To appreciate the importance of writing about theatre.
To understand our personal biases and what role they play in our experience.
To recognize the difference between the reviewer and the critic.
To gain confidence in constructing
To define the play script and recognize what makes it unique.
To recognize dramatic structure.
To understand Freytags Pyramid.
To become aware of basic terms in regards to dramatic structure.
To gain an appreciation for the dramati
To define the art and craft of theatre.
To gain an understanding of the development of theatre over time.
To acquire an appreciation for the audience-performer relationship.
To investigate the performer.
To recognize various stage spaces.
To gain an awareness and appreciation for the various design elements
possible in theatre.
To gain an awareness of the various layers that can be woven into a
To understand a basic prog
Holly E. McDonald
28 October 2016
Production Review 2
The Play, The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein performed at the theatre of the
University of Central Florida in one word was magnificent. It provided an old tale with a com
A form of artistic expression that I engage in regularly is engineering. While some might not believe that
engineering is art, I believe it is. It still requires the same base concepts of art to be applied to it. Those
are: turn nothing into something, an
Vito Z. Holmes
Theatre Report: Romeo and Juliet
The theatre I attended was Theatre UCF, which is located on the UCF campus of
Orlando, Florida. The name of the show which I attended at the theatre was playwright William
Script Analysis 1/11/17 Notes
A significant event in my life is getting the internship with FTA
My dad reaching out to Kenny for pulse benefit
Quitting my job at a retail store
Deciding to go to UCF
Meeting Justin Sargent
Meeting Stephen Halpin
April 17th, 2017
Word Count: 352
The Stones Purpose
What purpose do the stones have in Eurydice by Sarah Rhul? As Aristotle stated in the
Poetics The Chorus too should be regarded as one of the actors; it should
A play is action
Action occurs when something happens that makes or permits something else to happen
Actions are a plays primary building blocks
A play is like dominoes
Sequential analysis is most useful when done backwards
Stasis is motionless: a conditi
April 4th 2017
Word Count: 386
Dysfunctional or Mental
How does Willys mental illness affect his children, Biff and Happy? As David Ball states Family
relationships are at or near the center of almost every play (85). Mental disea
15 February 2017
Word Count: 412
Oedipus Rexs Moment of Intrusion
What is the moment of intrusion in Oedipus the King? As David Ball states in Backwards
and Forwards Intrusion is a pushing, thrusting or forcing
6 March 2017
Word Count: 458
Why do some of the deadly sins mention their parents and some do not? In Dr. Faustus
act two, scene three, the reader/audience meets the seven deadly sins (Pride, Covetou
Why we chose certain colors.
Overall we wanted to use black in all the costumes because death of a salesman has an overall gloomy
feel to the play and when in mourning we tend to wear shades of grey and black.
Willy needed to look like a classic business
The Audience and Theatre Etiquette
Characteristics of Theatre
o Live actors/artificial settings
o Story and characterization
o Audience in a closed, defined space
o Cant be perfectly identical every time
o Acting is the primary form of transmission
Marketing is the process used to determine what products/services will be of interest to
Also includes the strategy used in sales and communications
Dividing your potential groups
Who you want to attract
How are they the same, how are they different and what would you suggest to
improve both. Use detail and be creative in your choices for over-all improvement.
The main difference in the two auditions would be the level of time put into preparation for the
On Friday, February 24th I saw the play Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare
at the UCF Main Stage Theatre. William Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet around 1595 when
England was experiencing the bubonic plague
chapter 2 research activity
1. Using the information from Chapter 2 (Reading and Interpreting the Literature in
Exercise Science). Find a peer reviewed journal, choose an article which you have
an interest in (written within
THEATRE AND ART
What are the 7 stages of theatre?
1) costumed player
2) great religious festivals
3) rise of secular professionalism
4) professional stages invented
5) roofed playhouse with scenery
6) scenic illusion dominant aesthetic
7) anti illusion
THE 2000 Fire Essay
On our way to class one afternoon, my friend Taylor recalled a story that she wanted to
tell me. The story takes place on a cold winter night in Naples, Florida when Taylor, and a few
friends, were surrounded by a warm, c
Module 4 Essay
This piece by Miller was quite interesting. Overall I would like to say that since I have
never taken a course much like this one, the material was dense and hard to understand, however
with the help of another studen
Module 5 Essay
In previous classes I have been asked to perform the same routine, and each time I have
felt quite relaxed and comfortable. Through an analysis of my experiences it will be evident that
this experience has opened my e