Performance Response/Review Paper

Assignment: After attending the live theatrical performance (which was either a required performance, one chosen from the class list which is posted in the Theatrical Performances tab to the left, or one approved by the instructor), write a 3-5 page response/review paper, including ALL of  the following :

 

1.  What engaged you during this performance? What disengaged you? Why?

 

2.   Discuss specific observations/examples from the performance: acting, directing, set/costume/lighting/sound design,

and audience.

 

3.  Cite and apply specific ideas/theories from Theatrical Worlds to back up your observations/opinions/assertions.

 

4.  How do you see this play relating to the Rites. Rights. Writes. Theme “It’s  your Nature”? Be specific.

 

5.  What did you learn about yourself and theatre as a result of viewing this performance and completing this

assignment?  Be specific.

 

6. Apply and compare what you learned to your own major or field of study. Be specific