Showtime: Meet the People Behind the Scenes

Showtime: Meet the People Behind the Scenes


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Showtime: Meet the People Behind the Scenes by Kevin Sylvester, Ross Kinnaird

Find out about the “other” stars in show business. There are hundreds of people who make a live show worth seeing: the entertainers on stage, of course, but also the many people behind the scenes whose work ensures that the show will be a success. Set designer Machiko Weston meticulously creates miniature 3D sets that capture the smallest detail of what the actual stage will look like. Long-haul trucker Ben Pinel makes sure that instruments, lights, and speakers get to the venue safely and on time. And if onstage fireworks, laser shows, and special effects are appealing, the job of pyrotechnics expert comes with its fair share of excitement—and danger. Readers will learn about other behind-the-scenes people such as costume designer, promoter, vocal coach, and more: all people whose job it is to make sure that every show is the best one ever.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554514861
Publisher: Annick Press, Limited
Publication date: 02/26/2013
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Kevin Sylvester is an award-winning illustrator, author, and a well-known broadcaster on CBC radio. His last book with Annick Press, Game Day, was nominated by the OLA for the Silver Birch Award. He lives with his family in Toronto.

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