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  • 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 Properties Director's Handbookby Sandra Strawn

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 19.95

    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 been an utter lack of information on this topic in the market, until now. Sandy Strawn brings together her incredible 30 years of prop... more...

  • Technical Design Solutions for Theatre, Volume Threeby Ben Sammler; Don Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Technical Design Solutions for Theatre is a collection of single-focus articles detailing technical production solutions that have appeared in The Technical Brief Collection , a publication of the Yale School of Drama?s Technical Design and Production Department. The primary objective of the publication was to share creative solutions to technical... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...