Smatterings Theater Tech and Writings Links
Technical Theater Links
Here are some of my favorite tech links.
This is high on my must read list. As I surf the net, I realize this is probably the most popular theater links on the web.
How to get that annoying ever elusive hum out of your sound system.
This is an awesome site with tips on every aspect of backstage theater.
Script Writing Links
Some questions to help you choose whether your story is a stage play or a film, or a radio drama. Has writing links for screenplays, television, and radio, and online film making links.
Links to help you find MS Word Templates and word processors suited to writing a stage play.
Everything you always wanted to about writing a play. They cover story and themes, characters and dialogue, the screenwriting craft versed to. playwriting, and more.
Ancient to Modern
Ancient Roman dress, Egyptian, Turkish, Mid-east, 17th to 19th century costumes.
16th to 18th Century
Costumes from 1590 to 1900.
Covers 16th and 17th century clothing styles.
Definite How-to in costumes and props building specializes in Star Wars stuff.
Sword Fighting Background Links
There are a couple of resources if you find yourself either writing about or playing a character who normally uses a sword.
Has some definitions of sword fighting words, along with a resource list with sword master writings from the Middle Ages.
This is a brief description of the sword master and links to online information that they wrote.
Reviews,stage magic, card magic.
Site has a list of exercises devoted to learning improvisational comedy
Theater History on the Web is a A resource for theatre historians and students to research sites throughout the world.
Of course I really do not expect everyone to share my tastes. Here is a list of pages of other theater links. Happy surfing.
Directories of Theater Links
AACT The American Association of Community Theatre A excellent collection of technical theatre links. Click on links from their home page.