30 Great Sound Design Resources for Theatre Students

30 Great Sound Design Resources for Theatre Students

Theatrical sound design involves interpreting the script to include pre-recorded or original sound effects and pre-recorded or original soundscapes in the production. Effective sound design can establish the time of day or year, create mood, denote location, and provide scene transitions.

Realism: Helpful Theatre Resources for Students

Realism: Helpful Theatre Resources for Students

Realism as a theatre movement emerged in Europe in the latter part of the 19th century. As a genuine theatre style, realism was a reaction against romanticism and the sensationalism of melodrama which dominated the stages of Europe and America for much of the 1800s. The realistic movement continues to influence theatre to this day.

Stage Management

Stage Management

Stage management is the practice of organizing and coordinating a theatrical production. It encompasses a variety of activities, including organizing the production and coordinating communications between various personnel (e.g., between director and backstage crew, or actors and production management). Stage management is a sub-discipline of stagecraft. Bemidji Community Theatre Advice for stage managers. Carissa Dollar…

Kyogen

Kyogen

Ky?gen (literally “mad words” or “wild speech”) is a form of traditional Japanese comic theater. It developed alongside Noh, was performed along with Noh as an intermission of sorts between Noh acts, on the same Noh stage, and retains close links to Noh in the modern day; therefore, it is sometimes designated Noh-ky?gen. However, its…

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole. Although musical theatre overlaps with other theatrical forms…