theatre assignment

After reading Chapters 4, 5 & 6 ( pp. 112-149) in Theatrical Worlds,  and watching the videos below, submit your initial response to the following 3 question prompt by 11:00 p.m. on 3/10 and 2 replies to the responses of others by 11:00 p.m. on 3/15 in your team’s Forum entitled “Discussion 5: Set & Costume Design”  (linked below). 

This is worth 20 pts.- [See the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric in the Syllabus and as an attachment to this Forum topic].The purpose of this discussion is to help facilitate your appreciation of the collaborative process in theatrical productions by learning and identifying the functions of set and costume design used in theatre.

The purpose of this discussion is to help facilitate your appreciation of the collaborative process in theatrical productions by learning and identifying the functions of set and costume design used in theatre.

Prompt:

1.    Choose 2 of the following to answer:

a.     If you were an actor, which type of theatre would you prefer to perform on? Why?

b.    If you were a director, which type of theatre would you prefer to stage a play on? Why?

c.     If you were a set designer, which type of theatre would you prefer to design for? Why?

d.    If you were a costume designer, which type of theatre would you prefer to design for? Why?

2.    After watching the videos below, answer the following questions:

a.     Choose a show and discuss the set design (process, concept, style choices, use of line/mass/color/texture/space/composition, scenic elements, lights, sound). What did you learn about set design and its part in the collaborative process of theatrical production?

b.    Choose a second show and discuss the costume design (process, concept, style choices, functions of clothing, visual cues such as gender/ age/ occupation/social status, color, fashion, research). What did you learn about costume design and its part in the collaborative process of theatrical production?

3.    If you were to work in theatre, which specific job(s) in set/lighting/sound and/or costumes would you like to do? Why?

video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytFSehs2Rxw 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAsSBck7E5M

textBOOK: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00021870/00001