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  • The Director's Craft
    The Director's Craft (English, Paperback) Katie Mitchell

    A step-by-step guide to directing for the stage. It provides assistance with various aspects of the varied challenges facing all theatre directors. It addresses topics such as: the ideas that underpin a play's text; preparing improvisations; twelve Golden Rules for working with actors; and, analysing your work after a run has ended.

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  • How to Run a Theatre
    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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  • So You Want to Do a Solo Show?
    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 Management
    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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  • The Properties Director's Handbook
    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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  • How to Start Your Own Theater Company
    How to Start Your Own Theater Company (English, Paperback) Reginald Nelson

    With advice and instruction from an experienced actor and theater director, this pragmatic, authoritative guide imparts backstage know-how for wouldbe playhouse practitioners on everything from fundraising and finding a space to selecting plays and navigating legal issues. Chronicling three seasons at Chicago’s award-winning Congo Square Theatre, this journey behind the curtain reveals the...

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  • Strutting & Fretting - So You Think You Want to Start a Theatre Company?
    Strutting & Fretting - So You Think You Want to Start a Theatre Company? (English, Paperback) Cecil Hayter

    Autobiography. Cecil Hayter - theatre company founder.

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  • Open Book Theater Management
    Open Book Theater Management (English, Paperback) Rafe Beckley

    How to run a low/no budget theatre company or production, without losing either your integrity or your shirt.

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  • The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide
    The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide (English, Paperback) Mark Fisher

    A unique guide revealing the secrets behind succeeding at the Edinburgh Fringe. Performers, venue managers, directors, producers, critics, press officers, and award judges offer their tried and tested advice to help to secure success for your show at the world's largest arts festival.

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  • The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968: Volume 4
    The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968: Volume 4 (English, Hardback) Steve Nicholson

    This book is the fourth volume in the expanded definitive survey, covering the period 1960-1968. Steve Nicholson's four-volume analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900 until 1968 is based on previously undocumented material in the Lord Chamberlain's Correspondence Archives in the British Library and the Royal Archives at Windsor.

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  • The Theatrical Manager in Britain and America
    The Theatrical Manager in Britain and America (English, Hardback) Joseph W. Donohue

    From Philip Henslowe to David Merrick, the producer or theatre manager has generally been seen as a combination of Shylock and Simon Legree, usurer and slavedriver, wholly concerned with profit and loss, indifferent to art and artists. Yet no single person has greater responsibility in what George Henry Lewes called the "perilous game" of play production. The essays in this volume...

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  • Introduction to Arts Management
    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 organisation, be that an arts centre, 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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  • Introduction to Arts Management
    Introduction to Arts Management (English, Hardback) Jim Volz

    Introduction to Arts Management offers a unique, dynamic and savvy guide to managing a performing or visual arts organisation, be that an arts centre, 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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  • Actors and Performers Yearbook 2018
    Actors and Performers Yearbook 2018 (English, Paperback) Lloyd Trott

    Actors and Performers Yearbook is an established and respected directory that enables actors to find work in stage, screen and radio. It is the only directory to provide detailed information for each listing and specific advice on how to approach companies and individuals, saving hours of further research. From agents and casting directors to producing theatres, showreel companies and...

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

    What makes a theater company successful? Lisa Mulcahy poses the question to leaders from nineteen of the country’s most diverse and vital theater companies from the recent past and present, and offers answers inBuilding the Successful Theater Company. Producers, stage managers, directorsanyone dreaming of running a theater troupewill benefit from the practical guidance, amusing anecdotes, and...

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  • Experiments in Democracy
    Experiments in Democracy (English, Paperback) Cheryl Black

    "Essays in "Experiments in Democracy" look at theatre groups, as well as individual playwrights and their works, to examine how theatre artists used performance to try to bridge America's persistent racial divide and sought strategies for bringing different communities and cultural traditions into the nation's broader cultural conversation"--

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  • Working in the Wings
    Working in the Wings (English, Paperback) Elizabeth A. Osborne

    Theatre has long been an art form of subterfuge and concealment. Working in the Wings, edited by Elizabeth A. Osborne and Christine Woodworth, brings attention to what goes on behind-the-scenes in this essay collection that considers, challenges, and revises our understanding of work, theatre, and history.

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  • The Theatrical Manager in Britain and America
    The Theatrical Manager in Britain and America (English, Paperback) Joseph W. Donohue

    From Philip Henslowe to David Merrick, the producer or theatre manager has generally been seen as a combination of Shylock and Simon Legree, usurer and slavedriver, wholly concerned with profit and loss, indifferent to art and artists. Yet no single person has greater responsibility in what George Henry Lewes called the "perilous game" of play production. The essays in this volume...

    $36.51
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