Theatre Final List

Theatre Final List - Theatre Final List A Dolls house....

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Theatre Final List A Doll’s house . Playwright -henrik ibsen Style -Realism-Femanism Main characters – torvald helmer husband - nora wife - dr rank husband friend - Krogstad protagonist – nora MDQ - Will people find out if she forged her fathers signature. Main Themes – that status of women Directing and producing Directors roles and responsibilities Decides on interpretation of script and production concepts Casts and rehearses Works with designers Integrates all elements into production Producers roles and responsibilities secures necessary resources Money space personnel Willingness to meet directors requests or not Raise money and in return receives % of profits Negotiate contracts with all involved Payroll financial record, taxes Season planning or show selection Secure rights to play Director’s process – analyzing and studying the play Approaches Designers Auditions and casting Actors Stage images Rehearsing Anne borgart - provokes strong, conflicting responses
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Viewpoint-acting technique Theatrical profiles of andy Warhol, dante and brecht New approaches SITI- Saratoga International Theatre Institute Cat on a hot tin roof Playwright - Tennessee Williams New York city written in 1939 published 1955 Style -modified realism Protagonist -margaret MDQ –Will Margaret and brick have sex. Major characters Maggie Brick Big Daddy Big Mama Mae Gooper Major themes Homosexuality/manliness Father/son relationship Truth/lies Modernist temperament Modernism –The Modernist temperament a complete distortion. First artistic movement to reject realism. Futurism –Launches in 1909 by filippo tommoaso Martinetti machine age was the key to an enlightened future. Libraries and art museums should be destroyed . The Past stands in the way of progress. Audience should interact but not be involved Art of art’s sake -English Aestheicism Arts purpose was to intensify experience and provide sensuous pleasure.
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Dada - born in 1916 in Switzerland-neutral in WWI Grounded in rejection of values that provoked WWI Used art to replace logic, reason and unity with chance and illogic Chance poems and sound poems Expressionism - 1910 in germany Counter materialism and idustrialism which were destroying human spirit Emphasis on text Greater impact than futurism and dada Presents a nightmarish vision of human situation Epic theatre – post WWI in germany 1920’s World’s problems caused by capitalism Socialism and communism were the solutions Distance the audience from the stage events so it can view them critically
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2010 for the course THEA 100 taught by Professor Munnell during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Geneseo.

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