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Scene Design And Stage Lighting



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Opened my eyes to the drama world!  September 24, 2010

Great book that helped me in my first drama class. I really enjoyed reading about all of the intricacies of lighting, stage production and make-up.

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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 television design, as well as greater emphasis on health and safety issues. The authors emphasize collaboration in all sections of the new text, and they provide insight via interviews with professional lighting and scenery designers in two features: "Working Professionals" and "Designers at Work." Reflecting current professional practice, SCENE DESIGN AND STAGE LIGHTING, Ninth Edition, offers in-depth coverage of a broad range of topics, making it the most detailed and comprehensive text available in the scenic and lighting design and technology fields.

Author Biography

Dick Block is currently the associate head of the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon.

Table of Contents

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
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