Set Design (2nd Edition In Production)

Set Design (2nd Edition In Production)

$229.00

This program illustrates how to maintain top-notch production values in facilities that range from the high school "cafetorium" to state-of-the-art theaters.

  • Explores various types of common interior and exterior set design styles: Box Sets, Unit Sets, and Wing and Drop Sets, as well as combinations of those three types.
  • Demonstrates how to analyze a script to determine technical demands.
  • Offers hands-on group projects such as researching for period plays, working with the director and other designers to achieve a specific style the production concept, and considering directional compositions in the design.
  • Analyzes common aspects of set design including sightlines, furniture placement and traffic patterns, and basic scale drawing.

Hosts: Bob Fowler and Marti Fowler

In addition to freshening up the original Set Design program, the 2nd Edition will include new sections:

  • Using Projections 
  • 3-D Set Design Rendering
  • 2 interviews with USA 829 Scenic Designers (including plans and footage of the finished sets)
  • Production Concept and the Design Process
  • Designing Period Sets.

(Anticipated Roll-Out Date, Fall, 2017).

  • Provides examples of various types of common interior and exterior set designs: Box Sets, Unit Sets, and Wing and Drop Sets, as well as combinations of those three types.
  • Demonstrates how to analyze a script to determine technical demands.
  • Offers hands-on group projects such as researching for period plays, working with the director and other designers to achieve a specific style, and directional compositions.
  • Analyzes common aspects of set design including sight lines, furniture placement and traffic patterns, and basic scale drawing.

 

Day 1: Introduction to Set Design

  • Tour of a Typical Theater
  • Script Analysis (part 1)

Day 2: 

  • Script Analysis (part 2)

Day 3:

  • Design Analysis and Styles
  • Differences between Actual Buildings and Sets

Day 4:

  • Tour of a Completed Set
  • Scale Drawings

Day 5:

  • Preparing to Build Your Model Set
  • Front Elevations and Model

Days 6-13:

  • Preparing to Build Your Model Set
  • Walls, Floors and Platforms
  • Furniture
  • Painting Your Model

Day 14:

  • Rear Elevations and Working Drawings
  • Exterior Sets and Unit Sets
  • Resumes and Portfolios
  • Review for Unit Test

Day 15:

  • Review and Written Assessment

CHAPTER INDEX, AND ALIGNMENTS TO THE NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR ARTS EDUCATION (PRE-2015)

Day 01 and 02: Theater Hierarchy:

National Content Standard 5-8

  • 3. Designing by developing environments for improvised and scripted scenes.

Achievement Standard:

  • 3. d. Work collaboratively and safely to select and create elements of scenery, properties, lighting, and sound to signify environments, and costumes and makeup to suggest character.

National Content Standard 9-12

  • 3. Designing and producing by conceptualizing and realizing artistic interpretations for informal and formal productions.

Achievement Standard

  • d. Proficient Apply technical knowledge and skills to collaboratively and safely create functional scenery, properties, lighting, sound, costumes, and make-up.
  • h. Advanced Safely construct and efficiently operate technical aspects of theater, film, television, or electronic media productions.

CHAPTER INDEX, AND ALIGNMENTS TO THE NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR ARTS EDUCATION (2015 - PRESENT)

Coming soon.