Theatre & Performance Studies: Theatrical Production

  • English Theatre in Transition 1881-1914 book cover

    English Theatre in Transition 1881-1914

    1st Edition

    By James Woodfield

    Originally published in 1984. The turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries was a time of considerable change in the English theatre. Victorian attitudes were shocked or shattered by the new drama of Ibsen; the major figure of George Bernard Shaw dominated the period; theatre censorship was…

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

  • Henry Irving and The Victorian Theatre book cover

    Henry Irving and The Victorian Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Madeleine Bingham

    Originally published in 1978. Henry Irving achieved an astounding success in Britain and America as an actor; yet he lacked good looks, had spindly legs, and did not have a good voice. He said so himself. Today Irving is regarded as the archetype of the old-time actor, but in his own time he was…

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

  • 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

  • The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice book cover

    The Art of Theatrical Design

    Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Kaoime Malloy

    The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice addresses the core principles that develop the student designer into a true artist, providing a foundation that ensures success with each production design. This text concentrates on the skills necessary to create…

    Paperback – 2014-10-03
    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

  • The Well-Dressed Puppet: A Guide to Creating Puppet Costumes book cover

    The Well-Dressed Puppet

    A Guide to Creating Puppet Costumes, 1st Edition

    By Cheralyn Lambeth

    Costumes are an integral part of any performance, adding believability, conveying setting, or establishing the tone, a fact that is no less true when your performer is a puppet! The only book of its kind, The Well-Dressed Puppet will show you how to create costumes and accessories tailored…

    Paperback – 2014-09-02
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Illustrated Theatre Production Guide book cover

    Illustrated Theatre Production Guide

    3rd Edition

    By John Ramsey Holloway

    Illustrated Theatre Production Guide delivers a step-by-step approach to the most prevalent and established theatreproduction practices, focusing on essential issues related to the construction of wooden, fabric, plastic, and metal scenery used on the stage. A must-have resource for both the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    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

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