Theatre & Performance Studies: Costume, Hair and Makeup

  • Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s book cover

    Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s

    2nd Edition

    By Allison Lowery

    Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s, Second Edition is a guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for theatrical productions and events. This volume covers hairstyles from Ancient Egypt through Romantic/Biedermeier styles of the 1820s and 30s. Chapters begin…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Costume Topics Series

  • Historical Wig Styling: Victorian to the Present book cover

    Historical Wig Styling: Victorian to the Present

    2nd Edition

    By Allison Lowery

    Historical Wig Styling: Victorian to the Present, Second Edition, is a guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for theatrical productions and events. This volume covers hairstyles from the Victorian era through the contemporary styles of today. Chapters begin with an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Costume Topics Series

  • Historical Pattern Archive: Women’s Clothing 1837-1969 book cover

    Historical Pattern Archive

    Women’s Clothing 1837-1969, 1st Edition

    By Thomas John Bernard, Marcy Linton

    Historical Pattern Archive: Women’s Clothing 1837-1969 is the first book of its kind to capture such a wide range of women’s period patterns in one book, featuring 83 patterns spanning over a century of clothing. The book offers an accurate pattern of each garment on a 1/8" graph that can be used…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Theatre Artisans and Their Craft: The Allied Arts Fields book cover

    Theatre Artisans and Their Craft

    The Allied Arts Fields, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Jaen

    Theatre Artisans and Their Craft: The Allied Arts Fields profiles fourteen remarkable artists and technicians who elevate theatre production to new dimensions, explore new materials and technologies, and introduce new safety standards and solutions. Readers will learn how the featured artists…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Backstage

  • Men's Tailoring: Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950 book cover

    Men's Tailoring

    Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950, 1st Edition

    By Graham Cottenden

    Men’s Tailoring: Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950 introduces the reader to English tailoring and covers the drafting of patterns, cutting out in cloth, and the complete traditional construction techniques in sequence for the tailoring of a waistcoat, trousers and jacket. The…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01
    Routledge

  • Foundations of Stage Makeup book cover

    Foundations of Stage Makeup

    1st Edition

    By Daniel C Townsend

    Foundations of Stage Makeup is a comprehensive exploration into the creative world of stage makeup. Step-by-step makeup applications paired with textual content create an enriching experience for future performers and makeup artists. Students will learn relevant history, color theory, makeup…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • Costume Craftwork on a Budget: Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories book cover

    Costume Craftwork on a Budget

    Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories, 2nd Edition

    By Tan Huaixiang

    Costume Craftwork on a Budget demonstrates how to use inexpensive materials to create durable costumes and props in a short amount of time. Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions teach readers how to use 3-D makeup and create teeth, wigs, masks, hats, nonhuman costumes, leather products, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 book cover

    The Costumes of Burlesque

    1866-2018, 1st Edition

    By Coleen Scott

    The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860’s through the global burlesque movement in 2018. This lushly illustrated book presents the history and development of this American art form by documenting the origins,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Stage Makeup book cover

    Stage Makeup

    11th Edition

    By Richard Corson, James Glavan, Beverly Gore Norcross

    Widely referred to as the "bible of stage makeup," the timely revision of this classic text addresses principles and techniques in the use of makeup for the contemporary performer. This extensive exploration of the application and use of stage makeup and makeup for a variety of performance venues…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Sewing Techniques for Theatre: An Essential Guide for Beginners book cover

    Sewing Techniques for Theatre

    An Essential Guide for Beginners, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Lyons

    Sewing Techniques for Theatre: An Essential Guide for Beginners distills the intimidating art of sewing down into simple, quick, and effective lessons to prepare readers for an entry-level position in a costume shop. The lessons follow an hour-by-hour structure, offering detailed instructions to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture book cover

    Beijing Opera Costumes

    The Visual Communication of Character and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra B Bonds

    Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture illuminates the links between theatrical attire and social customs and aesthetics of China, covering both the theory and practice of stage dress. Distinguishing attributes include an introduction to the performance style, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Digital Design for Custom Textiles: Patterns as Narration for Stage and Film book cover

    Digital Design for Custom Textiles

    Patterns as Narration for Stage and Film, 1st Edition

    By Amber Marisa Cook

    Digital Design for Custom Textiles: Patterns as Narration for Stage and Film is a beginner's guide for creating custom textile patterns for performing arts production, with an emphasis on storytelling through design using hand and digital design techniques. The book offers essential information for…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

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