THEATRE 101: Introduction to Theatre Arts
(This course fulfills a General Degree Requirement for the Humanities and the Arts)
Lecture Instructor: J.W. Morrissette
Office: 4-110 KCPA
Office Hours: Fri- 1pm to 2pm
EXTRA CREDIT PERFORMANCE TREATMENT
Theatre 101 Section AY2
Please submit on Compass2g and at the beginning of class on Friday, November 18th. Because
this is an optional extra credit assignment, late submissions will not be accepted under a
1. The play is about the story between two young roommates, so the plays stage
scene is an apartment. Since it is daily life basis, the costumes are sweatshirts,
jeans and canvas which are common among college students. There is no specific
makeup for the
1. The American Idiot is focused on the experiences of three different young men
Johnny, Will and Tunny, after leaving their home. The central conflict of the
musical rises from the difference between three main characters instinctive
desires and reality.
1. The experience of watching Romeo and Juliet in person makes me excited since I
could see every tiny change of their facial expressions to tell the changes in their
emotions, which makes me feel like I am a part of the play. For example, at the first
Playwriting Assignment: Option Two
I was in my fifth grade classroom. Mrs. Bell asked the class a question, and I knew it so I raised
my hand. She called on me and everyone looked at me, but right before I was about to ans
Designer and Technician Write Up
Scenic Design: The stage is set up in a way that it portrays a throne room in a luxurious castle
that King Oedipus would be most pleased with. The throne room is decorated in the most
The start of the play will have a set and stage that is covered with fast green hills, trees, and
blossoming flowers everywhere. There will be farm animals all over, including the pigs, playing,
Rachel Price Cooper
October 29th, 2015
1984 Performance Treatment
After viewing the play 1984 performed by other students at the Krannert Center I have
gained many positives. The first one being that I saw a great play performed. I
The Minotaur by Anna Ziegler
1. After I saw the Minotaur, I must say I thoroughly enjoyed this play. Seeing this play as a
live performance enhanced my understanding of the play and Greek mythology in
general because I was able to make a connecti
Hole by Stephen Bittrich
1. What is your full name, age, and date of birth?
My name is David Murphy, but feel free to call me Murphy because thats what the guys have been
calling me for the last 42 years in the mine. I started in the mine when
Designer and Technician Assignment
1. Scenic Design: (set design) is the creation of theatrical scenery. Anything seen on
stage is chosen by the set designer to enhance the performance as much as possible.
That being said, if I were the set desig
Designer and Technician/Director Assignment
Section 1: The Designer and Technician
1. Scenic Design; The play would take place in the lobby of the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas.
The time period: September, 2005 shortly after hurricane Katrina hit N
Designer and Technician/ Director Assignment
Section #1 The Designer and Technician:
A. Scenic Design
Siegfried and Roy were performers at the Mirage Resort and Casino and they performed with
White Tigers at the Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin
What current event might make for a new work of live theatre?
1. What current
NAME IT- event might be fodder for a new work of live theatre? Are
there particular events that you feel the
What do you mean when you describe something as popular?
The popularity of a play is an interesting phenomenon because
there are many ways to look at it. Sometimes a plays
popularity has nothing to do with its initial reception and a play
that is popular
Dontrell, Who kissed the Sea: Performance Treatment.
Describe the effect of having seen this performance as a live
How did attending the show in person effect your experience?
What effect did being in the same place as actors and
Section #1- The Actor:
My character of choice for this writing assignment is Brody.
The only description of her that is offered in the play is as follows: a compact and tough female
miner around 33ish.
Here is my take on her character:
1. What is your ful
Extra Credit Assignment (The Boor by Anton Chekhov)
For my interpretation of The Boor, I have in mind that the aesthetic of the play would
be very simple and plain. There would be no flashy lights, no intric
In my rendition of The Three Little Pigs, the fantasy setting it originally is set in would be
altered to be a realistic representation of the story. In order to do this, I would first of all change the
The Skin of Our Teeth Performance Treatment
I would describe the production of The Skin of Our Teeth as presentational over representational.
I would describe the play as presentational because there were instances where cert
Final Project (The Three Little Pigs)
Set: The stage of my video takes play primarily in the hall in front of my dorm room. The dorm room
serves the purpose of being the three different houses of the pigs. In order to