Readings

Selected Technical Theater Bibliography

Amazon logo Carter, Paul. The Backstage Handbook: An Illustrated Almanac of Technical Information. Louisville, Ky.: Broadway Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780911747393.

Amazon logo Woodbridge, Patricia. Designer Drafting for the Entertainment World. Boston: Focal Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780240804248.

Amazon logo Holloway, John. Illustrated Theatre Production Guide. Boston: Focal Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780240804934.

Amazon logo Parker, W. Oren, R. Craig Wolf, and Dick Block. Scene Design and Stage Lighting. 8th ed. Belmont, Calif.: Thomson/Wadsworth, 2002. ISBN: 9780155061149.

Amazon logo Arnold, Richard L. Scene Technology. 3rd ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1993. ISBN: 9780135010730.

Burris-Meyer, Harold, and Edward Cyrus Cole. Scenery for the Theatre: The Organization, Processes, Materials, and Techniques Used to Set the Stage. Rev. ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1971.

Amazon logo Glerum, Jay O. Stage Rigging Handbook. 2nd ed. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780809317448.

Amazon logo Sammler, Bronislaw J., and Don Harvey. Technical Design Solutions for Theatre: The Technical Brief Collection. Boston: Focal Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780240804903.

———. The Technical Brief Collection: Ten Years of Solutions to Recurring Problems in Technical Theatre. New Haven, Conn.: Dept. of Technical Design and Production, the Yale School of Drama/Repertory Theatre, Yale University, 1992.

Amazon logo Gillette, J. Michael. Theatrical Design and Production: An Introduction to Scene Design and Construction, Lighting, Sound, Costume, and Makeup. 4th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 1999. ISBN: 9780767411912.

Selected Lighting Design Bibliography

Amazon logo Essig, Linda. Lighting and the Design Idea. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Publishing, 1996. ISBN: 9780155020696.

Amazon logo Gillette, J. Michael. Designing with Light: An Introduction to Stage Lighting. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2002. ISBN: 9780767427333.

Amazon logo Holloway, John. Illustrated Theatre Production Guide. Boston: Focal Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780240804934.

Amazon logo Palmer, Richard H. The Lighting Art: The Aesthetics of Stage Lighting Design. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1993. ISBN: 9780135010815.

Amazon logo Reid, Francis. The Stage Lighting Handbook. 6th ed. New York: Theatre Arts Book, 2002. ISBN: 9780878301478.

Amazon logo Shelley, Steven Louis. A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting. Boston: Focal Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780240803531.

Amazon logo Hays, David. Light on the Subject. Rev. ed. New York: Limelight Editions, 2004. ISBN: 9780879101268.

Amazon logo Bly, Mark. The Production Notebooks: Theatre in Process. 1st ed. New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1995. ISBN: 9781559361101.

Amazon logo Mumm, Robert C. Photometrics Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: Broadway Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780911747379.

Amazon logo Fraser, Neil, and Richard Attenborough. Stage Lighting Design: A Practical Design. UK, Crowood Press, 1999. ISBN: 9781861262486.

Selected Sound Design Bibliography

Amazon logo Kaye, Deena, and James LeBrecht. Sound and Music for the Theatre: The Art and Technique of Design. 2nd ed. Boston: Focal Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780240803715.

Amazon logo Leonard, John A. Theatre Sound. New York: Theatre Arts Book, 2001. ISBN: 9780878301164.

Amazon logo White, Paul. Basic Live Sound. London: Sanctuary Publishing Ltd., 2000. ISBN: 9781860742712.

Selected Costume Design Bibliography

Amazon logo Holkeboer, Katherine Strand. Patterns for Theatrical Costumes: Garments, Trims, and Accessories from Ancient Egypt to 1915. USA: Drama Publishers, 1993. ISBN: 9780896761254.

Amazon logo Huaixiang, Tan. Character Costume Figure Drawing: Step-by-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers. Boston: Focal Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780240805344.

Buy at Amazon Moore, Dorothy. Pattern Drafting and Dressmaking. New York: Golden Press, 1977. ISBN: 9780307033093.

Amazon logo Smith, C. Ray, ed. The Theatre Crafts Book of Costumes. Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale Press, 1973. ISBN: 9780878570164. (edited with an introduction)