Theatre: technical & background skills

    Setting the Stage: Attention to What We Do, How We Do It, and Why

    By David Hays

    Hardback Save £3.26 = £22.74

    The life and work of a stage designer who worked with Kazan and Balanchine

    Makeup Artist Handbook

    By Gretchen Davis

    Paperback Save £2.37 = £29.62

    Learn first-rate techniques and tips from some of the best makeup artists in the business in the new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook. Renown makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall bring an impressive set of experience in all areas to the book, including work on Teenage Mutant Ninja...

    Craft and Art of Scenic Design

    By Robert Klingelhoefer

    Paperback Save £3.30 = £44.69

    The Craft and Art of Scenic Design: Strategies, Concepts, and Resources explores how to design stage scenery from a practical and conceptual perspective. Discussion of conceptualizing the design through script analysis and research is followed by a comprehensive overview of execution: collaboration with directors and other designers, working with spaces,...

    Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design: A Process Based Syllabus in Costumes, Scenery, and Lighting

    By Eric Appleton

    Paperback Save £2.75 = £32.24

    Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design is a week-by-week guide that helps instructors who are new to teaching design, teaching outside of their fields of expertise, or looking for better ways to integrate and encourage non-designers in the design classroom. This book provides a syllabus to teach foundational theatrical design by...

    Painting for Performance

    By Sean O''Skea

    Paperback Save £3.05 = £33.94

    Painting for Performance removes the mystery from painting and gives beginners the terms, tools, and techniques to approach their unpainted set with confidence. Covering the mechanics of paint and its many implementations in set design, this book provides simple and effective step-by-step instructions for painting a variety of surfaces to...

    Concert Lighting

    By Paul Dexter

    Paperback Save £4.69 = £43.30

    Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology. The authors have reorganized the book into three comprehensive and thoroughly revised sections, covering history, equipment and technology, and design, and...

    Stage Combat Arts

    By Christopher DuVal

    Paperback £24.05

    The art of armed and unarmed stage combat thrills actors and audiences alike the world over. This book details many of the foundational techniques used by actors studying stage combat and actor-movement disciplines. A variety of specific training exercises are described that connect the actor's imagination to a cohesive and...

    Stays and Corsets

    By Mandy Barrington

    Paperback Save £2.60 = £31.39

    Stays and Corsets: Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body goes a step beyond traditional historical costuming texts by not only providing you with historical pattern diagrams and information, but by showing you how to adapt these patterns to the contemporary body shape. Using her original pattern-drafting system, author Mandy...

    The Complete Make-Up Artist

    By Penny Delamar

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £29.45

    Offers a personal, in-depth insight into the exciting work of media make-up. Written for all media make-up students, in particular those studying a VRQ at Levels 2 and 3, this edition has been updated in accordance with the new NOS.

    Stage Lighting: The Technicians' Guide

    By Skip Mort

    Paperback Save £3.34 = £25.65

    Previous edition: London: Methuen Drama, 2011.

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