Script Analysis Basics for Students: Understanding the Play and Plot, Part Two

In Part One of this four-part series, we defined formalist script analysis and discussed the importance of utilizing this interpretative too in preparing for production. It is an essential tool for directors and other artists, such as designers and actors,

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Script Analysis Basics for Students: Understanding the Play, Part One

Formalist script analysis for production is an important skill for directors, designers, and actors to master. Although each approaches analysis a little differently, there are foundation elements that everyone in the theatre shares when it comes to analyzing a script

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Teaching Lorraine Hansberry’s Classic Drama A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun premiered on Broadway on March 11, 1959. To the surprise of many, the play became a huge success, earning four Tony nominations, the New York Critic’s Circle Award for Best play, and running for two

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Student Director’s Prompt Book

Student Director’s Prompt Book

Student directors need to document their process, including showing clearly the reasons for the directorial choices they have made.  Here’s is an outline for a Student Director’s Book. Along with the materials outlined below, it would also include: A copy

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