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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Theatrical Firearms Handbookby Kevin Inouye

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The Theatrical Firearms Handbook is the essential guide to navigating the many decisions that are involved in the safe and effective use of firearm props for both the stage and screen. It is an invaluable resource for fight choreographers, props designers, backstage crew, directors, actors, stage managers, and more, at all levels of experience.... more...

  • The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkitby Anne E. McMills

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    What are the do?s and don?ts of being a good assistant lighting designer? What are focus tapes, and how do I use them? What is the best method for creating a magic sheet? What should be found in every assistant?s kit? How do I make that first important leap into this professional career? ? Answer these questions and many more with The... more...

  • The Art of Theatrical Designby Kaoime Malloy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice addresses the core principles that develop the student designer into a true artist, providing a foundation that ensures success with each production design. This text concentrates on the skills necessary to create effective, evocative, and engaging theatrical designs... more...

  • Vectorworks for Entertainment Designby Kevin Lee Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The first book in the industry tailored specifically for the entertainment professional, Vectorworks for Entertainment Design covers the ins and outs of Vectorworks software for lighting, scenic, and sound design. With a detailed look at the design process, from idea to development, to the documentation necessary for execution, Vectorworks... more...

  • 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...