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Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s (The Focal Press Costume Topics Series) (Volume 1)
Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s (The Focal Press Costume Topics Series) (Volume 1)
By Routledge
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mpn: 36918069, ean: 9780240821238, isbn: 0240821238,

Let Historical Wig Styling be your guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your productions and events. Chapters begin with artwork of historic figures that influenced the look of each period. Detailed step-by-step instructi...


How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today
How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226301280, isbn: 0226301281,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
From the stages of Broadway and London to university campuses, Paris, and the bourgeoning theaters of Africa, Greek tragedy remains constantly in production. This global revival, in addition to delighting audiences, has highlighted both the promise a...


Historical Wig Styling: Victorian to the Present (The Focal Press Costume Topics Series) (Volume 2)
Historical Wig Styling: Victorian to the Present (The Focal Press Costume Topics Series) (Volume 2)
By Routledge
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mpn: 37071019, ean: 9780240821245, isbn: 0240821246,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Let Historical Wig Styling be your guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your productions and events. Chapters begin with artwork of historic figures that influenced the look of each period. Detailed step-by-step instructi...


Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics: Studio Instant Access
Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics: Studio Instant Access
By Fairchild Books
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mpn: 950 2-color illus, ean: 9781501305047, isbn: 1501305042,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
With hundreds of step-by-step illustrated instructions and a user-friendly, stay-flat format, Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics provides emerging fashion designers with comprehensive information on how to draft patterns for popular cut-and-sew ...


Theory/Theatre: An Introduction
Theory/Theatre: An Introduction
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138902046, isbn: 1138902047,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Theory/Theatre is a unique and highly engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. It is a brilliantly clear and readable examination of current theoretical approaches, from semiotics and poststructuralism, throu...


The Art of the Actor: The Essential History of Acting from Classical Times to the Present Day
The Art of the Actor: The Essential History of Acting from Classical Times to the Present Day
By Routledge
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ean: 9780878302048, isbn: 0878302042,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
How did acting begin? What is its history, and what have the great thinkers on acting said about the art and craft of performance? In this single-volume survey of the history of acting, Jean Benedetti traces the evolution of the theories of the actor...


Rigging Math Made Simple 4th Edition
Rigging Math Made Simple 4th Edition
By Spring Knoll Press
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ean: 9780997874617, isbn: 0997874619,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
This is the fourth edition of Dr. Hall's book on rigging math. It breaks down complex entertainment rigging (theatre and arena) calculations and makes them easy to understand. It also provides hints for remembering many rigging formulas. It is a grea...


Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics: Bundle Book + Studio Access Card
Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics: Bundle Book + Studio Access Card
By imusti
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9781501318245, isbn: 1501318241,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
With hundreds of step-by-step illustrated instructions and a user-friendly, stay-flat format, Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics provides emerging fashion designers with comprehensive information on how to draft patterns for popular cut-and-sew ...


The Magic Garment: Principles of Costume Design
The Magic Garment: Principles of Costume Design
By Brand: Waveland Pr Inc
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ean: 9780881337624, isbn: 0881337625,

Comprehensive, clear, well-illustrated, and concise! This outstanding volume provides a systematic overview of the process of costume design for the stage, presenting beginning designers with the fundamentals upon which to build their costume skills....


Rigging Math Made Simple, 5th Edition
Rigging Math Made Simple, 5th Edition
By Spring Knoll Press
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ean: 9780997874686, isbn: 0997874686,

The fifth edition of Dr. Hall's popular book on rigging math breaks down complex entertainment rigging (theatre and arena) calculations and makes them easy to understand. It also provides hints for remembering many rigging formulas. It is a great res...


Scenic Automation Handbook
Scenic Automation Handbook
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138850279, isbn: 1138850276,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Scenic automation has earned a reputation of being complicated and cantankerous, a craft best left to the elite of our industry. Not sure of the difference between a VFD, PLC, or PID? If you have dreamed of choreographing scene changes with computeri...


The Body Speaks: Performance and Expression
The Body Speaks: Performance and Expression
By Brand: Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9781403960283, isbn: 1403960283,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Lorna Marshall's revolutionary new book, The Body Speaks, is a fundamental rethinking of our relationship to the body and its role in performance. Seventy percent of everyday conversation is conveyed through body language. Lorna Marshall shows us how...


To the Actor
To the Actor
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415258760, isbn: 0415258766,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
How does an actor learn to: * Call up emotion? * Develop a character? * Strengthen awareness? These are essential techniques for every actor, and Michael Chekhov's classic work To the Actor explains, clearly and concisely, how to develop them. Chekho...


From Page to Stage: How Theatre Designers Make Connections Between Scripts and Images
From Page to Stage: How Theatre Designers Make Connections Between Scripts and Images
By Heinemann Drama
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mpn: 9780435070427, ean: 9780435070427, isbn: 0435070428,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
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 Fr...


What is Scenography? (Theatre Studies)
What is Scenography? (Theatre Studies)
By imusti
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ean: 9780415473200, isbn: 0415473209,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Pamela Howard's What is Scenography? has become a classic text in contemporary theatre design and performance practice. In this second edition, the author expands on her holistic analysis of scenography as comprising space, text, research, art, perfo...


The Essentials of Theater: A Guide to Acting, Stagecraft, Technical Theater, and More
The Essentials of Theater: A Guide to Acting, Stagecraft, Technical Theater, and More
By Allworth Press
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ean: 9781621536468, isbn: 1621536467,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
An Introduction to the World of Theater A friendly and practical guide to the stage, The Essentials of Theater will prepare actors and crew for their next show. Perfect for college students in theater programs, as well as community theater troupes, t...


The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre
The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138777019, isbn: 1138777013,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
‘This is a close companion to Frantic Assembly’s practice and one that is written with an open and engaging, even disarming, tone … A rich, rewarding and compelling text.’ Stuart Andrews, University of Surrey As Frantic Assembly move in...


Year of the King: An Actor's Diary and Sketchbook - Twentieth Anniversary Edition
Year of the King: An Actor's Diary and Sketchbook - Twentieth Anniversary Edition
By Limelight Editions
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780879103354, isbn: 0879103353,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
(Limelight). In 1984 Antony Sher, hailed as "the most exciting actor of his generation" by the Observer , made his debut on homemade crutches as the infamous Richard III in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of the play. He would go on to win t...


Improvisation at the Speed of Life: The TJ and Dave Book
Improvisation at the Speed of Life: The TJ and Dave Book
By Solo Roma, Inc
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ean: 9780977309337, isbn: 0977309339,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
T.J. and David are internationally known, award-winning, master improvisers from Chicago's legendary scene. This in-depth look at the techniques, principles, theory and ideas behind what they do is both authoritative and entertaining. Since their ear...


Unmasking Theatre Design: A Designer's Guide to Finding Inspiration and Cultivating Creativity
Unmasking Theatre Design: A Designer's Guide to Finding Inspiration and Cultivating Creativity
By imusti
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mpn: 9780415738415, ean: 9780415738415, isbn: 0415738415,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Every great design has its beginnings in a great idea, whether your medium of choice is scenery, costume, lighting, sound, or projections. Unmasking Theatre Design shows you how to cultivate creative thinking skills through every step of theatre desi...



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