Uses of space in theatre and drama
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Has a good definition of all the dramatic elements, namely 'space', since this is the element we are looking at in this unit. Covers

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Breaking Social Norms: Personal Space - YouTube

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the distance between you and others determines a lot about the relationship you may have with the person. This video is a funny example of breaking personal space. How does this inform your drama practice?

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Proscenium stage, Thrust theatre stage, End Stage, Arena Stage, Flexible theatre stage, Profile Theatre stage, Sports Arena stage

Proscenium stage, Thrust theatre stage, End Stage, Arena Stage, Flexible theatre stage, Profile Theatre stage, Sports Arena stage | Uses of space in theatre and drama | Scoop.it
Stage Types: - Proscenium stage: A proscenium it can be said that it's a “window” that frames the play taking place on the stage. This type of stage, gives everyone in the audience a good view beca...
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This is a good quick read about all the different types of stages. 

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This is a thrust stage. As the name suggests it is thrust in the middle of the audience, of whom surrounds the stage on three sides.

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Drama Types of Stages

Drama Types of Stages | Uses of space in theatre and drama | Scoop.it
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A brief history on stages starting from ancient Greece, working it's way through the renaissance and into modern times.
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Attraction (Shadow Theatre Group) 1st Audition Britain's Got Talent - YouTube

Attraction perform an emotional love story. ***SONG: EMELI SANDÉ - READ ALL ABOUT IT (PART 3)*** http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFXRQKYFbXE The song at the e...
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A cool example of using just the body and movements to create a story. Observe the the use of space (in this case the silhouettes of the actors bodies) and notice how they convey different expressions and emotions without using their faces. 

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Red Cabbage

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COLLAPSE: Drive-in Cinema at the end of time…2008
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This is a great example of what theater can look like outside of your conventional stage kind of theater, keeping audience positioning in mind.

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This is theatre in the round, and is probably the least common of all styles of stages because performing on them can be quite difficult. 

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This a proscenium stage. Fairly typical style of stage with audience directly in front of the stage. 

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Drama Space

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For those of you who like to read, this is a good introduction to what space is, and how it can be used. See also the hyper link 'Types of stage' (will also link in another scoop for those who don't read this one.

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