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Fundamentals of Theatrical Design : A Guide to the Basics of Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Design
by Karen Brewster and Melissa Shafer




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Focusing on the analytical, intellectual, and artistic 'how and why' of the design process, Brewster and Shafer have written a wonderful, insightful text for young designers --Vickie J. Scott, Dept. of Theatre and Dance, UC Santa Barbara

Veteran theater designers Karen Brewster and Melissa Shafer have consulted with a broad range of seasoned theater industry professionals to provide an exhaustive guide full of sound advice and insight. With clear 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. Chapters include:

  • 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

Attractively priced and designed for classroom use, this is a comprehensive resource for all levels of designers and directors.

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Overview

Focusing on the analytical, intellectual, and artistic 'how and why' of the design process, Brewster and Shafer have written a wonderful, insightful text for young designers --Vickie J. Scott, Dept. of Theatre and Dance, UC Santa Barbara

Veteran theater designers Karen Brewster and Melissa Shafer have consulted with a broad range of seasoned theater industry professionals to provide an exhaustive guide full of sound advice and insight. With clear 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. Chapters include:

  • 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

Attractively priced and designed for classroom use, this is a comprehensive resource for all levels of designers and directors.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781581158496
  • ISBN-10: 1581158491
  • Publisher: Allworth Press
  • Publish Date: September 2011
  • Page Count: 284
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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