Frequently Asked Questions

Who publishes your Journal?

PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research is published out of the University of Colorado Boulder's Department of Theatre and Dance. The editorial board is comprised of a consortium of current and previous doctoral students from multiple departments across the University of Colorado.

What types of material does PARtake publish?

We accept a wide range of submissions in that engage with the epistemological questions pertaining to performance-as-research (PAR) and general performance-related modes of inquiry. In an effort to offer the most current types of material, we will publish articles, digital media explorations, performance and book reviews.


How do I submit to PARtake?

The editorial staff will put a out call for submissions in early winter and early fall for bi-annual themed issues.  You can find the most up to date submission requests on the submissions page. Guidelines for submissions can be found here.


What does the review process entail?

Our editorial staff puts all material through a rigorous review process. For all material other than performance reviews: initial contact with the managing editors and proposal acceptance material will undergo review by journal editors before being sent out for double-blind peer review. Upon peer review, the author will be contacted with any edits, corrections or comments by the journal editors. Once the author and the editors have agreed on the finished product, the material will be proofed by the managing editors for layout and publication. The process typically takes around 9-10 months from submission to publication.


How do I become a reviewer?

If you are interested in reviewing submissions for PARtake, please contact the managing editors at


How often is PARtake published?

PARtake is published twice yearly in the spring/summer and fall/winter. 


How long are articles archived?

Published print and visual materials will be held in perpetuity in a digital archival system.


Is PARtake indexed with any major scholarly search engine?

Each themed issue is indexed through the Google Scholar platform as well as the Digital Commons ( an open source publishing service and archived in digital form as part of CU Scholar (