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The Stage Guide to Stage School Franchises By Susan Elkin
Paperback: $16.24
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Whether you’re a parent with a talented child, a performing professional seeking work as a part-time tutor or you’re interested in setting up your own stage school business, making the... More > right choice is always a challenge. Did you know that nearly 1,000 stage schools in the UK operate as part of a franchise and the number is growing every year? Franchises can offer the benefit of shared advice and resources, but it pays to be well prepared before you enter the business or send your child to a class. As the industry publication for the UK performing arts and entertainment, The Stage has been providing expert guidance to the profession and those seeking to enter it for more than a century. Now our education and training editor Susan Elkin offers invaluable advice both to practitioners and parents on what’s available, your financial commitment and how to pick the right franchise to suit your talents. Plus interviews with stage school teachers and listings for the best-known operators.< Less
The Stage Guide to Working Backstage – Introduction By Susan Elkin
eBook (PDF): $6.16
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Good at working with your hands, leaving school soon and like the idea of an exciting job where your skills are in demand? From the Olympics ceremony to Glastonbury, Hollywood to the West End,... More > there's no event that doesn't rely on an army of highly skilled backstage people. Britain's reputation in this field is second to none. With opportunities increasing around the world, the UK needs to train thousands more. If you have a knack for building things, design, electrics, computers, or a flair for costume, hair and make-up, then you’re the sort of person the industry wants. Produced by experts writing for the world-renowned publication for the performing arts and entertainment, The Stage Guide to Working Backstage series consists of five essential books. Our introduction provides you with an overview of what's on offer, how to find funding and what area of work suits you best. The other four volumes focus on key areas - stage management, craft and construction, lighting and sound, plus costume and make-up.< Less
The Stage Guide to Working Backstage - Craft and Construction By Susan Elkin
eBook (PDF): $8.56
From a lavish stage set that would tax the skills of the best builders and carpenters, to a realistic, life-sized animal puppet or an authentic-looking model of a severed head, craft and construction... More > experts create the effects that help make a show convincing to the audience. Most have no interest in acting but their talents mean they are constantly in demand in theatre, film, television and events. Even in these gloomy economic times, demand for your talents is set to grow over the next decade. For those in secondary school or just finished, the career opportunities are abundant but you need the right advice. This guidebook, published by The Stage, the world-renowned UK arts and entertainment publication, is edited by the paper’s training editor Susan Elkin. In it, you’ll find an outline of the jobs available, a glossary of words and phrases you need to know, interviews with teachers, students and the experts themselves, FAQs and advice on passing that all-important college audition.< Less
The Stage Guide to Stage School Franchises By Susan Elkin
eBook (PDF): $7.78
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Whether you’re a parent with a talented child, a performing professional seeking work as a part-time tutor or you’re interested in setting up your own stage school business, making the... More > right choice is always a challenge. Did you know that nearly 1,000 stage schools in the UK operate as part of a franchise and the number is growing every year? Franchises can offer the benefit of shared advice and resources, but it pays to be well prepared before you enter the business or send your child to a class. As the industry publication for the UK performing arts and entertainment, The Stage has been providing expert guidance to the profession and those seeking to enter it for more than a century. Now our education and training editor Susan Elkin offers invaluable advice both to practitioners and parents on what’s available, your financial commitment and how to pick the right franchise to suit your talents. Plus interviews with stage school teachers and listings for the best-known operators.< Less
The Stage Guide to Working Backstage - Craft and Construction By Susan Elkin
Paperback: $16.23
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From a lavish stage set that would tax the skills of the best builders and carpenters, to a realistic, life-sized animal puppet or an authentic-looking model of a severed head, craft and construction... More > experts create the effects that help make a show convincing to the audience. Most have no interest in acting but their talents mean they are constantly in demand in theatre, film, television and events. Even in these gloomy economic times, demand for your talents is set to grow over the next decade. For those in secondary school or just finished, the career opportunities are abundant but you need the right advice. This guidebook, published by The Stage, the world-renowned UK arts and entertainment publication, is edited by the paper’s training editor Susan Elkin. In it, you’ll find an outline of the jobs available, a glossary of words and phrases you need to know, interviews with teachers, students and the experts themselves, FAQs and advice on passing that all-important college audition.< Less
The Stage Guide to Working Backstage – Introduction By Susan Elkin
Paperback: $14.71
Prints in 3-5 business days
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Good at working with your hands, leaving school soon and like the idea of an exciting job where your skills are in demand? From the Olympics ceremony to Glastonbury, Hollywood to the West End,... More > there's no event that doesn't rely on an army of highly skilled backstage people. Britain's reputation in this field is second to none. With opportunities increasing around the world, the UK needs to train thousands more. If you have a knack for building things, design, electrics, computers, or a flair for costume, hair and make-up, then you’re the sort of person the industry wants. Produced by experts writing for the world-renowned publication for the performing arts and entertainment, The Stage Guide to Working Backstage series consists of five essential books. Our introduction provides you with an overview of what's on offer, how to find funding and what area of work suits you best. The other four volumes focus on key areas - stage management, craft and construction, lighting and sound, plus costume and make-up.< Less
The Stage Guide to Schools for Young Performers 2010/11 By Susan Elkin & John Byrne
eBook (PDF): $8.56
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The UK's first comprehensive guide devoted to secondary schools which specialise in the performing arts. Aimed at parents of those children leaving primary school who have an interest in the theatre... More > and entertainment, the book details hundreds of institutes, including the growing proportion which exist within the state sector. An increasing number of specialist schools and academies within the mainstream education system are devoted to theatre, dance and related subjects. Mums and dads who cannot afford costly fees and youngsters who want to perform without ever turning 'pro', now have hundreds of schools to choose from. For the first time, all are listed by region, with details of school size, staffing, specialities and exam results.< Less
The Stage Guide to Schools for Young Performers 2010/11 By Susan Elkin & John Byrne
Paperback: $12.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
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The UK's first comprehensive guide devoted to secondary schools which specialise in the performing arts. Aimed at parents of those children leaving primary school who have an interest in the theatre... More > and entertainment, the book details hundreds of institutes, including the growing proportion which exist within the state sector. An increasing number of specialist schools and academies within the mainstream education system are devoted to theatre, dance and related subjects. Mums and dads who cannot afford costly fees and youngsters who want to perform without ever turning 'pro', now have hundreds of schools to choose from. For the first time, all are listed by region, with details of school size, staffing, specialities and exam results.< Less

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