Stage Directing - A Practical Guide
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Stage Directing – A Practical Guide demystifies the art of directing for the stage. Offering detailed advice on every aspect of the process, it explores the ways in which a carefully orchestrated performance can be made to appear fresh and spontaneous.
Topics covered include: Roles and responsibilities of the director Choosing the play and finding a producer Planning the project Preparing the text and anticipating audience reaction Developing the play and assessing progress in rehearsals The influence of the director on audience opinion and response The influence of the director on the actors and the technical team Surviving the first night Preparing for long runs and toursRRP: £14.99