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Roles in Stage Production

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Roles in Stage Production

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Roles in Stage Production

  1. 1.  The person who takes the play fro mere concept to an actual presentation.  He or she choose all the team members and assigns them their functions, and oversees the casting of the actors and actresses for he different roles.
  2. 2.  Is the overall artistic coordinator of the entire production.  Like a conductor of an orchestra, he or she has a vision of the desired total effect and impact of the performance
  3. 3.  For a script intended for stage performance, the writer of the script is more specifically called a playwright.  The initial concept or plot may be original, and then developed into a play script is more script.
  4. 4.  Or it may be based on an existing story or another play which the playwright will then adapt to present in a new way.
  5. 5.  The concept and creation of the physical stage is the task of the set designer. He or she builds the set (or sets) that will simulate the world that the play’s characters are supposed to live in.
  6. 6.  Lighting is critical in designing the mood of each scene in the play, highlighting a dramatic moment, signaling the entrance of a character, focusing attention on a specific spot on stage, or even providing the blanket of darkness for set and prop changes.
  7. 7.  Coordinating closely with the set designer is the lighting designer.
  8. 8.  The actors and actresses must look believable in their roles and much of this is owed to the costume designer.  He/She studies the general setting (time and place) that the play is meant to take place in, as well as each character in the script.
  9. 9.  Similar to the lighting designer, the sound designer serves a vital role in creating and enhancing the atmosphere of the performance
  10. 10.  Coordinating all the complex behind-the-scenes details of staging a play is the production manager
  11. 11.  Shadows the play’s director throughout the entire production process.
  12. 12. • is included in the production team • he/she not only plans out all the dance steps to suit the music, but also rehearses the actor until they are able to perform the dance skillfully – while remaining “in character” on stage.
  13. 13.  As the costume designer deliberates on the characters’ main attire, the makeup designer is brought in to plan the hairstyles and makeup to complement the costumes.

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