a no-nonsense and blessedly candid approach, Bob Moss and Wendy Dann have
written not only an indispensable practicum for the young director, but also a
delightful refresher course for the working director. The authors encourage and
challenge us to engage our theatrical imaginations for a lifetime of
storytelling on a multitude of stages." --Michael Mayer, Tony
focusing on five fundamentals for staging a play--Story, Intention, Character, Space,
and Theme--veteran theater directors Robert Moss and Wendy Dann help stage
directors learn how to build their own practice and begin to master the
daunting task of staging a story.
Author: Robert Moss, Wendy Dann
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.40h x 5.30w x 0.30d
About the Author
Bob Moss has taught at the Playwrights Horizons Theatre School (affiliated with NYU), Ithaca College, Syracuse University Drama Department, Nazareth College, SUNY Cortland and is currently the Resident Professional Teaching Artist at Hollins University Playwrights' Lab.
Wendy Dann: Regional directing work includes Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Alliance Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Capitol Repertory Theatre, Kitchen Theatre, and seven seasons as associate artistic director at the Hangar Theatre. She is the co-author of the musical Sammy & Me (MusicalFare Theatre, Hangar Theatre, Alliance Theatre, National Black Theatre Festival and New Vintage Theatricals). Her plays have been finalists for the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference as well as the Arts & Letters Prize in Drama. Dann is a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Playwriting, and serves as Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College. Member, SDC.