Students will demonstrate their understanding of Brechtian theatre techniques by creating and presenting a concept for a play they could direct in a Brechtian style.
Some directing experience, improvisation
Standard 3 DESIGNING/IMPLEMENTING Objective A: VISUALIZATION Envision design ideas for dramatic presentations.
Standard 4 CONSTRUCTING MEANING Objective A: RESEARCHING Apply internal and external research to a dramatic presentation.
Standard 4 CONSTRUCTING MEANING Analyze/critique personal preferences acquired through experiencing theatre as a participant and an observer.
TH: Re8.1.III c. Support and explain aesthetics, preferences, and beliefs to create a context for critical research that informs artistic decisions in a drama/theatre work.
TH:Cn11.1.III a. Develop a drama/theatre work that identifies and questions cultural, global, and historic belief systems.
TH: Pr4.1.III a. Apply reliable research of directors’ styles to form unique choices for a directorial concept in a drama/theatre work.
Lesson 1: Intro to Brechtian Theatre
Objective: Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic Brechtian theatre techniques by beginning to create a Brechtian staging of a children’s story.
Lesson 2: More About Brecht
Objective: Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic Brechtian theatre techniques by creating a Brechtian staging of a children’s story.
Lesson 3: Brecht Examples
Objective: Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic Brechtian theatre techniques watching and responding to clips from Brechtian theatre.
Lesson 4: Applying Brecht Theory & Pitch Presentations
Objective: Students will demonstrate an understanding of Brechtian theatre techniques in performance by preparing a pitch presentation for a play in the Brechtian style.
Brechtian Theatre Unit of Lessons.Camilla Hodgson
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