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  • Designing for the Theatreby Francis Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    Now in its second edition, Designing for the Theatre has established itself as the authoritative introduction to the processes of design for the theatre. Covering the contribution which can be made by costume, sets, props and lighting to a stage production, the author explains the purpose and process involved in their design. Included in this... more...

  • The High School Theatre Teacher's Survival Guideby Raina S. Ames

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    A reference for high school theatre teachers covering both curricular and extracurricular problems ? everything from how to craft a syllabus for a theatre class to what to say to parents about a student's participation in a school play. more...

  • The Cut of Women's Clothesby Norah Waugh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Each period in the history of costume has produced its own characteristic line and silhouette, derived from a cut and construction which varies considerably from age to age. Here are patterns taken from actual dresses, many of them rare museum specimens, illustrated by sketches of the dresses. There are notes on the production of women's dress, with... more...

  • Stage Managementby Daniel Bond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95

    This popular book describes in detail a stage manager's job. It provides those just starting out in the profession with a solid grounding in theatre stage management practices and procedures. The disciplines of lighting, set design and sound are discussed but the main focus is the management of these elements and the processes and scheduling that go... more...

  • Staging A Musicalby Matthew White

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    In Staging a Musical , Matthew White describes all the elements involved in putting on a musical production, including: how to choose the right show, budgets and schedules, auditions, rehearsals, and performances. more...

  • The Radical in Performanceby Baz Kershaw

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Radical in Performance investigates the crisis in contemporary theatre, and celebrates the subversive in performance. It is the first full-length study to explore the link between a western theatre which, says Kershaw, is largely outdated and the blossoming of postmodern performance, much of which has a genuinely radical edge. In staying focused... more...

  • Stage Lighting Handbookby Francis Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95

    The Stage Lighting Handbook is well established as the classic practical lighting guide. The book explains the process of designing lighting for all forms of stage production and describes the equipment used. This new edition includes up-to-date information on new equipment and discusses its impact on working methods. more...

  • Devising Theatreby Alison Oddey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Devising Theatre is a practical handbook that combines a critical analysis of contemporary devised theatre practice with descriptions of selected companies, and suggestions for any group devising theatre from scratch. It is the first book to propose a general theory of devised theatre. After identifying the unique nature of this type of performance,... more...

  • The Bodies That Were Not Oursby Coco Fusco

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Interdisciplinary artist and writer Coco Fusco is one of North America's leading interpreters of intercultural theory and practice. This volume gathers together her finest writings since 1995 and includes critical essays by Jean Fisher and Caroline Vercoe that interpret her work. Engaging and provocative, these essays, interviews, performance scripts... more...

  • Theatre, Body and Pleasureby Simon Shepherd

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Breaking new ground in the study of performance theory, this maverick and powerful project from renowned Renaissance scholar and queer theorist Simon Shepherd presents a unique take on theory and the physical reality of theatre. Examining a range of material, Theatre, Body, Pleasure addresses a significant gap in the literary and drama studies... more...