The production manager's toolkit : successful production management in theatre and performing arts / Cary Gillet, Jay Sheehan.
Publication year: 2017
Publisher: New York : Routledge,
ISBN: 9781138838840 (pbk.) :
"A Focal Press book"--Front cover.
Introduction -- Hard and soft skills. Communication -- Relationships -- Management techniques and theory -- Planning and scheduling -- Meetings -- Money and budget -- Hiring and casting -- Safety -- Connecting it to the work. Theatre -- Opera -- Dance -- Rock and roll -- Symphony music -- Presenting -- Co-productions -- Touring -- Special events -- Concluding with balance.
'The Production Manager's Toolkit' is a comprehensive introduction to a career in theatrical and special event production for new and aspiring professionals, given by expert voices in the field. The book discusses management techniques, communication skills, and relationship building tactics to create effective and successful production managers. With a focus on management theory, advice from top production managers provide insights into budgeting, scheduling, meetings, hiring, maintaining safety, and more.
xii, 254 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm
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