Play Directing Analysis, Communication, and Style

ISBN-10: 0205419232

ISBN-13: 9780205419234

Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Francis Hodge, Michael McLain

List price: $135.40
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Ethics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $135.40
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/20/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

List of Plays Used in Photographs
List of Authors Whose Plays Appear in Photographs
Dedication and Credits for Photographs
Why the Director?
What Is a Play? Analysis and Improvisation
Taking A Play Apart Play-Analysis: The Director's Primary Study
The Foundation and Facade of the Playscript: Given Circumstances and Dialogue
The Hard Core of the Playscript: Dramatic Action and Characters
Idea and Rhythmic Beats
The Director's Preparation
The Director-Actor Relationship and Stage Blocking
Directing Is Working with Actors
Learning to See: The Games of Visual Perception
Helping Actors Communicate through Groundplans
Composition: Helping Actors Discover and Project Basic Relationships
Helping Each Actor Intensify: Gesture and Improvisation with Properties
Picturization: Helping a Group Intensify
The Dynamic Tool of Movement
Coordinating the Blocking Tools in Director-Actor Communication
Helping Actors "Speak" A Play
Finding Oral and Visual Balance
Scene Practice
Diagnostic Criticism
The Director's Design Function and Communicating Through Staging
Directing Is Designing
The Director and the Stage Machine: Symbolization and Synthesis
Director's Options: Choice of the Stage
Director's Options: Scenery, Properties, and Lighting
Director's Options: Costume, Makeup, and Sound Effects
Helping Audiences Receive A Play
Responsibility to Audiences
Designing and Directing Your Own Production
A Matter of Style
Style Is Individual Expression
Style in Playwriting and Playwrights
The Director's Analysis of Style in a Playscript
Style in Production: Making Decisions
Style in Production: Modern Plays
Style in Production: New Plays
Style in Production: Plays of Past Ages
Directing With Designers
Musical Theatre and Opera
Your Future as a Director
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.