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- DescriptionThis introduction to theatre design explains the theories, strategies, and tools of practical design work for the undergraduate student. Through its numerous illustrated case studies and analysis of key terms, students will build an understanding of the design process and be able to: * identify the fundamentals of theatre design and scegraphy * recognize the role of individual design areas such as scenery, costume, lighting and sound * develop both conceptual and analytical thinking * Communicate their own understanding of complex design work * trace the traditions of stage design, from Sebastia Serlio to Julie Taymor. Demonstrating the dynamics of good design through the work of influential designers, Stephen Di Benedetto also looks in depth at script analysis, stylistic considerations and the importance of collaboration to the designer's craft. This is an essential guide for students and teachers of theatre design. Readers will form t only a strong ability to explain and understand the process of design, but also the basic skills required to conceive and realise designs of their own.
- Author BiographyStephen Di Benedetto is an Associate Professor of Theatre History and Theory at the University of Miami, specialising in scenographic design and the senses in performance. He is author of The Provocation of the Senses in Contemporary Theatre (Routledge, 2010).
- Author(s)Stephen Di Benedetto
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication17/02/2012
- SubjectOther Performing Arts
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note78 colour illustrations
- Weight589 g
- Width189 mm
- Height246 mm
- Spine15 mm
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