- Cover ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents ; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Making Things Run Smoothly; Chapter 2 Characteristics of a Good Stage Manager; Attributes of Good Stage Managers; Communication/Management Skills; Effective Committee Work; Chapter 3 Getting the Play and Understanding It; The Promptbook; Understanding the Script; Plots; Area Lighting Diagrams; Entrances and Exits; Pronunciation Questions; Special Effects; Chapter 4 Scheduling and Company Rules; The Master Calendar; Staff Meetings; Rehearsal Schedules; Company Rules; The Callboard, Chapter 5 Getting Acquainted with Your TheaterWho Does What?; Personal Equipment for Stage Managers; Stage Diagrams; Circuit Breakers; Diagram of Lighting Instruments; Information Packets; Chapter 6 Expediting Auditions and Readings; Working with Actors; Accepting Résumés; Controlling Scripts; Obtaining Information; Controlling Forms; Preparing a Cast List; Conducting the Deputy Election; First Cast Meeting or Read-Through; Chapter 7 Budgeting; Chapter 8 Rehearsal Procedures; Working with the Director During Rehearsal; Preset Diagrams; Rehearsals Away from Your Stage; Your Rehearsal Call, Rehearsal DutiesKeeping Track of Rehearsals; Accident Prevention and Reports; Keeping a Do-List; Avoiding Rehearsal Problems; Chapter 9 Keeping the Cast on Time; Sign-In Sheets; The Calls; Chapter 10 Department Management and Property Management; The Stage Manager as Coordinator of Departments; Property Forms; Chapter 11 Supervision of Shifts; Shift Plot Charts; Take-In; Crew Briefing; Scene Dock; Shift Inspection; Scene Shift Diagrams; Audience Caution; Distribution of Scene Diagrams; Upkeep of Sets; Chapter 12 Running the Technical Rehearsal; Spiking Devises; Chapter 13 Running the Show, ChecklistsGiving Cues; Cueing Equipment; Timing Curtain Calls; Walking the Curtain; Access to the Control Booth; Chapter 14 Working with the House Manager; Duties of the House Manager; Blood-Borne Pathogens; Rotating Duty Rosters; VIP Lists; Chapter 15 Keeping the Show in Hand; Long-Run ""Improvements""; Cast Morale; Blocking Replacements and Rehearsing Understudies; Upkeep of Sets and Costumes; Chapter 16 Closing and Moving/Touring; Strike Plan; Changeover Schedule; Moving the Show; Chapter 17 Fire/Evacuation; Limitations; Stage Manager's Fire/Evacuation Checklist; Evacuation; Resources, and Chapter 18 Working with UnionsChapter 19 Organizing Information; Local Theater; Newspapers, Magazines, and Internet Info; Guides to Goods and Services; Contact File; Books; Keeping Current with the Technology of Theater; Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD); Police, Fire, and Municipal Regulations; Organizations; Chapter 20 Correspondence; A Letter to the Next Stage Manager; Critiques; Letters of Recommendation; Thank You Notes; Chapter 21 Getting a Job; Your First Job as Stage Manager; Résumés; Personal Mailing List; Long-Range Goals
- 9781317343912 (electronic bk.)
1317343913 (electronic bk.)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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