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Drama and Theatre

– what is your story about?

Please come ready next class to pitch your feature story pitches. Post them on the discussion thread. We’ll talk about them in class:
– What is your story about? Think of a strong lead!
– Answer the 5W’s and the H.
– Why should people (the audience) care about your story?
– What makes you want to tell the story? Is there relevance to you? Interest?
– How are you going to research your story? Interviews? Articles? Etc..

Categories
Drama and Theatre

Think of a strong lead!

Please come ready next class to pitch your feature story pitches. Post them on the discussion thread. We’ll talk about them in class:
– What is your story about? Think of a strong lead!
– Answer the 5W’s and the H.
– Why should people (the audience) care about your story?
– What makes you want to tell the story? Is there relevance to you? Interest?
– How are you going to research your story? Interviews? Articles? Etc..

Categories
Drama and Theatre

In your opinion, which of aristotle’s 6 elements is the most important for staging this play and why?

After reading your text assignment, The Play Trifles by Susan Glaspel (will be in the files), reviewing the notes on Making Theatre today and listening to the lecture (also will be in the files) . Answer the following questions as if you were the director for the show.
1. In your opinion, which of Aristotle’s 6 elements is the most important for staging this play and why?
2.What themes does the show discuss? List at least 3 themes and provide specific examples from the play.
3. Using hollywood movie actors-who would you cast in each role and why?
4. What do you think would be the 3 most difficult aspects of staging this play and how would you solve that problem?
5. What aspect of production would you enjoy working on the most (Scenery, Lighting or costume) and why? Which aspect would you require the most help to stage properly?