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Setting the stage

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Unformatted text preview: world of the play. Scene design consists of • sets • lighting • costumes • props Setting the Stage A stage’s set might be realistic and detailed abstract and minimal Setting the Stage A lighting director skillfully uses light to change the mood and appearance of the set. Setting the Stage The costume director works with the director to design the actors’ costumes. • Like sets, costumes can be detailed minimal Setting the Stage Props (short for properties) are items that the characters carry or handle onstage. • The person in charge of props must make sure that the right props are available to the actors at the right moments. The Characters The characters’ speech may take any of the following forms. Dialogue: conversations of characters onstage Monologue: long speech given by one character to others long Soliloquy: speech by a character alone onstage to himself or herself or Soliloquy: to the audience to Asides: remarks made to the audience or to one character; the other Asides: characters onstage do not hear an aside characters The Audience Finally, a play needs an audience to experience the performance understand the story respond to the characters The End The This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching....
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