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Stagecraft Week 8:  What's BACK there? 

(Stage Managers, Props Masters, Crew)

October 19-23, 2020

Important terms are in RED.

Google Classroom assignments are in BLUE.

If ABSENT, you are REQUIRED to read / understand / do all activities posted for that day, even if it's not an "assignment".  

DAY 1:

1.)  Reviewed what was learned last week in the On-Stage lighting tutorials.  Also reviewed things we've already learned about lighting (parts of a fixture, gels, gobos, jobs of a lighting designer, etc.)

2.) Chose an area (from the IB Learner Profile) to individually focus on this week.  (If Absent, be sure to complete this under Week 8 in your REFLECTION JOURNAL in Google Classroom

3.)  Watched a video (WICKED Lighting: Lighting Plotand responded in REFLECTION JOURNAL (Journal Title:  Wicked Lighting) about 2-3 things you found interesting or new from the video.

4.) Analyzed photos from various stage productions for color/lighting used in each to create specific moods.

5.) Discussed the relationship between lighting designers and special effects designers; watched two Special Effects videos and discussed problem-solving in both.

6.) Participated in a Summative Skills activity (Skill Relay) in teams on stage.

  • Person 1:  bring in pipe (with proper safety calls)

  • Person 2:  Hang lighting unit and tighten down (safely)

  • Person 3:  Hook up fixture to dimmer and turn on

  • Person 4:  Drop gel / Drop gobo

  • Person 1:  Bring out pipe and focus

  • Person 5 (or team choice):  Properly wrap a cable

  • (after each round, students rotated to next position so that each person performed every task)

DAY 2:


Go Deeper (Optional):

Additional Videos on Special Effects on Stage: 

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