Theatre & Performance Studies: Theatrical Production

  • The Art of Unarmed Stage Combat book cover

    The Art of Unarmed Stage Combat

    1st Edition

    By Robert Najarian

    The Art of Unarmed Stage Combat is your guide to the principles and techniques of theatrical violence, combining detailed discussions of the mechanics of stage fighting with the nuances of acting decisions to make fighting styles reflect character and story. Expert Fight Director Robert Najarian…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge

  • Dance Production: Design and Technology book cover

    Dance Production

    Design and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Jeromy Hopgood

    Dance Production: Design and Technology introduces you to the skills you need to plan, design, and execute the technical aspects of a dance production. While it may not seem that staging a dance production is that different from a play or musical, in reality a dance performance offers up unique…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Period Style: A Sourcebook for Stage and Production Designers book cover

    Essentials of Period Style

    A Sourcebook for Stage and Production Designers, 1st Edition

    By Hal Tine

    Essentials of Period Style: A Sourcebook for Stage and Production Designers covers the visual, social, and political dynamics of multiple epochs and cultures and discusses how these trends affect the design of the architecture, costumes, and furnishings of the time. It then relates these…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge

  • Period Reproduction Buckram Hats: The Costumer’s Guide book cover

    Period Reproduction Buckram Hats

    The Costumer’s Guide, 1st Edition

    By Crystal G. Herman

    Whether you’re in a professional or a community theatre, part of a historical re-enactment, or teaching costume construction, a well-made hat provides a much-needed finishing touch to a costume. Period Reproduction Buckram Hats: The Costumer’s Guidebook is your one-stop resource for learning how to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Costume Topics Series

  • Theatrical Makeup: Basic Application Techniques book cover

    Theatrical Makeup

    Basic Application Techniques, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Sobel

    In many theatrical productions, it falls to the performers to apply their own makeup, with minimal or no instruction. Theatrical Makeup clearly and concisely explains the basics of theatrical makeup techniques to allow stage actors to put their best face forward! You will gain understanding of the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Routledge

  • Play Readings: A Complete Guide for Theatre Practitioners book cover

    Play Readings

    A Complete Guide for Theatre Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By Rob Urbinati

    Play Readings: A Complete Guide for Theatre Practitioners demystifies the standards and protocols of a play reading, demonstrating how to create effective and evocative readings for those new to or inexperienced with the genre. It examines all of the essential considerations involved in readings,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge

  • Sound and Music for the Theatre: The Art & Technique of Design book cover

    Sound and Music for the Theatre

    The Art & Technique of Design, 4th Edition

    By Deena Kaye, James LeBrecht

    Covering every phase of a theatrical production, this fourth edition of Sound and Music for the Theatre traces the process of sound design from initial concept through implementation in actual performances. The book discusses the early evolution of sound design and how it supports the play, from…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • Structural Design for the Stage book cover

    Structural Design for the Stage

    2nd Edition

    By Alys Holden, Bronislaw Sammler, Bradley L Powers, Steven A Schmidt

    The follow-up to the 2000 Golden Pen Award-winning Structural Design for the Stage, this second edition provides the theater technician with a foundation in structural design, allowing an intuitive understanding of "why sets stand up." It introduces the basics of statics and the study of the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • The Thriving Artist: Saving and Investing for Performers, Artists, and the Stage & Film Industries book cover

    The Thriving Artist

    Saving and Investing for Performers, Artists, and the Stage & Film Industries, 1st Edition

    By David Maurice Sharp

    The old cliché about the "starving" artist may have a basis in reality, but it isn’t set in stone! The Thriving Artist provides valuable advice for the performing artist, whether you’re an actor, dancer, lighting guru, costumer, or stagehand, on investing, saving, and building a diversified and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge

  • Unmasking Theatre Design: A Designer's Guide to Finding Inspiration and Cultivating Creativity book cover

    Unmasking Theatre Design: A Designer's Guide to Finding Inspiration and Cultivating Creativity

    1st Edition

    By Lynne Porter

    Every great design has its beginnings in a great idea, whether your medium of choice is scenery, costume, lighting, sound, or projections. Unmasking Theatre Design shows you how to cultivate creative thinking skills through every step of theatre design - from the first play reading to the finished…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • Vectorworks for Entertainment Design: Using Vectorworks to Design and Document Scenery, Lighting, and Sound book cover

    Vectorworks for Entertainment Design

    Using Vectorworks to Design and Document Scenery, Lighting, and Sound, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Lee Allen

    The first book in the industry tailored specifically for the entertainment professional, Vectorworks for Entertainment Design covers the ins and outs of Vectorworks software for lighting, scenic, and sound design. With a detailed look at the design process, from idea to development, to the…

    Paperback – 2014-10-17
    Routledge

  • Entertainment Rigging for the 21st Century: Compilation of Work on Rigging Practices, Safety, and Related Topics book cover

    Entertainment Rigging for the 21st Century

    Compilation of Work on Rigging Practices, Safety, and Related Topics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Sapsis

    From the basics of physical forces and mathematical formulas to performer flying and stage automation, Entertainment Rigging for the 21st Century provides you with insider information into rigging systems and the skills you need to safely operate them. Over the past decade, the entertainment…

    Paperback – 2014-09-09
    Routledge

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