Careers in Technical Theater

ISBN-10: 1581154852
ISBN-13: 9781581154856
Edition: 2007
Authors: Mike Lawler
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Description: Want to make it big on Broadway—as a techie? Or how about working in smaller regional theater?Careers in Technical Theaterexplains more than twenty different careers from the perspective of successful theater artists. Included are specialties that  More...

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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Want to make it big on Broadway—as a techie? Or how about working in smaller regional theater?Careers in Technical Theaterexplains 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 Theateris a priceless resource.

Mike Lawler is a writer and theater artist with over ten years of professional theater experience. His life in the theater has taken him around the country and found him toiling in many different technical theater roles, including as a master electrician, scenic carpenter, shop foreman, stagehand, scenic painter, crew supervisor, and stage manager. After years of working in regional theaters across the country, proving again and again that he knows how to tie a perfect bowline, he now lives and works in Madison, Wisconsin.� �

Introduction
Management
Production Manager
Stage Manager
Company Manager
Scenery
Scene Designer
Technical Director
The Prop Shop
The Scene Shop
Scenic Artist
Stagehand
Audio/Visual
Lighting Designer
The Electricians
Sound Designer
Sound Engineer
Projection Designer
Costumes
Costume Designer
The Costume Shop
Milliner
Wig Master and Makeup Artist
Other Careers and Considerations
Theater Consultant
Specialization and the Theater Life
Appendixes
Resources
On-the-Job Training
Glossary of Terms
Academic Programs in Technical Theater
Index

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