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Scene Design and Stage Lighting

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ISBN-10: 0495501905

ISBN-13: 9780495501909

Edition: 9th 2009

Authors: W. Oren Parker, R. Craig Wolf, Dick Block

List price: $270.95
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Packed with professional information and cutting-edge technologies, SCENE DESIGN AND STAGE LIGHTING, Ninth Edition, equips you with the most up-to-date coverage available on scenery, lighting, sound, and technology. Completely current, the exciting new ninth edition mirrors the best of real-world practices. Vibrant color production photographs support the text and spotlight examples of contemporary work. Scenery design and technology coverage includes a strong emphasis on modern technology, while changes in the lighting section reflect the latest practices. Coverage of sound for the theatre reflects the digital age in which we live and work. The text also includes an expanded section on…    
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Book details

List price: $270.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 5/15/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 656
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Dick Block has worked as a freelance scene designer and a scenic artist for more than 25 years. He has designed for AMAS, Columbia Artists, and TheatreWorks USA, all in New York, and for the Virginia Stage Company, the Weston Playhouse (Vermont), and the Human Race (Ohio). Additional regional credits include work at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Center Stage in Baltimore, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, as well as the Pittsburgh Playhouse and the Pittsburgh Public Theatre. Block is also active with United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), having served as scene design co-commissioner and on the board of directors, and with the…    

Creating a Design
Scene Design and the Theatre Space
Scene Design as a Visual Art
The Design Process
Color in the Design
Drafting the Design
Realizing the Design
The Scene Shop, Tools, and Equipment
Building the Scenery
Painting Scenery
Handling Scenery
Stage Properties and the Designer
Sound for the Theatre
Sound and Music in the Theatre
Sound Systems and Equipment
Stage Lighting
Introduction to Stage-Lighting
Color and Light
Lighting Instruments
Projection, Practicals, and Effects
Design: Choices and Process
Design: The Light Plot, Paperwork, and Production
Lighting Control
Stage-Lighting and Electricity
Light Sources
Design Techniques
Lighting Design as a Profession