Othello Promptbook Procedures

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Unformatted text preview: Othello Promptbook Procedure (85 pts): Group Section 1. Typed Paraphrase / Copy of Cut Script: a. As a group, carefully read through and study the act you will perform. Note key scenes / lines / tension / variation. b. As a group cut the script down to the essential 10-15 minutes of the act working hard to maintain Shakespeare’s intent, motifs, variation, characterization, etc. (see other handout for tips). Once you have an edited script, read through again to paraphrase every line. Circle any unfamiliar words and define them/ check pronunciation. e. Paraphrase your scene or scenes line by line and type up the paraphrase (preferably side by side in format). 2. Sets and Props: a. Provide a list of your company's props and set pieces and who is in charge of bringing the elements. 9.9 3. Costumes: , a. Provide a list of your company’s costumes and who is in charge of bringing elements. Individual Section 1. Annotated Script: Each member must provide his/ her own copy of the script with production notes for how you want the scene to be played. These notes should include: pauses, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions, notes or diagrams of action and movement. 2. Member Reports: a. (1 / 2 Page) Typed Character Report for each character portrayed i. What does the character want in this scene? _ ii. What is the characters motivation for doing what he or she does? iii. What obstacles stand in his or her way? iv. What happens when he or she confronts these obstacles? v. Any distinctive element in the way the character speaks? vi. What is the character thinking during the scene? "If you were the director and did not act, you need to provide a narrative of the blocking you devised and how it helps support the overall tension and variation within your scene b. (1/2 Page) Typed Company Reports i. Explain the successes and failures of the group, as well as your personal contribution. ' ii. Justify your group’s interpretation of the text Assemble in a binder or folder with brads: Title Page / Table of Contents: 5 pts Group Cut Script/Paraphrase: 30 pts Set and Props List: 5pts Costume List: 5pts Individual Annotated scripts: 20 pls ' Member Reports: Character :5: Company Reports 20 pts 991993191" Promptbook Rubric Title Page/Table of Contents Typed, inclusive, accurate Typed Cutting i5 {20 Cutting is evident, clear, maintains integrity of language Set and Prop List Typed, inclusive, accurate Costume List Typed, inclusive, accurate Individual Name: Annotated Script IID Paraplirase, Blocking, Pausesl'l‘one notes Gestures/Facial Expression Other relevant notes Member Report HO Insightful analysis of character and his/her motivation or Insightnt analysis of scene’s tension for director ‘ Company Report l10 Insightful reflection on groups work. Clear writing. Total [30 [5 I5 {'35 Group Total Name: Annotated Script I10 Paraplirase, Blocking, Panses/Tone notes Gestures/Facial Expression Other relevant notes Member Report {10 Insightful analysis of character and his/her motivation or Insightful analysis of scene’s tension for director Company Report {10 Insightful reflection on group’s work. Clear writing. Total {'30 Name: Annotated Script llfl Paraplirase, Blocking, Panses/Tone notes Gestures/Facial Expression Other relevant notes Member Report {10 Insightful analysis of character and his/her motivation or Insightful analysis of scene's tension for director Company Report 1'10 Insightnt reflection on group’s work. Clear writing. Total - [30 Name: Annotated Script l10 Paraplirase, Blocking, Panses/Tone notes Gestures/Facial Expression Other relevant notes Member Report [10 Insightful analysis of character and liislher motivation or Insightful analysis ofscene’s tension for director Company Report [10 Insightful reflection on group’s work. Clear writing. Total /30 ...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 341 taught by Professor Lisle during the Fall '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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