The Theatrical Firearms Handbook

The Theatrical Firearms Handbook

by Kevin Inouye


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415733984
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/11/2014
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kevin Inouye has over 15 years' experience in theatre, film, prop weaponry and especially stage combat choreography. He holds Teacher Certification and Theatrical Firearms Safety Instructor rank with the Society of American Fight Directors, an MFA in Theatre Pedagogy, SAG-AFTRA union performer membership, is sole proprietor of a prop weapons rental business, and has taught acting, movement, and stage combat at colleges, theatres, and workshops across North America. He is now based in Laramie, WY where he serves as Assistant Professor of Acting, Movement, and Stage Combat at the University of Wyoming.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Basic Firearms 101

Chapter 2: Choose Your Weapons!

Chapter 3: Acquiring Props

Chapter 4: Backstage Protocol & Gun Wrangling

Chapter 5: Looking the Part

Chapter 6: Staging Your Shootout

Chapter 7: Shooting Your Shootout

Chapter 8: Troubleshooting

Chapter 9: Consequences

Chapter 10: Realities of Modern Combat

Chapter 11: Covering Yourself (Legal Issues)

Appendix A: Glossary of Terms

Appendix B: Labeled Diagrams

Appendix C: Additional Resources

Appendix D: Sample Checklist & Waiver

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R0landB More than 1 year ago
Truly an indispensable work! if you're a director, stage manager, fight choreographer, or actor, you NEED this book in your library.