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Student Stage Manager's Challenge #1
« on: Oct 23, 2007, 02:07 am »
OK, looking to pep things up a bit in here.  Time for some practice stage management using modern technology! I'll be coming up with practice scenarios and challenges.  Anyone is welcome to take part in the student challenges, but please remember that they're designed with newer SM's in mind.  There are no winners and losers, these challenges are just presented to get the brain moving and to compare techniques.

For the first challenge, we'll start with this video of Moliere's "The Miser," performed by Northlight Theatre and hosted on stagechannel.com.  Please use Clip One, found here: Link.

Based on the video and using the attached text file as a script, please take down the blocking, scenery and props necessary to remount this scene in your own theatre.  Post your final version as an attachment. (To attach something, open up the "Additional options" link below the message box in the posting window and use the Attach field.)

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Re: Student Stage Manager's Challenge #1
« Reply #1 on: Oct 23, 2007, 09:51 am »
How funny - I'm the actual SM for this production. What made you choose "The Miser" for the challenge?

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Re: Student Stage Manager's Challenge #1
« Reply #2 on: Oct 23, 2007, 03:21 pm »
To be honest? There's a shortage of theatre videos out there. Stagechannel is one of the few places that offers a collection of them for easy access that are also usable for this kind of thing that aren't just jump cut after jump cut.  The Miser happened to be the first one on the list that had a wide enough angle to make this kind of project feasible.

I also worked at Northlight many many years ago as an intern for one production, so I am familiar with the venue.

I'll be interested to see which one of the entries comes closest to your actual notes, rvhead!  What a fun coincidence!

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Re: Student Stage Manager's Challenge #1
« Reply #3 on: Oct 23, 2007, 11:36 pm »
I'll have mine up as soon as I can get to a scanner, or my wacom tablet, so I can enter in my hard to trackpad-draw symbols.

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Re: Student Stage Manager's Challenge #1
« Reply #4 on: Jan 29, 2012, 12:07 am »
Awwwwww I was hoping to figure this one out but the video is no longer available.
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