Production Management - Making Shows Happen

Production Management - Making Shows Happen $29.99

Peter Dean

Published by Crowood Press

This takes you through the process of making shows happen from the point of view of the production manager - the person responsible for everything on stage that is not an actor

It describes different types of productions, from small-scale amateur to international opera

It informs you about the role, qualities and working life of backstage teams and finally, theatre administration

It includes information and tips on how to ...

work with directors and designers
cost productions realistically
run production meetings
oversee the rehearsal process
manage a production team
co-ordinate the building, painting, propping and costuming of a show
lead the production week and technical rehearsal

There are also sections on working safely together with health and safety legislation

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