Referencing Performing Arts and Theatre Studies Resources

This guide is designed to help you reference specific Performing Arts, Theatre Studies and music formats for your assessment tasks.


Elements of a reference for a Website

  1. Name of author(s) or sponsor(s) of the website
  2. Date article published online
  3. Title of article or web page (italicised)
  4. Retrieved from (date*) web address or URL

* Retrieved from dates are only needed if the content on the Web page is likely to change or be updated regularly, and the web address should not be underlined (hyperlinked). 



Reublin, R. A. (2003). Irving Berlin: The dean of American songwriters. Retrieved February 16, 2009, from

Tjaden, T. (2008). Scott Joplin - The king of ragtime writers. Retrieved February 16, 2009, from

Wolbert, J. J. (1995). The ragtime story. Retrieved February 16, 2009, from