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Collaborative Artistic Process Jobs & Production skillsExploring the Collaborative Artistic Process in Drama through Jobs & Production skills ©2006 EvaMedia
What are some of the jobs / careers in theatre?
playwright person who writes a play also called a dramatist
producer arranges for funding hires director & production staffsets budget pays bills & salaries
director brings together all the artistic elements of a playcasts actors develops a ‘vision’ for the production
cast a group of actors selected to portray characters
crew a group of people selected to do the technical work of the production (lighting, sound, props, etc.)
designer makes sketches, builds models, describes conceptsinstructs technical crew collaborates with director
How is a play or film created?
It is a Collaborative Artistic Process that takes a long time & a great deal of effort from many people.
First, arrangements must be made for use of a scriptFirst, arrangements must be made for use of a script. This includes financial considerations.
royalties money paid to playwright or publisher for permission to stage a particular play
script printed copy of a play
Then, the director analyzes the script & casts actors in rolesThen, the director analyzes the script & casts actors in roles. Together they begin to rehearse for upcoming performances.
act a major unit or division of a play
scene a small section of a play within an act
language lines in a scriptalso: words, stage directions, & movements (body language) used to tell the story
dialogue two or more people talking
(called a soliloquy in Shakespearean drama)monologue one person speaking (called a soliloquy in Shakespearean drama)
action what happens onstage to hold the attention of the audience
plot story sometimes called ‘action’
conflict dramatic opposition (internal or external)also called ‘suspense’
theme message, meaning, moral or lesson of the storybasic idea of the play not the same as plot
character a person or an animal occasionally, an object or a place
characterization putting together all aspects of a character
motivation reasons for a character behaving in a certain wayincludes character’s past, present & future
empathy the ability to relate to the feelings of another person or character
discovery a revelationsomething that is revealed about a character or situation in a play
The designers & production crew take care of the show’s physical & technical needs.
spectacle visual elements: sets, lights, makeup, costumes, propsthe “look” of the production
designers & crew design/build sets hang & focus lightsfind or make costumes & props design & create sound create make-up
A tech rehearsal is necessary before the show opens to the publicA tech rehearsal is necessary before the show opens to the public. Things like lighting cues must be tested.
During performances, technicians & stage managers make sure everything runs smoothly.When the run ends …
strike to remove props from the setto dismantle the set after the production closes
After the PLANNING, PLAYING (performing) & RESPONDING … those involved EVALUATE to determine whether the show ‘worked.’
But most of the time, the Audienceis the best judge of a show’s success!
EXPLORATION: DIRECTING AND PRODUCING Drama I – Unit 2.
Drama Elements of Drama I Drama – major genre, or category, of literature; meant to be performed Drama – major genre, or category, of literature; meant.
Theatre Hierarchy. Producer Puts together financing, management, publicity, and artistic teams.
Drama Core Content presents LITERARYTECHNICALPERFORMANCE Elements of Drama ©2006 EvaMedia, Inc.
Dramatic Literature / Theatre - a play; a form of literature that is intended to be performed before an audience. -In a drama, the story is presented through.
Elements Of Drama/Theatre
DRAMA AND THEATER Drama Prose or verse telling a story intended for representation by actors through dialogue or action.
DRAMA AND THEATER.
Structure of Drama and Theatre. Outline Origins of Drama Origins of Drama Meaning Meaning Structure of Drama Structure of Drama Key terms Key terms Aristotle’s.
Remember to use Cornell Style with a summary. Need to express/communicate emotions/feelings/ideas Need for social change Universal themes (good/evil)
Jobs in Theatre.
So you want to put on a show…. How do you do it? Imagine you’re the director of a theatre company. What things need to happen in order to put on a show?
DRAMA TERMINOLOGY. DRAMA Is a play that is put on for the public A movie or television show is a play that is caught on camera.
Technical Elements Staging/Blocking: deliberate choices about where the actors stand & how they move on stage.
Drama Unit Terms and definitions. DRAMA the literary genre of works intended for the theater.
Theatre Jobs Who is in charge of what?.
Elements of Drama. A drama is written to be performed. The written form is called –A script The author is called a playwright or a dramatist.
drama Drama: the art of composing, writing, acting, or producing plays; a literary composition intended to portray life or character or enact a story,
Jobs in the Theatre Intro to Theatre Class Ms. Birtcher.
The art of composing, writing, acting, or producing plays Drama.
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