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Creating Pantomime

Joyce Branagh & Keith Orton Price: $39.95

Pantomime ... how is it created?

What tools and processes are used?

Working from purely a title, this practical book explains how a script and a design can develop together through the creative processes to culminate in the wonder and excitement of a unique production on opening night

The book ...

Explains how to get started in writing and designing an original pantomime

Uses major professional productions to illustrate established techniques and new innovation

Examines pantomime traditions and scene structure and how these can be utilized in productions today

Describes how staging design can influence the narrative

Looks at how pantomime characters develop through their costume

Explores the tricks and magic essential for pantomime

Shows visuals from a range of productions from small regional through to large commercial pantomimes

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