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Final Project General Guidelines: I. Overall Goal: To conduct independent resear

Final Project General Guidelines: I. Overall Goal: To conduct independent research and produce an in-depth written study of a topic related to class readings and discussions that demonstrates critical thinking, analytical skills, and understanding and mastery of the research materials. II. Components: The project consists of the following components: • Final Project Survey • Final Project Proposal • Final Project Draft • Final Project (Narrative, 1500 words) • Final Project (Presentation, 5 minutes) III. Suggestions: • Take inspiration from the…

Final Project General Guidelines: I. Overall Goal: To conduct independent resear

Final Project General Guidelines: I. Overall Goal: To conduct independent research and produce an in-depth written study of a topic related to class readings and discussions that demonstrates critical thinking, analytical skills, and understanding and mastery of the research materials. II. Components: The project consists of the following components: • Final Project Survey • Final Project Proposal • Final Project Draft • Final Project (Narrative, 1500 words) • Final Project (Presentation, 5 minutes) III. Suggestions: • Take inspiration from the…

Your aesthetic manifesto includes a hierarchy of at least 4 important elements t

Your aesthetic manifesto includes a hierarchy of at least 4 important elements that you believe must be included in a production of a play Each of these elements represents a structural organization or critical perspective Each of these elements is further described by special personal criteria and/or standards set by me. The description of each element is enhanced by at least 1 specific example, negative or positive. Your aesthetic manifesto is at least 600 quality words in length

1. You are to choose one of the following Theatre Artist Professions: Director,

1. You are to choose one of the following Theatre Artist Professions: Director, Playwright, Actor, Sound Designer, Costume Designer, Make Up Artist, Puppeteer, or Digital Designer (I’m also open to others). 2. You are to choose a play or musical of your choice that you will select a scene from which is Mark Clements' adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol". You will only be presenting about one scene. 3. Using what you learned this semester about Theatre and the…

The Play is Mark Clements’ adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” Wh

The Play is Mark Clements' adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" What Theatre Artist do you plan to choose? What play or musical do you plan to adapt or select a scene from? What 3 theatrical elements will you consider elaborating? How will you incorporate and consider Theatre for the 21st Century as a cultural or historical form to explicate gender, politics, and/or ethnic and racial constructions? What visuals do you plan on using? How can you use Zoom…

Answer the questions and refer to the terms that still appear in the Announcemen

Answer the questions and refer to the terms that still appear in the Announcements box--Do not google these answers. 1. Who was the playwright of A Raisin In The Sun ? 2. What is the structure of A Raisin In The Sun: ? Explain 3. What is the style of the play? 4. What is the Genre A Raisin In The Sun ? 5. Describe the stage set. What do you see on stage and how does it look like…

Read the play and 1.Briefly describe the plot of the play; provide a summary onl

Read the play and 1.Briefly describe the plot of the play; provide a summary only of the play's primary action. 2.Who is the protagonist and why? Who is the antagonist and why? Are there internal antagonists within the protagonist that they must fight to overcome? 3.Discuss three important themes in the play. 4.Describe 5 main characters in the play on the basis of their importance to the play's action. 5.Discuss one critical perspective and its relevance to the play. The…

The play I chose was “A Christmas Carol” by Mark Clements’ adaptation of Charles

The play I chose was "A Christmas Carol" by Mark Clements' adaptation of Charles Dickens'. The questions are as follows: Describe why you chose to step into the shoes of one of the following Theatre Artists: Director, Playwright, Actor, Sound Designer, Costume Designer, Make Up Artist, Puppeteer, or Digital Designer. Based on your understanding of Theatre and what you learned about the Theatre Artist’s profession and preparation, what did YOU do to prepare for your presentation (e.g. memorize, rehearse, design…

1. In the world of the theatre how are demographics, technology, and drama (as d

1. In the world of the theatre how are demographics, technology, and drama (as distinct from theatre) related in our time? 2. “My main concern is theatre; and the theatre does not reflect or mirror society. It has been stingy and selfish and it has to do better.” Anna Deavere Smith, actor, playwright(b. 1950). What does this quote mean, and do you agree with Ms. Smith? Why, or why not? 3. Theatres in India, Japan, and China, although quite different…

For this discussion topic, you need to have listened to the scene from Assassins

For this discussion topic, you need to have listened to the scene from Assassins. If you have not done that- go back and listen to that while reading through the PDF with the lyrics so you can get the full details of what is happening in the scene. Throughout the semester we have talked about the storytelling aspect of theatre and how it can help us evaluate things. Often in shows there are characters that are not likable at all…