THEATER APPRECIATION- SPEECH AND DEBATE NOTES

THEATER APPRECIATION- SPEECH AND DEBATE NOTES - but rather...

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Speech and Debate- - Creepy teacher, abortion and a preppy type kid. Big issues but are  just let go of in the end. - The misfit group. How these three got to know each other. They get  along in the end. His parents though if you were gay you could go  and get fixed.  - It appears like an early draft of a play. - Scene with a teacher when arguing about writing the school paper.  This conversation should have stopped, it went too far. There was  an unnecessary dance number. - The use of fluorescent lights in the classroom made you feel as  though you were really there. The locations of the teacher’s desk  made it hard to read what was on the blackboard - - Director-  - Interpreting the script o Like a puppeteer pulling the strings. - Director is a story teller. Carries the burden of vision and concept.  Role is complex and varied - A directors role is defined not so much for what she or she does, 
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Unformatted text preview: but rather was he she is responsible. -The better directors understand concept of acting the better they communicate ideas.-Learn language and process of actor and producder.-Producer hired director, but producer provides the director the authority to create their vision. There is a mutual respect. -Should understand human behavior. A psychologist and a diplomat.-They must understand language and process of playwright.-MUST BE AWARE OF STYLE MOOD TEMPO IDEAS o Tempo- changing rates and beats of the dramatic actions. It is the scene unfolding in a way that is interesting. o Mood- Feelings or emotions generated from the class of emotions in the dramatic play. Examples include sadness anger and grief. Mood changes from scene to scene but whole play has a certain feel, or TONE. o Idea- the core meaning of what the play has to say....
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course THEATER 101 taught by Professor Manchuso during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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