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2nd Edition

Designing for the Theatre

ISBN 9780878300624
Published July 19, 1996 by Routledge
112 Pages

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Book Description

Now in its second edition, Designing for the Theatre has established itself as the authoritative introduction to the processes of design for the theatre. Covering the contribution which can be made by costume, sets, props and lighting to a stage production, the author explains the purpose and process involved in their design. Included in this second edition are new photographs and drawings illustrating some of the most exciting and diverse current trends in stage design.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Role of Design; Chapter 2 The Theatre Building; Chapter 3 Visual Style; Chapter 4 Space and Time; Chapter 5 Some Practicalities; Chapter 6 The Design Process; Chapter 7 Design Realisation; Chapter 8 Designing with New Technologies; Chapter 9 Learning to Design; Chapter 10 Critical Evaluation;

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Francis Reid is a well-established figure in the theatre world. He is Director of Studies for British Council International Theatre Lighting seminars.


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