This book is for all those involved in designing, building, and installing scenery in theaters and exhibitions. It is for draftsmen, designers, production managers, producers, contract managers, stage managers, carpenters, technical backstage staff as well as students. This practical book looks at the types of drawing used, equipment, materials commonly specified, and surveying, and also covers building floors, flats, cloths, windows, doors, trucks, staircases, roofs, revolves, multi-story structures, and bridges. By addressing both theater and the commercial world this book will be of real help to a broad range of people in the theater industry.
It’s written from a British point of view so most of the measurements are in metric. The level of detail is terrific.