The Rules of Comedy Cast and Crew List

Cast:
(In order of appearance)
Narrator 1: Kayla Crisp
Narrator 2: Hannah Womack
Hamlet: John-Mark Hall
Polonius: Nathan Carter
Laertes: Josh Cushing
Ghost: Eric Jackowski
Horatio: Jori Sacra
Claudius: Loredee Arrington
Gertrude: Jordan Greene
Orsic: Caitlin Kenny
Ophelia: Shanti Rollins
Understudy: Jessie Capps
Dramaturg: Natalie Hall
Translator 1: Kassandra Otero
Translator 2: Jordan Norris

Crew:
Stage Manager: Kerri Woolford
Stage Crew/Prop Manager: Kaitlyn Schultz
Stage Crew: Kristen Whittaker

All cast and crew must be at after school rehearsals starting Monday 3/3/14. Please e-mail me at jpicariello@ccps.us to confirm your acceptance of the role/position by Monday.

(Emily Rose, John Dean, and Victoria Gross please bring your signed form to me Monday morning to be considered for additional crew positions)

Class 2/28/14

Theatre II

Do Now: Heavy Ball Pantomime

1) Create a ball that can be bounced

2)Give details about what the ball looks like

3) Give details about what the ball feels like

4) Draw a picture of the ball

Warm-up

Heavy ball game

Roses before Thorns Pantomime scene

Theatre I

Do Now: Heavy Ball Pantomime

1) Create a ball that can be bounced

2)Give details about what the ball looks like

3) Give details about what the ball feels like

4) Draw a picture of the ball

Warm-up

Heavy ball game

Roses before Thorns Pantomime scene

Class 2/27/14

Theatre II

Do Now: Give a very specific and detailed description of the room your pantomime takes place in. This should be at least 2 paragraphs. Turn in the box when you’re done.

Warm-up-Jesse and Jasmine can lead this

Warm-up game-Freedom may choose the warm-up game and lead it

Pantomime practice- Students should be rehearsing their pantomime performances. Please remind them they have their roses before thorns critique on. Once they have rehearsed separately they need to find a partner and give each other an evaluation using the worksheet provided.

Theatre I

Do Now: Give a very specific and detailed description of the room your pantomime takes place in. This should be at least 1 paragraph. Turn into the box when you’re done.

Warm-up- Have Andrew and Kim (block 3) Elizabeth and Nathan (block 4) lead the warm-ups

Warm-up game- Froggy murderer (they can play 3 rounds of this-they know how to play)

Pantomime Worksheet- Students should first answer the Pantomime test questions on page 12 (this will not be counted as a test, but will be counted as a grade). Once they are finished they need to find a partner and practice their pantomime scene. They need to give a critique using page 13 on the back of the pantomime test. These should be completed and turned in by the end of class.

Class 2/25/14

Theatre I

Classwork:

Do Now: What is pantomime?

Warm-up

Warm-up game

Finish Improv performances

Read chapter on Pantomime

Go over Pantomime notes

Go over pantomime activity/ start brainstorming

Theatre II

Classwork:

Do Now: What is pantomime?

Warm-up

Warm-up game

Go over pantomime notes

Go over pantomime activity and start  brainstorming

 

Class 2/24/14

Theatre I

Classwork:

Do Now: Reflect  on what you need to do to better your improv performances

Warm-up

Finish Roses Before Thorns

Start Final Performances

 

Theatre II

Classwork

Do Now: Reflect on what you need to do to better your improv performances

Warm-up

Warm-up game

Final Performances

Start Pantomime notes (see course documents)

Class 2/19/14

Theatre I

Classwork:

Do Now: Fill in audience etiquette worksheet

Warm-up

Warm-up game

Bus Stop/Reflection

Theatre II

Classwork:

Do Now: Fill in audience etiquette worksheet

Warm-up

Warm-up game

Freeze/Reflection

Late to Work improv

Class 2/18/14

Theatre I

Classwork:

Do Now: What are 5 rules of improv

Warm-up

Finish Secrets Improv

Park Bench

Bus Stop/Reflection (use the questions from the improv notes)

Theatre II

Classwork:

Do Now: What are 5 rules of improv

Warm-up

Warm-up game

Bus Stop/ Reflection (questions from notes)

Freeze/ Reflection (questions from notes)