4/2-4/4 Drama Agenda


What should the set do?

  • Set the style and tone for the whole production
  • Create a mood
  • Give clues to the time and place of the action
  • Allow characters different options for action/movement

How are sets designed?

  • Designer reads and re-reads the script
  • Note the time of day, location, season, historical period and any set changes needed
  • Meeting with the director and entire design team to be sure all aspects work together
  • Dimensions/ floor plans of the stage to be used
  • Sketch of the set
  • 3-D model of the set

Go over how to make a scale drawing, so it can translate to a scale model

Measure classroom and create scale drawing of classroom in groups


Go over mistakes and misunderstandings of scale drawings

Do more examples

Start set choice scale drawing


Review scale drawings

Scale drawing/start model

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