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Designing Costume For Stage And Screen

Author : Deirdre Clancy
ISBN : 9781849941983
Genre : Performing Arts
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"She is the most wonderfully inventive and brilliantly talented designer" Dame Judi Dench on Clancy. Deirdre Clancy is one of the most experienced and accomplished costume designers in the business. In this book, she gives her inside knowledge of designing for stage and screen, which includes television, film, theatre and opera. She includes a brief illustrated history of costume design - from the Greeks to Lady Gaga - an invaluable guide for students and current designers. Part Two takes the reader through the design process: how you go about doing it, and the different strands of costume design - from contemporary clothes through to period costume, how to communicate with the audience, designing on paper and with Photoshop or on an iPad and how to share and communicate your ideas and well as mood boards and collages for inspiration. Part Three is about the world of costume design - what it involves and how to get into the field, who does what and the differences between working for stage and screen productions. Clancy advises on budgets and improvisation and covers all the practicalities and behind-the-scenes tips. Part Four looks at period costume from the Dark Ages up to the twentieth century, encompassing authenticity and feasibility. Finally, Part Five looks at individual case studies in depth, including opera and Shakespeare productions. Packed with great drawings and case studies, this is an essential book for any student or professional costume designer looking for additional inside advice. Whether you are a designer for the stage or screen, this book has something new for you with advice from one of the best in the business.
Category: Performing Arts


Author : Shura Pollatsek
ISBN : 9781317420088
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 57.83 MB
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Unbuttoned: The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design documents the creative journey of costume creation from concept to performance. Each chapter provides an overview of the process, including designing and shopping; draping, cutting, dyeing, and painting; and beading, sewing, and creating embellishments and accessories. This book features interviews with practitioners from Broadway and regional theatres to opera and ballet companies, offering valuable insights into the costume design profession. Exceptional behind-the-scenes photography illustrates top costume designers and craftspeople at work, along with gorgeous costumes in progress.
Category: Performing Arts

Costume And Design For Devised And Physical Theatre

Author : Tina Bicat
ISBN : 9781847974495
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 71.81 MB
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Costumes designed and made for devised or physical drama, for contemporary circus or for dance, differ radically from the more traditional costume work produced for naturalistic performance. For those working in the field - whether professional or student - these differences present challenges that this book seeks to highlight and explain while offering effective solutions to overcome them. Includes: the differences between designing for scripted and for devised work; the specialized designing, cutting and making, and fitting of costumes for dance, circus and other physical work; the role of the designer/maker in the devising company; design invention in the rehearsal room; the management of both time and budget with the late changes that happen with devised work; the breadth of different skills used in the work for performance.
Category: Performing Arts

The Handbook Of Stage Costume

Author : Tina Bicât
ISBN : 1861268076
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 86.19 MB
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The Handbook of Stage Costume is a comprehensive guide to designing, finding, and creating costumes for the stage. Straightforward and accessible, the book aims to give you the skills and the confidence to dress a variety of theater productions, from a full-scale musical to an abstract, improvised performance. It explains production meetings and the structure of a theatre company; working to a budget; the importance of costume to actor and audience; shopping, cutting, and making; costume for devised and physical theatre production; managing the wardrobe; and technical and dress rehearsals.
Category: Performing Arts

Theatre And Architecture Stage Design Costume

Author : Véronique Lemaire
ISBN : 9052012814
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 30.74 MB
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This long-awaited bibliography of recent books about theatre architecture, scenography and costume, published with the support of Belgian Ministry of Culture and the -Theatre & Publics- Association, has been prepared in collaboration with experts in five languages: English, French, German, Italian and Russian. This extensive bibliography, which meets the demands of the International Theatre Institute organizations and the International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians, will prove useful to theatre practitioners as well as to confirmed or young theatre scholars. Cette bibliographie rassemble un choix d'ouvrages sur le theatre et l'architecture, la scenographie, le costume. Elle a beneficie de la collaboration d'experts internationaux (anglais, francais, allemands, italiens et russes). Repondant a la demande de l'IIT (Institut international du theatre) et de l'OISTAT (Organisation internationale des scenographes, techniciens et architectes de theatre), cette bibliographie en cinq langues est un precieux outil pour tout praticien et theoricien du theatre."
Category: Architecture


Author : Nancy E. Friedland
ISBN : NWU:35556041172388
Genre : Costume design
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Category: Costume design

The World Of Musicals An Encyclopedia Of Stage Screen And Song 2 Volumes

Author : Mark A. Robinson
ISBN : 9781440800979
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 82.95 MB
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This wide-ranging, two-volume encyclopedia of musicals old and new will captivate young fans—and prove invaluable to those contemplating staging a musical production. • Offers 700 alphabetically arranged entries related to musicals in theatre, film, and television • Spans the history of musical theatre from Gilbert and Sullivan operettas in the late 1800s to the present • Concentrates on musicals that are historically important and/or of mainstream interest, as well as those that might be examined in a high school music, music history, or theatre class • Features a teacher-friendly guide to the most popular musicals performed by high schools, discussing casting/characters, costume needs, notes on the difficulty of the music, and more • Includes a selected bibliography, discography, and videography as well as a chronology capturing key events in the history of the musical
Category: Social Science

Digital Costume Design And Collaboration

Author : Rafael Jaen
ISBN : 9781317387473
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 75.97 MB
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Digital Costume Design and Collaboration gives in-depth instruction on how to draw, render, and fully design costumes using online tools and software. Grounded in the use of Photoshop, the book explains the process of building a costume design from scratch, including information on digital tools and painting techniques. The book demonstrates how to utilize social media, such as Flickr and Pinterest, to compile research; how to create user-friendly web based slide shows; and how to archive digital files for portfolios and personal websites. It also demonstrates how to organize spec sheets, plots and inventories using Google Docs for easy editing and Dropbox for easy file sharing. A companion YouTube channel featuring video tutorials of exercises and applications compliments the book.
Category: Performing Arts

Czech Theatre Design In The Twentieth Century

Author : Joe Brandesky
ISBN : 9781587297120
Genre : Drama
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Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "138 richly colorful paintings and drawings of costumes, models, and set designs and in situ photos of exhibited designs plus 27 color and black-and-white photos of the designers. The CD[-ROM] also includes the full text of the book with links to all the art and to the designers' biographies."--Dust jacket.
Category: Drama