This practical instruction book lays out the sequence of recital and performance planning for dance and theatre college and university departments, dance studios, and amateur and professional dance companies. From establishing a mission statement and auditions to performing and touring, all the technical aspects of dance theatre are thoroughly explained.
The topics covered include music, lighting, programming, technical theatre, box office management, booking, costuming, makeup, marketing and fundraising.
Heather Trommer-Beardslee is a member of the dance faculty at Central Michigan University, where she is the Dance Programme Co-ordinator and the Artistic Director of the University Theater Dance Company. She is the Booking Manager for Jump Rhythm Jazz Project, and Emmy Award-winning company based in Chicago. Before teaching at Central Michigan University she managed two dance studios.