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Scenographic Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Darwin Reid Payne
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: SIU Press

In this enlarged and thoroughly revised third edition of his widely used text, Darwin Reid Payne explores the principles and philosophies that shape the visual elements of theatre. Payne sets out to discover who scenographers are and to define their responsibilities. He sees scenographers as not merely craftspersons but artists
The Scenographic Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Darwin Reid Payne
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher: Carbondale, IL : Southern Illinois University Press ; London : Feffer & Simons

This is a revised, expanded version of Payne's Design for the Stage: First Steps, the book Choice characterized as ?An excellent text,” ?a re­freshingly innovative approach to theatrical design with an artistic, theatrical, and histor­ical focus rather than the technical craft ori­entation found in most textbooks.” Payne seeks to instill
Theory and Craft of the Scenographic Model
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Darwin Reid Payne
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher: SIU Press

Through diagrams, sketches and models the author defines and delineates the precise step-by-step procedures of scenographic modelmaking. He discusses the experimental aspects of modelmaking as well as the basic process of making the model, outlining suitable materials, and tool, techniques.
Rediscovering Mordecai Gorelik
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Anne Fletcher
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-30 - Publisher: SIU Press

Rediscovering Mordecai Gorelik explores the life and work of the pioneering scene designer whose career spanned decades in American theatre. Anne Fletcher’ s insightful volume draws intriguing parallels and contrasts between Gorelik’ s productions and the theatrical movements of the twentieth century, exposing the indelible mark he left on the
Experiencing Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Anne Fletcher, Scott R. Irelan
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-05 - Publisher: Hackett Publishing

"Experiencing Theatre completely engages the beginning theatre student in the art of theatre. Students become playwrights, dramaturges, actors, directors, designers, adapters and collaborators though dynamic readings and excercises. This text gives them a great awareness of the work of being a theatre artist. Teachers have long strived towards creating these