Carefully read Photo Essay, the School for Wives. Pg 108-120. Be able to explain: First Reading, Blocking, Renderings, Light plot, Fight directors, photo call, technical rehearsal, dress rehearsal, gobos, assistant stage manager and quick change.
blocking- Director specifically tells you where to go and what to do. The actors entrances, exits, where they actors sit stand throughout the play
renderings, - drawings of what the costumes, scene, and lighting will look like
light plot, - a detailed diagram of where lights need to be and when they need to go on
fight directors, - specific directors who train actors to participate in fight scenes
photo call, - Neither scenery nor costumes are fully finished, nor have all the lighting instruments been installed , but selected pieces have been completed and temporary lighting has been set up so that the key scenes from the play may be photographed for the souvenir program and upcoming publicity releases.
technical rehearsal, - where all the lighting is put in place and a rehearsal is done specifically for the props and lights
dress rehearsal, - after the sound, lighting, and scene-shift cues have been folded into the production; this is so they can see how the costumes look under the like, and in front of the set and to make sure the actors were able to move around in their costumes
gobos, - filters placed inside lighting instruments to create patterns that can be projected onto the projected onto floors and walls to give added texture
ASM, - assistant stage manager, stays backstage where they make visual cues to the actors, oversee the placement of props, and respond to backstage emergencies
quick change- when an actor needs to make a change in a few seconds which is done backstage