This is a practical guide for people who find themselves involved in putting a pantomime on stage, particularly for those working on limited budgets in smaller venues. Learn to understand your audience and their reactions, control the chaos backstage, find out the secret of pantomime magic and much more.
Pantomime: A Practical Guide is for those who find themselves involved in putting a pantomime on stage, and most particularly for those working on limited budgets in smaller venues. This excellent handbook tells you how to: solve the particular problems of directing and choreographing pantomime; understand the tricks of set and costume transformations; control backstage chaos; solve the dilemmas of pantomime props; learn the secrets of pantomime magic; and create a spectacular effect with unspectacular resources. Tina Bicat's work has spanned national, regional, and fringe theater; among her previous books are Making Stage Costumes and Period Costumes for the Stage.- Understand your audience and their reactionsBR- Solve the problems of directing and choreographing pantomimeBR- Work with the children of the companyBR- Understand the tricks of transformation of set and costumeBR- Control the chaos backstageBR- Solve the dilemmas of pantomime propsBR- Learn the secrets of pantomime magicBR- Create a spectacular effect with unspectacular resourcesBR- Send the audience out smiling and singing
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