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Così

Così VCE Revision

Revisit moments from the MTC production of Così and apply your knowledge of VCE Theatre Studies.

VCE Theatre Studies Revision Activities

Look at the images below and recall that moment from the MTC production of Così by Louis Nowra. Read the script again to refresh your memory of the scene. Write your own answers to the questions using VCE terminology.

 

MTC_COSI_photo_Jeff_Busby_1049.jpgRahel Romahn, Robert Menzies, Sean Keenan and Bessie Holland. Photo by Jeff Busby.

Roy tries to convince Lewis to do Così fan tutte

  • Revisit this section of the script and read it in detail.
  • Analyse how two or more production roles interpreted the script for performance. In your response, refer to:
    • the script excerpt
    • other parts of the script 
    • two or more specific moments from the play in performance.
  • How was the theatrical style(s) implied in the script interpreted in the play in performance?

 

MTC_COSI_photo_Jeff_Busby_1452.jpgSean Keenan, Gabriel Fancourt and Glenn Hazeldine. Photo by Jeff Busby.

Henry strangles Nick

  • Revisit this section of the script and read it in detail.
  • Evaluate how your the actor Glenn Hazeldine (Henry) used contrast and rhythm to interpret the script in performance. In your response, refer to:
    • the script excerpt
    • other parts of the script
    • the play in performance.
  • How was one element of theatre composition used in the production?

 

MTC_COSI_photo_Jeff_Busby_1384.jpgKatherine Tonkin and Sean Keenan. Photo by Jeff Busby.

Ruth rehearses her steps

  • In one brief sentence, describe this specific moment from the performance.
  • How was one acting skill used by one of the actors during this specific moment in the performance to interpret the verbal and/or non-verbal language of the play?
  • Analyse how Katherine Tonkin used the element of motion in her interpretation of Ruth.

 

MTC_COSI_photo_Jeff_Busby_1747.jpgRobert Menzies, Esther Hannaford, Glenn Hazeldine, Katherine Tonkin, Sean Keenan and Bessie Holland. Photo by Jeff Busby.

The opera performance.

  • Revisit this section of the script and read it in detail.
  • Evaluate how the Costume Designer (Jonathon Oxlade) used contrast and emphasis to interpret the script in performance. In your response, refer to:
    • the script excerpt
    • other parts of the script
    • the play in performance.
  • How was one element of theatre composition used in the production?
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Published on 25 May 2019

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