DUE Friday January 31st at the Beginning of Class (10% off EACH class period turned in late)
Write a 3 page paper reviewing FHS's The Dining Room using Aristotle's Elements of Drama.
The paper should have the following:
Introduction Paragraph- 5 points
Plot (Brief Summary)-5 points
Character (Choose 2 actors to discuss grows and glows for 5 points each)- 10 points
Language- 5 points
Spectacle (Set, Lighting, Costume/Makeup, Props, Sounds/Special Effects-2 points each)-10 points
Closing Paragraph-5 points
Points will be deducted if following criteria is not followed:
Times New Roman Font
12 Point Font
Checked for spelling & grammar
1/29- All Scripts Due
1/31- Rehearsal 2
2/10- Rehearsal 2
2/18- Rehearsal 2
One Act Writing/Celtx Intro
Today we discussed Assignment 3 over One Act Writing and selected groups. Aley introduced us to Celtx.
Playwriting Project-Dialogue Continued
Today, we completed our play writing project over dialogue.
Playwriting Project- Dialogue
We rehearsed and performed Dialogue Writing Assignment over dialogue and short scene writing.
*We will complete the others next class
Guest Speaker-Theatre in College
Thomas Baker visited from Columbia University in NYC to discuss how to apply for Theatre in college and what are the in's and out of auditioning and trying to make it in NYC. We also completed our Blah Blah Blah.
Assignment #3- Students were to fill out a character dialogue worksheet located on the back page of the packet due 1/21.
Students shared their observations from Assignment #1. We then played "Blah Blah Blah" to examine plot.
*We will complete Blah Blah Blah next Class
Today we began learning the functions of playwriting. Students were given assignment #1 and #2.
Assignment #1- Look around you until you notice an interaction or behavior between people that you find interesting. Describe what happened between the people involved vs. what was said.
Assignment #2- Write a personal credo-- a personal statement of convictions. A credo is a writer's beliefs concerning topics he/she feels are highly important--portions of life that concern the writer the most--topics about which the author has a deep emotional attitude--topics can be anything--religion, politics, morals, values, humanity, relationships, world issues, etc. Begin each statement with "I Believe..." and make statements positive rather than negative. List at least 10 statements. Select one and write a short essay expanding on your convictions concerning this belief.