Call Number: UCF Rosen General Collection -- PN2053 .B45 2017
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Broadway General Manager is a fascinating, insightful, and entertaining glimpse into the normally closed world of theatrical general management. Penned by veteran Broadway insider Peter Bogyo, readers will gain an appreciation and understanding of what the business half of show business is all about. For the first time ever, gain backstage access to the fast-paced and glamorous world of Broadway. Broadway General Manager is an invaluable resource that examines actual production and operating budgets for a Broadway show and shares contracts for award-winning actors, directors, and designers, all of which are analyzed extensively. Also included are in-depth discussions on such topics as: How to get started as a general manager -- Negotiating contracts -- How the producing entity functions -- Programming the box office -- The issues related to hiring employees -- Binding insurance -- Financial overview -- Maintaining the run of a show -- What to do when sales start to slump -- Closing a show
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PN2053.S332 2012
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"The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that display step-by-step procedures and the finished product. This second edition offers even more in-demand information on stage management, drawing and drafting (both by hand and CAD), lighting fixtures, and special effects."
Call Number: UCF Rosen General Collection -- PN2053.G53 2017
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The Production Manager's Toolkit is a comprehensive introduction to a career in theatrical and special event production for new and aspiring professionals, given by expert voices in the field. The book discusses management techniques, communication skills, and relationship building tactics to create effective and successful production managers. With a focus on management theory, advice from top production managers provide insights into budgeting, scheduling, meetings, hiring, maintaining safety, and more. Through interviews and case studies, the history and techniques of production management are explored throughout a variety of entertainment venues: theatre, dance, opera, and special events.
Production Stage Management for Broadway: from idea to opening night & beyond by Peter Lawrence
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection -- PN2085.L39 2015
Contents: The Idea of Stage Managing -- The Cast of Characters -- Getting the Job -- Pre-Production -- Production Meetings -- Choosing Your Stage Management Team -- Before Rehearsals Begin -- Rehearsals -- Technical Rehearsals -- The Calling Script -- Previews -- Opening Night & the Critics -- Running a Show -- Production Stage Management Tips -- My Curtain Speech
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PN2091.S8S763 2018
"This book explains and provides templates for organizing and managing a prop shop, from pre-production organization to production processes, budgeting, and collaborations with other production areas. It explores how to plan, organize, and maintain a prop shop for safe and efficient production work."
Call Number: UCF Rosen General Collection -- PN2085.P23 2010
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Team dynamics and roles -- The production process -- The preparation period -- The rehearsal period -- Props management -- Pre-production week -- Production week -- The run -- Management techniques -- Health and safety -- Theatre unions -- The job market -- Case studies -- Creativity in stage management -- Information and communication technology in stage management -- Further reading -- Templates
A Survival Guide for Stage Managers: a practical step-by-step handbook to stage management by Mary Ellen Allison
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection -- PN2085.A44 2011
"Are you about to stage manage your first show and have no idea where to start? This book offers simplified guidelines for a complicated job and gives a step-by-step process for organizing auditions, rehearsals, the technical aspects, and performances."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PN2053.S78 2016
In the world of theatre, the technical director is responsible for overseeing the safe and efficient realization and implementation of scenery for the stage. This book guides readers though the step-by-step processes of technical direction and the responsibilities of the TD in the mounting of a theatrical production. Leadership, management, relationship building, personal responsibility, and problem solving are addressed, demonstrating not only how to become a more efficient and effective TD, but also how to be a collaborative member of a production team that artists will seek to work with again and again. The book also addresses scene shop design, facility repair and maintenance, and finishes with a brief overview of other areas of technical theatre that help round out the far reaching skill set of a successful TD. This book is perfect for university courses in Stagecraft and Technical Direction and for the aspiring Technical Director.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HF5416.5 2008
SAGE Business Cases -- How much should tickets to Saturday night's show cost? Theatres weigh a number of concerns when deciding how to set admission prices. This study explains the complex considerations that theatres need to factor in when arriving at their admission fees.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HF5686.N56 B36 2018
SAGE Business Cases -- The case invites the student to set out a budget for Stage Ensemble Theatre Unit as it prepares to stage the play Kamala and to consider how different scenarios might affect the budgeting of the non-profit.