Principles of Light
Controllable Properties of Lighting
These are not necessarily theatrical, and are objective
Aims of Stage Lighting
- Establish Mood
- Relevation of Form
Little Red Riding Hood
Script Analysis Class
A script is a story with characters and dialogue.
Script Analysis can be broken down into 7 areas:
What is the Major Dramatic Question?/Dramatic Spine?
- Establishes a Need to Know/Curiosity in Audience
- Inciting Incident: Raises the MDQ
- Point of Attact: Audience Becomes Aware of the MDQ
The Story has a Beginning, Middle and End
- Complications Placed in Way of Resolution of MDQ
- Denounment: Wrapping Up Loose Ends
Mounting Tension, Rising and Falling Action and Conflict
Function of Each Episode or Unit (does it forward plot, char. development, create conflict, etc.)
Function of, Relationships to Each Other, what happens to them? What do they learn?
The Text's vrs. Our Choice in Presenting it
Affect all Designers - Light Oriented Ones are:
- Time of Day
- Light Sources
- Is this a Morality Tale
- Whose Point of View do we Present
- OUR Meaning or Message in this Specific Production
- What do we Stress or de-emphasize?
- Do we Comment on Something else Thru it?