Rick Schmidlin photograph of casket with puppet designed by Phillip Silver for the 1996 production of "The Merchant of Venice" from the Stratford Festival Archives.

Rick Schmidlin photograph of casket with puppet designed by Phillip Silver for the 1996 production of “The Merchant of Venice” from the Stratford Festival Archives.

The latest issue of Performance! (the newsletter of the SAA Performing Arts Roundtable) is now available at: http://www.archivists.org/saagroups/performart/PArtsNews2013sum.pdf.

It features an interview with Tom Patrick, former dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company, who has made the transition to company archivist, as well as stories on the Institute of Outdoor Drama archives, the Center for Black Music Research, and the University of Arizona’s Dance Resources Center.