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Where Do I Start? Basic Set Construction

Year: 1998, 72 mins
Code: DVC-Basic

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This is a question often asked by beginning theatre students when building a set for the first time. David C. “Kip” Shawger, Associate Professor, Scene Designer at Ball State University, helps answer that question by highlighting the basics of economical and effective set construction techniques: building supplies and tools putting a set together flats and platforms window frames and door jams stiffeners and jacks dutchmaning moldings and finishing touches examining a completed set Designed for introductory drama classes, this video teaches the basic concepts of scenic construction right in your classroom! (72 minutes)

David C. Shawger is an Associate Professor and Scene Designer at Ball State University

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