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Carver's Manual on Community Theatre Directing: A Step-By-Step Approach

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James Carver set out to write a "How To" book for those interested in directing at community theatres. He has succeeded in doing much more than writing a manual. He has written a *Chautauqua, an anecdotal instruction book for all aspiring actors, directors, producers and managers in a witty and enlightening manner-and above all, a book for those who love the magic of ...more
Paperback, 190 pages
Published March 15th 2010 by James Carver
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This is a must read for everyone interested in directing community theatre. Although I have forty plus years of experience, I read every page of Carver's book. In his preface he writes, "I always want to hear other director's thoughts on directing, because I steal anything that works." And Carver stresses that there is a particular list of issues associated with community theatre primary of which is the fact that "most of the people who come to us have talent, but no craft".

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