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Technical Theater for Nontechnical People

Technical Theater for Nontechnical People
Your Price: $27.95 CDN
Author: Drew Campbell
Publisher: Allworth Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 288
Pub. Date: 2004
Edition: 2nd
ISBN-10: 1581153449
ISBN-13: 9781581153446
About the Book:

Completely updated to reflect state-of-the-art standards in today's fast-changing theater technology, Technical Theater for Nontechnical People helps actors, dancers, playwrights, and directors to understand every aspect of a traditional and digitally supported backstage environment - from scenery, lighting, and sounds to props, costumes, and stage management. All sides of production are clearly explained in jargon-free prose, and unfamiliar terms are highlighted and defined in an appended glossary. In addition to discussions on the more traditional elements of technical theater, this book gives equal weight to the new technologies that have become mainstream, including software (DMX, MIDI, and SMPTI) for show control systems, software to build audio cues, and PC-based audio play-back systems.

About the Author:

Drew Campbell has been in the technical side of the entertainment business for more than twenty years, as a stage technician, designer, film lighting technician, videographer, editor, director, and teacher. He is a lighting and sound supervisor for Universal Studios. He lives in Woodland Hills, CA.