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University of Memphis - THEA 2511001 - Class Notes - Week 1

School: University of Memphis
Department: Theatre
Course: Intro to Theatre Production
Professor: Michael O'Nele
Term: Spring 2018
Tags: intro, theatre, and production
Name: Week 1 Notes
Description: These are the notes that I was able to gather within the first week of class. I will upload chapter notes when I have time.
Uploaded: 01/26/2018
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­ Producers
­ Marketing
­ Front of House (FOH)
­ One position for FOH is being a HOUSE MANAGER ­ One thing that producers can do is have a show choice, or choose shows that will fit into  a season for the theatre. ­ Artistic Directors ­ One focus for this type of director is they get to choose the theme of the shows, and also  help the producer choose the show choice. ­ Director ­ Stage ­ Musical
­ Technical 
­ Designers ­ Costumes ­ Wigs
­ Make Up
­ Paint/Rye
­ Millinery
­ Cobbling ­ Scenic ­ Props
­ Carpentry
­ Paint ­ Lights ­ Sound ­ Sound Engineer 1/22/18
­ Arena
­ Intimate
­ Harder to light
­ Proscenium ­ Easy to hide things backstage ­ Apron orchestra lift ­ Thrust ­ Get the best of an Arena and Proscenium ­ Alley ­ Audience on 2 sides
­ Stage in the middle
­ Built like a tennis court idea ­ Found/Environment
background image 1/24/18
­ Theatre Equipment
­ Pipe grid ­ Numbers ­ Dimmers ­ Cat Walk ­ Calipers
­ Tention wire grid
­ Lift; Pit
­ Traps (Trap Doors)
­ Trusts
­ FOH
­ Tech ­ Everything in the house ­ Turn Table; Revolve
­ Cyc; Cyclorama (Plastic Cyc)
­ Count er Weight System (weight or sand bags)
­ Line sets
­ Electrified Baton ­ Blackout Curtain ­ Traveler ­ Curtain that moves (trail) ­ Act Curtain; Main Drape
­ Leg (two side curtain); Border (connects the legs)
­ Scenic wall
­ Wings (hiding things on both sides of the stage)
­ Scrim (black with gray or white with white) ­ Black with gray scrim ­ White with white cyc ­ Tab ­ Masking ­ Black curtains ­ Ribbon grid; grid iron 1/26/18 ­ Lighting Designs ­ Illumination ­ Mood = Color + Angle
­ Focus = Intensity
­ Rhythm = Cuing = Cue Sheet/Annotations = Story Board = Transition
­ Follow Spotlight
­ Modeling = Revelation of Form = Highlight + Shadow
­ Light Plot

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School: University of Memphis
Department: Theatre
Course: Intro to Theatre Production
Professor: Michael O'Nele
Term: Spring 2018
Tags: intro, theatre, and production
Name: Week 1 Notes
Description: These are the notes that I was able to gather within the first week of class. I will upload chapter notes when I have time.
Uploaded: 01/26/2018
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