Presentation on theme: "Technical Elements Staging/Blocking: deliberate choices about where the actors stand & how they move on stage."— Presentation transcript:
Technical Elements Staging/Blocking: deliberate choices about where the actors stand & how they move on stage
Sound effects an audience hears during a performance to communicate character, context, or environment
Lighting Lighting: placement, intensity, & color of lights to communicate environment, mood, or feeling
Technical Elements Costumes: clothing & accessories worn by actors to portray character & period
Props Props: any article, except for costume or scenery, used as part of a dramatic production…any moveable object
Makeup Makeup: costumes, wigs, & body paint used to transform an actor into a character
Scenery theatrical equipment, such as curtains, flats, backdrops, or platforms, used in a dramatic production to communicate environment
Jobs in Theatre Crew-committee of technicians who work behind the scenes creating the scenery, costumes, props and so on. Stage crew-the group of technicans responsible for building the scenery. During a production, this crew is in charge of any scene changes.
Jobs (Cont.) Prop crew-the crew in charge of stage properties (props). Costume crew-the committee in charge of costuming the show. Make-up crew-the crew in charge of designing and applying make-up for each character.
Jobs (Cont.) Sound crew-the group responsible for planning and preparing all sound effects needed for a production. Light crew-the technicians responsible for planning, preparing, and running the stage lights for a production. Publicity crew-the committee responsible for organizing and implementing all advertising for a production.
Jobs (Cont.) House crew-committee in charge of printing tickets and programs and managing the box office and house during the performances. Masking-any material such as curtains or scenery used to block an audience’s view of the backstage area.
Jobs (Cont.) Set pieces-large portable pieces of the stage setting. Stage manager-the person in charge of supervising backstage. Playwright-one who writes plays. Screenwriter-a writer who writes television or movie scripts.
Jobs (Cont.) Director-person in charge of the artistic production of a play. Producer-person responsible for the entire production, including obtaining financial backing, paying the bills, and hiring the director and creative staff.
Jobs (Cont.) Set designer-this person’s job is to visually set up the stage in a way that gives life to the playwright’s words. hired to design the sets for a production. Community theatre-a group of people who uses local talent of all ages to produce plays.
Jobs (Cont.) Theatre teacher -an educator who specializes in theatre arts or drama. Property master-a person who would help create the sets and find the perfect props for a production.