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  • 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... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 23.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • An Introduction to Theatre Designby Stephen Di Benedetto

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This introduction to theatre design explains the theories, strategies, and tools of practical design work for the undergraduate student. Through its numerous illustrated case studies and analysis of key terms, students will build an understanding of the design process and be able to: identify the fundamentals of theatre design and scenography... 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...