Theatre & Performance Studies: Theatrical Production

  • A History of the American Musical Theatre: No Business Like It book cover

    A History of the American Musical Theatre

    No Business Like It, 1st Edition

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    From the diverse proto-theatres of the mid-1800s, though the revues of the ‘20s, the ‘true musicals’ of the ‘40s, the politicisation of the ‘60s and the ‘mega-musicals’ of the ‘80s, every era in American musical theatre reflected a unique set of socio-cultural factors.  Nathan Hurwitz uses these…

    Paperback – 2014-06-20
    Routledge

  • The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit book cover

    The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit

    1st Edition

    By Anne E. McMills

    What are the do’s and don’ts of being a good assistant lighting designer? What are focus tapes, and how do I use them? What is the best method for creating a magic sheet? What should be found in every assistant’s kit? How do I make that first important leap into this professional career?   Answer…

    Paperback – 2014-06-02
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • The Theatrical Firearms Handbook book cover

    The Theatrical Firearms Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Inouye

    The Theatrical Firearms Handbook is the essential guide to navigating the many decisions that are involved in the safe and effective use of firearm props for both the stage and screen. It is an invaluable resource for fight choreographers, props designers, backstage crew, directors, actors, stage…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
    Routledge

  • Media Servers for Lighting Programmers: A Comprehensive Guide to Working with Digital Lighting book cover

    Media Servers for Lighting Programmers

    A Comprehensive Guide to Working with Digital Lighting, 1st Edition

    By Vickie Claiborne

    Media Servers for Lighting Programmers is the reference guide for lighting programmers working with media servers – the show control devices that control and manipulate video, audio, lighting, and projection content that have exploded onto the scene, becoming the industry standard for live event…

    Paperback – 2014-03-05
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Greener Theatre: Introduce Sustainability Into Your Productions book cover

    A Practical Guide to Greener Theatre

    Introduce Sustainability Into Your Productions, 1st Edition

    By Ellen E. Jones

    Protecting the environment should be a priority of every theatrical production, but it can be challenging to mount an environmentally-friendly show with limited time, resources, and information. A Practical Guide to Greener Theatre: Introduce Sustainability Into Your Productions not only gives you…

    Paperback – 2013-12-20
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting book cover

    A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting

    3rd Edition

    By Steven Louis Shelley

    In the first edition of A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting, Steve Shelley cracked open his production book and showed how to prepare a lighting design and create the paperwork needed to mount a production.In the second edition, he pulled back the curtain and showed the methods and processes that…

    Paperback – 2013-10-25
    Routledge

  • Historical Wig Styling Set book cover

    Historical Wig Styling Set

    1st Edition

    By Allison Lowery

    Let Historical Wig Styling: Anicent Egypt to the 1830s and Historical Wig Styling: Victorian to the Present be your guides to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your theatrical productions. Each chapter begins  with artwork of historic figures that influenced the…

    Pack – 2013-04-25
    Routledge

  • Technical Design Solutions for Theatre Volume 3 book cover

    Technical Design Solutions for Theatre Volume 3

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Sammler, Don Harvey

    Technical Design Solutions for Theatre is a collection of single-focus articles detailing technical production solutions that have appeared in The Technical Brief Collection, a publication of the Yale School of Drama’s Technical Design and Production Department. The primary objective of the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-08
    Routledge

  • Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design: From Technology Fundamentals to Scenic and Environmental Design book cover

    Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design: From Technology Fundamentals to Scenic and Environmental Design

    1st Edition

    By Troy Halsey, Troy Halsey

    The Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design is the only book that will get the reader up to speed on the ever-changing and growing industry of corporate production. Written by one of the industry's leading designers, this book uses a candid and straightforward style to illustrate the process…

    Paperback – 2010-08-27
    Routledge

  • Mechanical Design for the Stage book cover

    Mechanical Design for the Stage

    1st Edition

    By Alan Hendrickson

    Scenic effects involving rotating turntables, tracking stage wagons, and the vertical movement of curtains and painted drops have become common in both Broadway and Regional theatre productions. The machines that drive these effects range from small pneumatic cylinders pushing loads of a few pounds…

    Paperback – 2007-09-18
    Routledge

  • Computer Visualization for the Theatre: 3D Modelling for Designers book cover

    Computer Visualization for the Theatre

    3D Modelling for Designers, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Carver, Christine White

    Theatre designers using 3D software for computer visualisation in the theatre will find this book both a guide to the creative design process as well as an introduction to the use of computers in live performance. Covering the main software packages in use: Strata Studio Base, 3D Studio Max and 3D…

    Paperback – 2003-08-11
    Routledge

  • Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 1 book cover

    Technical Design Solutions for Theatre

    The Technical Brief Collection Volume 1, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Sammler, Don Harvey

    The Technical Brief is a collection of single-focus articles on technical production solutions, published three times a year by the prestigious Yale School of Drama. The primary objective of the publication is to share creative solutions to technical problems so that fellow theatre technicians can…

    Paperback – 2002-05-28
    Routledge

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