Thursday, 6 January 2011

Stage directions, Terminology &Definitions

STAGE BLOCKING:     in theatre terms it refers to the specific movement and positioning of actors on a stage in order to assist the performance of a play, ballet, or live performances.
SIGHTLINES:   is a line between spectators or at a stage or a play and venue and It also recommended that the spectator's eye height must be not be lower than 800 mm above the stage.
UPSTAGE:  is toward at or relating to the rear part of a stage.
DOWNSTAGE:   near or in front of the stage.
STAGE RIGHT: the part of stage on the actor’s right as they face the right.
STAGE LEFT:  the part of the stage to the left of a performer facing the audience.
What do these terms help us to do?
You can use these words while you are a part of a play or being a member of it you need to use these technical terms.
Find out who the audience is?
The play was based the age group of 12 to 18 years old.
Where will the show be held?
The show was held at Heston community school in the hall.
To whom tickets are available?
Pupils, friends, staff, family.
 Where will the promotional champagne be targeted?
It will be targeted at school, or leaflets.

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