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Culminating Project Final

  1. 1. Warner Theatre 811 State Street By: Allison Hapeman, Racheal Sova and Trevor Rice By: Allison Hapeman, Racheal Sova and Trevor Rice Warner Theatre
  2. 2. Sensory noticing inside, touch <ul><li>Cold </li></ul><ul><li>Smooth wooden bar </li></ul><ul><li>Not plush, rough carpet </li></ul><ul><li>Ridged </li></ul><ul><li>Non porous marble </li></ul><ul><li>Unsymmetrical </li></ul><ul><li>wet </li></ul><ul><li>Coarse </li></ul><ul><li>Saw dust </li></ul><ul><li>Granulated </li></ul><ul><li>Slippery </li></ul><ul><li>fuzzy </li></ul><ul><li>Sharp </li></ul><ul><li>Raised materials </li></ul><ul><li>Coushiny </li></ul><ul><li>Fluffy </li></ul><ul><li>Ripples and bumpy chairs </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sound <ul><li>Saws </li></ul><ul><li>Hammering </li></ul><ul><li>Grunting </li></ul><ul><li>Footsteps </li></ul><ul><li>Cameras beeping </li></ul><ul><li>Flash </li></ul><ul><li>Phone ringing </li></ul><ul><li>Talking </li></ul><ul><li>Vacuuming </li></ul><ul><li>Lights turning on </li></ul><ul><li>Chairs seats moving up and down </li></ul><ul><li>Unlocking doors </li></ul><ul><li>Slamming and sawing of doors </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking fountain running water </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sight <ul><li>Gold * Dull lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Red *Silver </li></ul><ul><li>Velvet ropes *Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Flowery carpets *Gods &goddess </li></ul><ul><li>Texture, royal, bumpy *Authentic </li></ul><ul><li>Wood *old fashion </li></ul><ul><li>Marble *Fancy lights </li></ul><ul><li>Fancy chairs *Big bathrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Busy carpets *Old fashion drinking fountain </li></ul><ul><li>Royal *Old and modern bar </li></ul><ul><li>Wooden music pit *Advertising posters for new shows </li></ul><ul><li>Props on stage *Huge chandelier </li></ul><ul><li>Flower print on walls *Swirls </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed carvings *Gold side tables </li></ul><ul><li>Paintings *Royal looking chairs </li></ul><ul><li>Metal sculptures *Marble </li></ul><ul><li>Modern new addition </li></ul>
  5. 5. Smell <ul><li>Stuffy </li></ul><ul><li>Smelly </li></ul><ul><li>Old- mold </li></ul><ul><li>Saw dust </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sensory Noticing Outside the Warner Theater
  7. 7. Touch <ul><li>Bumpy </li></ul><ul><li>Cold </li></ul><ul><li>Metal </li></ul><ul><li>Wooden </li></ul><ul><li>Texture </li></ul><ul><li>Damp </li></ul><ul><li>Prickly </li></ul><ul><li>Smooth </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sight <ul><li>Grand </li></ul><ul><li>Historic </li></ul><ul><li>Old </li></ul><ul><li>Colossal </li></ul><ul><li>Massive </li></ul><ul><li>Old Fashioned </li></ul><ul><li>Magnificent </li></ul><ul><li>Lively </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful </li></ul><ul><li>Elegant </li></ul><ul><li>Fancy </li></ul><ul><li>Glamorous </li></ul><ul><li>Sparkling </li></ul><ul><li>Famous </li></ul><ul><li>Talented </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Fierce </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sound <ul><li>Noisy </li></ul><ul><li>Cars driving by </li></ul><ul><li>People talking at the nearby bus stop </li></ul><ul><li>Rain falling </li></ul><ul><li>Voices </li></ul><ul><li>Horns beeping </li></ul><ul><li>Helicopter flying to Hamot </li></ul>
  10. 10. Smell <ul><li>Fresh rain fall </li></ul><ul><li>Gasoline </li></ul><ul><li>Musty </li></ul><ul><li>Old </li></ul><ul><li>Earthy </li></ul><ul><li>Fragrant </li></ul><ul><li>Aromatic </li></ul>
  11. 11. Inside Questions <ul><li>How much did it cost to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How much did the new repair annex costs? </li></ul><ul><li>Why add the annex to the theatre when it is so modern looking and while the theatre is so old fashion? </li></ul><ul><li>How long have the art work been there for or does it just come and go by the years? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the artwork in there bought or donated? </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately how many shows are held at the Theatre each year? </li></ul><ul><li>Why aren’t there any windows anywhere in the theatre? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any plans to make the theater more modern (ex. Redo the old seats? </li></ul><ul><li>How much did it cost to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How much did the annex costs to add on? </li></ul><ul><li>Why add the annex to the theatre when it is so modern looking and while the theatre is so old fashion? </li></ul><ul><li>How long have the art work been there for or does it just come and go by the years? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the artwork in there bought or donated? </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately how many shows are held at the Theatre each year? </li></ul><ul><li>Why aren’t there any windows anywhere in the theatre? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any plans to make the theater more modern (ex. Redo the old seats)? </li></ul>Inside Questions
  12. 12. Historical Context <ul><li>Warner Brothers commissioned the building of the Warner Theater in 1929 </li></ul><ul><li>Designed by Architects Rapp and Rapp, the theater was constructed at a cost of $1.5 million </li></ul><ul><li>Rambusch Studios decorated it </li></ul><ul><li>Erie’s first and only deluxe downtown picture palace </li></ul><ul><li>Opened April 10 th , 1931 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Social Context <ul><li>Everyone in Erie recognizes the more than 8,000 colored lights that illuminate the 10-ton marquee </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted various traveling shows </li></ul><ul><li>Erie Philharmonic </li></ul><ul><li>Broadway Theater League </li></ul><ul><li>Host to many world-renowned performers </li></ul>
  14. 14. Cultural Context <ul><li>Millions have passed by the freestanding ticket booth of solid bronze through the doors and stepped into the luxurious gold-gilded Grand Lobby </li></ul><ul><li>The beauty of rich tapestries and French gold-backed mirrors </li></ul><ul><li>An environment &quot;twice as rich, three times more fanciful than life.“ </li></ul><ul><li>Czechoslovakian glass and crystal </li></ul><ul><li>  regal staircase with exquisite bronze banisters  </li></ul>
  15. 15. Line of Inquiry <ul><li>While looking at the Warner Theater consider how it has changed from 1931 until now. Consider the new additions to the Warner Theater and the historic marquee and lobby in the front of the building. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Activities <ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have the students measure the stage and see how many stages can fit in the audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students can find how many seats there are and see what you would need to charge for a ticket to make 8,000$ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have the students find much bigger is the second floor of the theater seating then the main theater seating </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have students list all the sightings of materials that the students see in the whole theater not just the main area? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will pick a part of the theatre where the materials that are used to make it could now a days be a greener product. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have students choose a performance from the past and research the artist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have students research the time period the theatre was built </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have students research where the architecture is from </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have the students measure the stage and see how many stages can fit in the audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students can find how many seats there are and see what you would need to charge for a ticket to make 8,000$ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have the students find much bigger is the second floor of the theatre seating then the main theater seating </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have students list all the sightings of materials that the students see in the whole theater not just the main area? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will pick a part of the theatre where the materials that are used to make it could now a days be a greener product. </li></ul></ul>Activities
  17. 17. Activities <ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will write a review for one of the shows at the theatre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will create a brochure about the theatre to give out to the public </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have the students write a reflection about your experience and noticing about the theatre </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students can focus on one piece of art within the theatre and create a copy of it in any way, make it your own </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If a student were to restore a part of the theatre like the annex, create a new design of the particular part of the theatre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will create a sculptures of your experiences, feelings and noticing after visiting the theatre </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will learn about how sound travels in the theatre and then apply what they learn to create a sound that represents their feelings when they visited the theatre </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Personal Reflection/ Cross Curricular Connections When first seeing the Warner Theatre we were reminded of how grand parts of this city are, entering the auditorium immediately we felt the presence of all the great performances of the past, like our own time machine. The theater also reminded us of the first theatrical experiences. Between the architecture, design and history the Warner emits a creative aura that we felt was nearly palpable.
  19. 19. Key Ideas <ul><li>The Theatre has personal traits by how it is viewed day or night </li></ul><ul><li>Not just one piece of art but a culmination of multiple works </li></ul><ul><li>Significant history creates deeper connection with the theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Renovations connect present with the past </li></ul>
  20. 20. Artwork within the Theatre
  21. 21. Mind Map <ul><li>http://mind42.com/pub/mindmap?mid=22842a6f-0999-4bfc-a419-17ebc84c2d0b </li></ul>
  22. 22. References <ul><li>http://www.erieevents.com/about/warner_theatre.htm </li></ul>
  23. 23. The end!!!!

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