Propagator re-launches Routledge Performance Archive (RPA) creating a ground-breaking resource for practitioners wanting to archive their works and reach new audiences.

November 2015:

Routledge Performance Archive (RPA), the world’s leading subscription based performance archive has been transformed and re-launched on Propagator’s sophisticated platform, providing unique access to an unprecedented range of audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance.

Practitioners can now archive their practice amongst the work of other practitioners, and reach out to audiences beyond those with immediate access to theatre and performance spaces.

Available in one easy to use fully searchable resource Propagator has created a subscription model that makes it accessible for institutions and practitioners at all levels.

This ground-breaking and constantly growing online collection delivers essential resources direct to the classroom, lecture theatre and library.

RPA includes:

  • Fully searchable, cross-referenced content updated and added to every 3 months.
  • Up to 90 hours of searchable quality video and audio materials spanning more than 50 years.
  • Over 50 years of documented work from key practitioners and companies.

Built on the Propagator platform, RPA has the following features:

  • Adaptive bitrate streaming to deliver video and take full advantage of user’s available bandwidth.
  • Video and audio content hosted on an industry standard content delivery network to deliver content with low latency from a global network of edge locations.
  • Elegant and intuitive search and browse functions to help users discover content.
  • A comprehensive taxonomy of over 1,000 keywords.
  • Unique access to video, audio and text content spanning the entire range of theatre and performance studies.

    For further details contact Chris Robson, CEO Propagator 1-2 Berners Street London W1T 3LA

    00 44 207 307 9793