Story: Theatre design

Raymond Boyce, 1956 (1st of 3)

Raymond Boyce, 1956

Raymond Boyce, New Zealand's first professional set designer, examines a model stage set for the New Zealand Players in 1956. Scale models of this kind were frequently used to test design ideas before full-scale construction began. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1956/2759c-F

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Bill Guest, 'Theatre design - Set design', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/42308/raymond-boyce-1956 (accessed 6 April 2020)

Story by Bill Guest, published 22 Oct 2014