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In every theatrical production, a single indispensable person is responsible for ensuring that scenery, lighting, actors, directors, sound artists are in sync. Stage Manager: the Professional Experience takes the reader through all aspects of the craft of stage management, from prompt books and laptops to relationships and people management. It offers an extensive discussion of what makes a good stage manager, and takes the reader through each phase of a production from getting hired, to auditions and rehearsals, to the run and closing of the show.

Using interviews with other professional stage managers, the author provides a practical, experience-based guide for students and aspiring professionals alike. The stage manager's role in each phase of the production is covered in detail. Working relationships, organizational tools, plans, charts, lists and forms, running auditions, cueing, touring, and the stages of rehearsal are just some of the many topics covered. An overview of the stage manager's working week provides a clear view of the many details involved in the smooth running of a production. A comprehensive working vocabulary offers an excellent reference for anyone working or hoping to work in this field.

A practical guide to all aspects of the stage manager's job

Interviews with professionals about on-the-job experiences

Both basic and more advanced information is included to provide a single reference for students and beginning professionals

Book News Annotation:

Takes readers through all aspects of the craft of stage management, including the use of a laptop computer and other advancements that have become part of the stage manager's job. Chapters are laid out to reflect the order in which stage managers experience and perform their work. Covers tools and supplies, the rehearsal period, and the run of the show, as well as creating a resume and interviewing for a job. Includes interviews with professionals, and candid discussions on people management and personal characteristics of a successful stage manager. Includes a glossary of 600 terms. Fazio is a stage manager and director who has worked in professional theater since the 1960s.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This work takes the reader through all aspects of the craft of stage management, from prompt books to laptops to relationships and people management. It offers a discussion of what makes a good stage manager, and discusses each phase of a production from getting hired, to auditions and rehearsals.

Synopsis:

All aspects of the craft of stage management is presented to the reader, as this guide offers an extensive discussion of what makes a good stage manager. Readers are taken through each phase of a production, from getting hired, to auditions and rehearsals, and to the run and closing of the show.

Synopsis:

In every theatrical production, a single indispensable person is responsible for ensuring that scenery, lighting, actors, directors, sound artists are in sync. Stage Manager: the Professional Experience takes the reader through all aspects of the craft of stage management, from prompt books and laptops to relationships and people management. It offers an extensive discussion of what makes a good stage manager, and takes the reader through each phase of a production from getting hired, to auditions and rehearsals, to the run and closing of the show.

Using interviews with other professional stage managers, the author provides a practical, experience-based guide for students and aspiring professionals alike. The stage manager's role in each phase of the production is covered in detail. Working relationships, organizational tools, plans, charts, lists and forms, running auditions, cueing, touring, and the stages of rehearsal are just some of the many topics covered. An overview of the stage manager's working week provides a clear view of the many details involved in the smooth running of a production. A comprehensive working vocabulary offers an excellent reference for anyone working or hoping to work in this field.

A practical guide to all aspects of the stage manager's job

Interviews with professionals about on-the-job experiences

Both basic and more advanced information is included to provide a single reference for students and beginning professionals

Table of Contents

Introduction; The Anatomy of a Stage Manager; The Stage Manager's Chain of Command; Stage Manager for Hire; Tools, Supplies, and Equipment; Hard Copy: Charts, Plots, Plans, and Lists; Profiles and Working Relationships; Running Auditions; The Stage Manager's Production Week; Rehearsals; The Rehearsal Script; The Last Week of Rehearsals; The Cueing Script; Technical Rehearsals; Opening Performance; Run-Of-The-Show; The Touring Show; Closing the Show; In the Line of Fire; Glossary: The SM's Working Vocabulary

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240804101
Author:
Fazio, Larry
Publisher:
Focal Press
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Theater - Stagecraft
Subject:
Theater - Direction & Production
Subject:
Stage management
Subject:
Drama-Production General
Series Volume:
B-88-4
Publication Date:
20000731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , This work takes the reader through all aspects of the craft of stage management, from prompt books to laptops to relationships and people management. It offers a discussion of what makes a good stage manager, and discusses each phase of a production from getting hired, to auditions and rehearsals.
"Synopsis" by , All aspects of the craft of stage management is presented to the reader, as this guide offers an extensive discussion of what makes a good stage manager. Readers are taken through each phase of a production, from getting hired, to auditions and rehearsals, and to the run and closing of the show.
"Synopsis" by , In every theatrical production, a single indispensable person is responsible for ensuring that scenery, lighting, actors, directors, sound artists are in sync. Stage Manager: the Professional Experience takes the reader through all aspects of the craft of stage management, from prompt books and laptops to relationships and people management. It offers an extensive discussion of what makes a good stage manager, and takes the reader through each phase of a production from getting hired, to auditions and rehearsals, to the run and closing of the show.

Using interviews with other professional stage managers, the author provides a practical, experience-based guide for students and aspiring professionals alike. The stage manager's role in each phase of the production is covered in detail. Working relationships, organizational tools, plans, charts, lists and forms, running auditions, cueing, touring, and the stages of rehearsal are just some of the many topics covered. An overview of the stage manager's working week provides a clear view of the many details involved in the smooth running of a production. A comprehensive working vocabulary offers an excellent reference for anyone working or hoping to work in this field.

A practical guide to all aspects of the stage manager's job

Interviews with professionals about on-the-job experiences

Both basic and more advanced information is included to provide a single reference for students and beginning professionals

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