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

Theatre Practice: Devising methods

Frantic Assembly – by through round, using music Augusto Boal work – looking at pictures, Theatre to change the world Action in words Verbatum theatre – real life stories, getting ideas from real situations, people Criteria – 10-12 minutes, group mark, using stuff that you’ve studied, group dynamic-the energy of a group, collaboration, relationship with … Continue reading Theatre Practice: Devising methods