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Unformatted text preview: Theater Appreciation 103 (2-3-10) Our Town-A religious experience for many people who see this play. Learning new insights or appreciate things taken for granted in life. (Read Taming of the Shrew and Chapter 5 in the Book) Creative Project Guidelines Read the script more than once. Due date = Wednesday, February 24 th . *Week of April 19 th , Cross it off on the syllabus. Space-STAGES: Proscenium stages/ Thrust stages/ Arena Stages. Proscenium Stages = Invented in 17 th century by Italian designers who were seeking to create more reality on stage, and thus created a picture frame of a stage. Most common today. Things that clearly define a proscenium stage is the arch that completely surrounds the stage. It marks the division between the audience and the performance space. Proscenium stages also frequently contain aprons. Aprons are located downstage of the arch. Apron extends beyond proscenium arch. Often used by actors as a playing area even though it is downstage of the arch. Proscenium stages also have wings (on the edge) used to area even though it is downstage of the arch....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course T AR 002 taught by Professor Yarnelle during the Fall '09 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Fall '09