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Get the complete, illustrated guide to scenery construction

Using nails and wood, fabric and paint, hardware and rigging, you create an illusion. You build the make-believe world of the play.

Now you have a scene-shop manual to help you. In The Stagecraft Handbook, Daniel A. Ionazzi, director of production for the UCLA Department of Theater, offers trap-room-to-grid guidance. Clearly written, heavily illustrated, this book covers every aspect of scenery construction.

Turn here and learn about:

the four primary stage configurations–proscenium, thrust, arena and environmental

flying scenery and moving floors

organizing the scene shop to make good scenery quickly and inexpensively

shop tools and safety

scaled drawings, models and other communications tools you'll use to translate the designer's vision into a set

materials commonly used in building scenery

construction techniques for flats, platforms and other standard scenic units

installing and rigging scenery

maintaining an inventory of stock scenery

Let The Stagecraft Handbook help you turn ordinary materials into extraordinary illusions.

Synopsis:

Using nails and wood, fabric and paint, hardware and rigging, you create an illusion. You build the make-believe world of the play. Now you have a scene-shop manual to help you. In The Stagecraft Handbook, Daniel A. Ionazzi, director of production for the UCLA Department of Theater, offers trap-room-to-grid guidance. Clearly written, heavily illustrated, this book covers every aspect of scenery construction.

Synopsis:

This scene-shop manual teaches how to make good scenery quickly and inexpensively.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558704046
Author:
Ionazzi, Daniel A.
Publisher:
Betterway Books
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio :
Subject:
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Theater - Stagecraft
Subject:
Theaters
Subject:
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
92-24
Publication Date:
October 1996
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
11.04x8.56x.51 in. 1.49 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Directing and Production
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Lights and Design
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Technical Theater

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Product details 208 pages Betterway Books - English 9781558704046 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Using nails and wood, fabric and paint, hardware and rigging, you create an illusion. You build the make-believe world of the play. Now you have a scene-shop manual to help you. In The Stagecraft Handbook, Daniel A. Ionazzi, director of production for the UCLA Department of Theater, offers trap-room-to-grid guidance. Clearly written, heavily illustrated, this book covers every aspect of scenery construction.
"Synopsis" by , This scene-shop manual teaches how to make good scenery quickly and inexpensively.
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