Stage Directing : A Practical Guide, Paperback Book

Stage Directing : A Practical Guide Paperback


This title aims to demystify the art of directing for the stage.

Offering detailed advice on every aspect of the process, it explores the ways in which a carefully orchestrated performance can be made to appear fresh and spontaneous.

Topics covered include roles and responsibilities of the director; choosing the play and finding a producer; and planning the project.

Preparing the text and anticipating audience reaction; developing the play and assessing progress in rehearsals is also covered.

The influence of the director on audience opinion and response; the influence of the director on the actors and the technical team; surviving the first night; and preparing for long runs and tours is also explored.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144 pages, 54 b&w photographs, 6 diagrams
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ttechnical & background skills
  • ISBN: 9781861266033



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