THEATER APPRECIATION 9 26 11

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THEATER APPRECIATION 9/26/11 -The Director 2 main functions To vividly bring the 3-dimension life to the text o Script in 3-D To provide creative vision for the text o The CONCEPT CONCEPT Central idea about the text Sometimes reduced to a METAPHOR Harold Clurman o Wrote “On Directing” o The spine of the play Script in 3-D Actors bring characters to life Designers create their environment Directors unify these elements In the Heights: Spine of the play: To celebrate – the neighborhood & each other. Neighborhood must be inviting, friendly – celebratory, yet realistic History of Director In Western theater, playwrights directed own plays o Note Will in Shakespeare in Love Modern, 20 th century concept because o Productions got more technically sophisticated o Objective third eye needed Respected Directors Subsequently brilliant theater directors were introduced o Konstantin Stanislavsky Russian Director Harold Clurman o Director of Group Theater
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course THEATER 211 taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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