Theatre Production

BHS- 5th & 6th Period

Assignment 8: May 11 - May 15 Identifying Mood. Listen to the song below.

Beirut - Elephant Gun (Official Video)

How would you describe the mood of the song you just heard?

Music is often used to enhance the mood of a theatrical performance. As humans, we are instinctively able to interpret moods. We know if a song sounds happy or sad or angry.


If I had to list 3 ways to describe the above song, Elephant Gun by Beirut, I would say that:

1. It has a Mediterranean Coast feel.

2. Sounds outdated, like it could be from the 1940's

3. Sad but hopeful


Now, if I were making a movie about an Italian family in the 1940's on the run from Nazi Germany, wouldn't this be a great song to use?


Your assignment this week is to try and describe mood in 3 different ways. You can probably get it done in 30 minutes or less!


Get started by clicking here: THE MOOD OF SOUND

Everything below is from past assignments that you can still turn in.

In case you're just joining us...

We began reading a play called ALL MY SONS on April 20. The play is 3 acts and its actually quite short compared to most plays. Links to the play for you to read online are farther down below.


There is a quiz over each act and your theatre grade should reflect the following activity:


April 20-24: Act 1 Quiz


April 27-May 1: Act 2 Quiz


May 4-May 8: Act 3 Quiz



PREFER TO WRITE SOMETHING INSTEAD OF TAKE THESE QUIZZES?


THERE ARE 2 DIFFERENT WRITING OPTIONS YOU COULD CHOOSE IF YOU WOULD RATHER DO THAT TO GET YOUR GRADE. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Assignments 5,6,7: April 20-MAY 8

IT'S TIME TO READ A PLAY! YAY!


Not just any play, one of the greatest plays ever written! You have 3 weeks to read it and decide which of these options you would like to pursue.


No matter what class you are in (Theatre I, Production, Tech) pick any of the three options listed below. It's your choice.


MANY LINKS ARE BELOW. SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THEM ALL AND CLICK THOSE THAT ARE RELEVANT TO YOU.

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