UIUC THEA 101 Designers & Technicians Assignment -...

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Designers and Technicians AssignmentScenic Design– The story of Oedipus Rex mainly takes place on King Oedipus’ balcony. It’s off his bedroom of his castle, and it overlooks the city of Thebes. The balcony provides a dramatic effect, as it overlooks the people in whom these impassioned conversations, events, and decisions influence. It also allows for intensified weather during climactic scenes. The balcony is near his bedroom for when he has flashbacks of his past; this will give these scenes a much more personal feel. The play also takes place during the Ancient Greek Era, so it has the most authentic feel possible.Costume Design– The characters will wear historic Greek costumes. This includes Togas and sandals, like we are used to seeing in the movies. Oedipus, specifically, willbe wearing a more elaborate outfit to show his authority, including a crown. Although simple, it will make a statement. Queen Jocasta will wear extremely an elaborate dress with flashy jewelry. We want the audience to understand her

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