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Author Brewster, Karen, 1955-

Title Fundamentals of theatrical design / Karen Brewster, Melissa Shafer.

Publication Info. New York : Allworth Press, [2011]


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 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  792.025 BRE    Check Shelf
Description 284 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Script analysis for designers -- The objectives of theatrical design -- Researching the design -- Collaboration -- Design elements -- Design principles and visual composition -- Scenic design -- Costume design -- Lighting design -- Building a career in theater design.
Summary With clear and concise 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. Veteran theater designers Karen Brewster and Melissa Shafer have consulted with a broad range of seasoned theater industry professionals--playwrights, actors, directors, producers, stage managers--to provide an exhaustive guide full of sound advice and insightful approaches to design. Form beginning designers just starting out to experienced directors looking to gain exposure and advance their careers, anyone with an interest in theatrical design is sure to appreciate this book's unique approach.
Subject Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery.
Set designers.
Stage management.
Set designers. (OCoLC)fst01113580
Stage management. (OCoLC)fst01131328
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery. (OCoLC)fst01149404
Added Author Shafer, Melissa.
ISBN 9781581158496
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