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- Sussex Academic Press 2016; US$ 54.99
Eli Rozik explores the principles that generated the theatre medium, and its possible roots in the preverbal imagistic mode of thinking. This mode characterizes the remnants of preverbal thinking, such as unconscious thinking (dreaming), the embryonic speech of toddlers, and their imaginative play and drawings prior to mastering verbal thinking. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
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 step-by-step processes of technical direction and the responsibilities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 57.95
This guide to the fundamentals of stage lighting includes a series of projects to allow experimentation, discussion and analysis. The necessary equipment is described in relation to its purpose, along with checklists and hints for practical use. The practical handling of light, with observation of the relationship of cause to effect, is central to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
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 physiology of the human face and, using cream based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
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 original pattern-drafting system, author Mandy Barrington... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 42.95
Film and Television Acting offers solid techniques for creating a natural, believable performance for film and television. The reader will discover techniques for listening and reacting, blocking and business, character, focus, the closeup, and comedy as they pertain to acting in front of a camera. The book analyzes the differences between theatre,... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.99
Follow acclaimed theatre director Carrie Cracknell throughout preparation and rehearsals for her production of Sophocles' Electra at the Gate Theatre, London, translated by Nick Payne and praised by the Evening Standard as an 'urgent new version'. First published as part of Getting Directions: A Fly-on-the-Wall Guide for Emerging Theatre Directors... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.99
Follow acclaimed theatre director Joe Hill-Gibbins throughout preparation and rehearsals for his production of The Glass Menagerie at the Young Vic, London, described by the Telegraph as ?a deeply felt, beautifully judged production of a masterpiece?. First published as part of Getting Directions: A Fly-on-the-Wall Guide for Emerging Theatre... more...