Beyond the Curtain: An Exploration of Theatrical Production Management

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Beyond the Curtain: An Exploration of Theatrical Production Management

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dc.contributor.advisor Varela, Ximena en_US
dc.contributor.author Page, Kylene K. en_US
dc.contributor.other Snider, David en_US
dc.contributor.other Raham, Meghan en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-22T15:01:23Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-22T15:01:23Z
dc.date.created 2012 en_US
dc.date.issued 2012-08-22
dc.identifier.other Page_american_0008N_10199 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1961/11095
dc.description Degree awarded: M.A. Performing Arts. American University en_US
dc.description.abstract This thesis investigates the role of experience and personal qualities in defining a production manager in the performing arts. It examines the roles, backgrounds, and qualities of theatrical production managers by analyzing how non-profit arts organizations describe production management and how production managers describe their jobs and themselves. A definition of production management is created through an analysis of thirty-eight production management job descriptions for non-profit performing arts organizations; a survey of nine directors, designers, technicians, stage managers, and a producer; and interviews with five professional production managers from a presenting house, a producing house, and a university theatre. en_US
dc.format.extent 73 p. en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.publisher American University en_US
dc.subject Performing arts en_US
dc.subject Theater en_US
dc.subject.other arts management en_US
dc.subject.other production management en_US
dc.subject.other technical theatre en_US
dc.subject.other theatre en_US
dc.title Beyond the Curtain: An Exploration of Theatrical Production Management en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.type Dissertation en_US


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