THEA120 : Lecture notes
Prof. Shelley Orrr
Two Key Questions:
-What is the subject of the story?
-How is the way this story is told integral to the subject of the story?
-Story: an event or sequen
Un Chien Andalou The Rape of the Eye
Premonitions Following an Evil Deed
Meshes of the Afternoon
Hiroshima, Mon Amour
Her Long Black Hair
Doc F. - Marguerite Ida and Helena Annabel
Stage 2 layer
spiral staircase in the middle
Unit 2: Naturalism and Realism
Arrival of a Train (1895)
-Auguste and Louis Lumiere (Lumiere brothers)
-Invented the Cinematographe, a box that could record, develop, and show films (17m reel; 55
-28 December 1895: first public film scre
Storytelling-what is the subject of the story?
-how is the way this story is told integral to the subject of the story?
Story-an event or sequence of events
-What happens, the action
Plot-the events that take place in chronological order
December 6th, 2016
Writing The Assignment
There is no single way to write and certainly no single way to tell a story, which
inevitably adds up to why being a writer, or more specifically, a screenwriter is such
Cooper Johnson (820403396)
THEA-100 Tues, Thursday
October 11th , 2016
Blood at the Root: An Experimental Look at Racial Injustice in the Modern South
Full of curiosity and anticipation, I took my front row seat on stage in the black box
Two key questions:
o What is the subject of this story?
o How is the way this story is told integral to the subject of the story?
With new technology, we take what works well from older work
Story: an event or sequence of events
Perhaps my favorite show on television at the moment, The Walking Dead has had several
episodes that I consider to be non-linear. Days pass between each episode with months even
having passed between each season. A majority of this show's episodes begin w
My favorite film was "Plane White Tee". The way the events took place made it that
much more remarkable to me. First, we are introduced to Orville, a young kid who is shy, prefers
to be alone, and whose only happiness stems from airplanes. By this time, m
Although I had heard about The Laramie Project before, I had never gone to see it. The only thing I knew
about the play was that it dealt with the death of a young man in the city of Laramie. It was interesting
to me because I thought it was a play that a