• Scenic Designer• Lighting Designer• Costume Designer• Sound Designer
• Greek  playwright.• 5th century  B.C.
• Credited with providing some kind of  “skenographia” or decoration of the  “skene” (stage house).• Introduced machinery ...
• Prism-shaped,  three-sided  scenic units.
• Time: One day or     less.• Place: One     location.• Action: no     digression or     “by-play.”
• Ground Plan: a drafting of the plan of the     stage as seen from overhead.• Section: a drafting showing the vertical   ...
• Front elevation: breaks the set into units to  be built and shows each piece of scenery  from the front.• Painter’s elev...
• Technical Director: safety, scheduling,     execution, transfer and setup• Scene Shop Foreman: oversees     construction...
• Shadows rise from below.
• Intensity: How bright the lighting is.• Color.• Distribution: How light is spread over     the stage (including angle an...
• Costume Plot: a chart that records    items of clothing worn by each actor    in each scene of the play.
• Silhouette (“line”): the outer     shape of the costume.• Color.• Texture: the “feel” of the fabric.• Accent: details to...
•   Taking the actor’s measurements.•   Drafting a pattern.•   Cutting.•   Sewing.•   Fitting the garment on the actor.
• Previous to the Great Depression: all sound  effects and music in the theatre were  created by live musicians.• Recorded...
Week IX: The Designer
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Week IX: The Designer

  1. 1. • Scenic Designer• Lighting Designer• Costume Designer• Sound Designer
  2. 2. • Greek playwright.• 5th century B.C.
  3. 3. • Credited with providing some kind of “skenographia” or decoration of the “skene” (stage house).• Introduced machinery and scenic elements to indicate tombs and altars.
  4. 4. • Prism-shaped, three-sided scenic units.
  5. 5. • Time: One day or less.• Place: One location.• Action: no digression or “by-play.”
  6. 6. • Ground Plan: a drafting of the plan of the stage as seen from overhead.• Section: a drafting showing the vertical elements of the space and their relative positions.• Rendering: A picture of the set, drawn in perspective from the audience’s point of view.• Model: a three-dimensional miniature version of the set, built to scale.
  7. 7. • Front elevation: breaks the set into units to be built and shows each piece of scenery from the front.• Painter’s elevation (in color): shows the plan for painting each piece of scenery.• Rear elevation: shows each piece of scenery from the back.
  8. 8. • Technical Director: safety, scheduling, execution, transfer and setup• Scene Shop Foreman: oversees construction of the sets by carpenters, painters and craftspeople.• Props Manager: organizes the collection or building of all properties on the show.
  9. 9. • Shadows rise from below.
  10. 10. • Intensity: How bright the lighting is.• Color.• Distribution: How light is spread over the stage (including angle and texture).• Orchestration (movement): changes in any of the first three elements that occur during a performance.
  11. 11. • Costume Plot: a chart that records items of clothing worn by each actor in each scene of the play.
  12. 12. • Silhouette (“line”): the outer shape of the costume.• Color.• Texture: the “feel” of the fabric.• Accent: details to finish or set off a costume.
  13. 13. • Taking the actor’s measurements.• Drafting a pattern.• Cutting.• Sewing.• Fitting the garment on the actor.
  14. 14. • Previous to the Great Depression: all sound effects and music in the theatre were created by live musicians.• Recorded sound: first used in 1929 in Elmer Rice’s Street Scene to imitate the sound of a busy New York street.

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