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    Junie B Play Analysis

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    Introduction I saw Radford University’s production of Junie B. in Jingle bells, Batman smells on Saturday, December 3rd. Junie B. was a popular children’s book by Barbara Parks. Her books have sold over 60 million copies in North America alone and the series was on the New York Times bestseller list for 180 weeks. Parks passed away on Friday, November 15th, 2013. This play was adapted from Park’s 25th book by Allison Gregory and was debuted on November 15th, 2009 and ran until December 27, 2009. Gregory is an American playwright and theatre collaborator. In Gregory’s biography, it states that her plays have been produced all around the country and has “received commissions, grants, and development from [ such places as] Oregon Shakespeare festival, south coast repertory, the Kennedy Center’ and many more. She has received many awards such as the Julie Harris playwriting award, The Garland and Dramalouge award, and the Seattle Tomes Best New Play Award. Some of her notable mature plays include, Fall of Night, Burning Bridget Cleary, and Not Medea. She also has a line plays for young audiences that includes shows such as Peter and the Wolf, Even Steven goes to war, and Go Dog. Go! The Play Other than a small part of the play, the story is linear in terms of timelines. The only deviation of the time lines is a flash back Junie b. has to October for their Christopher Columbus day play. For this whole scene, it is a memory that Junie B. must show why she is so terrified in…

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    and other terms for the stage managers predecessors. Then we can begin to look into how the role has evolved over time into the present craft students are being taught on technical production courses in theatre in different locations around the world. To begin, we must investigate the term of ‘stage management’. As we look back into history, we can see that people who were what we know today as stage managers, did not have that title, however they performed a similar function in the theatre. In…

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    It is most important to go on the path to self discovery on him or her own because society is blocking them from their own thoughts and the realization that it is possible to survive without anyone else. Everyone is always being told how to think or act. It is important to reflect without having any influences from the world in order to not lose oneself. In Wild, by Cheryl Strayed, as she walks on The Pacific Crest Trail she begins to reflect on the reasons that she decided to hike the trail in…

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    Straight Acting Essay

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    process. These are some of the things an actor can do to ease the stress of those around them and they can also aid the team in creating a worthwhile production. When one is in a show or working in an acting class, it is always a good idea to come warm, ready to work, and prepared. The body is an important part of acting; it is not all about the face and voice. Body language says a lot about a character so have a stretch and do a little yoga or whatever else to get the muscles, joints, and…

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    Stage Management Essay

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    What is Stage Management? How does this role apply to theatre productions? A stage manager will provide practical or organisational support to the director, actors and stage crew/ technicians throughout the production process (ACCT.2016). A stage manager will work with the director from week one to create a monumental final production will keep all onstage and off stage crew organised, this includes organising/conducting rehearsals, blocking, light changes and set changes. This information will…

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    microphones on stage was a vital component for the audience to receive a positive experience. The director clearly paid attention to detail when blocking each scene, as the microphones were set directly at front and center stage. The microphones displayed across the front of the stage ensured the audience was able to clearly understand each voice variation due to the strategic placement of the microphones themselves. Regardless of where the audience member may have been permitted to sit, they…

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    "A joyous masterclass of physical comedy and general disaster" (Fiona Mountford, 2015) In Peter Pan Goes Wrong, by Mischief Theatre, the much-loved members of The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society battle against collapsing sets, flying mishaps and numerous miscues on their way to Neverland with hilarious and disastrous results, much to the dismay of any stage manager. I watched this play on the 17th of November…

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    Scene 5 [In the office, there is a window and a desk stage left and a door stage right; the desk is facing stage left with a black swivel chair. There is a bookcase stage upstage with a lot of books, all ranging in dark colors.] Narrator: It had been a long day for Liv: she had found the cure for the zombie drug and had tried to fight the urge to indulge her former zombie ways. She sits exhausted in her office. Ravi: [opens door on stage right and enters and says in a sarcastic tone] So, how…

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    My profile interview is on my old teacher Lisa Lowman she is a 40 year old woman who has spent her time pursing acting. After have a lot of success in her career acting in many plays and one on Broadway and a few movies. I couldn’t think of anyone else better to interview. I always wanted to be in the entertainment industry and first thing I could think of doing was acting. It wasn’t until high school that I realized I wanted to act for my career so I started drama class and never stopped after…

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    137) he will slowly walk up to Demetrius’s blade to where it pokes his own neck, and it brings the pitchfork to touch Demetrius’s neck. This moment is here to show to what extent Aaron will go to to protect his child, with blades to each others neck we now know that they both mean serious business. Demetrius, however, is still a coward, therefore he’s the one to back off and go to kill the baby instead. This not only shows his cowardliness, but also asserts the power to Aaron. Immediately, as…

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