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Unformatted text preview: The Director 12/09/2007 08:00:00 Topics for today: Who is the director Some history The Directors Process The Directors means The Rehearsal Process Types of Director Who is the Director A creator? o An independent artist- the driving artistic force behind a production o the plays midwife? (similar to the dramaturge)- the director facilitates and helps the play onto the stage o the audiences surrogate- being that person who sits and watches from an audience vision; audience surrogate o a leader/facilitator- emphasizing the role of leadership; keeping the other people on track, yet still apart of the team o One of many collaborators- not so much being an independent creator, but rather being one member of a team that is working together and contributing to the production Varied approaches o Remember: a director is not a dictator; or a good one is not a dictator;...
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- Spring '07