Is this the right book for me? Wherever your theatre interests lies, this is an essential book for you. It covers a wide range of key issues, from tips on coping with first night nerves, to a full section on health and safety, to funding and taxation. Illustrated with handy guides to lighting and staging and containing essential resources, this book will enable you to have a successful show.
Make Your Show a Success includes: Part one: Community theatre: getting involved Chapter 1: Community theatre Chapter 2: The actors Chapter 3: The director Chapter 4: The stage manager Chapter 5: The lighting designer/technician Chapter 6: The sound designer/technician Chapter 7: The set designer Chapter 8: Wardrobe Chapter 9: The props team Chapter 10: Musical societies Chapter 11: Festivals Part two: Community theatre: from registration to rehearsal Chapter 12: Setting up a new community theatre group Chapter 13: Budgeting and fundraising Chapter 14: Getting the boll rolling Chapter 15: Making the play happen Part three: Other societies and legal requirements Chapter 16: Community theatre production companies Chapter 17: Safety and other legal requirements Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of amateur theatre. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division