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Theatre: technical & background skills books

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The Model as Performance Staging Space in Theatre and Architecture by Thea (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia) Brejzek, Lawrence (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia) Wallen The Model as Performance Staging Space in Theatre and Architecture
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The Model as Performance investigates the history and development of the scale model from the Renaissance to the present from a scenographic perspective and a performative paradigm that explores what the model can do and how it is used in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Scenic Automation Handbook by Gareth Conner, Loren Schreiber Scenic Automation Handbook
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Scenic Automation Handbook guides a technician tasked with creating automated effects through the nuts and bolts of creating effective stage effects, with an emphasis on electrical and electronic aspects. This book provides practical information on component selection and integration, breaking...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Scenic Automation Handbook by Gareth Conner, Loren Schreiber Scenic Automation Handbook
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Scenic Automation Handbook guides a technician tasked with creating automated effects through the nuts and bolts of creating effective stage effects, with an emphasis on electrical and electronic aspects. This book provides practical information on component selection and integration, breaking...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Routledge Companion to Scenography by Arnold Aronson The Routledge Companion to Scenography

The Routledge Companion to Scenography? is the largest and? most comprehensive collection of original essays to survey the historical, conceptual, critical and theoretical aspects of this increasingly important aspect of theatre and performance studies. Editor and leading scholar Arnold Aronson...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Shopping Skills for Costume Designers How to Shop Creatively for Theatre, TV, and Film on Any Budget by Gail Brassard Shopping Skills for Costume Designers How to Shop Creatively for Theatre, TV, and Film on Any Budget

Costume budgets for theatrical productions are never large enough to accommodate constructing each and every costume from scratch. Costume designers must shop shows-buy garments from retail stores and assemble/alter them to suit the needs of the production. Shopping is a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Scenography Expanded An Introduction to Contemporary Performance Design by Joslin (University of Leeds, UK) McKinney Scenography Expanded An Introduction to Contemporary Performance Design
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Scenography Expanded is a foundational text offering readers a thorough introduction to contemporary performance design, both in and beyond the theatre. It examines the potential of the visual, spatial, technological, material and environmental aspects of performance to shape performative encounters....
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Scenography Expanded An Introduction to Contemporary Performance Design by Joslin (University of Leeds, UK) McKinney Scenography Expanded An Introduction to Contemporary Performance Design
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Scenography Expanded is a foundational text offering readers a thorough introduction to contemporary performance design, both in and beyond the theatre. It examines the potential of the visual, spatial, technological, material and environmental aspects of performance to shape performative encounters....
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Lighting for Digital Video and Television by John Jackman Lighting for Digital Video and Television

Enhance the visual quality of your motion pictures and digital videos with a solid understanding of lighting fundamentals. This complete course in digital video lighting begins with how the human eye and the camera process light and color, progresses through...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

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The Makeup Artist Handbook Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre by Gretchen Davis, Mindy Hall The Makeup Artist Handbook Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre
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Learn first-rate techniques and tips from some of the best makeup artists in the business in the new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook. Renown makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall bring an impressive set of experience in all...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2017

The Makeup Artist Handbook Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre by Gretchen Davis, Mindy Hall The Makeup Artist Handbook Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre
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Learn first-rate techniques and tips from some of the best makeup artists in the business in the new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook. Renown makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall bring an impressive set of experience in all...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2017

Setting the Stage Attention to What We Do, How We Do It, and Why by David Hays Setting the Stage Attention to What We Do, How We Do It, and Why

The life and work of a stage designer who worked with Kazan and Balanchine
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Prop Building Guidebook For Theatre, Film, and TV by Eric Hart Prop Building Guidebook For Theatre, Film, and TV

Experienced prop maker Eric Hart walks readers through techniques used in historical and contemporary prop making and demonstrates how to apply them to a variety of materials. Hundreds of full-color photographs illustrate the tools and techniques used by professional prop...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2017

The Craft and Art of Scenic Design Strategies, Concepts, and Resources by Robert Klingelhoefer The Craft and Art of Scenic Design Strategies, Concepts, and Resources

The Craft and Art of Scenic Design: Strategies, Concepts, and Resources explores how to design stage scenery from a practical and conceptual perspective. Discussion of conceptualizing the design through script analysis and research is followed by a comprehensive overview of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/01/2017

The Craft and Art of Scenic Design Strategies, Concepts, and Resources by Robert Klingelhoefer The Craft and Art of Scenic Design Strategies, Concepts, and Resources

The Craft and Art of Scenic Design: Strategies, Concepts, and Resources explores how to design stage scenery from a practical and conceptual perspective. Discussion of conceptualizing the design through script analysis and research is followed by a comprehensive overview of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/12/2016

Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design A Process Based Syllabus in Costumes, Scenery, and Lighting by Eric Appleton, Tracey Lyons Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design A Process Based Syllabus in Costumes, Scenery, and Lighting
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Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design is a week-by-week guide that helps instructors who are new to teaching design, teaching outside of their fields of expertise, or looking for better ways to integrate and encourage non-designers in the design classroom. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2016

Sound and Music for the Theatre The Art and Technique of Design by Deena C. Kaye, James Lebrecht Sound and Music for the Theatre The Art and Technique of Design
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Covering every phase of a theatrical production, this fourth edition of Sound and Music for the Theatre traces the process of sound design from initial concept through implementation in actual performances. The book discusses the early evolution of sound design...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

Painting for Performance A Beginner's Guide to Great Painted Scenery by Sean O'Skea Painting for Performance A Beginner's Guide to Great Painted Scenery

Painting for Performance removes the mystery from painting and gives beginners the terms, tools, and techniques to approach their unpainted set with confidence. Covering the mechanics of paint and its many implementations in set design, this book provides simple and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2016

Painting for Performance A Beginner's Guide to Great Painted Scenery by Sean O'Skea Painting for Performance A Beginner's Guide to Great Painted Scenery

Painting for Performance removes the mystery from painting and gives beginners the terms, tools, and techniques to approach their unpainted set with confidence. Covering the mechanics of paint and its many implementations in set design, this book provides simple and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2016

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