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The business of theatrical design

Author: James L Moody
Publisher: New York : Allworth Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Written by a leading design consultant and carefully updated with the latest information on the industry, this is the essential guide to earning a living, marketing skills, furthering a design career, and operating a business. With more than thirty years of backstage and behind-the-scenes experience in theater, film, television, concerts, and special events, James Moody shares his success secrets for the benefit of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Moody
ISBN: 9781621532408 1621532402
OCLC Number: 841201208
Description: xiii, 289 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: What kind of business am I? --
Office, home, or studio --
Staff and design associates --
Accounting for small business --
Business liability and insurance --
Financial and legal considerations --
Sales methods, technology, and follow-up --
Making contacts --
Personal appearance --
The interview --
Group dynamics and negotiating skills --
Theatrical unions --
Professional organizations --
Contracts and letters of agreement --
The contract rider and follow-up --
Employment : freelance, academic, or staff --
Setting your salary and fees --
Equipment and service as a side business --
Non-union shows and other productions --
The view from the producer's desk --
The designer's perspective --
The future of the business.
Responsibility: James L. Moody.

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A guide to earning a living, marketing skills, furthering a design career, and operating a business. It includes topics such as: targeted marketing to the technical theater artists; targeted  Read more...

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