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Building the Successful Theater Company (Paperback) (Lisa Mulcahy)
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What makes a theater company successful? Lisa Mulcahy poses the question to leaders from nineteen of the country’s most diverse and vital theater companies from the recent past and present, and offers answers inBuilding the Successful Theater Company. Producers, stage managers, directorsanyone dreaming of running a theater troupewill benefit from the practical guidance, amusing anecdotes, and sincere advice in this peek behind the curtains of the often difficult, always seductive, profession of theater. With five additional companies profiled in this fully revised third edition, Building a Successful Theater Company features:•The LABrynth Theater Company•New Paradise Laboratories•National Theatre of the Deaf•Shotgun Players•Asian-American Theatre Company•Steppenwolf Theater Company•The Pasadena Playhouse•La Jolla Playhouse•Chicago City Limits•Berkeley Repertory Theatre•Arena Stage’s The Living Stage Theatre Company•Mixed Blood Theatre Company•Horizons Theatre•Wheelock Family Theatre•L.A. Theatre Works•A Traveling Jewish Theatre•Jean Cocteau Repertory•Bailiwick Repertory•New Repertory TheatreNew chapters cover funding and financial aspects, maximizing a company's potential through powerful social media use, and creating successful partnerships by teaming up with corporate sponsors and establishing artistic collaborations. Stage veterans reveal advice on everything from locating performance space, to developing a business plan, to and rehearsing and publicizing productions in this invaluable guide to creating or growing a theater company.
Number of Pages: 257
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Television / Direction + Production, Business Aspects
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Lisa Mulcahy
Street Date: September 20, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-3242
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