• Safety and Health for the Stage: Collaboration with the Production Process book cover

    Safety and Health for the Stage

    Collaboration with the Production Process, 1st Edition

    By William J. Reynolds

    Safety and Health for the Stage: Collaboration with the Production Process is a practical guide to integrating safety and health into the production process for live entertainment in the context of compliance with applicable codes, standards, and recommended practices. This book explores the need…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Your Body Knows: A Movement Guide for Actors book cover

    Your Body Knows

    A Movement Guide for Actors, 1st Edition

    By Jana Tift, Meade Andrews

    Your Body Knows provides the foundation actors need to move with ease and power. It is a practical guide to movement starting at the very beginning: knowing your body and experiencing how it works. Through the work of F.M. Alexander, Rudolf Laban, and Michael Chekhov, this book offers basic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge

  • Performance Studies: An Introduction book cover

    Performance Studies

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Richard Schechner

    Richard Schechner's pioneering textbook is a lively, accessible overview of the full range of performance, with primary extracts, student activities, key biographies, and over 200 images of global performance. The publication of Performance Studies: An Introduction was a defining moment for the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Stage Management Theory as a Guide to Practice: Cultivating a Creative Approach book cover

    Stage Management Theory as a Guide to Practice

    Cultivating a Creative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Narda E. Alcorn, Lisa Porter

    Stage Management Theory as a Guide to Practice offers theory and methodology for developing a unique stage management style, preparing stage managers to develop an adaptive approach for the vast and varied scope of the production processes, forge their own path, and respond to the present moment…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics in Practice: Perspectives on Activating the Actor book cover

    Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics in Practice

    Perspectives on Activating the Actor, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Pye, Hillary Bucs

    Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics in Practice is the first book that compiles practical approaches of the best practices from a range of practitioners on the subject of working with Stanislavski’s "objectives", "obstacles" and "tactics". The book offers instructors and directors a variety of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Automated Performer Flying: The State of the Art book cover

    Automated Performer Flying

    The State of the Art, 1st Edition

    By Jim Shumway

    Automated Performer Flying: The State of the Art shares the secrets of performer flying in the entertainment history and provides step-by-step instructions on how to create a performer flying effect from scratch. This book sheds light on all aspects of performer flying, covering its history,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers book cover

    Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers

    6th Edition

    By James Thomas

    Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers, Sixth Edition teaches the skills of script analysis using a formalist approach that examines the written part of a play to evaluate its potentials for performance and production. This new edition offers a more streamlined experience for the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Dance and Light: The Partnership Between Choreography and Lighting Design book cover

    Dance and Light

    The Partnership Between Choreography and Lighting Design, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Dreyer

    Dance and Light examines the interconnected relationship between movement and design, the fluid partnership that exists between the two disciplines, and the approaches that designers can take to enhance dance performances through lighting design. The book demystifies lighting for the dancer and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Focal Press

  • Men's Tailoring: Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950 book cover

    Men's Tailoring

    Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950, 1st Edition

    By Graham Cottenden

    Men’s Tailoring: Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950 introduces the reader to English tailoring and covers the drafting of patterns, cutting out in cloth, and the complete traditional construction techniques in sequence for the tailoring of a waistcoat, trousers and jacket. The…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01
    Routledge

  • Stage Makeup book cover

    Stage Makeup

    11th Edition

    By Richard Corson, James Glavan, Beverly Gore Norcross

    Widely referred to as the "bible of stage makeup," the timely revision of this classic text addresses principles and techniques in the use of makeup for the contemporary performer. This extensive exploration of the application and use of stage makeup and makeup for a variety of performance venues…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Visual-Gestural Communication: A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception book cover

    Visual-Gestural Communication

    A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception, 1st Edition

    By Willy Conley

    Visual-Gestural Communication is a truly unique volume in non-language communication devoted to the study of universal gestures, facial expressions, body language, and pantomime. Readers develop the skill and confidence to interact -- sans shared language -- with individuals, such as someone who is…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover book cover

    The Art of Voice Acting

    The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover, 6th Edition

    By James Alburger

    The Art of Voice Acting covers all aspects of the craft and business of performing voiceover. This sixth edition is reorganized and completely updated to include the latest information on how to get started in voiceover, performing techniques, setting up a personal recording space, voiceover demos…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Focal Press

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