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Stage Management

Author : Gail Pallin
ISBN : 1848420145
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 51. 60 MB
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The Stage Management Handbook

Author : Daniel A. Ionazzi
ISBN : UCSC:32106016809813
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 30. 97 MB
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Offers advice, for both professional and amateur stage managers, on putting on a show, discussing its three phases, and includes information on the organizational structure of theaters and how to manage human behavior

A Survival Guide For Stage Managers

Author : Mary Ellen Allison
ISBN : 1432766511
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 82. 19 MB
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QUESTIONS ABOUT STAGE MANAGEMENT? Contact the author: [email protected] Subject: Question for Author.****************EXAMINATION COPIES (pdf files) available to teachers. Contact the Author: [email protected] from educational email site; include teacher name, course under consideration, school. Subject: Examination request.

Essentials Of Stage Management

Author : Peter Maccoy
ISBN : 9781408149690
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 36. 69 MB
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Good stage management is key to the smooth running of any theatrical production and, as technology continues to develop and regulations tighten, the responsibilities of the stage manager have never been greater. In this essential guide, Peter Maccoy examines the qualities and skills necessary for effective management, stressing the importance of understanding both the creative and the technical processes involved in theatre. From negotiating contracts through to rehearsals, performance and post-production, Essentials of Stage Management is packed with invaluable advice on every aspect of the job and every type of theatre.

Stage Managing And Theatre Etiquette

Author : Linda Apperson
ISBN : 9781461724971
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 29. 4 MB
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Here is a practical, accessible introduction to one of the most complex jobs in theatre. Linda Apperson clearly and concisely leads the reader through the procedures and responsibilities of stage management, from auditions to closing night. What is “blocking”? How do you “call” a show? Who is the technical director, and why do you want him or her as your best friend? How can you tame (or endure) a prima donna? When is the best time to offer advice to the actors? Ms. Apperson answers these and countless other questions in a resource book that will become a constant companion for both the novice and the experienced theatre person. Especially useful is her attention to personal relationships among actors and crew. She insists that working to create an atmosphere of respect backstage will improve the show onstage, and she shows precisely how this is done, based upon her years of experience in managing the stage. Stage Managing and Theatre Etiquette includes samples of prompt scripts and other essential stage manager's tools.

The Stage Manager S Toolkit

Author : Laurie Kincman
ISBN : 9781317292593
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 64. 59 MB
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The Stage Manager’s Toolkit provides a comprehensive account of the role of the stage manager for live theatre with a focus on both written and verbal communication best practices. The book outlines the duties of the stage manager and assistant stage manager throughout a production, discussing not only what to do but why. The book identifies communication objectives for each phase of production, paperwork to be created, and the necessary questions to be answered in order to ensure success.

Theatre Sound

Author : John A. Leonard
ISBN : 087830116X
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 48. 36 MB
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Theatre Sound includes a brief history of the use of sound in the theatre, discussions of musicals, sound effects, and the recording studio, and even an introduction to the physics and math of sound design. A bibliography and online reference section make this the new essential work for students of theatre and practicing sound designers.

Stage Management

Author : Lawrence Stern
ISBN : 9781317300120
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 84. 75 MB
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Stage Management offers readers a practical manual on how to stage manage in all theatre environments. Revered as the authoritative resource for stage management, this text is rich with practical resources, including checklists, diagrams, examples, forms and step-by-step directions. In addition to sharing his own expertise, Stern has gathered practical advice from working stage managers of Broadway, off-Broadway, touring companies, regional, community, and 99-seat Equity waiver theaters. In its 11th edition, the book is now fully in color and updated to include new information on Equity contracts, social media applications in stage management, and working with high school productions.

The Production Manager S Toolkit

Author : Cary Gillett
ISBN : 9781317558989
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 29. 21 MB
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"Our theater world is so much better with this book in it, and even better with Cary and Jay at the helm." –David Stewart, Director of Production for the Guthrie Theater The Production Manager’s Toolkit is a comprehensive introduction to a career in theatrical and special event production for new and aspiring professionals, given by expert voices in the field. The book discusses management techniques, communication skills, and relationship building tactics to create effective and successful production managers. With a focus on management theory, advice from top production managers provide insights into budgeting, scheduling, meetings, hiring, maintaining safety, and more. Through interviews and case studies, the history and techniques of production management are explored throughout a variety of entertainment venues: theatre, dance, opera, and special events. The book includes references, tools, templates, and checklists; and a companion website contains downloadable paperwork and links to other useful resources such as unions, venues, and vendors.

The Casting Handbook

Author : Suzy Catliff
ISBN : 9781136500350
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 50. 54 MB
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Casting is a crucial creative element of any production - and yet the craft and skills needed to put together a successful and exciting cast are often overlooked. The Casting Handbook explains the casting process from beginning to end and covers everything producers and directors needs to know – as well as proving a fascinating and illuminating read for actors. The book explores: how to prepare a breakdown where to source actors how to prepare for a casting session how to make casting decisions how a cast is put together how deals are done ethics and the law, with special reference to casting children how a casting director contributes to the initial development of the script how the casting works from fringe theatre to Hollywood blockbusters The Casting Handbook considers actors’, producers’, agents’ and directors’ relationship with a casting director, the day to day work that is casting, and how approaching it in a professional and informed manner can make the difference to the final product. Including interviews with actors, agents, directors, casting directors and producers; case studies; exercises; and a fact file of useful templates and contacts, this book offers a thorough induction into the casting process, suitable for students and early career professionals in any media.

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