PRODUCTION SKILLS

PRODUCTION SKILL 1: DIRECTING

Everyone will DIRECT a 2 page extract, and your directorial interpretation should be inspired by either Brecht, Stanislavski or Grotowski practice.

DIRECTING CRITERIA

This is what we will expect to see from you during your directing assessment;

directing

You will also be asked to provide a supporting folio of evidence which should include;

DESCRIPTION OF STIMULUS/SCENE

INITIAL THOUGHTS/CHALLENGES

NOTES ON PRODUCTION MEETINGS

DETAILED AND APPROPRIATE RESEARCH ON THEME

DETAILED AND APPROPRIATE RESEARCH ON FORM/STYLE/GENRE/PRACTITIONER

CHARACTER OUTLINES AND DESIRED INTERPRETATION

DIRECTORIAL NOTES/REHEARSAL LOGS

THOUGHTS ON NECESSARY OR DESIRED THEATRE ARTS

EVALUATION OF PROCESS

 

NEED SOME EXTRA HELP?

WHAT MAKES A GOOD DIRECTOR?

EXTEND YOUR BRECHT KNOWLEDGE

EXTEND YOUR STANISLAVSKI KNOWLEDGE

EXTEND YOUR GROTOWSKI KNOWLEDGE

From the man himself…

FIVE TRUTHS: GROTOWSKI

Grotowski: A Pratical Guide

PRODUCTION SKILL 2: ACTING

Everyone will ACT in a 2 page duologue.

ACTING CRITERIA

This is what we will expect to see from you during your acting assessment;

prod-skills-acting

You will also be asked to provide a supporting folio of evidence which should include;

DESCRIPTION OF STIMULUS

INITIAL THOUGHTS/CHALLENGES

NOTES OF DISCUSSIONS

CHARACTER OUTLINES

DETAILED AND APPROPRIATE RESEARCH

REHEARSAL LOGS DETAILING DEVELOPMENT OF CHARACTER

TEXTUAL ANALYSIS/RESPONSE TO TEXTUAL CLUES

ANALYSIS OF VOICE AND MOVEMENT/DRAMATIC COMMENTARY

EVALUATION OF PERFORMANCE

You are required to complete your own folio of evidence but here is a template (from N5) to help. A Higher folio will be extremely detailed so ensure it is full!!!

HIGHER ACTING FOLIO

NEED SOME EXTRA HELP?

WHAT MAKES A GOOD ACTOR?

IN REHEARSAL –

Warm ups are super important!

THE IMPORTANCE OF REHEARSAL –

IN PERFORMANCE

The professionals discuss how they keep their roles ‘fresh’ throughout a lengthy run

 

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