Theatre & Performance Studies: Theatrical Production

  • 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

  • The Art and Practice of Costume Design book cover

    The Art and Practice of Costume Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Merz

    In The Art and Practice of Costume Design, a panel of seven designers offer a new multi-sided look at the current state and practice of theatrical costume design. Beginning with an exploration of the role of a Costume Designer, the subsequent chapters analyse and explore the psychology of dress,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Unbuttoned: The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design book cover

    Unbuttoned

    The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design, 1st Edition

    By Shura Pollatsek

    Unbuttoned: The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design documents the creative journey of costume creation from concept to performance. Each chapter provides an overview of the process, including designing and shopping; draping, cutting, dyeing, and painting; and beading, sewing, and creating…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre book cover

    The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Paul B. Crook

    The formation and communication of vision is one of the primary responsibilities of a director, before ever getting to the nuts and bolts of the process. The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre helps the young director learn how to discover, harness, and meld the two. Providing both a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • The Production Manager's Toolkit: Successful Production Management in Theatre and Performing Arts book cover

    The Production Manager's Toolkit

    Successful Production Management in Theatre and Performing Arts, 1st Edition

    By Cary Gillett, Jay Sheehan

    "Our theater world is so much better with this book in it, and even better with Cary and Jay at the helm." –David Stewart, Director of Production for the Guthrie Theater The Production Manager’s Toolkit is a comprehensive introduction to a career in theatrical and special event production for new…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • The Boar's Head Theatre (Routledge Revivals): An Inn-yard Theatre of the Elizabethan Age book cover

    The Boar's Head Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inn-yard Theatre of the Elizabethan Age, 1st Edition

    By C. J. Sisson

    Edited by Stanley Wells

    The Boar’s Head Theatre, first published in 1972, provides an account of one of the Elizabethan inn-yard theatres. It is a reconstruction of considerable importance in our understanding of the performance conditions affecting Elizabethan drama, the mode of presentation and the nature of the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Royal Court Theatre (Routledge Revivals): 1965-1972 book cover

    The Royal Court Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    1965-1972, 1st Edition

    By Philip Roberts

    The English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre is the longest running specialist production organization in the history of British theatre. Philip Roberts’s account, which was first published in 1986, covers the period 1965-1972 in the Company’s life, beginning in 1965 with the appointment of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Performance in the Twenty-First Century: Theatres of Engagement book cover

    Performance in the Twenty-First Century

    Theatres of Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Andy Lavender

    Performance in the Twenty-First Century: Theatres of Engagement addresses the reshaping of theatre and performance after postmodernism. Andy Lavender argues provocatively that after the ‘classic’ postmodern tropes of detachment, irony, and contingency, performance in the twenty-first century…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques: Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes book cover

    Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques

    Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes, 1st Edition

    By Mary McClung

    Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques: Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes explains how to create your theatrical prop, puppet, or costume design using the unique and tricky medium of foam. Step-by-step instructions, photographs, and explanations illustrate how to translate your design from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge

  • European Theatre 1960-1990 (Routledge Revivals): Cross-Cultural Perspectives book cover

    European Theatre 1960-1990 (Routledge Revivals)

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Yarrow

    European theatre has been the site of enormous change and struggle since 1960. There have been radical shifts in the nature and understanding of performance, fuelled by increasing cross-cultural and international influence. Theatre has had to fight for its very existence, adapting its methods of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cold War Theatre (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Cold War Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By John Elsom

    Cold War Theatre, first published in 1992, provides an account of the theatrical history within the context of East/West politics. Its geographical span ranges from beyond the Urals to the Pacific Coast of the US, and asks whether the Cold War confrontation was not in part due to the cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Post-War British Theatre (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Post-War British Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By John Elsom

    Since the Second World War, we have witnessed exciting, often confusing developments in the British theatre. This book, first published in 1976, presents an enlightening, objective history of the many facets of post-war British theatre and a fresh interpretation of theatre itself. The remarkable…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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