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Title Theatre artisans and their craft : the allied arts fields / edited by Rafael Jaen, Holly Poe Durbin, and Christin Essin
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
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Description 1 online resource
Series Backstage
Contents Cherelle Guyton, majestic and dual brained / Amber Voner -- Anything but a straight line, Peter S. Miller / Anthony Phelps -- Judy Adamson, costume draper and mentor / Ashley Bellet -- Margaret Peot, costume painter / Christin Essin -- Making Shakespeare in Montana : scenic artist Tom Watson / Courtney Smith -- Distilling an art, she created a legacy : an interview with Deborah Dryden / Erin Carignan -- Keeping an open mind : an interview with Daniel Weger / Jeannie Galioto -- Prop master Jay Duckworth : a star amongst us / Jessica Hansen -- The non-traditional journey : an interview with Samuel Lee / Leah Ramillano -- Just dive in : an interview with Paul Huntley / Leslie Stamoolis -- Arnold S. Levine, milliner / Martha A. Marking -- Stanley Allan Sherman : carving his own path / Michael Vincent -- Denise Wallace-Spriggs : a fourth-generation craft artisan / Rachel Pollock -- Know the value of your ideas : an interview with Michael Curry / Skye Strauss
Summary "Theatre Artisans and Their Craft: The Allied Arts Fields profiles fourteen remarkable artists and technicians who elevate theatre production to new dimensions, explore new materials and technologies, and introduce new safety standards and solutions. Readers will learn how the featured artists delved into entrepreneurial ventures and created their own work for themselves; researching, studying, and experimenting, seeking answers when none were available. The book explores how to make an impact in the entertainment industry from behind the scenes, and how students can model themselves after these successful professionals to jump-start their career in theatre production. Aimed at theatre and film practitioners in the allied arts fields, Theatre Artisans and Their Craft offers a collection of success stories that are both inspiring and informative"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
Rafael Jaen is a costume designer, educator, and author. He is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Performing Arts atthe University of Massachusetts,Boston. He is the Vice-President for Communications at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT). Holly Poe Durbin is a costume designer, educator, and author. She heads the Costume Design program at the University of California, Irvine. She is President of the University/Resident Theatre Association (URTA) and a member of the Publications Committee at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT). Christin Essin is an Associate Professor of Theatre History at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a member of the Publications Committee at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)
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Subject Set designers -- United States -- Interviews
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery
PERFORMING ARTS / Business Aspects
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Direction & Production
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Stagecraft
Set designers.
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery.
United States.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Form Electronic book
Author Durbin, Holly Poe, 1957- editor
Essin, Christin, editor
Jaen, Rafael, editor
ISBN 1351131044