ERIC Number: ED028609
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: 0
The Open Stage, Based on the Designs of James Hull Miller.
Hub Electric Co., Inc., Chicago, IL.
A complete statement on "the open stage" which will prove of value to architects, consulting engineers and school administrators in the construction of college, community and school auditorium theaters. Directors and teachers of drama should find this booklet a practical source of advanced technical knowledge in their field. The introduction deals with the language of vision in general while the remaining sections are directed specifically to architects, engineers, administrators, dramatics and background projection. Specific areas dealt with include--(1) six typical plans and sections with production sketches and brief project histories, (2) curtains and the open stage, (3) acoustical design of auditoriums, (4) architectural and engineering layout factors, (5) lighting equipment and lighting control switchboards, (6) typical questions and answers regarding the application of the open stage to school, college, and community groups, (7) direction for the open stage, (8) approach to scene design, (9) lighting, (10) stagecraft, and (11) architectural planning to the preparation of imagery. (RK)
Descriptors: Acoustical Environment, Auditoriums, Design, Design Requirements, Dramatics, Equipment, Facility Case Studies, Lighting, Planning, Projection Equipment, Stages (Facilities), Theaters
Hub Electric Co., Inc., 2255 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60602 ($1.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hub Electric Co., Inc., Chicago, IL.