Essay notes about GENRE and hybrids: comedy, mocumentary, thriller

Your argument should consider: The main features of the genre How these generic features are then used in your chosen texts; you should pay particular attention to mise-en-scene, narrative and acting How genre informs your reading of the text(s) The ways in which your text(s) might ‘hybridize’ with other genres Genre is a French word meaning … Continue reading Essay notes about GENRE and hybrids: comedy, mocumentary, thriller

Theatre space and Performance space

Reading “Theatre and Performance Design” edited by Jane Collins and Andrew Nisbet: A Taxonomy of Spatial Function by Gay McAuley A theatre space – the building, area, it is devided into two: fronthouse (audience space) and backstage (practitioner’s space), which are usually strictly separated and rather different. a place for entertainment and cultural enrichment for … Continue reading Theatre space and Performance space

Acting and not-acting

REFERENCE: Kirby, M. (1996)‘On Acting and Not-Acting’ in Acting (re)Considered; Theories and Practices ed. P. Zarilli. London: Routledge. pp 44-58.   Non-matrixed performing = being in performance space doing nothing (doing a certain activity) but being yourself symbolized matrix = doing something particular, but not in a character received acting = representing doing something, not actually doing … Continue reading Acting and not-acting