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From Page to Stage: How Theatre Designers Make Connections Between Scripts and Images

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How does a designer harness something as elusive as the human imagination to create a set that will complement and enhance a dramatic production? What steps are involved in making the jump from a script's text to an engaging imaginative stage?

In From Page to Stage, author Rosemary Ingham explores the relationships between text analysis, imagination, and creation. Heavily illustrated with striking examples, the book covers:

  • the who, what, where, how, and (maybe) why of text analysis
  • moving from dramatic text to theatrical event
  • imagination and knowing: what imagination is and how it relates to memory
  • what happens when the designer's imagination meets the script
  • and much more.
Also included are photo/interview essays, in which Ingham ultimately asks the designer "how will your interpretation affect an audience/individual/society intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, and politically?"

Book News Annotation:

Explores the relationships among text analysis, imagination, and creation. Offers practical advice for reading and understanding playscripts and a clear, detailed method for identifying, collecting, and organizing script facts in order to move from text to theatrical event. Includes b&w illustrations as well as photo/interview essays in which designers address the question of how an interpretation will affect an audience emotionally, spiritually, and politically. No index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

In this book, Rosemary Ingham explores the relationships among text analysis, imagination, and creation. She offers practical advice for reading and understanding playscripts, and a clear, detailed method for identifying, collecting, and organizing script facts.

Synopsis:

What steps are involved in making the jump from a script's text to an engaging imaginative stage? From Page to Stage explores the relationships between text analysis, imagination, and creation.

About the Author

ROSEMARY INGHAM is a teacher and professional designer who has been working in theatre for more than thirty years. She is the coauthor of The Costume Designer's Handbook (Heinemann, 1992) and The Costume Technician's Handbook (Heinemann, 1992).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435070427
Subtitle:
How Theatre Designers Make Connections Between Scripts and Images
Author:
Ingham, Rosemary
Author:
Angham, Rosemary
Publisher:
Heinemann Drama
Location:
Portsmouth, NH :
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Theater - Stagecraft
Subject:
Theaters
Subject:
Stage-setting and scenery
Subject:
Drama -- Explication.
Subject:
General education.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 167-171.
Series Volume:
104-726
Publication Date:
19980519
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.3 x 7 x 0.41 in 0.69 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , In this book, Rosemary Ingham explores the relationships among text analysis, imagination, and creation. She offers practical advice for reading and understanding playscripts, and a clear, detailed method for identifying, collecting, and organizing script facts.
"Synopsis" by , What steps are involved in making the jump from a script's text to an engaging imaginative stage? From Page to Stage explores the relationships between text analysis, imagination, and creation.
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