theatre 103 scene design notes

theatre 103 scene design notes - Scene Design - Designer...

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Scene Design - Designer Responsibilities o Designing the set in collaboration with director o All visual elements The way things "look" on stage Process Read, Research, Read Know intricate parts of play and discuss with the director o Requirements Environment, season Rain, wind, earth, fire Fire on stage – campfire (gas line) Important safety Large set pieces Car, plane Ex. 1927 car for Grapes of Wrath River for Grpaes of wrath Helicopter for Miss Saigon Period Time of day Rooster crowing for morning Sunrise (lighting?) Mood, tone o Safely staging these elements Fire blankets Budget Preliminary Meetings o Main point Of the play Though line
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What does the director want to convey to the audience o Director's concept o Adaptation to stage The theatre stage itself o Make sketches Reread, Sketch, Evaluate o Evaluate facility and what happens in play o If show tours, separate sets may be needed
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