General StageCraft Books
Backstage Handbook

Backstage Handbook

This is a visual dictionary of sorts. A standard reference for many who work backstage. Great information. One of my favorites. SP

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Illustrated Theatre Production Guide

Illustrated Theatre Production Guide

Illustrated Theatre Production Guide  by John Holloway (Author) This invaluable guide takes a step-by-step approach to many common theater production practices and covers important issues related to the construction of wooden, fabric, plastic, and metal scenery used...

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Virtual Theatres: An Introduction

Virtual Theatres: An Introduction

Virtual Theatres: An Introduction  by Gabriella Giannachi (Author)Welcome to theatre of the 21st century, in which everything -except for the viewer can be simulated. Virtual Theatres is the first full-length book of its kind to offer an investigation of the interface...

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Stagecraft 1: A Complete Guide to Backstage Work

Stagecraft 1: A Complete Guide to Backstage Work

Stagecraft 1: A Complete Guide to Backstage Work  by William H. Lord (Author) Nineteen chapters detailing all the fundamentals of backstage work – all the tools and the language for any theatre operation. The book is loaded with photographs, illustrations and diagrams...

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Scene Design and Stage Lighting (with InfoTrac )

Scene Design and Stage Lighting (with InfoTrac )

Scene Design and Stage Lighting (with InfoTrac )  by W. Oren Parker, R. Craig Wolf (Author)SCENE DESIGN AND STAGE LIGHTING, Eighth Edition, continues its tradition of being the most detailed and comprehensive text available in the scenic and lighting design and...

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Structural Design for the Stage

Structural Design for the Stage

Structural Design for the Stage  by Alys Holden , Ben Sammler (Author) This book provides the theater technician with a foundation in structural design allowing an intuitive understanding of why sets "stand up". It introduces the basics of statics and the study of the...

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