Theatre & Performance Studies: Costume, Hair and Makeup

  • 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 – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Stage Makeup book cover

    Stage Makeup

    11th Edition

    By Richard Corson, James Glavan, Beverly Gore Norcross

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    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 – 2018-11-28 
    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 – 2018-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915): Taken from 'The Light of Asia' book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915)

    Taken from 'The Light of Asia', 1st Edition

    By Edwin Arnold

    First published in 1915, this book presents a dramatization of part ofthe author's The Light of Asia. The original text represents one of the first successful attempts to popularise Buddhism and its founder Gautama Buddha — presenting his life, teachings and philosophy in verse poetry. This…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Stays and Corsets Volume 2: Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body book cover

    Stays and Corsets Volume 2

    Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body, 1st Edition

    By Mandy Barrington

    In this second volume of Stays and Corsets, Mandy Barrington continues to create historical patterns for a modern body shape. This book contains all new corset patterns with a range of silhouettes that span over 300 years, from the late 16th century to the early 20th century. The corset patterns…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24
    Routledge

  • Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics book cover

    Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen

    Making and Applying Prosthetics, 3rd Edition

    By Todd Debreceni

    With this new edition of Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen, author Todd Debreceni presents the latest techniques and special effects in what has become an industry "bible." In addition to genre-specific considerations, Debreceni covers the latest gear you will need and details how to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • The Costume Supervisor’s Toolkit: Supervising Theatre Costume Production from First Meeting to Final Performance book cover

    The Costume Supervisor’s Toolkit

    Supervising Theatre Costume Production from First Meeting to Final Performance, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Pride

    The Costume Supervisor’s Toolkit explores the responsibilities of a Costume Supervisor within a theatrical, opera or dance production company. Rebecca Pride provides an insight into all manner of processes, beginning with a definition of the role, and offers explanations of the timeline from the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge

  • Color Theory for the Makeup Artist: Understanding Color and Light for Beauty and Special Effects book cover

    Color Theory for the Makeup Artist

    Understanding Color and Light for Beauty and Special Effects, 1st Edition

    By Katie Middleton

    Color Theory for the Make-up Artist: Understanding Color and Light for Beauty and Special Effects analyzes and explains traditional color theory for fine artists and applies it to the make-up artist. This book is suitable for both professionals and beginners who wish to train their eye further to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

  • Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage: Patterns from Vintage Clothing book cover

    Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage

    Patterns from Vintage Clothing, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Parr

    Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage: with Patterns from Vintage Clothing provides instruction on how to recreate fashion from the 1940s and 1950s that withstands the vigorous demands of theatrical stage use. This book provides historical context for the clothing and features authentic…

    Paperback – 2018-05-21
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Costume Topics Series

  • Character Sketch: A Drawing Course for Costume Designers book cover

    Character Sketch

    A Drawing Course for Costume Designers, 1st Edition

    By Helen Q Huang

    Character Sketch outlines a theory of costume rendering that explores how a designer conceptualizes and creates a character on the page. Beginning with how to develop a sense of character through active, gestural poses, this book explores and explains the process of drawing and painting from rough…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Prop Effects Guidebook: Lights, Motion, Sound, and Magic book cover

    The Prop Effects Guidebook

    Lights, Motion, Sound, and Magic, 1st Edition

    By Eric Hart

    In The Prop Building Guidebook, author Eric Hart demonstrated how to cut, glue, sculpt, and bend raw materials to build props. Now in The Prop Effects Guidebook, he shows us how to connect and assemble components and parts to make those props light up, explode, make noise, and bleed. It delves into…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge

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