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A Practical Guide to Working in Theatre

A Practical Guide to Working in Theatre

Gill Foreman

ISBN: 9780713687675

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This book is a behind-the-scenes guide for new theatre professionals explaining how theatre is actually made. It covers each professional role including director, designer, sound and lighting, front of house, and playwright and includes the skills necessary for each role and how the job may differ based on the size of the theater company.

Interviews with a number of key practitioners provide authoritative advice on which career pathways to follow and how to achieve success in this highly competitve field.. The book features interviews with noted theatre professionals such as: Nick Hytner (National Theatre), Simon Reade (Bristol Old Vic), Mike Shepperd (founder and performer, Kneehigh), Emma Rice (Artistic Director, Kneehigh), Rachel Kavanaugh (Birmingham Rep), Tim Crouch (Writer/Director/Performer), Anne Tipton (Director), Stephen Jeffries (Playwright), David Edgar (Playwright) and Jack Bradley (Literary Manager).

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