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Uploaded on Jan 30, 2012
Excerpt from Disc Six of Practical Technical Theater - Set Design.
This program illustrates how to maintain top notch production values in facilities that range from the high school "cafetorium" to state-of-the-art theaters.
* Categorizes various types of common interior and exterior set designs: Box Sets, Unit Sets, and Wing and Drop Sets, as well as combinations of those three types.
* Demonstrates how to analyze a script to determine technical demands.
* Offers hands-on group projects such as researching for period plays, working with the director and other designers to achieve a specific style, and considering directional compositions in the design.
* Analyzes common aspects of set design including sight lines, furniture placement and traffic patterns, and basic scale drawing.