Theatre 1020 Prof. Coley
Midterm Outline Fall 2012
Material on Exam:
Ch. 1, Pages 21-37, Ch. 3, Pages 72-84, Ch. 5, Ch. 7, Medea, and Snail.
Written notes from class.
Clicker questions from class.
Lecture on women in the theater.
A Free Man of Color.
Life On The Color Line
November 4, 2015
1. As I was reading, I realized that my identity was really determined from what my parents told
me growing up. What they told me is what I believed, as well as taking my surroundings into
Articles of Confederation: 1st written constitution. States
remained sovereign and independent. Central government
lacked ability to levy taxes and regulate commerce
for 15 million dollars. Important because it gave US control
of the river and NOLA port,
The occupancy rate was consistently higher for Motel (Motel = motel with repair;
Competitor = Motel competitor). During the repair, Motel still was consistently more
occupied than Competitor, but not as much as before. After the repair, M
Modern Theatrical design began at the turn of the 20th century
- simple lighting
- costumes provided by the actors
- - post-WWII: musicals instituted set costumes
- lighting moved in with rock musicals
- sound designers came in the 1980s
Semioticians talk of Social Codes:
o Verbal language (including how language sounds, is arranged,
o Bodily codes (bodily contact, proximity, physical orientation,
appearance, facial expression, gaze, head no
October 30, 2008
1. Which type theatre gives you an experience similar to looking through a picture frame?
2. A designer's elevations are:
a. A "to scale" handmade model of the set.
Notes Test 1
What is art?
o Actually a root word for technology, techne.
o Can also be Aesthetics (beauty).
o Things that have meaning.
All art has structure.
All art has a medium - substance by which art is created. Ex: pa
Exam #1 Spring 2007
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers th ^ question.
1. One example of the way theatre can educate is?
a. Making people see plays
(c) Making p
1. What are the three components of the writing of a play script?
a. Stage Directions, Lighting Design, Lobby Artwork
b. Stage Directions, Critical Analysis, Commentary
(c?) Stage Directions, Parentheticals, Dialogue
September 22 2008
1. According to the book "theatre" is which type of art?
2. Aesthetics is
the branch of philosophy that deals with the nature and expression of
THTR 1020 Section 2
Final Exam Study Guide
The final exam will consist of 35 multiple choice questions. Make sure you sign up for a
time to take the exam in the testing center between December 7-11, 2015.
The exam is cumulative, but focuses mostly on mate
Two Theatrical Traditions
Performance Tradition: staging, music, dance, etc. are passed from generation
-Rooted in values/beliefs of the community
-Open linked to religious rituals
Written Play Texts: ba
20 November 16
Mr. Burns Production Response
During the play, there are many moments that I remember very vividly. One moment in
the play that stuck out and was a moment that could be a stage picture is
18 November 2012
Dressed to Impress and Speeches Worth Hearing
In The Elephants Graveyard, recently directed by Joanna Battles and performed in the
LSU Reilly Theatre, was a performance centering on citizens and workers experience when
Final Exam Readings
The Art of Directing
The Director at Work
READ THE SEAGULL
The Art of Design: Scenery and Costumes
Ch. 11 & 279-289
The Art of Design: Lightin
Final Exam Review
A Free Man of Color Paul Russell
Dog Sees God Daniel Mathews
Elephants Graveyard Joanna Battles
Trifles Susan Glaspell
The Seagull Anton Chekhov
Ithaka (Expressionism Selection) Gottfried Benn
Unity of Place
Unity of Time
Unity of Action
Proscenium: stage, traditional theatre
Arena or Theatre-in-the-round: can be seen from all sides
Thrust: seating on 3 sides
Black Box: youre in a big black box - the designers
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