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    how the term came about, 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 the 1800s we can see that stage management would have been two roles; actor-manager, someone who was usually an actor, but also managed the company and props of performances, and a book-keeper, someone who was the actors’ prompt and also knew the blocking of the performance (Gordon Craig, 1962). Beyond this point in history, we begin to lose clarity as to the terms used, however we can infer that someone who performed a similar role to todays satge manager must have existed to control such things as the theatre licensing, scenic changes and timing of particular elements (Maccoy, 2005). This prototypical stage manager can first begin to be seen in the time of Roman theatre and the Middle Ages where use of a stage and incorporating elements of what would usually be in the audience’s imagination into the production. Perhaps the best piece of evidence showing great technical entrepreneurship is in the craftsmanship of C. Curio, who constructed two theatres in…

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    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 be recorded in a prompt book/script, this allows the stage manager to call each cue in technical rehearsals and to coordinate the onstage action with the time of the production. Together the stage manager and director build a smooth effective set…

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    rebounders sticking out of the sides and top. Placing it back in it’s usual spot on Rylan’s driveway I walk back to him and grab my gloves. Slipping them on I ask when he’s getting his new puckboard. The old one is maybe one by three feet big. Barely large enough for one person to shoot compared to the eight by four he said he was getting soon which would allow both of us the chance to shoot at the same time. “I guess we’ll take turns then right?” I ask him. He shrugs and mentions that he’s…

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    Apologising, I straighten his coat. His face turning red, he babbles angrily. People around us notice the commotion, coming over to help him get his balance, taking advantage, I ‘accidentally’ skew his balance. Reaching to help him, my hand slips into his pocket, pulling out his wallet, quickly weighing it in my hand, I slide it into my back pocket. Catching his wrist I clumsily pull him forward, unclasping his watch. A Rolex. Score. I scamper away, panting and apologising, trying hard not to…

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    THE FALLS I followed closely making sure to not let my mom’s shirt out of my sight.Many other people rushed by crowding the sidewalk.We were in Canada and I could barely tell who was and wasn’t american!We walked up to a gray dim booth.’’5 tickets for the boat tour please’’ my mom said her credit card in her hand.A lady took the card and handed it back a seconds later with 5 tickets.I could hardly wait we were gonna see Niagra Falls! It was chilly and the breeze was blowing.I walked…

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    two corners that fed into a set of beliefs. The front corner, also known as the red corner, represented the belief of spirituality and religion. Whereas the oven corner, the area in proximity to the door or oven, served as a juxtaposition to the former, being home to unholy beings. Such monsters as witches and devils seemed to show affinity for the area, plaguing the corner’s perceived rank and vile nature. Such beliefs seemed to associate to the artifact of the chimney and oven itself. As this…

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    The Man in The Red Bandanna The day started out as a normal day at work, The World Trade Center, it was quiet. “Maya do you know who is getting on my computer or who is spreading my password?” My friend Lisa asked. “No I don’t I would never pass around someone's Password those are private.” I explained. I was one of the few people with Lisa’s password. “Ok then. I’ll find out who it is” she replied. When Lisa left the room I got back to work ,but little did I know that this day was my last…

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    Internal This section of the analysis will be based on observations from Amy Dowson’s year three class at Kingsley Primary school, Armadale. 3.0 Environment The classroom environment is one that promotes acceptance, communicate and allows for various styles of learning. Upon entering the room, it is noticed that there are several different learning areas of the room. The desks are in rows, allowing for independent work, there is a reading corner with bean bags, there is a guided reading corner,…

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    It was a cloudy day. I decided to go to Cameron library to do my math worksheet and my Economics 101 homework. A few hours ago, my interviewee sent a message to ask me where I was, so I told him that I was on the second floor at the Cameron library. After twenty five minutes, I saw him walking towards me. He was wearing a grey hoodie and jeans and held a blueberry muffin and a cup of coffee. He looked very tired and busy. I stood up and stretched out my hand with a big smile, my interviewee…

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    Scooby-Doo plush was the best thing I could ask for. One day, when I was 12-years-old, at a carnival, my uncle Ray, helped me win a game and we won that plush as the prize. My plush looks like Scooby, from the most recognized show Scooby Doo, Where Are You!. He is a brown dog, with two black spots, floppy ears, two crossed-eyes with black eyebrows, a cute black nose, and no scratches. Scooby is sitting on his hind legs, with his left front paw up like you are going to shake his paw and the…

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