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  • 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...

  • The Potentials of Spacesby Alison Oddey; Christine A. White

    Intellect Books Ltd 2006; US$ 32.00

    The book interrogates notions of distance, interval, time and space explorations in scenography and performance which are concerned to encompass the creative, historical, performing, interdisciplinary, writing, architectural, and senses of presence in space. Space becomes practice; scenography becomes performance; memory and biography as the written... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting Third Editionby Steven Louis Shelley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In the first edition of A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting , Steve Shelley cracked open his production book and showed how to prepare a lighting design and create the paperwork needed to mount a production. In the second edition, he pulled back the curtain and showed the methods and processes that go on before the light plot is finalized and ready... more...

  • The Properties Director?s Handbookby Sandra Strawn

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 24.95

    You may be familiar with how to hang lights, build scenery, or run a high school/college/community theatre, but few are familiar with the nitty-gritty details of being a properties director or prop master. There has beenan utter lack of information on this topic in the market, until now. Sandy Strawn brings together her incredible 30 years of prop... more...

  • QLab 3 Show Controlby Jeromy Hopgood

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Scene Painting Projects for Theatreby Stephen G. Sherwin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    The art, practice, and technique of scene painting is an essential part of theatre design. A scenic artist is responsible for translating the vision of the scenic designer to the realized scenery. Unlike all other scene painting books, this text will take you step-by-step through actual individual scene painting projects. Each project is commonly... more...

  • Scenic Design and Lighting Techniquesby Rob Napoli; Chuck Gloman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Basic. This is the key word in Scenic Design and Lighting Tecniques: A Basic Guide for Theatre, written by two seasoned professionals with over twenty years of experience. This book is designed to show you how to turn a bare stage into a basic set design, without using heavy language that would bog you down. From materials and construction to basic... more...

  • So You Want To Be A Theatre Designer?by Michael Pavelka

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 18.94

    The definitive guide to designing for theatre by an award-winning designer with over 160 productions to his name. With a Foreword by Alison Chitty. A theatre designer needs to be able to draw on a wide spectrum of skills, work collaboratively with all the different members of the production team, and deliver designs that work in the testing conditions... more...

  • Sound and Music for the Theatreby Deena Kaye; James LeBrecht

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    The same loved book you've been using for years - now including everything you need to know about sound design for the theatre. This edition still focuses on aesthetics of sound design for the stage along with design approaches and techniques. You'll still get the in-depth discussion with leading sound designers and composers to see how the experts... 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...