Set Design - O1 Set Design Set design captures the...

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O 1 Set Design Set design captures the historical tense, location, and visual presentation of a play. And in doing so, I tried to keep the set of Dog Lady as true to the script as possible with the use of a proscenium theatre and a backdrop. The use of a proscenium theatre allows every member of the audience to get a clear view of the set as well as the backdrop. Essentially, I wanted the whole set to be visually appealing, yet realistic and give it an “artistic technique of perspective” (NY Times). Since this play deals with the Hispanic culture, the set design of depicting a neighborhood was to demonstrate a sense of community, a community in which functions much like a family. In the beginning of the play, Luisa Ruiz, the Dog Lady, was seen as an outcast in the neighborhood. As a result, her yard was messy and disoriented while everyone else’s was “very neat, tidy, [and] almost manicured” (TCS, p. 461). Until after her contribution of the amulet, the Dog Lady’s yard transforms and becomes organized
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