Essentials of Stage Management

Author(s): Peter Maccoy (Lecturer, Central School of Speech and Drama)


Good stage management is the key to the smooth running of any theatrical production and, as technology continues to develop and regulations tighten, the responsibilities of the stage manager have never been greater. In this essential guide, Peter Maccoy examines the qualities and skills necessary for effective management, stressing the importance of understanding both the creative and the technical processes involved in theatre. From negotiating contracts through to rehearsals, performance and post-production, Essentials of Stage Management is packed with invaluable advice on every aspect of the job and every type of theatre. About the Author: Peter Maccoy is a Lecturer at the Central School of Speech and Drama and an experienced stage manager. He has worked at the National Theatre and toured with the Peter Hall Company.


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  • : 9780713665284
  • : Methuen Drama
  • : Methuen Drama
  • : 0.546
  • : September 2004
  • : 1.6 Centimeters X 16 Centimeters X 22.6 Centimeters
  • : books

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  • : Peter Maccoy (Lecturer, Central School of Speech and Drama)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 176