Theatre & Performance Studies: Theatrical Production

  • The Prop Building Guidebook: For Theatre, Film, and TV book cover

    The Prop Building Guidebook

    For Theatre, Film, and TV, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Hart

    Experienced prop maker Eric Hart walks readers through techniques used in historical and contemporary prop making and demonstrates how to apply them to a variety of materials. Hundreds of full-color photographs illustrate the tools and techniques used by professional prop makers throughout the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Essential Dramaturgy: The Mindset and Skillset book cover

    Essential Dramaturgy

    The Mindset and Skillset, 1st Edition

    By Theresa Lang

    Essential Dramaturgy: The Mindset and Skillset provides a concrete way to approach the work of a dramaturg. It explores ways to refine the process of defining, evaluating, and communicating that is essential to effective dramaturgical work. It then looks at how this outlook enhances the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge

  • Theater Planning: Facilities for Performing Arts and Live Entertainment book cover

    Theater Planning

    Facilities for Performing Arts and Live Entertainment, 1st Edition

    By Gene Leitermann

    This book introduces theater planning to students and practitioners of each field, and provides a detailed guide to the process and the technical requirements particular to theater buildings. Part I is a guide to the concepts and practices of architecture and construction, as applied to performing…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge

  • Stage Manager: The Professional Experience—Refreshed book cover

    Stage Manager

    The Professional Experience—Refreshed, 2nd Edition

    By Larry Fazio

    Stage Manager: The Professional Experience–Refreshed takes the reader on a journey through all aspects of the craft of stage management in theatre, including the technological advancements that have come to theatre and the stage manger’s job. Chapters are laid out to reflect the order in which…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge

  • Creating the Character Costume: Tools, Tips, and Talks with Top Costumers and Cosplayers book cover

    Creating the Character Costume

    Tools, Tips, and Talks with Top Costumers and Cosplayers, 1st Edition

    By Cheralyn Lambeth

    Many beginning and hobbyist costumers believe that professional costume/prop builders have unlimited and specialized resources with which to ply their craft. Actually, the pros create things in much the same way that hobbyists do, working as resourcefully and creatively as possible with a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge

  • The Stage Manager's Toolkit: Templates and Communication Techniques to Guide Your Theatre Production from First Meeting to Final Performance book cover

    The Stage Manager's Toolkit

    Templates and Communication Techniques to Guide Your Theatre Production from First Meeting to Final Performance, 2nd Edition

    By Laurie Kincman

    The Stage Manager’s Toolkit provides a comprehensive account of the role of the stage manager for live theatre with a focus on both written and verbal communication best practices. The book outlines the duties of the stage manager and assistant stage manager throughout a production, discussing not…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design: A Process Based Syllabus in Costumes, Scenery, and Lighting book cover

    Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design

    A Process Based Syllabus in Costumes, Scenery, and Lighting, 1st Edition

    By Eric Appleton, Tracey Lyons

    Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design is a week-by-week guide that helps instructors who are new to teaching design, teaching outside of their fields of expertise, or looking for better ways to integrate and encourage non-designers in the design classroom. This book provides a syllabus to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge

  • Painting for Performance: A Beginner’s Guide to Great Painted Scenery book cover

    Painting for Performance

    A Beginner’s Guide to Great Painted Scenery, 1st Edition

    By Sean O'Skea

    Painting for Performance removes the mystery from painting and gives beginners the terms, tools, and techniques to approach their unpainted set with confidence. Covering the mechanics of paint and its many implementations in set design, this book provides simple and effective step-by-step…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Garrick's Folly: The Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769 at Stratford and Drury Lane book cover

    Garrick's Folly

    The Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769 at Stratford and Drury Lane, 1st Edition

    By Johanne M. Stochholm

    The great Shakespeare Jubilee festival was held at Stratford, under the direction of David Garrick. The occasion was the dedication of the new town hall and the presentation by Garrick of a statue of Shakespeare. Immense interest, enthusiasm, and controversy were aroused by the plans, which…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • Stage Management Basics: A Primer for Performing Arts Stage Managers book cover

    Stage Management Basics

    A Primer for Performing Arts Stage Managers, 1st Edition

    By Emily Roth, Jonathan Allender-Zivic, Katy McGlaughlin

    Without assuming any intrinsic prior knowledge of the theatrical field and its associated, specialized terminology, Stage Management Basics covers every aspect of the stage management, from reading a script, meeting with a director and theatre staff, and auditioning, to constructing green…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook book cover

    The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Brad Schiller

    This guide helps lighting designers with the creative and operational challenges they face in their rapidly evolving industry. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, the author brings the designer from basic principles to preproduction…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Concert Lighting: The Art and Business of Entertainment Lighting book cover

    Concert Lighting

    The Art and Business of Entertainment Lighting, 4th Edition

    By James Moody, Paul Dexter

    Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology. The authors have reorganized the book into three comprehensive and thoroughly revised sections, covering…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge

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