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  • The Technical Director's Toolkitby Zachary Stribling; Richard Girtain

    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...

  • Stage Moneyby Tim Donahue; Jim Patterson

    University of South Carolina Press 2012; US$ 18.99

    A straightforward guide to the contemporary theater business on and off Broadway more...

  • Discovering Stage Lightingby Francis Reid

    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...

  • Theatrical Makeupby Sharon Sobel

    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...

  • Stays and Corsetsby Mandy Barrington

    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...

  • Film and Television Actingby Ian Bernard

    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...

  • The Complete Book of 1980s Broadway Musicalsby Dan Dietz

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 124.99

    This book examines in specific detail every musical show that opened on Broadway during the 1980s. Included in each entry are details regarding cast and credits, plot, critical reviews, London productions, recordings, published scripts, and film versions. The book also includes extensive commentary for each major show. While concept musicals such... more...

  • Voice and Speech in the Theatreby J. Clifford Turner; Malcolm Morrison

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 26.95

    This is a classic book on voice and speech, designed for actors at all levels. One of the great voice teachers of his day, J. Clifford Turner here uses simple and direct language to impart the necessary technical 'basics' of speech and voice. more...

  • Theatre as Human Actionby Thomas S. Hischak

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    This book is designed for the college student who may be unacquainted with many plays and has seen a limited number of theatre productions. Focusing primarily on four plays? Macbeth , A Raisin in the Sun, Rent , and You Can?t Take It with You ?this textbook aims to inform the student about theatre arts, stimulate interest in the art form,... more...

  • A Cultural History of the First Jazz and Blues Communities in Jacksonville, Florida 1896-1916by Ptere D. Smith; Michael B. Bakan

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 179.95

    This rich and descriptive analysis of one particular neighborhood and its contributions to the formation of new, and distinctively African-American, performance ideologies by lesser known performers contributes to a greater understanding of this historical period and the body of creative work that has never been fully chronicled or acknowledged before. more...