Basics - A Beginner's Guide to Stage Management
Published by Entertainment Technology Press
A basic, practical Guide into the role of stage management
The fifth in Peter Coleman's popular Basics series, this title provides a practical insight into, and the definition of, the role of stage management
Further chapters describe Cueing or 'Calling' the Show (the Prompt Book), and the Hardware and Training for Stage Management
This is a book about people and systems, without which most of the technical equipment used by others in the performance workplace couldn't function
CONTENTS BY CHAPTER
INTRODUCTION - A GOOD SM IS LIKE GOLD
1 - SO WHAT IS STAGE MANAGEMENT?
2 - WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
3 - CUEING OR 'CALLING ' THE SHOW,THE PROMPT BOOK
4 - THE HARDWARE
5 - TRAINING FOR STAGE MANAGEMENT
6 - CONCLUSIONS
THE STAGE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION