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    and relighting (Penzel, 1978). For this to all happen, we can draw the conclusion that there would have been a technical master who controlled all of this. It is this technical master, who by now must have been working closely with, or been the same person as the book-keeper. It can be inferred that the book keeper would have likely recording all of the cueing, with the technical master running the show, much like today’s relationship between stage manager and assistant stage managers. In the early 1800s, we discover that there is a small demand for actor-managers as well as book keepers. Actor-managers were people who ran either the theatre or performing company, which enabled them to take care of all things surrounding the nature of theatrical performance (Pearson, 1950). As the actor-manager was also required to be on stage, the props, stage directions and other information was recorded by the book-keeper, much like in the Tudor/Stuart period we touched upon earlier. In this time period, although not often mentioned in the texts, we can envisage that the relationship between actor-manager, book keeper and technical master, would have created a link similar to that of today’s company management team and director linking with the stage manager, who then links with the backstage crew. In both situations, the areas of the theatre work together to create the setting that the audience would have once been asked to imagine, through the use of technology. After World War Two, we…

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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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    Tulane University’s production of Storm Still, written in 2015 by Gabrielle Reisman, ran from Wednesday, November 9th through Sunday, November 13th. Directed by Jessica Podewell, the play offered a glimpse into the lives of three young women as they manage their father’s estate after his death. As the women sort through their father’s belongings, they remember that as children, they often acted out Shakespeare’s King Lear, and they decide to revisit the game. While the play is mainly a moment…

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    Intimate Apparel- Theatre Critique On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., I attended a theatre performance, Intimate Apparel, by Lynn Nottage, but was directed by Melissa Maxwell. This performance took place at Texas State University in the Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre which intended to be a thrust type of stage. With the set, lighting of the play, and the thoroughly thought costumes, specific performances, and comical performance style, I would say that the Texas State Universities’…

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    Supervisor Reflection

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    The objective of this analysis was for the interviewer to recognize the fundamental stages that both a student teacher and a supervisor progress within their perspective titles. Invoke a better conceptual idea of the sequences of learning both professionals experience as they seek to successfully work and educate young children within a child care facility. While conducting the interview it was determined that the approach and perception both a teacher and a supervisor associate with each other…

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    Teachers Deserve to be Paid More! Teachers have one of the most important professions in the world, that being the case their salaries should reflect that, unfortunately it does not. Why should professional athletes who throw around a ball make millions, while those teachers that gave them the tools to get there make 10 times less than them. Do you think teachers get paid enough for what they do? Do you think teachers deserve to be paid a little more? Teaching is not an easy job, it calls a…

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    It is clear that teacher identity gains crucial role in the professional development of both teachers in their profession and pre-service teachers. A common theme drawn from the section is that teacher identity is dynamic, contested and it shifts over time under the influence of a range of factors both internal to the individual. Teacher identities is actively constructed through interactions with others and expressed in context. The following section shifts the focus on the identities of…

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    Weak Link Problem Summary

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    Summary Main Points of Articles: The article Teacher Evaluation and the Problem of Professional Development examines professional development and its relationship to teacher evaluations. Smylie (2014) focuses his inquiry on two significant issues: the “weak link problem” and the “weak quality problem”. He identifies the weak link problem as the link between teacher evaluations and the lack of professional development opportunities provided to educators by schools and districts. The weak…

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    The importance of community service has been interlaced into the majority of the nursing classes I have had at the bachelor’s level and the master’s level of education. Being active in community service has been presented as a cornerstone of my nursing career in the work place as a leader within my organization. I am learning now that being involved in community service holds true for the nurse educator as well. Dawson & Freed (2008), state that “professional nurses have a commitment to…

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    teachers work more than full time and it requires a good education to become a teacher and anyone would know that teachers deserve to be paid more. If we were to give teachers raises for their effort, then over time as teachers get better over their career, their pay will more closely correspond to how much work they put in (Pros and Cons). It could also lead to worse teachers leaving the profession and going to work at something they are better at leaving more money for the good teachers. This…

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