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Drama

STUDY
PLAY

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Proscenium Arch/End on
Promenade Theatre
People follow the acting around
Thrust Stage
Traverse Stage
in the Round
cyc stage
audience on sides aswell
Bulltyng
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Gangs
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Power
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Mark
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Jan
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Leah
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Phil
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John Tate
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Lou
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Cathy
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Brian
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Danny
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Adam
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Richard
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The street
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The field
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The woodf
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garments
pieces of clothing: top, bottom, shoes, accessories
colours
red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, black, white:
- learn their effects
- BE SPECIFIC - use shades of colours
period
e.g. 21st century, timeless
condition
worn, ripped, clean, new
material
e.g. silk, leather, cotton, velvet, denim
hair
e.g. colour, style
make up
e.g. foundation, eye shadow, lipstick, theatrical elements - scars/cuts
Status/intensity playing cards - Max Stafford Clark
use playing cards to decide how the actor interacts with other characters
Reherase in a different setting - LeCoq
taking actors to a different setting and asking them to rehearse and monitor the its effects
Voices in a hat
getting an actor to pick a random element from a hat and then get them to rehearse their lines while they incorporate this element
Hotseating - Stanislavski
asking an actor lots of questions will they remain in character
Emotional movement with a stick - LeCoq
getting two actors who have dialogue to hold either end of a stick, then push or pull with varying force
red
- colour of fire and blood - energy, war, strength, power, determination
- associated with passion, desire, love
- emotionally intense
- associated with danger
- sexy
shades of red
- light red/pink - joy, sexuality, passion, sensitivity, love, romance, friendship
- pink - feminine
- dark red - vigour, willpower, rage, anger, leadership, courage, longing, malice, wrath
- brown - stability, masculinity, harvest/fall
orange
- combines energy of red and happiness of yellow
- associated with joy, sunshine, enthusiasm, fascination, happiness, creativity, determination, attraction, success, encouragement, stimulation
- hot colour but not agressive
- colour of citrus fruits - sweet, healthy
- high visibility - catches attention
shades of orange
- dark orange - deceit, distrust
- red-orange - desire, sexual passion, pleasure, domination, aggression,thirst for action.
- gold - prestige, illumination, wisdom, wealth, high quality.
yellow
- colour of sunshine - joy, happiness, intellect, energy
- warming - cheerful
- when overused can be disturbing
- gets attention
- warning and danger
- unstable, spontaneous
shades of yellow
- dull (dingy) yellow - caution, decay, sickness, jealousy
- light yellow is associated with intellect, freshness, and joy
character motivation
aims, goals, desires, wants, needs, fears
always link evidence to how it helps the audience to understand the characters motivation
voice
Pitch
Pace
Pause
Energy
Emphasis
Expression
Tone
Volume
movement
gait (movement through the space)
body language
posture
facial expressions
gestures
mannerisms
character interaction
eye contact
touch
proxemics
body language
reactions (facial expressions/voice)
Pace
pitch pause pace , energy, emphasis expression tone , volume , body language posture , facial , gestures , eye contact , touch , proxemics , reactions and positioning
berlin - lighting and sound
lighting - spotlight focused on her isolated , shaft of dark blue light to show moon ,spotlight on famly acceptance - magical , make it more dramatic when leaves blue light on family when leaves - sad , child like emotions halogen bulbs excitedness as lifted - innocent
sound - of music soft piano changing paces and volumes depending on drama heightened tensions
home - costume + Set and props
costume - mother wearing rolled up sleeves busy life - dad wearing casual clothes relaxed life , rosie jacket covering emotions - not blossoming jacket later unbuttoned letting emotions - grey suit of brother business man - grey waistcoat depressed empty covering true feelings - multipattern complicated

set and props - tidy person , cheap fencing - social class - mug from dad to show his relaxed self and it shows relaxing - use of chair makes dad look old tired , table unifies family - spread of leaves separation of family emotions
life goes on - set and props - light and sound costume
set and props : white flowers - purity love- fallen petals - lost love - cables to lean needs support - ripped up flowers show torn emotions

lighting - halogen bulbs - scattered family feelings - blue lighting pure sadness, light blue on Rosie shows its effects on her as well, black outside void of only sadness - surprising tone - few halogen very light no hope happiness - darkness and certain slant of light night time- light on bob isolation - soft blue on family members in background effects - blue light whole garden everything effected

costume - blue pyjamas shows unexpectedness sadness - Rosie black mourning - jumper rapped in sadness - white shirt under purity of emotions
unbuttoned shirt - tiredness lost hope - dark tranny uniform mourning thin material thin new body - suit used funeral - characters helping


sound - eerie music suspense shows shock of death space void then loid piano gives a sense of the pure devastation and damaging effects of death and softentens to show process mourning

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