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Stage Manager (00 Edition)
Stage Manager (00 Edition)
by Larry Fazio
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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... (read more)

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Scene Painting Projects for Theatre
Scene Painting Projects for Theatre
by Stephen Sherwin
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The art, practice, and technique of scene painting is an essential part of theatre design. A scenic artist is responsible for translating the vision of the scenic designer to the realized scenery. Unlike all other scene painting books, this text will... (read more)

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Illustrated Theatre Production Guide (02 - Old Edition)
Illustrated Theatre Production Guide (02 - Old Edition)
by John Holloway
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This invaluable guide takes a step-by-step approach to many common theater production practices and covers important issues related to the construction of wooden, fabric, plastic, and metal scenery used in stage plays. Illustrated Theatre Production... (read more)

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Writing Your First Play (2ND 98 Edition)
Writing Your First Play (2ND 98 Edition)
by Roger A. Hall
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The Second Edition of Writing Your First Play provides the beginning playwright with the tools and motivation to tell a story through dramatic form. Based on a series of exercises which gradually grow more complex, the books helps the reader to... (read more)

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Costume Craftwork on a Budget: Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories
Costume Craftwork on a Budget: Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories
by Tan Huaixiang
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Part of your job as the costume designer is to be creative and use what materials are available to you to execute the design elements in a production. This book will show you how to use inexpensive materials to create durable products in a short amount... (read more)

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Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 2
Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 2
by Bronislaw J. Sammler
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The Technical Brief is a collection of single-focus articles on technical production solutions, published three times a year by the prestigious Yale School of Drama. The primary objective of the publication is to share creative solutions to technical... (read more)

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Structural Design for the Stage
Structural Design for the Stage
by Alys Holden
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This book provides the theater technician with a foundation in structural design allowing an intuitive understanding of why sets "stand up". It introduces the basics of statics and the study of the strength of materials as they apply to typical scenery... (read more)

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Drawing and Rendering for Theatre: A Practical Course for Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Designers
Drawing and Rendering for Theatre: A Practical Course for Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Designers
by Clare P. Rowe
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As a theatrical designer, it is vital for you to be able to develop your drawing skills to create renderings that can effectively communicate your visual idea. Drawing and Rendering for Theatre starts with the fundamentals of drawing, moves to the types... (read more)

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What Is Theatre? : an Introduction and Exploration (97 Edition)
What Is Theatre? : an Introduction and Exploration (97 Edition)
by John R. Brown
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-- Focus is on the best professional practice and the most helpful learning processes<BR>-- Throughout the book, suggestions are given for students' essays and topics for class discussions<BR>-- Theatre history is not summarized, but used to... (read more)

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Computer Visualization for the Theatre: 3D Modelling for Designers
Computer Visualization for the Theatre: 3D Modelling for Designers
by Christine White
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ers in the field and understand the pitfalls to be avoided as well as the possibilities to be explored using computer visualization for designing for the theatre. They provide insightful descriptions of techniques used in the development of performance... (read more)

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Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers
Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers
by James Michae Thomas
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Practical Guide To Stage Lighting (99 - Old Edition)
Practical Guide To Stage Lighting (99 - Old Edition)
by Steven Louis Shelly
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Mechanical Design for the Stage
Mechanical Design for the Stage
by Alan Hendrickson
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Scenic effects involving rotating turntables, tracking stage wagons, and the vertical movement of curtains and painted drops have become common in both Broadway and Regional theatre productions. The machines that drive these effects range from small... (read more)

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Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection, Volume 1
Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection, Volume 1
by Bronislaw J. Sammler
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The Technical Brief is a collection of single-focus articles on technical production solutions, published three times a year by the prestigious Yale School of Drama. The primary objective of the publication is to share creative solutions to technical... (read more)

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Scenic Design and Lighting Techniques: A Basic Guide for Theatre
Scenic Design and Lighting Techniques: A Basic Guide for Theatre
by Rob Napoli
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Basic. This is the key word in Scenic Design and Lighting Tecniques: A Basic Guide for Theatre, written by two seasoned professionals with over twenty years of experience. This book is designed to show you how to turn a bare stage into a basic set design,... (read more)

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