Who's Who? Look into figures from the broader theatre world and explore their ideas.
EACH QUARTER: You'll investigate a theatre theorist or theater practitioner and present your findings in a small report.
You can select your theorist/practitioner many ways:
The purpose of this assignment is to broaden your thinking about theatre by introducing you to a variety of people who practice it. You can improve your own theatre thinking and practice by learning from others who've forged ahead of you. There is a specific requirement to mention theorists in your Theatre Performance and Production Presentation and you may encounter a theorist's or practitioner's ideas that form the basis for your Independent Project.Use the handout below in Attachments to guide your investigation, reflection, and connection.
- Perhaps a theorist/practitioner came up in class discussion - go more in depth in your investigation
- Use a theorist/practitioner from your studies into backstage work from the American Theatre Wing
- Take a look around the Internet and see where your clicks lead you
- Use the Theorist • Practitioner page as a starting point