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  • Stage pp

    1. 1. The Whole world is a stage William Shakespeare
    2. 2. The Whole world is a stage William Shakespeare
    3. 3. The Stage Designer In a professional theatre, a set designer works very closely with the director to interpret the play
    4. 4. The set will influence the - • The place • Defining the place • Restricting or creating opportunities for movement • Restricting view • Creating levels • Symbolism of the piece
    5. 5. Types of sets
    6. 6. Types of sets • Rostra and levels
    7. 7. Types of sets • Rostra and levels • Box set
    8. 8. Types of sets • Rostra and levels • Box set • Swivel sets
    9. 9. Types of sets • Rostra and levels • Box set • Swivel sets • Fixed sets
    10. 10. Rostra and Levels Using a minimalist set can create an interesting set • Interlocking rostra
    11. 11. Box set
    12. 12. Box set This set is like a part of a room.
    13. 13. Box set This set is like a part of a room.
    14. 14. Box set This set is like a part of a room. The sides and back are generally constructed with flats.
    15. 15. Box set This set is like a part of a room. The sides and back are generally constructed with flats.
    16. 16. Box set This set is like a part of a room. The sides and back are generally constructed with flats. These are wooden frames with canvas stretched across them.
    17. 17. Box set This set is like a part of a room. The sides and back are generally constructed with flats. These are wooden frames with canvas stretched across them.
    18. 18. Box set This set is like a part of a room. The sides and back are generally constructed with flats. These are wooden frames with canvas stretched across them. The canvas can be painted
    19. 19. Several flats can be joined together to from the box set. The box set can be simple or elaborate with doors, windows and lights. Flats
    20. 20. Swivel sets Small box sets can be constructed so that they are reversible. It can help you with scene change overs. Flats
    21. 21. Fixed Sets Box sets can be fixed or have castors so they can be wheeled in and off. Most professional theatres sets are moved off by tracks or fly's. Flats
    22. 22. Sightlines These are the areas of the stage the audience can see. Part of the Acting audience Area can’t see this area Audience
    23. 23. Styles of Staging There are five main ways of staging a performance • End On – proscenium • Thrust • Traverse • In the round • Promenade/ Street theatre/ Environment
    24. 24. End on - proscenium The audience is directly in from of the acting area Acting Area Audience
    25. 25. Thrust The audience is on three sides of the acting areas A Acting Area A Audience
    26. 26. Traverse The audience is on both side of the acting area A Acting Area A
    27. 27. In The Round The audience is all around the acting areas A Acting A A Area A
    28. 28. Promenade/ Street theatre/ Environment Promenade - the audience follows the actors from area to area Street Theatre - The actors perform to the audience some where in the street. Different scenes can move into the space. Environment – The performance is based around a place or building
    29. 29. Designing a set
    30. 30. Designing a set When you design a set you need to consider:
    31. 31. Designing a set When you design a set you need to consider:
    32. 32. Designing a set When you design a set you need to consider: • The period
    33. 33. Designing a set When you design a set you need to consider: • The period • The place
    34. 34. Designing a set When you design a set you need to consider: • The period • The place • Opportunities for movement
    35. 35. Designing a set When you design a set you need to consider: • The period • The place • Opportunities for movement • Creating levels
    36. 36. Designing a set When you design a set you need to consider: • The period • The place • Opportunities for movement • Creating levels • Symbolism of the piece
    37. 37. The design Brief It should include :  A page of research of ideas  Samples of material with annotation  A rough design  Final design with annotation  Bibliography
    38. 38. You are only

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