Students will demonstrate their mastery of sound and the creation of sound by adapting and performing a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream using live sound effects.
Beginning/Intermediate Technical Theatre
Beginning set and lighting design
Tuning in to sound helps us increase our awareness of the world around us.
Lesson 1: What is Foley?
Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding of Foley art and sound design by selecting a scene (in a group) from A Midsummer Night’s Dream to adapt into a short radio show.
Lesson 2: How to Write a Radio Show
Lesson Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding of how to move along a plot by writing a script for a Radio Show.
Lesson 3: Work Day
Objective: Students will complete their radio show scripts in preparation for a sound rehearsal.
Lesson 4: Experimenting and Rehearsing With Sound
Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding of sound design in a radio show by experimenting and rehearsing with different objects to prepare their sound cue list and script.
Lesson 5: Performances
Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding of sound design and Foley art by presenting their radio shows to the class, along with turning in a completed sound cue script.
Lesson 6: Introduction to Sound Systems
Objective: Students will understand the purpose of the sound board, microphones, and other equipment in the theatre space as demonstrated by their personal experimentation with the equipment.
The Art of Foley Sound Design Unit of Lessons.Caitlin Hall
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