of theatrical activity in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain.

Author: Grupo de investigación teatral DICAT
Year: 2012
Length: 00:02:59

DICAT. Part IV: The Manuscript of the Establishment of the Guild of our Lady of the Novena.

In this video we present a digitalized edition, with its transcription, of the manuscript Confirmación de la Cofradía de Nuestra Señora de la Novena, which explains the circumstances that surrounded the foundation of the actors’ guild in Spain in 1634, and includes its internal regulations.

Author: Grupo de investigación teatral DICAT
Year: 2012
Length: 00:01:40