201 Directors Class 12

201 Directors Class 12 - THTR 201 THEATRE APPRECIATION...

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THTR 201 – THEATRE APPRECIATION February 22, 2011 The Director
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What is a Director? The director came into being to bring unity to a production. This is still their primary purpose. They must serve as the advocate for the audience who will see the play. Directors work towards clarity of interpretation and presentation .
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A Director’s responsibilities Select or approve the play (this is not always the case) Interpret the play Approve and coordinate all design elements Cast and coach the actors Staging (blocking and tempo) Schedule and conduct rehearsals Serve as a liaison for all members of the production team Serve as the advocate for the audience: the eye of one
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What makes a good director? Good organization skills Makes thoughtful and timely decisions Good interpersonal skills Artistic vision and talent Stamina and Concentration Note: See page 130-131 to understand the difference between the worshipful director and the heretical director
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