Fundamentals of Theatrical Design

Fundamentals of Theatrical Design


  • Author: Karen Brewster & Melissa Shafer
  • Release Date : 2011-07-27
  • Genre: Theater
  • File Size: 9996008 Bytes


Veteran theater designers Karen Brewster and Melissa Shafer have consulted with a broad range of seasoned theater industry professionals to provide an exhaustive guide full of sound advice and insight. With clear examples and hands-on exercises, Fundamentals of Theatrical Design illustrates the way in which the three major areas of theatrical design—scenery, costumes, and lighting—are intrinsically linked. Attractively priced for use as a classroom text, this is a comprehensive resource for all levels of designers and directors....

The Business of Theatrical Design, Second Edition

The Business of Theatrical Design, Second Edition


  • Author: James Moody
  • Release Date : 2013-07-01
  • Genre: Theater
  • File Size: 1272546 Bytes


Written by a leading design consultant and carefully updated with the latest information on the industry, this is the essential guide to earning a living, marketing skills, furthering a design career, and operating a business. With more than thirty years of backstage and behind-the-scenes experience in theater, film, television, concerts, and special events, James Moody shares his success secrets for the benefit of design students and working designers. Topics include: • Finding and landing dream assignments• Negotiating fees• Setting up ideal working spaces• Building the perfect staff• Overcoming fears of accounting and record-keeping• Choosing the right insurance• Joining the right unions and professional organizations• And mor...

Theatrical Design and Production

Theatrical Design and Production


  • Author : J. Michael Gillette
  • Publisher : Palo Alto, Calif. : Mayfield Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Costume
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105003287500


Theatrical Design and Production Book Description :

This is a comprehensive survey of the technical and design aspects of play production, including scene design and construction, lighting, sound, costume, and makeup. Health and safety precautions for the backstage crew appear throughout in boxes labeled " Safety Tips, " and " Design Inspiration" boxes show how professional designers create the desired look....

Theatrical Design and Production

Theatrical Design and Production


  • Author : J. Michael Gillette
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:49015003166031


Theatrical Design and Production Book Description :

This is a comprehensive survey of the technical and design aspects of play production, including scene design and construction, lighting, sound, costume, and makeup. Health and safety precautions for the backstage crew appear throughout in boxes labeled “Safety Tips,” and “Design Inspiration” boxes show how professional designers create the desired look....

Theatrical Design and Production

Theatrical Design and Production


  • Author : J. Michael Gillette
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Stage management
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1260687503


Theatrical Design and Production Book Description :

"First courses in the world of theatrical design and production, like the art they introduce, come in a bewildering array of shapes, sizes, textures, and colors. Some students receive their introduction to this subject area in a general overview course that covers the design and production elements of scenery, costumes, lighting, and sound in a single semester. Other students may enjoy the luxury of an entire year in which to discuss the same material. Still others may take individual courses that specialize in the theory and craft of the separate areas that comprise the field of theatrical design and technical production. The course content is very flexible indeed. This 8th edition of Theatrical Design and Production has been extensively revised. Ev...

Introduction to Theatrical Design and Production

Introduction to Theatrical Design and Production


  • Author : Judy Ryerson
  • Publisher : Waveland Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-03
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781478645979


Introduction to Theatrical Design and Production Book Description :

The creation of exciting visual stories blooms from a successful navigation of the collaborative artistic journey. This new text guides beginning directors, designers, and performers through the many interwoven relationships and communication styles used during this journey and details the context, vision, parameters, materials, aesthetics, documentation, and facilitation of the design and production process. Drawing from over thirty years as a theatre educator and costume designer, Ryerson uses examples from actual productions to provide valuable insight into creating visually symbolic storytelling. Specific areas covered include the historical development of performance; navigating the relationship between artistic and business factions; job descri...

Theatrical Design and Production

Theatrical Design and Production


  • Author : GILLETTE
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-03-04
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1260566269


Theatrical Design and Production Book Description :

Theatrical Design and Production is a comprehensive and practical survey that examines the technical and design aspects of play production, including scene design and construction, lighting, sound, costume, and makeup. Design is presented as both an art closely integrated with the director's, actor's, and playwright's visions, and a craft that provides practical solutions for the physical manipulation of stage space....

Fundamentals of Theatrical Design

Fundamentals of Theatrical Design


  • Author : Karen Brewster
  • Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
  • Release Date : 2011-09-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781581158496


Fundamentals of Theatrical Design Book Description :

A step-by-step exploration of everything aspiring and practicing designers and directors need to know about the theatrical design process....

The Art of Theatrical Design

The Art of Theatrical Design


  • Author : Kaoime Malloy
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-07
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317694267


The Art of Theatrical Design Book Description :

The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice addresses the core principles that develop the student designer into a true artist, providing a foundation that ensures success with each production design. This text concentrates on the skills necessary to create effective, evocative, and engaging theatrical designs that support the play contextually, thematically, and visually. It gives students the grounding in core design principles they need to approach design challenges and make design decisions in both assigned class projects and realized productions. This book features: In-depth discussions of design elements and principles for costume, set, lighting, sound, and projection designs Coverage of key concepts such...

Theatrical Design

Theatrical Design


  • Author : Kevin Lee Allen
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317559078


Theatrical Design Book Description :

A theatrical designer must address two questions when designing a production: What is the play about and what is the play like? To find the metaphor within a play is to unlock inspired and unique design concepts. Theatrical Design: An Introduction is about how to find the design idea for a production and what to do with that idea once identified. This book emphasizes script analysis and interpretation specifically for designers: how to release meaning and design inspiration from lines and characterization in a script. It then explains the artistic elements and principles of design—the skills necessary to create the design visualized. Concepts are illustrated with examples from theatre, film, art, architecture, and fashion that explore professional ...

An Introduction to Theatre Design

An Introduction to Theatre Design


  • Author : Stephen Di Benedetto
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-02-28
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136480119


An Introduction to Theatre Design Book Description :

This introduction to theatre design explains the theories, strategies, and tools of practical design work for the undergraduate student. Through its numerous illustrated case studies and analysis of key terms, students will build an understanding of the design process and be able to: identify the fundamentals of theatre design and scenography recognize the role of individual design areas such as scenery, costume, lighting and sound develop both conceptual and analytical thinking Communicate their own understanding of complex design work trace the traditions of stage design, from Sebastiano Serlio to Julie Taymor. Demonstrating the dynamics of good design through the work of influential designers, Stephen Di Benedetto also looks in depth at script ana...