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Through interviews and case studies, the history and techniques of production management are explored throughout a variety of entertainment venues: theatre, opera, dance, and special events.
The Stage Manager's Toolkit: Templates and Communication Techniques to Guide Your Theatre Production from First Meeting to Final Performance The Focal Press Toolkit SeriesRoutledge #ad - The Stage Manager's Toolkit: Templates and Communication Techniques to Guide Your Theatre Production from First Meeting to Final Performance The Focal Press Toolkit Series #ad - 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 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 identifies communication objectives for each phase of production, paperwork to be created, and the necessary questions to be answered in order to ensure success. Focal Press.
The Technical Director's Toolkit The Focal Press Toolkit SeriesRoutledge #ad - The book also addresses scene shop design, facility repair and maintenance, and finishes with a brief overview of other areas of technical theatre that help round out the far reaching skill set of a successful TD. Focal Press. Leadership, relationship building, personal responsibility, showing you not only how to become a more efficient and effective TD, and problem solving are addressed, management, but also how to be a collaborative member of a production team that artists will seek to work with again and again.
The technical director’s toolkit is the first book to address every nut and bolt of this multifaceted job, guiding you though the step-by-step processes of technical direction and the responsibilities of the TD in the mounting of a theatrical production. In the world of theatre, the technical director is responsible for overseeing the safe and efficient realization and implementation of scenery for the stage.
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The Backstage Handbook: An Illustrated Almanac of Technical Information #ad - There are hundreds of illustrations, tables and charts which cover everything from the stock sizes and specs of wood screws, to safe working loads for several kinds of rope, to illustrations of twenty-two types of standard lamp bases. First published in 1988, with about 10, backstage Handbook is one of the most widely used stagecraft textbooks in the United States, 000 copies sold every year.
This handy reference book brings together under one cover an incredible variety of information useful to designers, technicians and students who work behind the scenes in theatre, film and television. Reference.
Project Planning for the Stage: Tools and Techniques for Managing Extraordinary PerformancesSouthern Illinois University Press #ad - Author rich dionne reframes theatre production as a project and provides essential tools for understanding and managing it efficiently, an opera, a dance piece, whether it be a stage play, or other performance that requires the collaboration of the artists and artisans creating the visual and aural landscape for it.
Focal Press. Technical directors, properties masters, costume shop managers, parametric and bottom-up estimates, and video supervisors—anyone managing even part of a production—need to understand project-planning concepts such as the boundaries of authority and responsibility, master electricians, and precedence diagrams.
Each section focuses on relevant concepts and skills and outlines the application of effective project-planning procedures and techniques—including critical path analysis and Gantt charts. The incredibly useful and powerful tools outlined in this book allow any technical manager to deliver the best possible outcome for a production.
Project Planning for the Stage: Tools and Techniques for Managing Extraordinary Performances #ad - This book will be a valuable addition to the libraries of technical managers in live entertainment. Reference. Project planning for the stage is organized into four sections corresponding to the life cycle of a theatre production: defining the goals and scope of the production and assembling the crew; planning, estimating, and scheduling; executing and managing; and closing and strike.
The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition: Traditional and New Methods for Running a Show from First Rehearsal to Last PerformanceBack Stage Books #ad - Focal Press. The text is supported by sample documents, diagrams, and charts that straddle time-honored approaches with what can be generated by today's computer software. First published in 1991, it is widely used and has been lauded as the most comprehensive, educational book on stage management available.
Kelly explains the entire theatrical process, cue sheets, including:- organizing all rehearsals and performances- Maintaining the working script, and daily records- Supervising the technical aspects of the show- Running shows outdoors and at other non-theatrical venues- Dealing with performers and crew members on all levelsThis new edition reflects all the latest developments and innovations in the industry and adds a totally new chapter on opera stage management, complete with an in-depth breakdown of the challenges this style of production presents.
The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition: Traditional and New Methods for Running a Show from First Rehearsal to Last Performance #ad - . The most widely used manual for aspiring and veteran stage Managers - Now Revised and ExpandedThe next best thing to shadowing a Broadway stage manager, this detailed, behind-the-scenes book as been brought completely up to date. From preproduction planning and first rehersals to opening night and final strike, all the essentials of the profession are presented here in a friendly, engaging style.
Blending how-to information with anecdotes from his own career, author Thomas A. Reference. This guide remians the first choice for anyone who works in any branch of the profession, whether amateur, educational, or professional. All the latest stage machinery is discussed, along with tips on finding employment.
Theatre ManagementQuite Specific Media Group Ltd #ad - Theatre Management #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Mr. Conte addresses the needs and concerns confronting 21st Century managers. A comprehensive text and indispensable reference for all arts managers. David M. Reference. Focal Press. Conte's vast expansion of the langley classic delivers a broad, comprehensive view of theatre and performing arts management based on the premise that all the performing arts share the same core issues.
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Focal Press. The remaining six parts, as well as the glossary and bibliography, have been updated. He describes each type of rigging, then thoroughly reviews the operating procedures and methods of inspecting existing systems. Succinct and jargon free, operation, Stage Rigging Handbook remains the only book in any language that covers the design, and maintenance of stage-rigging equipment.
Stage Rigging Handbook, Third Edition #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Reference. This fully indexed third edition includes three new parts: the first, an explanation of inspection procedures for rigging systems; the second, a discussion of training in the operation of rigging systems; and the third, essential information about the operation of fire curtains.
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Here is help for actors, producers, and event planners who want to understand every aspect of technical theater—from scenery, costumes, directors, stage managers, and sound to props, lighting, and stage management. In this thoroughly revised new edition, and show control systems, the popular guide firmly embraces the digital age with new content about digital audio, intelligent lighting, LED lighting, video projection, all explained in the same approachable style that has kept this book in the pockets of industry professionals for many years.
Technical Theater for Nontechnical People #ad - This book teaches:who’s who on a theatrical production teamwhat is needed to know about technical theater and whyWhat to look for when choosing a space for a showHow to communicate with lighting, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, scenery, this book is an essential guide for working with every technical aspect of theater!Allworth Press, and costume designersHow to stage manage an effective show or presentationCovering both traditional and digitally supported backstage environments, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, audio, with emphasis on the business of art.
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Focal Press. Allworth Press. Used book in Good Condition. Reference. It covers a complete range of topics fundamental to successful commercial and not-for-profit theatre management, from developing a mission statement to communicating with stakeholders, from marketing and promotion to fund development platforms, and from governance structures to community engagement.
Theatre Management: Arts Leadership for the 21st Century #ad - Far-reaching and globally applicable, the text serves as an invaluable guide for aspiring theatre managers, Arts Management, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students on Theatre Management, Creative Industries and Theatre and Performance Studies degree courses. An essential introductory textbook that provides a comprehensive and student-friendly overview of the key processes involved in developing and managing a theatre in the 21st century.