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Theatrical Design by Kevin Lee Allen

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3 – Analysis

There’s a lot of words here, sorry. Yes, you’re about how things look and sound, but sometimes, even designers must deal with words using words.

Script Analysis is the first step in casting a wide net to gather information that will lead to understanding, comprehension, interpretation, and better story telling. The text is not limited to the words on the page. The text encompasses the world around those words that designers need to identify, imagine, and create. The text is the heart of the search for meaning, inspiration, and design.

Although American productions typically now have individual and specific designers for each discipline, the European model is to rely more on Scenographers who are masters of two or more disciplines ...

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