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Homework:

August 18
  1. 1. All Classes Meet
    2. Introductions
    3. Class Overview
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 August 21/22
  1. 1. Review Syllabus and take it home to be signed
    2. How to navigate the web site and Facebook
    3. Finish Partner Introductions
    4. Ball Game
    5. CORE (get notes from classmate)
    --Switch Freeze, play it with CORE in mind 


 Print Terms List
 August 23/24
  1. 1. Check off Terms List Handout and collect syllabus
    2. Give terms for Quiz 1 (get from instructor or classmate) and study
    3. CORE continued
    --Watch Examples of Whose Line...
    --The Dating Game
    --Party Quirks
    --Switch Freeze
Study for Quiz 1
 August 25/28
  1. 1. Terms Quiz 1
    2. CORE continued
    --Play Party Quirks, Switch Freeze, go into Long form, "I Was Just Leaving..."



 
August 29/30
  1.  Warm Up and hand back terms quiz
  2. Tableaus -- What are they? How do they help tell the story?
  3. In small groups, create tableau scenes and play them to the class
  4. Small groups Jump Freeze
  5. Finish with a round of Jump Freeze as a class
 
August 31/Sept 1
  1. Fairy Tale Scenes -- Receive a fairy tale in class and in a small group, find a new way to tell the story -- Improvise the lines, but know the scenario. Focus on CORE
 
September 5/6
  1. Work on Fairy Tale Scenes
  2. Begin Seeing Scenes
 
 September 7/8
  1. Finish Seeing Fairy Tale Scenes
  2. Basketball Improv -- Final Rehearsal
  3. Final assessment next class
 1. Print Improv Rubric for Assessment next class 
September 11/12
  1. Final Improv Assessment
  2. Read Theatre Etiquette handout if time allows
 
September 13/14
  1.  Theatre History Assignment: explain and begin working
 
September 15
  1. Final work day for History Presentation
 
September 18/19
  1. History Project Presentations
 
September 20/21
  1. Brainstorm the roles of theatre artists on board and write in notebook
  2. Lecture notes on costume design (get from classmate)
  3. With a partner, begin the costume design project. Supplies available in class
 
September 22/25
  1. Work on Costume designs
  2. Due next class
 
September 26/27
  1. Present Costume designs
  2. Goethe's Principles on Theatre Criticism Receive assignment for seeing the shows at Lakewood
1. Terms for Quiz 2
September 28/29
  1. Terms Quiz 2
  2. Notes on Scenic Design (get from a classmate)
  3. With a partner, receive at "At Rise" moment (get from instructor) and begin designing a set for your assigned moment
 
October 2/3
  1. Work on Scenic Designs
  2. Due next class
 1. Terms for Quiz 3
October 5/6
  1. Terms Quiz 3 
  2. Finish Scenic Designs
 
 October 9/10
  1. Present Scenic Designs
  2. Review "The Director's Role"
  3. Receive a design group and review the Design Final
  4. Begin reading scripts as time allows
 
October 11/12
  1. Read One Acts
  2. Begin Brainstorming design ideas, research the story, look at images
  3. Begin Design Process
 
October 16/17
  1. Work on Group Design Project
 
October 18/19
  1. Work on Group Design Project
 
October 20/23
  1. Final Group Design Work Day
  2. Presentations next class
 
October 24/25
  1. Group Design Project Presentations
 
October 26/27
  1. Voice
  2. Finding the articulators and projection mechanism of the body
  3. diaphragm and tongue twisters
 
October 30/31
  1. Physicalization
  2. Movement like an animal
  3. Terms for Quiz 4
 
November 1/2
  1. Terms Quiz 4
  2. Duet Scene Assignment
  3. Receive partners and begin working  on duet scenes
 
November 3/6
  1. Duet Scene rehearsals
  2. Terms for Quiz 5
 
November 7/8
  1. Terms Quiz 5
  2. Duet Scene Rehearsals
1. Be off book by next class
2. Get 12th Night tickets
November 9/10
  1. Terms Quiz 5
  2. 12th Night!!
  3. Begin Duet Scene Coachings
1. See 12th Night

November 13/14
  1. 12th Night Discussion
  2. Reviews due next class
  3. Duet Scene Coachings
1. 12th Night Reviews due next class
November 15/16
  1. Collect 12th Night Reviews
  2. Duet Scene Coachings
  3. Complete Peer Evaluation of another group (questions on the board/get from a classmate)
1. work on coaching feedback for scene
November 17/27
  1. Final Duet Scene Coachings
  2. Performance Next class
  3. Turn in the following:
  • Character Questions (2)
  • Character Analysis (2)
  • Bird's Eye (1)
  • Rubric (1)
  • Peer Evaluations (1-2)
1. Be ready for duet performances next time
 November 28/29
  1. Duet scene performances
  2. Turn in all paperwork
  3. Final reflection on Duet Work
 
November 30/Dec 1
  1. Finish final duet reflection if needed
  2. Review final project rubric
  3. Assign groups
  4. Begin writing scripts
 
December 4/5
  1. Write scripts
1. Final Script work day next class
December 6/7
  1. Finish script and share by the end of class
  2. Begin technical design work if time allows
 
December 8/11
  1. Stage group scenes and run lines
  2. Work on paperwork 
1. Work on technical designs at home
December 12/13
  1. Stage and Rehearse
1. Be off book for next class
December 14/15
  1. Scene Coaching
1. Have all paperwork ready to turn in next class
December 18/19
  1. Final Scene Performance
 
     

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