2 The Project You are to work in groups of no more than four. Freshman SeminarThe ProjectYou are to work in groups of no more than four.You will collaborate to present a design/production packet for Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet as if you were working for a theatrical production company.
3 The Production Packet The production packet will include: Freshman SeminarThe Production PacketThe production packet will include:A Theatre company name and logoA play reportA Character Analysis for two charactersA costume/makeup design for two charactersA set design for one sceneA publicity packet w/program and ticket
4 The Theatre company name and logo Freshman SeminarThe Theatre company name and logoDecide on a name for your theatre companyIt should be appropriate (What you think I would consider appropriate)Design a logo that will be used on all your projectsIt should be appropriateIt should be easy to recognize
5 Play Report Report to include : The basic conflict of the show Freshman SeminarPlay ReportReport to include :The basic conflict of the showA short plot summaryPrincipal charactersSettingUse the PLAY REPORT form
6 Character Analysis Report to include: Character motivation Freshman SeminarCharacter AnalysisReport to include:Character motivationConflict with other charactersRelationship between charactersSome descriptive phrases about the charactersUse the CHARACTER ANALYSIS form
7 Costume/Make up Design Freshman SeminarCostume/Make up DesignCostumes and makeup can help establish setting, social status, health and personality. Use the report form for TWO charactersReport to include:Short list of character traitsWho the character is in the storyA rendering of the costumeUse the COSTUME/MAKEUP DESIGN forms
8 Freshman SeminarThe Set DesignScenery, in its purest form, is an environment for the action of a playIt should be of one scene of the play.Presented as if on a stageIt can be a sketch or a model.You should be able to discuss how the set works, with entrances and exits represented.Use the SCENE DESIGN form
9 The Publicity Packet part 1 of 3 Freshman SeminarThe Publicity Packet part 1 of 3A photograph (for the newspaper)Can be hand drawn with a captionA PSA (Public Service Announcement)A one to three sentence announcement you would hear on the radio or community calendar on TVA newspaper articleWho, what, where, when, how much, with plot summary and a few quotes.
10 The Publicity Packet part 2 of 3 Freshman SeminarThe Publicity Packet part 2 of 3A ticket. To include:Company name and logoWho, what, where, when, how muchA poster. To include:An eye catching graphic
11 The Publicity Packet part 3 of 3 Freshman SeminarThe Publicity Packet part 3 of 3The program (To include:)Company name and logoAn eye catching graphicName of the showSynopsis of scenes or settingDramatic PersonaeBios for the principal charactersArticle about the companyDirector’s noteSpecial thanks
12 Freshman SeminarThe ProjectEach team will present their project to the rest of the class.Each student will present her or his portion of the collaboration.Students will be assessed by their instructor, members of the team and the class as a whole.
13 Act well your part; there all honor lies -Alexander Pope