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  1. A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting Third Edition

    By Steven Louis Shelley

    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...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Focal Press

  2. Historical Wig Styling Set

    By Allison Lowery

    Let Historical Wig Styling: Anicent Egypt to the 1830s and Historical Wig Styling: Victorian to the Present be your guides to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your theatrical productions. Each chapter begins with artwork of historic figures that influenced the...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Focal Press

  3. The Stage Manager's Toolkit

    Templates and Communication Techniques to Guide Your Theatre Production from First Meeting to Final Performance

    By Laurie Kincman

    As a Stage Manager, you are responsible for organizing rehearsals, running performances, and keeping everyone and everything on track and in sync. To do the job well, you need to be a communication wizard—able to collect a wide range of details and share them as effectively as possible. The Stage...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Focal Press

  4. The Prop Building Guidebook

    For Theatre, Film, and TV

    By Eric Hart

    Theatre and film frequently require replicas of three-dimensional objects built for actors to use. This book lays the groundwork for an artisan to determine what materials and techniques to use to build these props. Walking the reader through the various tools and techniques used in historical and...

    Published March 8th 2013 by Focal Press

  5. Technical Design Solutions for Theatre Volume 3

    Edited by Ben Sammler, Don Harvey

    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...

    Published March 8th 2013 by Focal Press

  6. The Properties Director’s Handbook

    Managing a Prop Shop for Theatre

    By Sandra Strawn

    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....

    Published November 19th 2012 by Focal Press

  7. Stagecraft Fundamentals Second Edition

    A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production

    By Rita Kogler Carver

    Stagecraft Fundamentals Second Edition tackles every aspect of theatre production with Emmy Award-winning author Rita Kogler Carver's signature witty and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed,...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Focal Press

  8. Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design: From Technology Fundamentals to Scenic and Environmental Design

    By Troy Halsey

    The Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design is the only book that will get the reader up to speed on the ever-changing and growing industry of corporate production. Written by one of the industry's leading designers, this book uses a candid and straightforward style to illustrate the process...

    Published August 27th 2010 by Focal Press

  9. Illustrated Theatre Production Guide

    2nd Edition

    By John Ramsey Holloway, John Holloway

    This new and fully updated edition of the Illustrated Theatre Production Guide takes a step-by-step approach to the most common and popular theatre production practices, covering important issues related to the construction of wooden, fabric, plastic, and metal scenery used on the stage. This book...

    Published February 16th 2010 by Focal Press

  10. Mechanical Design for the Stage

    By Alan Hendrickson

    Scenic effects involving rotating turntables, tracking stage wagons, and the vertical movement of curtains and painted drops have become common in both Broadway and Regional theatre productions. The machines that drive these effects range from small pneumatic cylinders pushing loads of a few pounds...

    Published September 18th 2007 by Focal Press