SO we looked at Makeup- specifically the stage makeup used by French Mime artists, Steven Berkoff and Kabuki.
I told you stuff, you should write it down... Remember things other than Chris' vampire lips (Or that he had Smokey eyes for the rest of the day)
So... As you felt your research into The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui was, at best, a 3/8- here is my gift to you all...
several lectures on Ui here!
Anything that says preview available here
or preview here, also on google books
You want more...
This has a good glossary of terms and I think is in the process of being built into a fairly detailed website.
Our website looks better though...
I'd do a detailed account to set the scene, but as a fan of Berkoff I feel too much scene setting detracts from the acting- so I won't.
We looked at stage design today- the PowerPoint is in the link above and the picture of how you responded to the Blood Brother's stage is below.
Rosie- you missed a cracker! ...But then, you can just look at the powerpoint and you'd have the same learning, just with less bad jokes in between slides
The book that we watched the DVD from last week (Draaaaaaahmah) is called 'Stage Lighting- The Technicians' by Skip Mort. You are welcome to borrow it.
feel free to comment...