Chap11 - Part 3: Theatrical Production This section treats...

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Part 3: Theatrical Production This section treats the varied processes involved in the creation of a theatrical production Topics include: Theatrical Space and Production Design Playwriting and Dramaturgy Directing and Producing Acting Scenic Design Costume Design and Makeup Lighting and Sound Design
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The Influence of Theatrical Space Factors that influence audience response and the use of production elements: Degree of formality Size Arrangement or configuration Chapter 11: Theatrical Space and Production Design
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The Influence of Theatrical Space 4 common physical arrangements of the performer- audience relationship: Proscenium Arch Stage = acting area at one end with all spectators facing it Thrust Stage = acting area surrounded on 2 to 3 sides by audience Arena Stage = acting area surrounded on all 4 sides by audience Flexible Space = relationship between acting and audience areas as variable and flexible
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The Influence of Theatrical Space STAGE A U D I E N C STAGE AUDIENCE AUDIENCE Proscenium Thrust
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The Influence of Theatrical Space AUDIENCE A U D I E N C STAGE AUDIENCE AUDIENCE AUDIENCE STAGE AREA Arena Flexible
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Raised platform framed by arch Marks division between stage and auditorium clearly Sometimes includes an apron = extension of acting platform slightly beyond proscenium arch into auditorium Seats on one level or raked upwards toward back of auditorium; may include one or more balconies Stage designed to be seen from front only AUDIENCE
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