Design concepts and directing: Refugee Boy

In this lesson, we will focus on designing and directing the play. We will learn some design terminology, and apply this to some key scenes, and consider what a director needs to think about.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.How can we create atmosphere on stage?

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Q2.Who is Ruth in "Refugee Boy"?

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Q3.What is a character interpretation?

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Q4.What is the correct definition of subtext?

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Q5.Why are stage directions important?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.How can we create atmosphere on stage?

1/5

Q2.Who is Ruth in "Refugee Boy"?

2/5

Q3.What is a character interpretation?

3/5

Q4.What is the correct definition of subtext?

4/5

Q5.Why are stage directions important?

5/5

Video

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Quiz:

Design concepts and directing: Refugee Boy

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is cross-cutting?

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Q2.Which of these are two types of spotlight?

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Q3.What is the purpose of a spotlight?

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Q4.Which of the following is NOT a role of the director?

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Q5.What is a cyclorama?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Design concepts and directing: Refugee Boy

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is cross-cutting?

1/5

Q2.Which of these are two types of spotlight?

2/5

Q3.What is the purpose of a spotlight?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following is NOT a role of the director?

4/5

Q5.What is a cyclorama?

5/5

Lesson summary: Design concepts and directing: Refugee Boy

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