Browse Productions - 6 results

Creative Drama and Improvisation
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produced by Digital Video Concepts (Indianapolis, IN: Digital Video Concepts, 1990), 1 hour 44 mins
This video presents various exercises designed to encourage creativity in acting and looks at the use of improvisation. It features Rives Collins, who explores creative drama, dramatic play, and the creative process.
produced by Digital Video Concepts (Indianapolis, IN: Digital Video Concepts, 1990), 1 hour 44 mins
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David Mamet: The Playwright as Director
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directed by John Musilli, 1936-1991; performed by Michael Patrick Higgins, Jr., 1920-2008 and Lindsay Ann Crouse, 1948- (Kent, CT: Creative Arts Television, 1979), 28 mins
In this program, acclaimed playwright and director David Mamet coaches actors Lindsay Crouse and Michael Higgins in scenes from his plays Dark Pony and Reunion.
directed by John Musilli, 1936-1991; performed by Michael Patrick Higgins, Jr., 1920-2008 and Lindsay Ann Crouse, 1948- (Kent, CT: Creative Arts Television, 1979), 28 mins
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The Directing Process
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presented by Dale McFadden, fl. 1985; produced by Digital Video Concepts (Indianapolis, IN: Digital Video Concepts, 1990), 1 hour 43 mins
In this program, Dale McFadden, Associate Chair of the Department of Theatre and Drama at Indiana University, teaches how to select, organize, and direct a play. He traces the history of theater direction and covers such topics as text analysis, collaboration with designers, staging and blocking, rehearsal, and pe...
presented by Dale McFadden, fl. 1985; produced by Digital Video Concepts (Indianapolis, IN: Digital Video Concepts, 1990), 1 hour 43 mins
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Jay O'Callahan: A Master Class in Storytelling
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directed by Marjory Potts, fl. 1998 and Robert Potts, fl. 1998; produced by Marjory Potts, fl. 1998 and Robert Potts, fl. 1998, Vineyard Video Productions (West Tisbury, MA: Vineyard Video Productions), 33 mins
In this video, Jay O’Callahan shows how to use voice and movement to tell a story and bring characters to life. He explores the role of storytelling as a teaching tool and as an art form. “Jay O’Callahan is a one-man cultural renaissance,” Highly Recommended, Video Librarian.
directed by Marjory Potts, fl. 1998 and Robert Potts, fl. 1998; produced by Marjory Potts, fl. 1998 and Robert Potts, fl. 1998, Vineyard Video Productions (West Tisbury, MA: Vineyard Video Productions), 33 mins
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Read & Rap: Teaching Young Adult Literature, Class 10, Drama: Bringing Literature to Life
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produced by Governors State University. Communications Services, in Read & Rap: Teaching Young Adult Literature, Class 10 (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2004), 58 mins
Featuring teacher Cheryl Hague, this program presents methods for incorporating drama into classroom instruction. It shows students and actors re-creating a scene from August Wilson’s Fences and discussing the play. The video demonstrates techniques for transitioning English students into dramatic study.
produced by Governors State University. Communications Services, in Read & Rap: Teaching Young Adult Literature, Class 10 (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2004), 58 mins
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Set Construction: Where Do I Start?
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presented by David C. Shawger, fl. 1987; produced by Digital Video Concepts (Indianapolis, IN: Digital Video Concepts, 1987), 1 hour 8 mins
This program demonstrates economical and effective set construction techniques. It reviews building supplies and tools, flats and platforms, stiffeners and jacks, moldings, window frames, door jambs, and set assembly.
presented by David C. Shawger, fl. 1987; produced by Digital Video Concepts (Indianapolis, IN: Digital Video Concepts, 1987), 1 hour 8 mins
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