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Macmillan Higher Education

Theatre, Performance and Technology (2nd Edition)

The Development and Transformation of Scenography

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Palgrave

Pages: 308
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Theatre and Performance Practices

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Paperback - 9781137005847

21 January 2014

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07 January 2014

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21 January 2014

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Chris Baugh explores how developments and changes in technology have been reflected in scenography throughout history. Taking into account the latest research, his new edition examines moving light technologies, the internet...

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Chris Baugh explores how developments and changes in technology have been reflected in scenography throughout history. Taking into account the latest research, his new edition examines moving light technologies, the internet as a platform of performance, urban scenography and how scenography has developed as a collaborative practice.

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Chris Baugh, world renowned scholar and practitioner, provides an undergraduatefriendly introduction to the field
Covers topical issues including the role of the internet, sitespecific performance and urban scenography
New edition includes over 40 images, helping students to visualise subjects being discussed


List of Illustrations
General Editors' Preface
Preface: On Writing Theatre History and My Mother's Button Box
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Performing Great Exhibitions: A Nineteenth-Century Speciality
2. Rejection of the Past: A Modern Mode of Thought
3. The Scene as Machine: Part 1: Scenography as a Machine for Performance
4. The Scene as Machine: Part 2: Constructing and Building the Scene as Machine
5. The Scene as Machine: Part 3: The Kinetic Stage Machines of Josef Svoboda
6. The Century of Light: Part 1: Diffused and Living Light
7. The Century of Light: Part 2: Light Beams and Images
8. The Scene as the Architecture of Performance
9. Some Rejections of Technology in Theatre and Performance
10. New Technologies and Shifting Paradigms 
11. Scenography as Dramaturgy and Technology of Performance
Notes
Further Reading
Bibliography
Index.

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Christpoher Baugh is Emeritus Professor of Performance and Technology at the University of Leeds and Professor of Theatre at the University of Hull, UK. He is a practising scenographer and has published numerous texts on the history and theory of scenography.

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Christpoher Baugh is Emeritus Professor of Performance and Technology at the University of Leeds and Professor of Theatre at the University of Hull, UK. He is a practising scenographer and has published numerous texts on the history and theory of scenography.

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