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Books

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Historic English costumes and how to make them - Talbot Hughes
Call Number: 391.00941 H893h
ISBN: 0486469859
Publication Date: 2009

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Historic costumes and how to make them - Mary Fernald and E. Shenton
Call Number: 792.026 F362h 2006
ISBN: 0486449068
Publication Date: 2006

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Costumes for the stage : a complete handbook for every kind of play - Sheila Jackson
Call Number: 792.026 J14c 2001
ISBN: 1561310689
Publication Date: 2001

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Stage Costume Step-by-Step - Mary T. Kidd
Call Number: 792.026 K46s
ISBN: 155870406X
Publication Date: 1996-04-15
Costume design



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Costumes and settings for Shakespeare's plays - John T. Williams ; drawings by Jack Cassin-Scott
Call Number: 792.025 W724c
ISBN: 038920322X
Publication Date: 1982

The costumer's handbook : how to make all kinds of costumes - Rosemary Ingham, Liz Covey
Call Number: 792.026 I48c
ISBN: 0131812637
Publication Date: 1980

Costumes and settings for staging historical plays - Jack Cassin-Scott
Call Number: 792.026 C345c
ISBN: 0823802310
Publication Date: 1979
4 volumes: v. 1. The classical period.--v. 2. Medieval.--v. 3. The Elizabethan and Restoration period.--v. 4. The Georgian period

Costumes for the stage : a complete handbook for every kind of play - Sheila Jackson
Call Number: 792.026 J14c
ISBN: 0876902980
Publication Date: 1978


The Theatre crafts book of costumes - Edited and with an introd. by C. Ray Smith
Call Number: 792.026 S644t
ISBN: 0878570160
Publication Date: 1973
Aldredge, T. V. Costumes and the budget.--Potts, N. Costumes for a repertory theatre.--Brady, J. E. Designing for regional theatre.--Slaiman, M. Managing a regional theatre costume shop.--Van Witsen, L. Feathers for bird costumes are for the birds.--Weldy, M. Costumes for the circus.--MacKay, P. J. Dressing up for children's plays.--MacKay, P. J. Man in space: from Bauhaus to moonwalk.--Nikolais, A. Environments for the human figure.--MacKay, P. J. Plastics in costumes.--Matheson, B. B. Polyurethane trolls for "Peer Gynt."--Roberts, W. D. The contemporaneity of "Love for love."--Wilhelm, K. Stocky bourgeoisie in "The miser."--Campbell, P. The true vintage of "La Traviata."--Greenwood, J. American primitives for "More stately mansions."--Harvey, P. Busby Berkeley on a budget.--Somner, P. Modern dress is no accident.--MacKay, P. J. Covering (and uncovering) in environmental theatre.--Campbell, P. Stylized rustics in "Man of La Mancha."--Voelpel, F. Antediluvian handcrafts for "Two by two."--Russell, D. A. Primeval crystals for "Prometheus bound."--Loney, G. M. Florence Klotz's recollections for "Follies."

Simple stage costumes and how to make them - Sheila Jackson
Call Number: 792.026 J14s
ISBN: 0289278538
Publication Date: 1968

Designing and making stage costumes - Motley
Call Number: 792.026 M919d
Publication Date: 1965


Late Georgian costume - edited by R.L. Shep
Call Number: 646.4 L351s, 1991
ISBN: 0914046128
Publication Date: 1991
First work originally published: The tailor's friendly instructor / by J. Wyatt. 2nd ed., corr., enl., and improved. London : Printed for J. Hariss, 1822
Second work originally published: The art of tying the cravat / by H. Le Blanc. 2nd ed. London : E. Wilson, 1828

Basic pattern drafting for the theatrical costume designer - Shaw, William Harlan
Call Number: 646.47 S537b
ISBN: 0910482497
Publication Date: 1974

Dress & cloak cutter : women's costume 1877-1882 - Charles Hecklinger
Call Number: 646.4 H449d, 1987
ISBN: 0914046063
Publication Date: 1987
Rev. ed of: The dress and cloak cutter. 1881

Tailor's Pattern Book 1589 - Alcega Juan De
Call Number: 646.407 A351t
ISBN: 0896762343
Publication Date: 1999-04-01
Reprint. Originally published: Libro de geometria pratica y traça. 2nd. ed. Madrid, 1589

 

New Books

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The Properties Director's Handbook - Sandra J. Strawn
Call Number: 792.025 S913p
ISBN: 9780415663274
Publication Date: 2013
You may be familiar with how to hang lights, build scenery, or run a high school/college/community theatre, but few are familiar with the nitty-gritty details of being a properties director or prop master. There has been an utter lack of information on this topic in the market, until now. Sandy Strawn brings together her incredible 30 years of prop making and managing in this concise guide to managing a prop shop and show built. She skillfully explains planning, pre-production, production, and post-production procedures, budgeting, collaborations with other stagehands, and planning a prop shop from the layout of the spaces to the health and safety protocols for shop planning and workplace management. With this how-to book, you'll be able to keep your prop shop in tip-top shape.

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Theatre under Louis XIV - Julia Prest
Call Number: 791.0944 P936t
ISBN: 9781137320810
Publication Date: 2013

 

More Books

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Character costume figure drawing : step-by-step drawing methods for theatre costume designers - Tan Huaixiang
Call Number: 792.026 T161c
Publication Date: 2004
Drawing the figure -- Creating the face -- Figure and facial variations -- Hands, feet, and accessories -- Character costume design creation -- Rendering techniques -- Costume rendering gallery

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Costume construction - Katherine Strand Holkeboer
Call Number: 646.47 H732c
Publication Date: 1989

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Costume design 101 : the art and business of costume design for film and television - Richard La Motte
Call Number: 791.43 L558c
Publication Date: 2001
Working together: costume designer and costume supervisor overview -- Getting started: breaking down the script -- Costume design -- Mettings: nobody likes surprises -- Accumulating the costumes -- Aging and distressing -- The costume department supervisor -- Tips for genre films -- The shoot -- The wrap


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The costume technician's handbook - Rosemary Ingham, Liz Covey
Call Number: 646.478 I48c 2003
Publication Date: 2003
TOC
1 The Costume Shop 1
2 Health and Safety in the Costume Shop 36
3 Fabrics 61
4 Pattern Development 96
5 Costume Construction 166
6 Fitting and Alterations 244
7 Fabric Dyeing and Painting 270
8 Hair and Hats 288
9 Costume Accessories and Properties 325
10 Managing, Supervising, or Directing the Costume Shop 388
11 Computers in the Costume Shop 422

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Costumes & chemistry : a comprehensive guide to materials and applications - Sylvia Moss
Call Number: 792.026 M913c
Publication Date: 2001
Getting started -- health and safety -- surface preparation -- materials and methods -- descriptions and uses -- materials to apply to costumes -- materials for forming costumes -- applications -- costume pieces and accessories -- specialty and special-effects costumes -- surface effects -- appendices -- solvents -- acids, alkalis, and oxidizers -- stain removal -- keeping actors safe and healthy -- glossary -- resources

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Costuming - Berneice Prisk and Jack A. Byers
Call Number: 792.026 P959t
Publication Date: 1969
Explains the primary steps in costume design, planning, and construction

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Costume design on Broadway : designers and their credits, 1915-1985 - Bobbi Owen
Call Number: 792.026 O97c
ISBN: 0313255245
Publication Date: 1987
Costume designers -- New York (State) -- New York

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The Art of Cutting and History of English Costume - Edward B. Giles
Call Number: 646.4 G472h, 1987
Publication Date: 1987
Reprint. Originally published: The history of the art of cutting in England, preceded by a sketch of the history of English costumes. London : F.T. Prewett ; New York : J.J. Mitchell, 1887

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