Theatre Artisans and Their Craft

Theatre Artisans and Their Craft : The Allied Arts Fields

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Theatre Artisans and Their Craft: The Allied Arts Fields profiles fourteen remarkable artists and technicians who elevate theatre production to new dimensions, explore new materials and technologies, and introduce new safety standards and solutions.





Readers will learn how the featured artists delved into entrepreneurial ventures and created their own work for themselves; researching, studying, and experimenting, seeking answers when none were available. The book explores how to make an impact in the entertainment industry from behind the scenes, and how students can model themselves after these successful professionals to jump-start their career in theatre production.





Aimed at theatre and film practitioners in the allied arts fields, Theatre Artisans and Their Craft offers a collection of success stories that are both inspiring and informative.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 184 pages
  • 210 x 280 x 15.24mm | 454g
  • CRC Press Inc
  • Bosa Roca, United States
  • English
  • 117 Halftones, color; 6 Halftones, black and white; 117 Illustrations, color; 6 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0815352212
  • 9780815352211

Table of contents

1. Cherelle Guyton, Majestic and Dual Brained


Amber Voner


2. Anything but a Straight Line, Peter S. Miller


Anthony Phelps


3. Judy Adamson, Costume Draper and Mentor


Ashley Bellet


4. Margaret Peot, Costume Painter


Christin Essin


5. Making Shakespeare in Montana: Scenic Artist Tom Watson


Courtney Smith


6. Distilling an Art, She Created a Legacy; An Interview with Deborah Dryden


Erin Carignan


7. Keeping an Open Mind- An Interview with Daniel Weger


Jeannie Galioto


8. Prop Master Jay Duckworth: A Star Amongst Us


Jessica Hansen


9. The Non-Traditional Journey - An Interview with Samuel Lee


Leah Ramillano


10. Just Dive In - An Interview with Paul Huntley


Leslie Stamoolis


11. Arnold S. Levine, Milliner


Martha A. Marking


12. Stanley Allan Sherman: Carving his Own Path


Michael Vincent


13. Denise Wallace-Spriggs: A Fourth-Generation Craft Artisan


Rachel Pollock


14. Know the Value of Your Ideas - An Interview with Michael Curry


Skye Strauss
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About Rafael Jaen

Rafael Jaen is a costume designer, educator, and author. He is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He is the Vice-President for Communications at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).





Holly Poe Durbin is a costume designer, educator, and author. She heads the Costume Design program at the University of California, Irvine. She is President of the University/Resident Theatre Association (URTA) and a member of the Publications Committee at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).





Christin Essin is an Associate Professor of Theatre History at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a member of the Publications Committee at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).
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