THEATER APPRECIATION 9 28 11

THEATER APPRECIATION 9 28 11 - THEATER APPRECIATION 9/28/11...

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THEATER APPRECIATION 9/28/11 -The DESIGNER Our brain visually absorbs more than we can articulate. Lasting impressions are created. 4 Design Types 1. Scenic design 2. Costume design 3. Lighting design 4. Sound design 3 Keys to understanding designers 1. Create the visual aspects or aural effects in a theater production 2. Creations are physical manifestation of story and character 3. Counter-parts of everyday life 3 Objectives of good Scene Design 1. To create an environment for performer a. Should be like a playground 2. To establish mood and style 3. To set locale and time period Scenic designer Takes the playwrights text and directors vision to create a physical world which the actors inhabit Can become a visual metaphor of the script Scenic design process Usually starts with set design Months before first rehearsal Director and designer share ideas o Practical as well as artistic/stylistic concerns Designer creates thumbnail sketches Ground plan- overhead view of stage Rendering- using complete color and perspective Model- scaled version of the set o Brings dimension to rendering Display to actors on first day of rehearsal
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