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Author Sharman, Helen E.

Title Directing amateur theatre / Helen E. Sharman

Published London : A & C Black, 2004


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 MELB  792.0222 Sha/Dat  AVAILABLE
Description 142 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Setting out -- 2. Auditions -- 3. The assistant director -- 4. The production manager -- 5. Publicity matters -- 6. Set design -- 7. The stage manager and playing safe -- 8. Dressing the part -- 9. Looking the part -- 10. The props table -- 11. Let there be light! -- 12. Sound practice -- 13. Front of house -- 14. Rehearsals -- 15. The final countdown -- 16. Drama festivals -- 17. Law and the theatre -- 18. Superstitions
Summary "In the world of amateur theatre, the role of director is challenging and wide-ranging. As the leader of a team, you can face problems on any aspect of the production which you will be expected to solve." "This book is a guide to successfully directing and managing an amateur show. The author leads the reader through every stage of the director's role from choosing the right play, running auditions, managing the back stage crew and the rehearsal process, the week of the show."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Subject Amateur theater -- Production and direction.
Amateur theater.
LC no. 00002595
ISBN 0713668075 paperback