While a common role in theatrical production teams in most countries, the position of scenographer is very uncommon in the United States, where this task is generally parcelled out among several people, principally the scenic or set designer who generally spearheads the visual aspects of the production. The production's design team often includes designers for: scenic design, lighting, sound, projections, costumes, properties, choreography, and sometimes others.
Plays are usually produced by a production team that commonly includes a director, scenic or set designer, lighting designer, costume designer, sound designer, dramaturg, stage manager, and production manager.
Elements of style: two new books on theatrical design delve into many aspects of the craft. .(Book Review) (book review)
Mar 01, 2003; WHAT IS SCENOGRAPHY? by Pamela Howard, Routledge, New York. 129 pp, $24.95 paper. WHAT'S IN A NAME? ACCORDING TO London-based...