Theatrical Design and Production

Theatrical Design and Production

by J. Michael Gillette

Paperback(New Edition)



This is a comprehensive survey of the technical and design aspects of play production, including scene design and construction, lighting, sound, costume, and makeup. Health and safety precautions for the backstage crew appear throughout in boxes labeled "Safety Tips," and "Design Inspiration" boxes show how professional designers create the desired look.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780697778383
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

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

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