CREATING OUTDOOR THEATRE - A PRACTICAL GUIDE
BY NINA AYRES
Creating Outdoor Theatre is a practical guide to putting on a performance outside, offering a brief history of outdoor theatre and explaining the unique production opportunities it offers.
The book explains the design and production considerations peculiar to performing outdoors, including health and safety aspects, facilities for actors and audience, transporting equipment, and the logistics of licensing, negotiating with local authorities and even police liaison.
Topics covered: Choosing the right venue Designing and making props Constructing the stage Seating Coping with bad weather