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  • Production Management by Peter Dean
    Production Management (English, Paperback) Peter Dean

    This title takes you through the process of making shows happen from the viewpoint of the production manager, the person responsible for everything on stage that is not an actor. It describes different types of productions, the role, the working life of backstage teams and theatre administration.

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  • Arts Leadership by Kenneth Foster
    Arts Leadership (English, Paperback) Kenneth Foster

    The contemporary world faces unprecedented upheaval and change forcing institutions of all types to rethink how they are designed and how they must now function if they are to survive into an uncertain future. The performing arts are no exception; in an era of constant change and technological transformation, arts organizations and their leaders face significant organizational challenges if they...

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  • How to Run a Theatre by Jim Volz
    How to Run a Theatre (English, Paperback) Jim Volz

    How to Run a Theatre is a unique, dynamic, and savvy guide to building an arts institution that works. Drawing on more than 30 years of experience, here is practical advice on a variety of management skills: Financial; Personnel; Fundraising; Board of Trustees Communications; and Marketing & Audience Development.

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  • The Stage Manager's Toolkit by Laurie Kincman
    The Stage Manager's Toolkit (English, Paperback) Laurie Kincman

    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,...

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  • Essentials of Stage Management by Peter Maccoy
    Essentials of Stage Management (Paperback) Peter Maccoy

    In this guide, Peter Maccoy examines the qualities and skills necessary for effective stage management, stressing the importance of understanding both the creative and the technical processes involved in theatre. The advice featured covers such topics as contracts, rehearsals and performance.

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  • Introduction to Arts Management by Jim Volz
    Introduction to Arts Management (English, Paperback) Jim Volz

    Introduction to Arts Management offers a unique, dynamic and savvy guide to managing a performing or visual arts organization, be that an arts center, theatre, museum, art gallery, symphony orchestra, or other arts company. For those training to enter the industry, workers in arts administration, or those seeking to set up their own company, the wealth of expert guidance and direct, accessible...

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  • Chronicle of a Camera by Norris Pope
    Chronicle of a Camera (English, Paperback) Norris Pope

    Provides a history of the most consequential 35mm motion picture camera introduced in North America in the quarter century following the Second World War: the Arriflex 35. It traces the North American history of this camera from 1945 to 1972 - when the first lightweight, self-blimped 35mm cameras became available.

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  • Stage Management by Gail Pallin
    Stage Management (English, Paperback) Gail Pallin

    Intended for students, graduates and various aspirants to stage management, amateur or professional, whether the production is on a large or small scale, this title offers the basics of stage management. Featuring charts and helpful checklists, it takes the reader through a typical production week by week.

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  • So You Want to Do a Solo Show by Gareth Armstrong
    So You Want to Do a Solo Show (English, Paperback) Gareth Armstrong

    A unique guide to every aspect of putting on your own solo show: choosing the subject, raising the finance, booking the venue - and performing it! 'The most valuable read for any performer who has ever thought "If only I could have some control over the way my career is going."' Maureen Lipman, from her Foreword

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  • Stage Managing and Theatre Etiquette by Linda Apperson
    Stage Managing and Theatre Etiquette (English, Paperback) Linda Apperson

    Explains the procedures and responsibilities of stage management, from auditions to closing night. Useful for novice and experienced theatre persons, this book includes samples of various scripts and other stage managers tools.

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  • The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance by Dennis Kennedy
    The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance (English, Hardback) Dennis Kennedy

    The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance is an accessible yet authoritative A-Z with particularly strong coverage of actors, playwrights, directors, and designers, as well as the styles, organizations, and movements. 2,400 fully up-to-date entries provide an essential companion for anyone invloved with the theatre.

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  • The Properties Director's Handbook by Sandra J. Strawn
    The Properties Director's Handbook (English, Paperback) Sandra J. 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. Sandy Strawn brings together her incredible 30 years of prop making and managing in this concise guide to...

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  • Building the Successful Theater Company by Lisa Mulcahy
    Building the Successful Theater Company (English, Paperback) Lisa Mulcahy

    The second edition of Building the Successful Theater Company takes readers even deeper into the world of theatrical production, examining in great depth the financial realities of establishing--and maintaining--a successful organization. This indispensable reference is updated to include more theater company profiles with expert advice to better r

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  • How to Stage a Play by Charles Marowitz
    How to Stage a Play (English, Paperback) Charles Marowitz

    Based on the author's personal experiences, this concise handbook follows a director's journey from the casting process to opening night, revealing the hidden or unspoken aspects of play and stage production that are rarely, if ever, described in theater manuals and textbooks.

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  • From Agent to Actor by Edgar Small
    From Agent to Actor (English, Paperback) Edgar Small

    Edgar Small is not the first actor who became an agent, but he may be the first agent who returned to acting after spending 40 years as a producer and agent.

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  • Wired TV by Denise Mann
    Wired TV (English, Paperback) Denise Mann

    Wired TV looks at the post?network television industry's experiments with new forms of interactive storytelling that took place from 2005 to2010 as broadband was introduced into the majority of homes and the use of Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter soared. Essays address such issues as the networks' sporadic efforts to engage fans using transmedia storytelling, production inefficiencies, and the effect of corporate conglomeration on entrepreneurial creativity. The television franchises discussed include Lost, The Office, Entourage, and Battlestar Gallactica.

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  • Business and Legal Forms for Theater, Second Edition by Charles Grippo
    Business and Legal Forms for Theater, Second Edition (English, Paperback) Charles Grippo

    Contains 40 contracts and forms that will save artists and performing groups thousands of dollars in lawyer's fees, while minimizing their legal risks. In this title, these forms and contracts cover every aspect of theater law, including author agreements, commissions, production license, play publishing, and more.

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  • How Theater Managers Manage by Tess Collins
    How Theater Managers Manage (English, Paperback) Tess Collins

    Designed as a guide for new theatre managers, this book covers a variety of topics including budgeting theatre costs, gross potentials and ticket prices, show contracts, settlements and security procedures. A sample budget, building forms and show and performance forms are also included.

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  • Building The Successful Theater Company by Lisa Mulcahy
    Building The Successful Theater Company (English, Paperback) Lisa Mulcahy

    The second edition of Building the Successful Theater Company takes readers even deeper into the world of theatrical production, examining in great depth the financial realities of establishing--and maintaining--a successful organization. This indispensable reference is updated to include more theater company profiles with expert advice to better r

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