Production Management: Making Shows Happen: A Practical Guide by Peter DeanProduction Management: Making Shows Happen: A Practical Guide by Peter Dean

Production Management: Making Shows Happen: A Practical Guide

byPeter Dean

Paperback | July 1, 2002

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Production Management takes you through the process of making shows happen from the point of view of the production manager. It describes the different types of productions, from small-scale amateur plays to international opera; the roles and skills of the production manager’s backstage teams; and theater administration. Enhanced by illustrations, charts, and templates that can be adapted for any production, the book includes valuable tips and information on working with directors and designers; costing productions realistically; running production meetings; overseeing the rehearsal process; managing a production team; coordinating the creation of props and costumes; and leading the production week and technical rehearsal. Peter Dean has worked for some of Britain’s premier theater companies. Since 1997, he as been Deputy Director of the Technical Theatre at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Title:Production Management: Making Shows Happen: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.1 × 6.5 × 0.5 inPublished:July 1, 2002Publisher:Crowood PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1861264518

ISBN - 13:9781861264510

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This practical guide to the role of the production manager is invaluable reading for anyone involved in the theater, whether student, amateur, teacher, or professional.