"To Dream the Impossible Dream" - Nonrealistic Theater

"To Dream the Impossible Dream" - Nonrealistic Theater
"To Dream the Impossible Dream" - Nonrealistic Theater
"To Dream the Impossible Dream" - Nonrealistic Theater
"To Dream the Impossible Dream" - Nonrealistic Theater
"To Dream the Impossible Dream" - Nonrealistic Theater
"To Dream the Impossible Dream" - Nonrealistic Theater
"To Dream the Impossible Dream" - Nonrealistic Theater
"To Dream the Impossible Dream" - Nonrealistic Theater
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Non-Realistic Theater
A fun, creative, and hands on way to increase students’ knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the origins of non-realistic theater and to make them aware of how non-realistic theater techniques have influenced current theater and film. Students will be able to: Identify elements of non-realistic theater; examine and compare characteristics of non-realistic theater in works from various historical/cultural periods and within various historical/cultural contexts; relate the role of theater arts to culture and history; explore non-realistic theater techniques via class activities; create, rehearse, and perform a “dream sequence” based on non-realistic theater techniques.

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Introduction to unit
Activity One: Freeze frame technique
Activity Two: Repetition technique via movement/sound
Activity Three: Slow motion; fast motion; rewind techniques
Activity Four: Emotion machines vs physical machines
Activity Five: Practice using non-realistic theater techniques
Activity Six: Dream Sequences
Handouts:
Historical Background
Sample Dream Sequence Script
Dream Sequence Criteria Sheet
Dream Sequence Planning Sheet
Dream Sequence Evaluation Sheet

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11 pages
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2 Weeks
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