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A Survival Guide for Stage Managers: A Practical Step-By-Step Handbook to Stage Management
A Survival Guide for Stage Managers: A Practical Step-By-Step Handbook to Stage Management
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ean: 9781432766511, isbn: 1432766511,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
"This step-by-step, user friendly guide covers every aspect of stage management and can take any would-be stage manager at any level of theatre and turn them into an expert who will be the ultimate asset to your production." -Tom Paster, Director of ...


Historical Wig Styling Set (The Focal Press Costume Topics Series)
Historical Wig Styling Set (The Focal Press Costume Topics Series)
By Brand: Focal Press
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ean: 9780415836562, isbn: 0415836565,

Let Historical Wig Styling: Anicent Egypt to the 1830s and Historical Wig Styling: Victorian to the Present be your guides to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your theatrical productions. Each chapter begins  with artwork of...


Shakespeare's Advice to the Players
Shakespeare's Advice to the Players
By Brand: Theatre Communications Group
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ean: 9781559362344, isbn: 1559362340,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Shakespeare’s text is packed with clues that help the reader to hear and the performer to act any speech. He also tells the actor when to go fast and when to go slow and when to accent a particular word.This book sets out to make going to Shakespea...


The Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy (Routledge Companions)
The Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy (Routledge Companions)
By Taylor Francis
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mpn: 38 black & white halftones, ean: 9781138946330, isbn: 1138946338,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Dramaturgy, in its many forms, is a fundamental and indispensable element of contemporary theatre. In its earliest definition, the word itself means a comprehensive theory of "play making." Although it initially grew out of theatre, contemporary dram...


Digital Practices: Aesthetic and Neuroesthetic Approaches to Performance and Technology
Digital Practices: Aesthetic and Neuroesthetic Approaches to Performance and Technology
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9780230293649, isbn: 0230293646,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Digital Practices, now in paperback and with a new preface, offers a description of a range of art and performance practices that have emerged within the context of a broad-based technological infiltration of all areas of human experience. They are i...


Rise Up!: Broadway and American Society from 'Angels in America’ to ‘Hamilton’
Rise Up!: Broadway and American Society from 'Angels in America’ to ‘Hamilton’
By Methuen Drama
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ean: 9781350071933, isbn: 1350071935,

Penned by one of America's best-known daily theatre critics and organized chronologically, this lively and readable book tells the story of Broadway's renaissance from the darkest days of the AIDS crisis, via the disaster that was Spiderman: Turn off...


Illustrated Theatre Production Guide, Second Edition
Illustrated Theatre Production Guide, Second Edition
By Focal Press
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ean: 9780240812045, isbn: 0240812042,

This new and fully updated edition of the Illustrated Theatre Production Guide takes a step-by-step approach to the most common and popular theatre production practices, covering important issues related to the construction of wooden, fabric, plastic...


How to Start and Run an After School Drama Class: That Kids (and Parents) Will Love!
How to Start and Run an After School Drama Class: That Kids (and Parents) Will Love!
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780615433998, isbn: 0615433995,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
If you want to start and run an after school drama or theater program, but you're not sure where to start, this is the book to get. How to Start and Run an After School Drama Class will take you step by step through the process of running an 8-10 wee...


Stage Management Basics: A Primer for Performing Arts Stage Managers
Stage Management Basics: A Primer for Performing Arts Stage Managers
By Focal Press
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ean: 9781138960541, isbn: 1138960543,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Without assuming any intrinsic prior knowledge of the theatrical field and its associated, specialized terminology, Stage Management Basics covers every aspect of the stage management, from reading a script, meeting with a director and theatre staff...


The Director as Collaborator
The Director as Collaborator
By Routledge
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mpn: 9781138101418, ean: 9781138101418, isbn: 1138101419,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
The Director as Collaborator teaches essential directing skills while emphasizing how directors and theater productions benefit from collaboration. Good collaboration occurs when the director shares responsibility for the artistic creation with the e...


Broadway General Manager: Demystifying the Most Important and Least Understood Role in Show Business
Broadway General Manager: Demystifying the Most Important and Least Understood Role in Show Business
By Allworth Press
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ean: 9781621536246, isbn: 1621536246,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
“An absolutely indispensable theater lover’s guide to how Broadway works.” ―Peter Marks, chief theater critic, Washington Post “Highly recommended for those considering theater as a career and for those who love theater and want to know mor...


Theatre of the Unimpressed: In Search of Vital Drama (Exploded Views)
Theatre of the Unimpressed: In Search of Vital Drama (Exploded Views)
By Coach House Books
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ean: 9781552453131, isbn: 1552453138,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Had I become disenchanted with the form I had once fallen so madly in love with as a pubescent, pimple-faced suburban homo with braces? Maybe theatre was like an all-consuming high school infatuation that now, ten years later, I saw as the closeted b...


Drama Menu: Theatre Games in Three Courses
Drama Menu: Theatre Games in Three Courses
By Nick Hern Books
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ean: 9781848422858, isbn: 1848422857,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Packed full of creative ideas, fun-filled theater games, original improv ideas and more, Drama Menu is a unique new resource for drama teachers. The book contains 158 exercises and activities, specially designed to make lesson planning easy and drama...


Stage Directing: The First Experiences
Stage Directing: The First Experiences
By Waveland Pr Inc
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ean: 9781478615408, isbn: 1478615400,

Flexible and concise, Stage Directing details the seven steps that make up the directing process: selecting a work, analyzing and researching the playscript, conceiving the production, casting, beginning rehearsals, polishing rehearsals, and giving a...


Real-World Theatre Education: A Teacher's Guide to Growing a Theatre Education Program
Real-World Theatre Education: A Teacher's Guide to Growing a Theatre Education Program
By Educational Stages
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ean: 9780986358708, isbn: 0986358703,

Beyond lesson plans lurks the world of field trips, facilities, casting, directing, equipment, parents, finances, conferences, competitions, and collaboration. Real-World Theatre Education is a manual for learning how to ask the right questions and a...


Production Stage Management for Broadway: From Ideas to Opening Night & Beyond
Production Stage Management for Broadway: From Ideas to Opening Night & Beyond
By imusti
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ean: 9780896762930, isbn: 0896762939,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Getting a new show up and running? Planning a revival? Taking over a long-running show? Going on the road? On Broadway, off Broadway, in regional repertory, or on tour, the only book you need as your professional companion is Peter Lawrence s compreh...


The Process of Dramaturgy: A Handbook
The Process of Dramaturgy: A Handbook
By GAZELLE BOOK SERVICES
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ean: 9781585103324, isbn: 1585103322,

The Process of Dramaturgy: A Handbook is a guide to dramaturgy for students. Its practical approach is to "committing acts of dramaturgy," and contains exercises, models, and examples of how the dramaturg works to make his or her thoughtful and creat...


Draping Period Costumes: (The Focal Press Costume Topics Series)
Draping Period Costumes: (The Focal Press Costume Topics Series)
By Focal Press
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mpn: 9780240821337, ean: 9780240821337, isbn: 0240821335,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
One way of creating a theatrical costume is called flat patterning. This is when a costume designer uses a pattern made to the wearer's measurements to cut out and sew together a costume. In many cases flat patterning is the more appropriate method f...


The Director's Craft: A Handbook for the Theatre
The Director's Craft: A Handbook for the Theatre
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415404396, isbn: 0415404398,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
The Director’s Craft is a unique and completely indispensable step-by-step guide to directing for the stage. Written by one of the most adventurous and respected directors working today, this book will be an essential item in every student and pr...


Painting for Performance: A Beginner’s Guide to Great Painted Scenery
Painting for Performance: A Beginner’s Guide to Great Painted Scenery
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138951167, isbn: 1138951161,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Painting for Performance removes the mystery from painting and gives beginners the terms, tools, and techniques to approach their unpainted set with confidence. Covering the mechanics of paint and its many implementations in set design, this book pr...



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