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Oct 15, 1996
| ISBN 9781599633947
Oct 15, 1996 | ISBN 9781599633947
Get the complete, illustrated guide to scenery construction Using nails and wood, fabric and paint, hardware and rigging, you create an illusion. You build the make-believe world of the play. Now you have a scene-shop manual to help you. In The Stagecraft Handbook, Daniel A. Ionazzi, director of production for the UCLA Department of Theater, offers trap-room-to-grid guidance. Clearly written, heavily illustrated, this book covers every aspect of scenery construction. Turn here and learn about: • the four primary stage configurationsproscenium, thrust, arena and environmental • flying scenery and moving floors • organizing the scene shop to make good scenery quickly and inexpensively • shop tools and safety • scaled drawings, models and other communications tools you’ll use to translate the designer’s vision into a set • materials commonly used in building scenery • construction techniques for flats, platforms and other standard scenic units • installing and rigging scenery • maintaining an inventory of stock scenery Let The Stagecraft Handbook help you turn ordinary materials into extraordinary illusions.
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