Theatre & Performance Studies: Theatrical Production

  • Stagecraft Fundamentals Third Edition: A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production book cover

    Stagecraft Fundamentals Third Edition

    A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production

    By Rita Kogler Carver

    Stagecraft Fundamentals tackles every aspect of basic theatre production with Rita Kogler Carver’s signature wit and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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

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

    Beijing Opera Costumes

    The Visual Communication of Character and Culture

    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 – 2018-08-14 
    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

    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 – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge

  • A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States: Hippodrama’s Pure Air and Fire book cover

    A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States

    Hippodrama’s Pure Air and Fire

    By Kimberly Poppiti

    A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States documents the history of hippodrama in the United States, and clarifies the multi-faceted significance of the form and of the related stage machinery developed to produce hippodramas. The development of hippodrama is traced from its origins and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Eugenio Barba book cover

    Eugenio Barba

    By Jane Turner

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. These compact, well-illustrated, and clearly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Konstantin Stanislavsky book cover

    Konstantin Stanislavsky

    By Bella Merlin

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. These compact, well-illustrated and clearly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • 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

    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 – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985): Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985)

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America

    By Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

    First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist — perceiving art as a weapon of struggle and enlightenment — and an emancipatory act. An introductory study relates left-wing theatre groupings to the cultural narratives of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

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

    Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage

    Patterns from Vintage Clothing

    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

  • Scenic Automation Handbook book cover

    Scenic Automation Handbook

    By Gareth Conner

    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 computerized machinery, but get lost in the technical…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge

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