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So You Want to be a Theatre Director? PB

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So You Want to be a Theatre Director?
Stephen Unwin (Author)

An invaluable hands on guide to directing plays from the founder of English Touring Theatre and the artistic director of The Rose Theatre Kingston.

Stephen Unwin takes a step-by-step approach that covers: choosing the play; casting; design; rehearsal (establishing facts, improvisation, language, character, blocking, using specialists); running the play; putting it on the stage; and opening night.

As Unwin himself says: 'Directing plays is difficult. The aim of this book is to lay out what skills are needed, and to give some sense of how you might develop them.'

Written by a true professional - one of the UK's most successful theatre practitioners - the book is extraordinarily helpful and useful for directors in many other contexts - amateur dramatics, university drama, school plays and drama groups. 'Directing is directing, wherever you do it.'

Paperback: 256 pages
ISBN: 9781854597793
Dimensions:12.7 x 1.8 x 20.3 cm

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