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Table-like structures that have four legs (of any height) covered by a solid top or "skin."
Wooden frames covered with plywood or canvas which can be painted to simulate walls or backgrounds in a stage set. Must be supported to stand securely
the leading character that the play is about. Often, but not always, is the one who propels the action forward.
the character who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes with another; opponent; adversary
The imaginary "wall" at the front of the stage in a traditional three-walled box set in a proscenium theatre, through which the audience sees the action in the world of the play
Set, lighting, sound, costumes are all rehearsed. It is the type of rehearsal occurs near the end of the rehearsal process, as the play comes closer to production time but before the actors apply makeup.
the kind of stage that consists of a bare room able to adapt to a variety of staging possibilities
organized educators to see difference between childrens theatre and using it as a tool. called it creative drama. organized a national scheme to put together educational aspect
Alice Minnie Hertz Henninger
settlement houses. 1st real childrens theatre. theatre in education. acclimate
step on a crack. contemporary issues. not fairytale but imaginary characters could be therapeutic
Elements of the Plot (Play analysis
esposition, inciting incident, rising action, climax, resolution
Purpose of Design
find out where we are. set. we figure out time period, money, place of setting, characters
Aesthetic Education is the integration of the arts into our lives; resulting in a lifelong appreciation of the arts and a deeper understanding of humankind
the arrangement of the actors movements on stage with respect to each other and the stage space
refers to a relationship in which the audience is studiously ignored and treated as 'peeping tom'
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