Bringing a Theatrical Work to Television
Description:This segment explores the many technical preparations involved in taping a performance. The clip includes scenes of television crew members stringing cable and setting cameras as well as interviews with the lighting designer, audio supervisors, and director for the production, a Stage One performance of Wind in the Willows.
- Show in conjunction with the performance segments from Wind in the Willows on Performance Excerpts.
- Discuss the preparations for taping a theatrical performance. (Additional information can be found at the web site for KET’s production of Liz’s Circus Story.)
- Have students list the jobs mentioned in the segment, then research additional information about each job.
- As a class, plan how you would videotape a class performance. What activities would be necessary? See how many ways you can come up with that do not involve onstage performance.
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