Epic Theatre: Epic Choices

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Epic Theatre: Epic Choices. You have been selected to direct the Epic Theatre play Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht. You will need to utilise your knowledge of Epic Theatre and theatre in general to ensure that this play goes smoothly. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Congratulations!You have been selected to direct the play Mother Courage and Her Children! In order to have a successful play youll need to prepare for it, where should you go?To the stage in order to understand its limitations.To the library to update your knowledge of Epic Theatre and the play itself.To the actors to establish a bond before performing.Skip it all, I already know what Im doingCongratulationsThe performance was a hit! Kattrins scene was heartbreaking and Mother Courage's attitude to her death really made the audience question her morals.

Due to your knowledge of Epic Theatre you have reached the end!

Congratulations!You have been selected to direct the play Mother Courage and Her Children! In order to have a successful play youll need to prepare for it, where should you go?Start Rehearsing!Actors You have now established a relationship with the actors within your play. This may make it easier to deal with them in the future because lets admit it. Sometimes they can be quite the drama queensLeave the actorsCongratulations!You have been selected to direct the play Mother Courage and Her Children! In order to have a successful play youll need to prepare for it, where should you go?To the stage in order to understand its limitations.To the actors to establish a bond before performing.Start Rehearsing! Game OverHa. Directing isnt something you can improvise. You are unprepared and unreliable. Youve beenreplaced.

Youre just not cut out for this industry kid. Better luck next time.You enter the library and find the Theatrical sectionWhat book do you pick up? Epic Theatre and its conventionsMother Courage and Her Children Bertolt BrechtLeave the libraryActors You have now established a relationship with the actors within your play. This may make it easier to deal with them in the future because lets admit it. Sometimes they can be quite the drama queensLeave the actorsWow! Your first rehearsal everything is going pretty smoothly before one of your actor question what acting style they should use, what do you decide on?No particular styleMethod ActingA technique used by actors to put themselves in the thoughts and situations of their character in order to create the most believable performanceStanislavskis SystemUsing physical actions to produce emotion