Major Project 2

Designing and Directing Your Own One-Act Play Production



You are now ready to undertake the difficult process of making a synthesis—something new. It will be “new” because it goes beyond simple coordination of the parts and involves your personal selection of the pieces in appropriate amounts.

In working out this project, you will do all the designs completely by yourself, because every learning director must discover firsthand the complex challenges facing designers in the various areas. Later, at the end of Part III, you will learn how to work with designers. But at this point, you must learn all you can about the processes of design first-hand. In addition, as you do this project, you will be debating with yourself the ...

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