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Library Research Guide for Theatre Arts


Contemporary Fashion.
Lvl 4 West - TT505.A1 C66 2002
(Taryn Benbow-Pfalzgraf. Detroit: Gale Research, 2002.)
This volume provides information on and assessment of fashion designers active between 1945 and 2001.

Period Costume for Stage & Screen.
Patterns for Women's Dress:
Medieval-1500, 1500-1800, 1800-1909
(Jean Hunnisett. Studio City, CA: Players Press, 1996, 1991, 1991.)
Includes patterns and history of clothing for actresses through three historical periods.

Theatrical Costume:
A Guide to Information Sources
Lvl 4 West - PN2067 .K47 1979
(Jackson Kesler. Detroit: Gale Research, 1979.)
A bibliography on costume and costuming. Includes major sources published through the late 1970s.

Theatrical Costume, Masks, Make-up and Wigs:
A Bibliography and Iconography
(Sidney Jowers and John Cavanagh. New York: Routledge, 2000.)
Provides a bibliography and iconography of performance costume through 1996.

Theatrical Design and Production:
An Introduction to Scene Design and Construction,
Lighting, Sound, Costume, and Makeup
Lvl 4 West - PN2085 .G5 2008
(J. Michael Gillette. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2007.)
Comprehensive survey of technical aspects of play production. Includes scene design, lighting, sound, and costume, and makeup.