Daily Assignments and Activities – I update and post this plan in our classroom on the wall. Gauge activities by our class progress, if we “get behind” on the plan, however, I will post activities and assignments here (below) by date.
Beginning of the Semester:
Documents and Handouts
1st Assignment= Intent to Learn
Actors Notebook Instructions
The Power of Drama – a short overview of the lasting qualities
History of Theatre Project Assignment – to be completed with a group
History of Theatre Packet (many pages)
Study Guide for History of Theatre Test – based from Packet and augmented examples from class instruction
Stock Characters Chart – originating from historical Romans and Comedia Dell’ Arte, find modern examples of these classic characters
Learning the Lingo – a list of terms typical of theatre and the performing arts, some pictures to demonstrate stage and acting positions.
Intro to Medea. This was not formatting correctly, and it still presents unreadable glitches on electronic format, so we’ll use the copy from class only.
Six Components of Tragedy from Aristotle’s Poetics
Staging Theatre and Analysis
A Play Process – this document intends to help you understand how a play materializes from an initial idea to dusting up the sawdust when the lights fade.
BLOCKING – guidelines for staging and for putting a script into motion
Final Exam Scene Study
Scene Study and Performance Project
Scene Study and Performance Rubric
Four Levels of Characterization – to apply from previous study for this project