Performing Arts

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    The Perfect Stage Crew
    The Complete Technical Guide for High School, College, and Community Theater
    By John Kaluta
    (Allworth Press)
    Here is a must-have book for anyone producing a stage show without a Broadway-sized budget. Written by a technical theater veteran, The Perfect Stage Crew explains the pitfalls to avoid and provides solutions to the most common—and the most complex—stage performance problems, even for theaters with a... [READ MORE]
    Acting the Song
    Performance Skills for the Musical Theatre
    By Tracey Moore, By Allison Bergman
    (Allworth Press)
    Acting the Song offers a contemporary, integrated approach to singing in musicals that results in better-trained, smarter performers everyone wants to work with. In this new, thoroughly updated edition of the paperback, directors and teachers of musical theater will find guidance in developing and leading... [READ MORE]
    Building the Successful Theater Company
    By Lisa Mulcahy
    (Allworth Press)
    What makes a theater company successful? Lisa Mulcahy poses the question to leaders from nineteen of the country’s most diverse and vital theater companies from the recent past and present, and offers answers in Building the Successful Theater Company. Producers, stage managers, directors—anyone dreaming... [READ MORE]
    Booking and Tour Management for the Performing Arts
    By Rena Shagan
    (Allworth Press)
    This third edition of Booking and Tour Management for the Performing Arts has been updated to include information about the revolutionary new ways that performers, managers, and presenters are using the Internet to transform the business of booking live performing events. Special chapters by outside... [READ MORE]
    The Business of Theatrical Design
    By James Moody
    (Allworth Press)
    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... [READ MORE]
    Acting for Film
    By Cathy Haase
    (Allworth Press)
    Aspiring film and television actors will discover exercises for relaxing the face to achieve maximum expressiveness; maintaining proper eye focus in front of the camera and conveying the "beats" of a scene, even in the shortest takes. They'll also learn tested techniques for adapting to the styles of... [READ MORE]
    Animation: The Whole Story
    By Howard Beckerman
    (Allworth Press)
    “A valuable and exhaustive guide.”—Animation World Professional animator Howard Beckerman has drawn them all: Popeye, Heckle & Jeckle, even Mickey Mouse. In Animation, he offers a road map to the complex art of making an animated feature. Vivid sketches, screen shots, and step-by-step illustrations show... [READ MORE]
    The Art of Auditioning
    Techniques for Television
    By Rob Decina
    (Allworth Press)
    A network daytime casting director highlights the difference between the craft of acting and the business of auditioning, and how those two worlds meet in television.&nbsp; Included are proven-effective preparation techniques, including asking the right questions, making specific acting choices, sitting... [READ MORE]
    Acting That Matters
    By Barry Pineo
    (Allworth Press)
    An invaluable resource for anyone wanting his or her acting to matter, this groundbreaking guide defies most modern acting methods by rejecting emotion as an acting tool. With the advice in this book, actors will see beyond the prevailing "objective-obstacle" approach and look primarily to the text the... [READ MORE]
    Acting Is a Job
    Real Life Lessons about the Acting Business
    By Jason Pugatch
    (Allworth Press)
    How to cope with the realities of life as an actor—if you don’t laugh, you'll cry • In-depth interviews with actors, agents, casting directors. In this hip, warts-and-all look at acting, author Jason Pugatch shares his insights as a working "day player" to give an unvarnished look at theater, film, and... [READ MORE]
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