9780028172347

The Stage and the School, Student Edition

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    9780028172347

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    0028172345

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-03-24
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

The Stage and the Schooloffers more of what you've always loved about the nation's most comprehensive high school drama program. More hands-on exercises. More teacher support. More discussion of the conventions of the theatre. More opportunities to creative expression through performance. More connections to the other arts. With all the hands-on exercises and application activities, scenes and monologues, chapter openers and reviews, students are provided with every opportunity for success.

Table of Contents

PART ONE Interpreting the Drama
Improvisation
Setting the Scene
7(1)
About Improvisation
8(1)
Character-Centered and Situation-Centered Approaches
9(2)
Improvising Scenes
11(14)
Salesperson
22(1)
Review Workshop
23(2)
Pantomime and Mime
Setting the Scene
25(1)
Basic Pantomime Movements
26(11)
Principles of Pantomime
37(4)
Individual Pantomimes
41(8)
Group Pantomimes
49(2)
Mime
51(12)
Review
60(1)
Choreographer
Review Workshop
61(2)
Voice and Diction
Setting the Scene
63(1)
Developing an Effective Voice
64(6)
Using Your Voice Effectively
70(14)
Improving Your Diction
84(8)
Voice and Diction in Acting
92(5)
Review
94(1)
Radio Announcer
Review Workshop
95(2)
Acting
Setting the Scene
97(1)
Shakespeare's Advice to Actors
98(1)
The Special Language of Acting
99(3)
Approaches to Acting
102(3)
Characterization
105(7)
Building Up Your Part
112(8)
Physical Acting
120(12)
Vocal Acting
132(2)
Getting Onstage
134(3)
Acting Techniques
137(3)
Communicating Onstage
140(7)
Accents and Dialects
147(3)
Rehearsing
150(3)
Adapting to the Arena and Thrust Stages
153(5)
Review
156(1)
Actor
Review Workshop
157(1)
Theater Etiquette
158(4)
PART TWO A Treasury of Scenes and Monologues
Scenes for One Man and One Woman
Romeo and Juliet
162(1)
The Importance of Being Earnest
163(2)
Whose Life Is It Anyway?
165(2)
The Rainmaker
167(1)
The Diary of Anne Frank
168(1)
Barefoot in the Park
169(2)
Harvey
171(2)
The Dining Room
173(2)
The Breakfast Special
175(2)
The Sound of a Voice
177(2)
Green Grow the Lilacs
179(2)
Scenes for Two Women
Antigone
181(1)
The Glass Menagerie
182(3)
Wine in the Wilderness
185(2)
Butterflies Are Free
187(3)
Romeo and Juliet
190(3)
Brighton Beach Memoirs
193(1)
I Love You, I Love You Not
194(1)
Riders to the Sea
195(1)
Haiku
196(1)
On Golden Pond
197(3)
Scenes for Two Men
You Can't Take It with You
200(1)
No Time for Sergeants
201(3)
Dial M for Murder
204(2)
The Importance of Being Earnest
206(2)
Brighton Beach Memoirs
208(1)
Fences
209(2)
How I Got That Story
211(3)
Man with Bags
214(2)
Othello
216(3)
Scenes for Mixed Groups
The Diary of Anne Frank
219(2)
A Raisin in the Sun
221(2)
Letters to a Student Revolutionary
223(2)
The Dramatic Circle
225(2)
The Mask of Hiroshima
227(2)
The Dining Room
229(3)
Monologues for Women
The Belle of Amherst
232(1)
A Raisin in the Sun
233(1)
The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
234(1)
I Remember Mama
235(1)
The Taming of the Shrew
235(1)
I Love You, I Love You Not
236(1)
Fences
236(1)
The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
237(1)
Monologues for Men
Cyrano de Bergerac
238(1)
Julius Caesar
238(2)
Wine in the Wilderness
240(1)
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
241(1)
A Thousand Clowns
241(1)
Man of La Mancha
242(1)
The Piano Lesson
243(1)
A Few Good Men
243(1)
My Children! My Africa!
244(3)
Readers Theater
247(6)
PART THREE Appreciating the Drama
The Structure of Drama
Setting the Scene
253(1)
Tradition and Innovation in Drama
254(1)
Narrative Essentials
255(14)
Review
266(1)
Director of a Community Theater
Review Workshop
267(2)
Varieties of Drama
Setting the Scene
269(1)
Tragedy
270(4)
Comedy
274(6)
Types of Comedy
280(3)
Other Types of Drama
283(5)
Styles of Drama
288(9)
Review
294(1)
Playwright
Review Workshop
295(2)
ELIZABETHAN THEATER
History of Drama
Setting the Scene
297(1)
Origins of Western Drama
298(7)
The Renaissance and Drama
305(10)
Later Drama in England
315(2)
Later Drama Elsewhere in Europe
317(2)
Drama in Asia
319(2)
Drama in the United States
321(7)
Review
326(1)
Teacher
Review Workshop
327(1)
Puppet Theater
328(5)
PART FOUR Producing the Drama
Producing the Play
Setting the Scene
333(1)
The Production Staff
334(9)
Prerehearsal Activities
343(13)
Rehearsals
356(19)
Review
372(1)
Business Manager
Review Workshop
373(2)
Producing the Musical Play
Setting the Scene
375(1)
Types of Musical Theater
376(2)
Planning for the Musical Play
378(3)
Directing the Musical Play
381(6)
Staging the Musical Play
387(10)
Review
394(1)
Musician
Review Workshop
395(2)
Stage Settings
Setting the Scene
397(1)
Purposes of Scenery
398(3)
Scenic Design
401(11)
Procedures in Scenic Design
412(11)
Constructing the Set
423(17)
Stage Safety
440(3)
Scenery and the Performance
443(4)
Review
444(1)
Set Designer
Review Workshop
445(2)
Lighting and Sound
Setting the Scene
447(1)
Stage Lighting Effects
448(1)
Lighting Equipment
449(4)
Basic Lighting Principles
453(6)
Special Lighting Effects
459(4)
Planning the Lighting
463(3)
Sound
466(1)
Sound Equipment
466(6)
Sound Effects
472(1)
Planning Sound
473(4)
Review
474(1)
Electrical Technician
Review Workshop
475(2)
Costuming
Setting the Scene
477(1)
Effective Costuming
478(14)
Obtaining the Costumes
492(7)
Caring for Costumes
499(4)
Review
500(1)
Costume Designer
Review Workshop
501(2)
Makeup
Setting the Scene
503(1)
The Basics
504(4)
Straight Makeup: The Six Steps
508(8)
Special Makeup Problems
516(14)
Review
528(1)
Makeup Artist
Review Workshop
529(1)
How to Judge a Play
530(7)
PART FIVE Adapting and Interpreting the Drama
Theater and Other Media
Setting the Scene
537(1)
From the Stage to the Big Screen
538(5)
From Movies to Television
543(3)
Dramatic Structure and the Screen
546(5)
Performing Before the Camera
551(4)
Assessing the Success of a Production
555(8)
Review
560(1)
Animator
Review Workshop
561(2)
Theater and Other Art Forms
Setting the Scene
563(1)
Music
564(3)
Dance
567(3)
Fine Art
570(2)
Common Elements and Influences
572(2)
Synthesis of Art Forms in Theater
574(10)
Review
582(1)
Film Director
Review Workshop
583(1)
Media and Culture
584(4)
Glossary 588(19)
Index 607(18)
Acknowledgments 625(4)
Photo Credits 629

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