What roles do you think we need?
How can we consolidate these?
How many roles are there in Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit in terms of thespians?
How can we consolidate the thespian roles to make this play feasible?
Sign ups for each role (behind the scenes and on stage).
Vote for different roles using Google Forms.
Get into newly assigned groups and choose specific roles and characters.
Auditions! Vote for character roles. Fill in blanks.
Assign final project.
Work on final projects
Watch Creature Shop: Heads Up and Answer corresponding questions on the worksheet. Puppetry fun!
Finish Rants and watch Simpsons 09 14 episode with corresponding VOICE questions analyzing sounds effects, music, and character voices.
Go through 5 choices of plays in small groups, rotate one play at time. Vote on play.
Play decision: LAW AND ORDER: FAIRY TALE UNIT
Who is doing what in the play!?!
Brainstorm what roles are NEEDED and then Read selected scenes in small groups.
Your RANT needs to be TYPED and MEMORIZED.
Format! Remember when we did monologues? How about scripts? Your formatting MUST match the requirements for scripts. You should know how to do this!
Thirty seconds to one minute. Stop asking me if you wrote enough. Say it out loud and have a table partner time you.
Lastly: HAVE FUN!
Left – 1 ½ inch Right – 1 inch
Top – 1 inch Bottom – 1 inch
Use TABS or software for proper format.
[press tab six times OR center] Characters name in CAPS
[press tab two times] (how the line is said…………………….)
Dialogue goes from margin to margin……………………………………………….
[press tab one time] Direction of action…………………………………..
VERONICA runs across the stage frantically searching for her glasses.
Title Page: CENTER
TITLE IN CAPS
Pages must be numbered. Place number in upper right hand corner of page.
Length 1 page equals about 1 minute. A One Act Play should be 45 to 55 pages.
A Ten Minute Play should be approximately 9-10 pages.
Print: 12 pt font Courier New
PRESENT ON FRIDAY 5/18
Telephone conversations presentations
20 minutes to finish up telephone project for tomorrow
Divide 12 warm-ups into four groups. Rotate students through them.
Within a particular time/place there are different languages.
We speak differently for different occasions.
(tone and vocabulary change)
Hallway vs. classroom
It also depends on your role and purpose in the action.
We speak differently depending on our role.
Student – asking a question
Teacher – lecturing on a concept
It also depends by how the characters feel about each other.
We speak differently depending on how we feel about the person we’re talking to.
Teenager hates older cousin
Teenager loves older sister
Telephone Conversations Voice Project
Work on Project
Choose a phrase to alter using different qualities of voice
Complete set model build. Due THURSDAY with in class presentation.
Sit in groups of THREE. Get out one piece of paper and one writing utensil.
Roles: Writer – Time Keeper – Idea Assistant
Rotate every 3 minutes
- Suddenly, before he could…
- The door slammed shut behind…
- Just before the bell rang…
- Water was seeping through…
- Ever so slowly, the shadowy figure…
- Everywhere she looked, Sue saw…
Read out loud
Can continue with reflections on stories, OR with groups of 8, one piece of paper for each person.
Work on your set model. Due Next week!
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