Careers in Technical Theater

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Allworth Communications, Inc., Jun 29, 2010 - Performing Arts - 288 pages
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Discover exciting career possibilities behind the scenes.

Want to make it big on Broadway—as a techie? Or how about working in smaller regional theater? Careers in Technical Theater explains more than twenty different careers from the perspective of successful theater artists. Included are specialties that have been around for decades, as well as those still emerging in the field. Concise information is provided on job duties, estimated earnings, recommended training, examples of career paths, and the insights are given of working pros in management, scenery, audio/visual, costumes, video and projection, engineering, and theatrical systems. There's even a detailed appendix on finding on-the-job training as an intern, apprentice, or paid worker. For anyone interested in a behind-the-scenes life in the theater, Careers in Technical Theater is a priceless resource.

• Examines twenty careers, old and new
• Includes unique, detailed insights from working pros in every field
• Information on getting on-the-job training as an intern, apprentice, or paid employee
  

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Contents

PRODUCTION MANAGER
3
STAGE MANAGER
13
COMPANY MANAGER
27
SCENERY
34
SCENE DESIGNER
37
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
49
THE PROP SHOP
61
THE SCENE SHOP
73
PROJECTION DESIGNER
153
COSTUMES
162
COSTUME DESIGNER
165
THE COSTUME SHOP
177
MILLINER
189
WIG MASTER AND MAKEUP ARTIST
197
OTHER CAREERS AND CONSIDERATIONS
210
THEATER CONSULTANT
213

SCENIC ARTIST
83
STAGEHAND
95
AUDIOVISUAL
104
LIGHTING DESIGNER
107
THE ELECTRICIANS
121
SOUND DESIGNER
131
SOUND ENGINEER
145
SPECIALIZATION AND THE THEATER LIFE
221
Resources
235
OntheJob Training
244
Glossary of Terms
249
Academic Programs in Areas of Technical Theater
254
Index
271
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About the author (2010)

Mike Lawler is the recent past president of the Historical Society of Crescenta Valley. He has written a column on local history for the La Crescenta Weekly and his books include Images of America: La Crescenta, Then & Now: La Crescenta and The Great Crescenta Valley Flood.

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