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Building the Successful Theater Company
     

Building the Successful Theater Company

by Lisa Mulcahy
 

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Everything from finding a performance space, to creating a first season, to promoting your company and production, to designing a long-term plan is discussed in detail in this engaging guide-a sometimes irreverent, always relevant look behind and beyond the curtain of the modern stage troupe. Through personal experience and the "war stories" of esteemed stage

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Everything from finding a performance space, to creating a first season, to promoting your company and production, to designing a long-term plan is discussed in detail in this engaging guide-a sometimes irreverent, always relevant look behind and beyond the curtain of the modern stage troupe. Through personal experience and the "war stories" of esteemed stage veterans, the author reveals the pitfalls, passions, and practicalities of the theater industry. Chapters include developing business and budget plans, rehearsing, attracting attention with publicity and word-of-mouth, adapting to growth, and more. For everyone from the budding professional to the avid audience member wanting the ultimate back stage tour, no other book contains the unique insight and sound advice found in this indispensable reference.

About the Author

Lisa Mulcahy is a theater teacher, director, performer, and multimedia writer. She was cowriter and stage director of the hit Off-Broadway musical Renegade Sluts on Bikes and was directed by Edward Albee in her appearance in his play Malcom. Her articles have been published in such magazines as Stage Direction, Teaching Theatre, Marie Claire, Glamour, and Seventeen. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581152371
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Lisa Mulcahy is a theater teacher, director, performer, and multimedia writer. She was cowriter and stage director of the hit Off-Broadway musical Renegade Sluts on Bikes and was directed by Edward Albee in her appearance in his play Malcolm. Her articles have been published in such magazines as Stage Directions, Teaching Theatre, Marie Claire, Glamour, Redbook, and Seventeen. She is the author ofA Life in Acting, An Actor's Guide: Your First Year in Hollywood, Fourth Edition, The Actor's Other Career Book, and Theater Festivals, all published by Allworth Press.

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