Stage-Space Awareness

This Stage-Space Awareness activity & project also includes:

Introduce scenic designers to stage-space awareness with three fun activities that demonstrate how placement on the nine stage areas convey emphasis and clarify relationships.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide class members with the map of stage geography
  • For the second activity, divide the class assigning half the role of audience and half as actors so viewers can see how placement denotes strength or weakness
  • Ask the audience to identify the story being told by the placement of the actors on the stage
Classroom Considerations

  • Designed for introduction to theater classes
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Pros

  • The games are an engaging way to introduce stage geography
Cons

  • None
Common Core