Theatre crafts - Stage & events management

Resources for stage management

DMOZ Open Directory: Stage management resources
The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web, aiming to be the definitive catalog of the Web. This is the link to their resources for stage management.

ABTT: Technical Information on Theatres
From the Association of British Theatre Technicians, technical details on over 200 UK theatres.

BBC Sound Effects library listing
Index for CDs 1-60 from the BBC Sound Effects library. All of these CDs are available in the college library.

National Theatre
This is the website of the Royal National Theatre (NT), South Bank, London. The site also provides profiles of backstage departments, such as costume, graphics, lighting, sound, stage management and scripts. is a directory and glossary hosted by the University of Exeter School of Arts, Languages and Literature. It has links to resources including stage management. In addition, the website hosts a glossary of theatre technical terms which can be browsed alphabetically or by subject category.

TMA : Theatrical management association
This is the website for the Theatrical Management Association (TMA), a UK wide organisation dedicated to providing a professional support network for the performing arts industry. Under 'links' one can find a useful list of theatre related websites.

Joseph Urban stage design models and documents : stabilization and access project
Hosted by Columbia University Libraries, the website provides background information about the Joseph Urban stage design models and documents: stabilization and access project which aims to preserve material relating to Joseph Urban's New York theatre career from 1914-1933. The project specifically covers the documentation of Urban's productions for the Ziegfeld Follies and other theatre producers and his productions for the Metropolitan Opera. The website contains illustrated essays, an index to projects and productions, finding aid with images, and images of models for stage sets such as a garden scene for "Don Giovanni" (1929).

Laura Thatcher on the illusion of theatre
This online article on 'Stage Designs' has been written by Laura Thatcher, stage manager, English National Opera, for the Courtauld Institute of Art's website Art and Architecture. Each section has mainly 18th and 19th century drawings by architects, engineers and set designers to illustrate the text which considers the idea to design to stage, backcloths, cloth or wood, sections of scenery, flats, trucks, painting and dressing a set and scenery in rehearsals. A useful glossary of terms is also provided.

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