Presents the principles of stage direction, how to survey the areas of composition, picturization, movement, rhythm, auditions, casting, rehearsals, and actor psychology.
Goals, Topics, and Objectives
- Script Analysis
Analyze scripts for directing requirements.
- Production Design
Analyze how to conceptualize the world of the play in physical terms (Set-Lights-Costumes-Makeup).
Draw a floor plan that reflects the directorial concept.
Organize lighting cues.
- Rehearsal Schedules
Construct a rehearsal schedule based on the temporal needs of the script.
Direct a scene in a one-act play utilizing appropriate picturization, movement, and rhythm.
Manage the practicalities of theatrical production in the direction of a scene from a one-act play.
Organize sound cues.
Assessment and Requirements
- A Prompt Book
- A 15 minute scene from a one-act play presented in class
Determined by department.