1.To apply concepts and methods learned in class and through required reading to
the conception and approach to an unrealized production of A Midsummer Night’s
Dream. To engage critical analysis of the A Midsummer Night Dream’s text,
characterization and to develop a clear outline of place, character identification
and audience experience through their storytelling.
1. Write a two-page, double-spaced statement that clearly addresses the following
questions and statements:
a. The first two paragraphs must clearly state the overall thematic and
stylistic approach the student will take to the production.
b. The major body of the statement should persuasively describe WHY
this approach to the play is being developed.
i. Cite specific actions, characters, inciting incidents, moments
where the approach drives the storytelling and engages at a
ii. How will space, place, time, character identity, experience be
explored through the use of scenic, costume, lighting, sound,
technology or projection.
c. The closing paragraph will address the student’s intentions on HOW
the approach will engage and/or impact an audience for their
production idea. What is the audience response to the approach?