Stagecraft 1: A Complete Guide to Backstage Work

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Meriwether Pub., 2000 - Performing Arts - 162 pages
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Twenty chapters detailing all of the fundamentals -- everything the aspiring stage technician needs to know to get started in backstage work! All sections highlighted with photographs, illustrations and diagrams. Major topics include: stage and rigging; production staff; properties; sound; lumber, tools and hardware; scenery construction; lighting instruments; control of light and colour; electricity and devices. The what, when and why of all backstage equipment and how to use it to maximum effect with safety, speed and efficiency.

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CHAPTER THREE
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CHAPTER SEVEN
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Theatre consultant William H. Lord designs backstage systems for several architectural firms. He is the former chairman of the performing arts department at North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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