Fundamentals of Theatrical Design by Karen Brewster
A Guide to the Basics of Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Design

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Veteran theater designers Karen Brewster and Melissa Shafer have consulted with a broad range of seasoned theater industry professionals to provide an exhaustive guide full of sound advice and insight. With clear examples and hands-on exercises, Fundamentals of Theatrical Design illustrates the way in which the three major areas of theatrical design—scenery, costumes, and lighting—are intrinsically linked. Attractively priced for use as a classroom text, this is a comprehensive resource for all levels of designers and directors.

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Karen Brewster is an associate professor of theater at East Tennessee State University (ETSU). She lives in Johnson City, Tennessee. Melissa Shafer is a scenic and lighting designer and technical director at East Tennessee State University. She lives in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Published July 27, 2011 by Allworth Press. 256 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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“Fundamentals of Theatrical Design hardly ever loses steam. . . . ‘Regardless of the composition and personalities of any given production team, successful collaborations happen best when designers and other theater artisans come to the experience fully prepared.’”

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