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  1. Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design

    Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design

    $39.95

    The Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design is the only book that will get the reader up to speed on the ever-changing and growing industry of corporate production. Written by one of the industry's leading designers, this book uses a candid and straightforward style to illustrate the process of designing a successful event.

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  2. Scenic Art for the Theatre

    Scenic Art for the Theatre

    $53.95

    Now in its Third Edition, Scenic Art for the Theatre: History, Tools and Techniques continues to be the most trusted source for both student and professional scenic artists.

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  3. Stock Scenery Construction Handbook, Third Edition

    Stock Scenery Construction Handbook, Third Edition

    $27.50

    Widely adopted as a college textbook, "Stock Scenery Construction Handbook" is one of the easiest to use, and most complete manuals on scenery construction. It has over 200 full-page drawings showing construction techniques for every conceivable kind of stock scenery piece, from flats (plain ones, door units, hardwall, etc.), to platforms and step units (including two kinds of parallel platforms and even folding-brace stairs), to all kinds of soft goods like curtains and drops.The second edition added a chapter on paint. 

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  4. Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 1

    Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 1

    $59.95

    The Technical Brief is a collection of single-focus articles on technical production solutions, published three times a year by the prestigious Yale School of Drama. The primary objective of the publication is to share creative solutions to technical problems so that fellow theatre technicians can avoid having to reinvent the wheel with each new challenge. The range of topics includes scenery, props, painting, electrics, sound, and costumes. The articles each describe an approach, device, or technique that has been tested on stage or in a shop by students and professionals.

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  5. Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 2

    Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 2

    $59.95

    The Technical Brief is a collection of single-focus articles on technical production solutions, published three times a year by the prestigious Yale School of Drama. The primary objective of the publication is to share creative solutions to technical problems so that fellow theatre technicians can avoid having to reinvent the wheel with each new challenge. The range of topics includes scenery, props, painting, electrics, sound and costumes. The articles each describe an approach, device, or technique that has been tested on stage or in a shop by students and professionals.

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  6. Fundamentals of Theatrical Design: A Guide to the Basics of Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Design

    Fundamentals of Theatrical Design: A Guide to the Basics of Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Design

    $27.50

    A step-by-step exploration of everything aspiring and practicing designers and directors need to know about the theatrical design process.

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  7. Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 3

    Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 3

    $54.95

    Technical Design Solutions for Theatre is a collection of single-focus articles detailing technical production solutions that have appeared in The Technical Brief Collection, a publication of the Yale School of Drama’s Technical Design and Production Department. The primary objective of the publication was to share creative solutions to technical problems so that fellow theatre technicians can avoid having to reinvent the wheel with each new challenge. The range of topics includes scenery, props, painting, projections, sound, and costumes. Each article describes an approach, device, or technique that has been tested onstage or in a shop.

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  8. The Business of Theatrical Design 2nd Edition

    The Business of Theatrical Design 2nd Edition

    $19.95

    For theatrical design students and theater professionals, here is the essential guide to marketing your skills, furthering your career, and operating a successful business! In The Business of Theatrical Design, design veteran James Moody shares his proven techniques to help costume, scenic, and lighting designers become successful businesspeople. Here is the latest information regarding IRS, state, and business liabilities; salary and fee scales; equipment costs; professional organizations; union and contract issues; and much more. Plus dozens of working producers, promoters, and designers share their insights and offer a thorough, true-to-life profile of this competitive industry. An indispensable resource for anyone looking to pursue a career in the theater!

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  9. Structural Design for the Stage, 2nd Edition

    Structural Design for the Stage, 2nd Edition

    $74.95

    The follow-up to the 2000 Golden Pen Award-winning Structural Design for the Stage, this second edition provides the theater technician with a foundation in structural design, allowing an intuitive understanding of "why sets stand up." It introduces the basics of statics and the study of the strength of materials as they apply to typical scenery, emphasizing conservative approaches to real world examples. This is an invaluable reference for any serious theatre technician throughout their career, from the initial study of the fundamental concepts, to the day-to-day use of the techniques and reference materials.

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