• Digital Media, Projection Design, and Technology for Theatre book cover

    Digital Media, Projection Design, and Technology for Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Alex Oliszewski, Daniel Fine, Daniel Roth

    Digital Media, Projection Design, and Technology for Theatre covers the foundational skills, best practices, and real-world considerations of integrating digital media and projections into theatre. The authors, professional designers and university professors of digital media in live…

    Paperback – 2018-04-02
    Routledge

  • The Fake Food Cookbook: Props You Can't Eat for Theatre, Film, and TV book cover

    The Fake Food Cookbook

    Props You Can't Eat for Theatre, Film, and TV, 1st Edition

    By Tamara Honesty, Karestin Harrison

    The Fake Food Cookbook: Props You Can’t Eat for Theatre, Film, and TV contains step by step instructions on how to create the most realistic prop food for a theatrical production. From appetizers such as oysters on a half shell and chicken wings, entrees such as lobster and honey-glazed ham, to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge

  • The Properties Director's Toolkit: Managing a Prop Shop for Theatre book cover

    The Properties Director's Toolkit

    Managing a Prop Shop for Theatre, 2nd Edition

    By Sandra Strawn, Lisa Schlenker

    This book explains and provides templates for organizing and managing a prop shop, from pre-production organization to production processes, budgeting, and collaborations with other production areas. It explores how to plan, organize, and maintain a prop shop for safe and efficient production work.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • Consort Suites and Dance Music by Town Musicians in German-Speaking Europe, 1648–1700 PBD book cover

    Consort Suites and Dance Music by Town Musicians in German-Speaking Europe, 1648–1700 PBD

    1st Edition

    By Michael Robertson

    This companion volume to The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe surveys an area of music neglected by modern scholars: the consort suites and dance music by musicians working in the seventeenth-century German towns. Conditions of work in the German towns are examined in detail, as are…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge

  • Turn That Thing Off!: Collaboration and Technology in 21st-Century Actor Training book cover

    Turn That Thing Off!

    Collaboration and Technology in 21st-Century Actor Training, 1st Edition

    By Rose Burnett Bonczek, Roger Manix, David Storck

    As personal technology becomes ever-present in the classroom and rehearsal studio, its use and ubiquity is affecting the collaborative behaviors that should underpin actor training. How is the collaborative impulse being distracted and what kind of solutions can re-establish its connections? The…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge

  • Sondheim and Wheeler's Sweeney Todd book cover

    Sondheim and Wheeler's Sweeney Todd

    1st Edition

    By Aaron C. Thomas

    Sweeney Todd, the gruesome tale of a murderous barber and his pastry chef accomplice, is unquestionably strange subject matter for the musical theatre – but eight Tony awards and enormous successes on Broadway and the West End testify to its enduring popularity with audiences. Written by Hugh…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Answers from The Working Actor: Two Backstage Columnists Share Ten Years of Advice book cover

    Answers from The Working Actor

    Two Backstage Columnists Share Ten Years of Advice, 1st Edition

    By Jackie Apodaca, Michael Kostroff

    For nearly a decade, Jackie Apodaca and Michael Kostroff shared duties as advice columnists for the actors’ trade paper, Backstage. Their highly popular weekly feature, "The Working Actor," fielded questions from actors all over the country. A cross between "Dear Abby" and The Hollywood Reporter,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • Character Sketch: A Drawing Course for Costume Designers book cover

    Character Sketch

    A Drawing Course for Costume Designers, 1st Edition

    By Helen Q Huang

    Character Sketch outlines a theory of costume rendering that explores how a designer conceptualizes and creates a character on the page. Beginning with how to develop a sense of character through active, gestural poses, this book explores and explains the process of drawing and painting from rough…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Prop Effects Guidebook: Lights, Motion, Sound, and Magic book cover

    The Prop Effects Guidebook

    Lights, Motion, Sound, and Magic, 1st Edition

    By Eric Hart

    In The Prop Building Guidebook, author Eric Hart demonstrated how to cut, glue, sculpt, and bend raw materials to build props. Now in The Prop Effects Guidebook, he shows us how to connect and assemble components and parts to make those props light up, explode, make noise, and bleed. It delves into…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge

  • Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis book cover

    Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis

    1st Edition

    By Glenn D'Cruz

    "Everything passes/Everything perishes/Everything palls" – 4.48 Psychosis How on earth do you award aesthetic points to a 75-minute suicide note? The question comes from a review of 4.48 Psychosis’ inaugural production, the year after Sarah Kane took her own life, but this book explores the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Music as a Chariot: The Evolutionary Origins of Theatre in Time, Sound, and Music book cover

    Music as a Chariot

    The Evolutionary Origins of Theatre in Time, Sound, and Music, 1st Edition

    By Richard K. Thomas

    Music as a Chariot offers a multidisciplinary perspective whose primary proposition is that theatre is a type of music. Understanding how music enables the theatre experience helps to shape our entire approach to the performing arts. Beginning with a discussion on the origin and nature of time,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge

  • Theatre & Stage Photography: A Guide to Capturing Images of Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Other Performance Events book cover

    Theatre & Stage Photography

    A Guide to Capturing Images of Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Other Performance Events, 1st Edition

    By William Kenyon

    Documenting theatrical and stage events under the often dramatic lighting designed for the production provides a number of specific photographic challenges, and is unlike most every other branch of photography. Theatre & Stage Photography provides an overview of basic photography as it applies…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge

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