Auditioning skills are vital to the success of every performer, whether professional or amateur. This practical book explains how to win your dream role and advises on the auditioning process. With dedicated chapters for aspiring drama students and amateurs, it gives advice on how to impress a direc..
Projects (by concert tour) are shown with multiple photographs in grids to aptly display the lighting design, along with some technical illustrations. With an introduction by Radiohead singer Thom Yorke, this book will include essays by Chris Scoates, Director, University Art museum, California Sta..
Creating Outdoor Theatre is a practical guide to putting on a performance outside, offering a brief history of outdoor theatre and explaining the unique production opportunities it offers. The book explains the design and production considerations peculiar to performing outdoors, including health an..
Pantomime is a much-loved institution, but how is it created? What tools and processes are used? Working from purely a title, this practical book explains how a script and a design can develop together through the creative processes to culminate in the wonder and excitement of a unique production on..
This book is written for all companies, student and professional, who are interested in non-text-based theatre and shines a practical light on the passionate business of the devising process. Suggestions and advice on: * Getting started and developing trust and communication within the devising com..
"The Handbook of Model-making for Set Designers" describes the entire process of making scale models for stage sets, from the most basic cutting and assembling methods to more advanced skills, including painting, texturing and finishing techniques, and useful hints on presenting the completed model...
The Handbook of Set Design is a comprehensive guide to designing scenery of all kinds for a wide variety of stages, large and small. From concept to final dress rehearsal and performance, it takes you through the practical process of turning initial ideas and sketches into final sets that enhance th..
The Handbook of Stage Lighting is a journey of exploration into the heart of the fascinating world that paints pictures and tells stories with the most basic of all materials - light. In this comprehensive guide, authors Neil Fraser and Simon Bennison bring to a clear and persuasive text a shared ex..
Theatre designers need to be proficient in an extraordinarily diverse range of skills to carry out their work. They are expected to be able to draw, both creatively and technically, to be able to use colour imaginatively, to make accurate scale models of their set designs, to design costumes, whethe..
Making Stage Props is a book for anyone involved in prop-making who wishes to explore the wealth of materials and techniques open to them. Supported by over 200 photographs and drawings, the book covers: * Planning, costing and scheduling * Tools and workshop facilities, and detailed health & safet..
In The Marvelous Museum, world-renowned aritst Mark Dion rexamines the concept of the museum by focusing on 'orphans'--items in a permanent collection that don't fit into traditional catagories. Dion selects treasures from the archives and backrooms of the Oakland Museum of California from which to ..
Model Making for the Stage explains the practical techniques that will promote accurate scale model making for the theatre. Topics covered include: * Practical information about model-making materials and setting up a good working environment * Foundation skills, techniques and exercises to introd..