Make Your Show a Success: Teach Yourself, Paperback / softback Book

Make Your Show a Success: Teach Yourself Paperback / softback

Part of the Teach Yourself - General series


Is this the right book for me?Wherever your theatre interests lies, this is an essential book for you.

It covers a wide range of key issues, from tips on coping with first night nerves, to a full section on health and safety, to funding and taxation.

Illustrated with handy guides to lighting and staging and containing essential resources, this book will enable you to have a successful show.

Make Your Show a Success includes:Part one: Community theatre: getting involvedChapter 1: Community theatreChapter 2: The actorsChapter 3: The directorChapter 4: The stage managerChapter 5: The lighting designer/technicianChapter 6: The sound designer/technicianChapter 7: The set designerChapter 8: WardrobeChapter 9: The props teamChapter 10: Musical societiesChapter 11: FestivalsPart two: Community theatre: from registration to rehearsalChapter 12: Setting up a new community theatre groupChapter 13: Budgeting and fundraisingChapter 14: Getting the boll rollingChapter 15: Making the play happenPart three: Other societies and legal requirementsChapter 16: Community theatre production companiesChapter 17: Safety and other legal requirementsLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added features:Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of amateur theatre. Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 288 pages, 16 b-and-w; 10 colour photos
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Theatre studies
  • ISBN: 9781444107258

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