Loose Leaf for Theatrical Design and Production: An Introduction to Scene Design and Construction, Lighting, Sound, Costume, and Makeup

Loose Leaf for Theatrical Design and Production: An Introduction to Scene Design and Construction, Lighting, Sound, Costume, and Makeup

by J. Michael Gillette

Other Format(8th ed.)



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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260687460
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/11/2019
Edition description: 8th ed.
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

J. Michael Gillette is a Professor Emeritus from the School of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of Arizona. In addition to being the author of the eight editions of Theatrical Design and Production, Gillette has authored seven editions of Designing With Light and co-authored the third edition of Stage Scenery: Its Construction and Rigging. He authored numerous articles and technical presentations on theatrical design and production for a variety of professional organizations and journals. During his career he taught technical production, stage lighting, sound for the theatre, scene design, cinematography, media lighting. He also designed sets, lights, sound and projections for numerous academics and professional productions. He also authored a published novel and screenplay.

Table of Contents

Gillette: Theatrical Design and Production, 8e

CHAPTER 1: Production Organization and Management
CHAPTER 2: The Design Process
CHAPTER 3: A Brief History of Theatre Architecture and Stage Technology
CHAPTER 4: The Stage and Its Equipment
CHAPTER 5: Style, Composition, and Design
CHAPTER 6: Color
CHAPTER 7: Mechanical Drafting
CHAPTER 8: Perspective Drawing
CHAPTER 9: Scenic Design
CHAPTER 10: Tools and Materials
CHAPTER 11: Scenic Production Techniques
CHAPTER 12: Scene Painting
CHAPTER 13: Stage Properties
CHAPTER 14: Lighting Design
CHAPTER 15: Electrical Theory and Practice
CHAPTER 16: Lighting Production
CHAPTER 17: Projections and Media
CHAPTER 18: Costume Design
CHAPTER 19: Costume Construction
CHAPTER 20: Makeup
CHAPTER 21: Sound Design and Technology
CHAPTER 22: Drawing and Rendering


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