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Stagecraft Fundamentals: A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production

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Author: Carver, Rita Kogler

Brand: Routledge

Edition: 3

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 566

Release Date: 09-10-2018

Details: Product Description Stagecraft Fundamentals tackles every aspect of basic theatre production with Rita Kogler Carver’s signature wit and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that both display step-by-step procedures and break with the traditionally boring black and white introductory theatre book. This third edition improves upon the last, featuring three new chapters on design for props, projection, and touring. Also included are new end-of-chapter questions and an expanded discussion on LED lighting, stage automation, digital technology, stage management, makeup, theatre management, and sound design.  This is the must have introductory theatre production book. About the Author Rita Kogler Carver holds an MFA in Lighting Design from New York University, and a BA in Design from Cedar Crest College. Ms. Carver is affiliated with IATSE Local 829 and NABET Local 16. She is a sought-after speaker, lecturer, and writer. Ms. Carver was awarded an Emmy Award for her Lighting Design work on the 2000 Sydney Olympics. She was nominated for a Daytime EMMY for her work as Lighting Director on the "Montel Williams Show." Ms. Carver has worked professionally as a theatrical designer for over 25 years. Her work experience as a Lighting Designer includes Broadway, Regional Theatre, Dance, and Opera―both American and European. Broadway Productions include "An American Daughter," "Once Upon a Mattress," "A Delicate Balance," "The Sisters Rosensweig," and "Guys and Dolls." She has been attached to the original production team for the musical "Ain’t Misbehavin’" since 1998.

Package Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.8 x 1.0 inches

Languages: English