Category: Stagecraft

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Costume and Set Design

Here’s a nifty little video from The Library Theatre exhibition on the role of costume and scenic designers. This video is appropriate for students who are studying these aspects of theatre design for the first time. It includes sample renderings, designs and models, while discussing the importance of colour and...

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Cosplay

Sifting through the nerdy side of my personality, checking out details of this week’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) in Los Angeles, I came across a term I never knew existed in “cosplay”. As you may have guessed or known already, “cosplay” is derived from the words “costume” and “play”. While...

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Audio and Video Conversion for Drama

There are some great websites out there for audio and video conversion which are very handy if your drama students wish to incorporate multimedia in a class or school theatre performance. Online conversion reigns supreme simply because it is browser-based and works irrespective of your device’s operating system. You simply...

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Sea Odyssey: Amazing Puppetry!

Over three days in Apil 2012, the city of Liverpool experienced an amazing giant outdoor puppet show. French street theatre company Royal de Luxe performed Sea Odyssey featuring a number of enormous marionettes up to 50-feet tall. There were marionettes in water, boats, on cranes, walking down public streets and...