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Stage Manager - The Professional Experience

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$49.95
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FP265
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Product Overview

In every theatrical production, a single indispensable person is responsible for ensuring that scenery, lighting, actors, directors, sound artists are in sync. "Stage Manager: The Professional Experience" takes the reader through all aspects of the craft of stage management, from prompt books and laptops to relationships and people management. It offers an extensive discussion of what makes a good stage manager, and takes the reader through each phase of a production from getting hired, to auditions and rehearsals, to the run and closing of the show. * A practical guide to all aspects of the stage manager's job
* Interviews with professionals about on-the-job experiences
* Both basic and more advanced information is included to provide a single reference for students and beginning professionals Using interviews with other professional stage managers, the author provides a practical, experience-based guide for students and aspiring professionals alike. The stage manager's role in each phase of the production is covered in detail. Working relationships, organizational tools, plans, charts, lists and forms, running auditions, cueing, touring, and the stages of rehearsal are just some of the many topics covered. An overview of the stage manager's working week provides a clear view of the many details involved in the smooth running of a production. A comprehensiv working vocabulary offers an excellent reference for anyone working or hoping to work in this field. ©2000, 400 pages.

ISBN

0-240-80410-4