TucsonStage.com Podcast

Sunday, June 08, 2008

Theatrical Staging Basics

Summary: So you want to put on a play, but you don't know where to begin. You've seen "High School Musical" on the Disney channel. Do you wonder if it's really that easy to orchestrate song and dance? Well with this video series on play production, putting on a production of "High School Musical" will be easier than you think. Whether you're just getting into stage crew or are a seasoned play manager, knowing how to work the tools in a theater is integral to your success.

In this free video series, watch as school theater expert Peggy Charlton teaches theatrical staging basics. Learn how to build sets, the location of he different areas of the stage, what a cyclorama is, how to use the curtains on a stage, how to design a set, how to identify the apron area, and how to break down a set. The production of a play is a fun and important hobby. So use these easy step-by-step tutorials from ExpertVillage and let them guide you as you invest in the non-acting side of theater.


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