Rick Sordelet is a Fight Director and he shares his work with us through this short video. Using two shows as examples, he explains how he creates actions that become an integral part of the story and demonstrates the visual and audible illusions of onstage fighting. He also endorses the purpose of a fight-call and the overall importance of safety.
The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.