Theatre & Performance Studies: Theatrical Production

  • Shakespearean Stage Production: Then and Now book cover

    Shakespearean Stage Production

    Then and Now, 1st Edition

    By Cécile de Banke

    An absorbing and original addition to Shakespeareana, this handbook of production is for all lovers of Shakespeare whether producer, player, scholar or spectator. In four sections, Staging, Actors and Acting, Costume, Music and Dance, it traces Shakespearean production from Elizabethan times to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • Stays and Corsets: Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body book cover

    Stays and Corsets

    Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body, 1st Edition

    By Mandy Barrington

    Stays and Corsets: Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body goes a step beyond traditional historical costuming texts by not only providing you with historical pattern diagrams and information, but by showing you how to adapt these patterns to the contemporary body shape. Using her…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Technical Director's Toolkit: Process, Forms, and Philosophies for Successful Technical Direction book cover

    The Technical Director's Toolkit

    Process, Forms, and Philosophies for Successful Technical Direction, 1st Edition

    By Zachary Stribling, Richard Girtain

    In the world of theatre, the technical director is responsible for overseeing the safe and efficient realization and implementation of scenery for the stage. The Technical Director’s Toolkit is the first book to address every nut and bolt of this multifaceted job, guiding you though the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • Technical Management for the Performing Arts: Utilizing Time, Talent, and Money book cover

    Technical Management for the Performing Arts

    Utilizing Time, Talent, and Money, 1st Edition

    By Mark Shanda, Dennis Dorn

    Technical Management for the Performing Arts: Utilizing Time, Talent, and Money is a comprehensive guide to the tools and strategies of a successful technical manager. This book demonstrates how you can coordinate personnel, raw materials, and venues, all while keeping a production on a tight…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    1st Edition

    Reissuing works originally published between 1971 and 1981, this compact set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship devoted to 19th Century, Victorian, theatre. A small set of performance history and criticism, this set includes a biography of Henry Irving, a look at the rise of the status…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

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