Coastal Carolina Theatre In our reading of pages 27 through 30 in The Coastal Compass, the book explains to readers that students who major in theatre have a skill set that not many other majors offer. Theatre majors are excellent communicators, know how to direct a group of people to accomplish a task, and also have the ability to think very creatively with new productions. Those who study theatre have what it takes to be successful in the future after their standard four year tenure in college. After having read pages 27 through 30, I went to view a production by the Edwards College of the Humanities and Fine Arts titled “The Shape of Things”. Being close minded to the major of theatre, the play along with the reading had opened my eyes to the opportunities that theatre can present. In the play I got to see how the actors communicated with each other throughout their dialect. I noticed how the theatre majors who worked behind the scenes interacted during the play. Those who work behind the scenes are the keys to making sure the plays run smoothly. That includes the people who direct the play, set the stage after every scene, write the script, work with lights and those who work with sound. In “The Shape of Things”, the audience got to view a little bit of everything. Along with viewing a great play, I believe students will keep an open mind to the study of theatre and what it has to offer. The opportunities provided having studied theatre in college are endless. Majoring in theatre prepares you for many…
Every job in Theatre Tech is extremely important. From the lighting, to the costumes and make-up. Every person has his or her own specific instructions that lead for everything to be right on point. Here are some of the jobs that Theatre tech offers.
For example, costume design is a very important job to handle. The costume designer is the person in charge of designing, making, and fixing all the costumes for a play. They have to make sure that every actor that walks onto the stage…
love for nature and rural life which reflects his childhood. In London, Shakespeare’s career took off. It is believed that he may have become well I known in London theatrical life by 1592. By that time, he had joined one of die city’s repertory theatre companies. These companies were made up of a permanent cast of actors who presented different plays week after week. The companies were commercial organizations that depended on admission from their audience. Scholars know that Shakespeare belonged…
The Restoration Era – Actors, Managers
Theatre during the Restoration era was definitely a time of change and growth. There were many advances made and it paved the way we know and recognize theatre today.
From 1642 onward for eighteen years, the theaters of England remained nominally closed. There was of course evasion of the law; but whatever performances were offered had to be given in secrecy, before small companies in private houses, or in taverns located three or four miles out…
Macbeth as Elizabethan Theatre: Seneca in Early Elizabethan England
During the 1560’s, a group of ten men associated with the universities, with special regard to the early English law schools, the inns of court, had translated nine of Seneca’s ten tragedies into English. Some of these studies address these texts and those that do, concentrate on their contributions to the development of English drama.
Essentially, Seneca were tragedies; the nine of the ten that were translated were by a group…
The Federal Theatre Project (FTP) was a New Deal project to fund theatre and other live artistic performances in the United States during the Great Depression. It was one of five Federal One projects sponsored by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The FTP's primary goal was employment of out-of-work artists, writers, and directors, with the secondary aim of entertaining poor families and creating relevant art.
The FTP was established August 27, 1935, after a legislative and administrative…
THEATER APPRECIATION NOTES
Playwrights: is the only word you many not misspell on exam
In order for theater to happen, it must include:
Stage managers/ stage crew
Major Design categories:
Essential to theater:
Two traits that actors need to be successful
- chutzpah (have balls, nerve, etc.) – only creates the opportunity
- Real world: successful…
Argentina because of his classic text, Theatre of the Oppressed. How is it that theatre can cause such controversy as to force a man to have to leave his home? Who is this man to be influential enough through his art to attract political attention? This man is none other than Augusto Boal.
Boal had been interested in theatre from a young age and participated in shows during his youth in Rio de Janiro. However, he did not get heavily involved in theatre until after his education at Columbia University…
is a genre of theatrical performance that pursues
primarily physical means. Several performance traditions all describe themselves as "physical
theatre", but the unifying aspect is a reliance on physical motion of the performers rather than
or combined with text to convey the story. In basic sense, you talk through hand gestures,
body language, thought track and many more physical features. Dympha Callery suggests
that all physic…
Growing: Theatre is central to the cultural life of our nation. 63% of the UK population has been to at least one theatre show in the past year – that’s more than sporting events and music concerts.
Diverse: Perhaps the most surprising fact unearthed by our survey was that likelihood to attend the theatre was highest amongst 16-19 year olds. Audiences have been growing proportionally younger for some time, as reflected in our transactional data, with a 71% increase amongst 16-25 year olds since…