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  • Stage Lighting Designby Neil Fraser

    Crowood 2011; US$ 18.94

    In Stage Lighting Design Neil Fraser, who teaches the subject at RADA, provides a comprehensive guide to designing effective and appropriate stage lighting. Assuming no previous knowledge, the book guides the reader through the various aspects involved in this craft. The text is accompanied by practical exercises to encourage the reader to explore... more...

  • Stage Designby Gary Thorne

    Crowood 2011; US$ 18.94

    In Stage Design - A Practical Guide Gary Thorne, a freelance theatre set and costume designer, introduces the concept of art and design for performance, drawing on his considerable experience in a wide variety of theatres. The book begins from first principles, and assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. Each chapter contains clear, concise text... more...

  • Technical Theater for Nontechnical Peopleby Drew Campbell

    Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Completely updated to reflect state-of-the-art standards in today's fast-changing theater technology, Technical Theater for Nontechnical People helps actors, dancers, playwrights, and directors to understand every aspect of a traditional and digitally supported backstage environment-from scenery, lighting, and sound to props, costumes, and stage management.... more...

  • Starting Your Career as a Theatrical Designerby Michael J. Riha; Michael Mayer

    Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 40.10

    In the first book of its kind to be published in twenty years, ten award-winning and current Broadway designers?five set designers, four lighting designers, and one projection designer?discuss the business aspects of the theatre world, sharing relevant insider information and strategies that will prove invaluable to aspiring and seasoned theatrical... more...

  • The Poetics of Stage Spaceby Bruce A. Bergner

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00

    This book analyzes theatre scene design through the powers and characteristics of physical space. Physical space is central to creative composition in the theatre, but the author extends the reach of the book to individuals concerned with spatial design--architects, interior designers, industrial designers, artists and other performers. A theory is... more...

  • Careers in Technical Theaterby Mike Lawler

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Want to make it big on Broadway—as a techie? Or how about working in smaller regional theater? Careers in Technical Theater explains more than twenty different careers from the perspective of successful theater artists. Included are specialties that have been around for decades, as well as those still emerging in the field. Concise information is... more...

  • Lighting the Shakespearean Stage, 1567 - 1642by Robert B. Graves

    Southern Illinois University Press 1999; US$ 35.00

    In Lighting the Shakespearean Stage, 1567?1642 , R. B. Graves examines the lighting of early modern English drama from both historical and aesthetic perspectives. He traces the contrasting traditions of sunlit amphitheaters and candlelit hall playhouses, describes the different lighting techniques, and estimates the effect of these techniques... more...

  • Q Lab Show Control: Projects for Live Performance and Installationsby Jeromy Hopgood

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Used from Broadway to Britain?s West End, QLab software is the tool of choice for many of the world?s most prominent sound, projection, and integrated media designers. QLab 3 Show Control: Projects for Live Performances & Installations is a project-based book on QLab software covering sound, video, and show control. With information on both sound... more...

  • Theatrical Spaceby William Faricy Condee

    Scarecrow Press 1995; US$ 49.99

    Condee has interviewed hundreds of prominent American and British directors, designers, and actors, and provides photographs and groundplans of major American theatres. Each chapter tackles a different set of problems, offering thoughtful solutions to common obstacles. Theatrical Space is a valuable resource for all directors and designers, both... more...

  • Stage Rigging Handbook, Third Editionby Jay O. Glerum

    Southern Illinois University Press 2007; US$ 35.00

    Succinct and jargon free, Stage Rigging Handbook remains the only book in any language that covers the design, operation, and maintenance of stage-rigging equipment. It is written in an at-a-glance outline form, yet contains in-depth information available nowhere else. This fully indexed third edition includes three new parts: the first, an explanation... more...