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Production Management -Making Shows Happen - A Practical Guide
Production Management takes you through the process of making shows happen from the point of view of the production manager Ã¢â‚¬â€œ the person responsible for everything on stage that is not an actor. It describes different types of productions, from small-scale amateur to international opera; the role, qualities and working life of backstage teams and finally, theatre administration.
Includes information and tips on how to: Work with directors and designers Cost productions realistically Run production meetings Oversee the rehearsal process Manage a production team Co-ordinate the building, painting, propping and costuming of a show Lead the production week and technical rehearsal
There are sections on working safely and health and safety legislation.