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February 6, 2009 DIRECTOR AND DESIGNERS Director as Artist Director collaborates with playwright, actors, designers, and technicians to create a stage a carefully selected vision of life- a special mirror Director is the controlling artist responsible for unifying the production elements, which often includes the use of text, music, sound, and visuals Early Responsibilities (6 of them) Agreeing to direct an offered script of selecting or creating a script Deciding on the text’s interpretation and the “look” and configuration of the stage space. The “spine” of the play. Harold Clurman: “The action that motivates the play”. Casting the actors in various parts Working with other theatre artists to plan and execute the production Rehearsing the actors Coordinating all elements into the final stage performance Casting Matching an actor to a role Auditioning process (professional – union) o Casting directors o Agents
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o Actors Equity Association (Theatre Union)
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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