Thinking Like a Director: A Practical Handbook
Bloom draws on nearly twenty years of directing and teaching experience to convey the full experience of directing for the stage, as well as the mindset that all successful directors possess. More than a mere set of guidelines, Thinking Like a Director details a technique that covers every facet of theatrical production, from first reading through final rehearsals. The key...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 17th 2001 by Faber & Faber
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I give it three stars as a medium rating. I have no comparison, for I have not read other books on directing. This was the course text for my college directing class, which I will not be pursuing. The course and book were definitely a learning experience for the viewpoint from the director and will definitely help me communicate with them better in the future. This text seemed a little outdated and some of the ideas were a little too intense for my liking, but overall the book is a good introduc...more