Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 1 / Edition 1

Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection Volume 1 / Edition 1

by Ben Sammler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240804902

ISBN-13: 9780240804903

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Technical Brief is a collection of single-focus articles on technical production solutions, published three times a year by the prestigious Yale School of Drama. The primary objective of the publication is to share creative solutions to technical problems so that fellow theatre technicians can avoid having to reinvent the wheel with each new challenge. The

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The Technical Brief is a collection of single-focus articles on technical production solutions, published three times a year by the prestigious Yale School of Drama. The primary objective of the publication is to share creative solutions to technical problems so that fellow theatre technicians can avoid having to reinvent the wheel with each new challenge. The range of topics includes scenery, props, painting, electrics, sound, and costumes. The articles each describe an approach, device, or technique that has been tested on stage or in a shop by students and professionals.


Some articles included: Growing Flowers on Stage; Break-Away Glass; Photo-Murals for the Stage; Quiet Wire-Rope Curtain Track; Free Standing Curved Stairs; A Measured Approach to Kerfing; A Low-Voltage Remote Controller for Special Effects; Toggle-Clamp Locks; Comparing Four Plastics as Scenery Glides; Low Pressure Air Casters; A Simple Lift Jack; Using a Piano to Create a Reverberation Effect; Horn-Hat Mics for Sound Reinforcement

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240804903
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
The Technical Brief Collection
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Sales rank:
927,926
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Lighting; Lighting Effects; Painting; Props; Rigging Hardware; Rigging Techniques; Safety; Scenery; Scenery Decks; Scenery Electronics; Scenery Hardware; Scenery Materials; Scenery Mechanics; Scenery Tools; Sound

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