Monday, January      9th,   2011      Grammar Session Drama: Blocking and Rehearsal
Housekeeping• Exams and Character Assignments   – Average mark: 74.5% (B)   – Marks ranged from 41% to 96%   – A = 4, B = ...
Grammar Session• Put names under topics on board
Vocal Warmups• Tighten and relax• Bounce• Roll• Yawn• Exhale• Repeat tongue twister:“The teeth, the lips, the tip of the t...
Drama - Blocking• Blocking: planned movement, especially  movement that is connected to the characters’  motivations and e...
Drama - Blocking• Types of stages: arena, thrust, proscenium• Stage areas: upstage, downstage, etc.• Body positions: back,...
Next class: Vocal Techniques
Homework• Work on Week 2 Rehearsal (See “Preparing for  your Drama Performance” handout)• Study your Individual Grammar Plan
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E10 jan9 2012

  1. 1. Monday, January 9th, 2011 Grammar Session Drama: Blocking and Rehearsal
  2. 2. Housekeeping• Exams and Character Assignments – Average mark: 74.5% (B) – Marks ranged from 41% to 96% – A = 4, B = 6, C+ = 1, C = 0, C- = 1, F = 2• Register for next term – see me• Next Week – Drama Performances – Jan. 16th, 18th, and 23rd – Grammar Test – Wed. Jan. 18th• Returning Texts• Drama Groups –Manoucher, Arezoo, Sandra L, and anyone who was away last week needs to see Michele
  3. 3. Grammar Session• Put names under topics on board
  4. 4. Vocal Warmups• Tighten and relax• Bounce• Roll• Yawn• Exhale• Repeat tongue twister:“The teeth, the lips, the tip of the tongue”
  5. 5. Drama - Blocking• Blocking: planned movement, especially movement that is connected to the characters’ motivations and emotionsEx: entering the room angrily, leaning toward another character lovingly• Stage Business: movement that is related to characters’ general activityEx: sweeping the floor, making drinks, packing a suitcase
  6. 6. Drama - Blocking• Types of stages: arena, thrust, proscenium• Stage areas: upstage, downstage, etc.• Body positions: back, front, left, right, profile, etc.• Keep open as much as possible
  7. 7. Next class: Vocal Techniques
  8. 8. Homework• Work on Week 2 Rehearsal (See “Preparing for your Drama Performance” handout)• Study your Individual Grammar Plan

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