Theatre

Choose an episode from program from a cable/streaming service from recent 5 years and write about the storytelling strategies it deploys.

Discussion Choose an episode from program from a cable/streaming service from recent 5 years and write about the storytelling strategies it deploys. Analyze how the program consists of distinct ideas and acts using the analytical terms from Newman’s article, and note when and how your example is different from his discussion of broadcast TV storytelling. […]

How does the director portray the early 1940s in this film? How does the film’s soundtrack add to (or detract from) its narrative?

The Movie is: CASABLANCA Respond to one of the following prompts in at least 200 words minimum. Be sure that you begin your response with a claim, argument, or topic sentence that directly and clearly introduces your focus for the response, and remember to include scenic evidence in support. Then respond to two other classmates […]

To what extent do you think that conflicts and issues presented in the play are still relevant?

Discussion Board Responses – Raisin Each post will be 60 words minimum. The response should be relevant to the discussions around the original posts. Avoid any negative comments on these responses. Response 1 to the below post Q: What reactions do you have to this play? (For example: Did you enjoy it? Bored by it? […]

Read Raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry. How does Hansberry develop the thematic idea of leaving a legacy to one’s children?

Discussion Board Question – Raisin Read Raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry (you could use the attached link https://www.sparknotes.com/lit/raisin/summary/ for reference) and need answers for the below two of the posted questions. Answers should be brief and precise. Usually, a few sentences are sufficient, but feel free to add more as needed. 1. The […]

What is revealed about Miss Julie’s social class and psychological state through the exposition Jean and Kristine provide?

Discussion Board Question – Miss Julie Read Miss Julie (see attached pdf document) and need answers for the below two of the posted questions. Answers should be brief and precise. Usually, a few sentences are sufficient, but feel free to add more as needed 1. At the opening, we discover Jean and Kristine discussing Miss […]

Discuss the concept of predetermined destiny and how it relates to the play. Identify specific examples that show fate’s hand in the development of the story.

Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet are referred to as “star-crossed lovers.” Discuss the concept of predetermined destiny and how it relates to the play. Identify specific examples that show fate’s hand in the development of the story.

Write a research paper for your theatre histories class on how Antonin Artaud’s theatre of cruelty is influenced by said rituals.

The Theatre of Ritual In the theatre histories class, discuss the origins of theatre and also the historiography of theatre. One of the first topics of the semester was that of how theatre was birthed out of certain societal rituals. Write a research paper for your theatre histories class on how Antonin Artaud’s theatre of […]

Apply the concepts of theatrical design to conceive of sets, lighting, costumes and sound. What type of theater should it be in?

Musical Clips/ Final Details of the assignment below: 1) Premise – what is the idea for your project? What is the genre? Where/ when is it set and who do you see in the cast of characters? 2) Production concept – apply the concepts of theatrical design to conceive of sets, lighting, costumes and sound. […]

Choose a character in a play or musical (not a film) as a subject for a character makeup analysis. Analyze her makeup characteristics for her appropriate time and place.

Assignment: 1) Choose a character in a play or musical (not a film) as a subject for a Character Makeup Analysis. The character must be from a historical period play (pre 21st century period). The play must be set within that period. In other words, you cannot study Mrs. Lovett from Sweeny Todd then place […]

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