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Title: STAGE DESIGN
A PRACTICAL GUIDE
By: Gary Thorne
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1861262574
ISBN 13: 9781861262578
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Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD
Pub. date: 15 March, 1999
Pages: 160
Description: Using personal experience, the author introduces the concept of art and design for performance. Each chapter contains a concise text, informative illustrations and practical exercises to stimulate exploration in both two and three dimensions. Examples illustrate the methods adopted and practised in theatre schools and companies.
Synopsis: Stage Design: A Practical Guide is designed to meet the needs of students and amateurs as well as professionals. Written in non-technical language, and with an emphasis on scenery design, it provides a comprehensive guide to the artistic and technical aspects of the subject. Each chapter contains clear, concise information and instructive photos, concluding with practical exercises to stimulate inquiry and creativity. Among the topics covered are the foundations of stage art and design; theater types; the use of color; art and design materials; understanding stage dynamics; saving money through innovation and invention; planning and making small scale models of stage designs; scaling up and implementing a stage design in a theater; and analyzing the script for design pointers. Gary Thorne is a professional costume and set designer.
Illustrations: 140 b&w photographs
Publication: UK
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd
Returns: Returnable
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