18 March 2011

Expectations Over the Break

Intro
  • Romeo & Juliet: read in toto, prepare character listing (all characters, speaking or not, described in the text as appearing on stage), annotate script for prose and verse sections
  • Short Scenes prep - have an idea of what you are going to do and who you are going to do it with. Short Scenes material must either be written originally for the stage OR adapted from TV/Film that predates 1970. All Intro Students MUST participate in one Short Scene performance.
Advanced
  • Measure for Measure: read in toto, prepare character listing (all characters, speaking or not, described in the text as appearing on stage), annotate script for prose and verse sections, be ready with specific examples of the Justice/Mercy or Vice/Virtue balance in the story.
  • Short Scenes prep - have an idea of what you are going to do and who you are going to do it with. Short Scenes material must either be written originally for the stage OR adapted from TV/Film that predates 1970. All Advanced Students MUST participate in one Short Scene performance and handle directorial or design duties on a second.
Stagecraft
  • Be at at least one work day during the break (Mon 2pm general work/concert set up, Tue 2pm concert set up, Wed 11am concert crew, Thu 9am Pear Blossom prep)
  • Read Romeo & Juliet with an eye towards building and effects needs
Romeo & Juliet Cast
  • GET OFF BOOK
  • Fight Choreo - Act I scene i brawl on MON 3/21, 1pm Main Stage
  • Fight Choreo - Tybalt/Mercutio, Romeo/Tybalt, Romeo/Paris on FRI 3/25 10am Band Room

2 comments:

Kayla said...

Can you be in the one you direct? (Not letting it count for both, but for the directorial one.)

John said...

Yes