Chamberlain College Week 3 The Tempest Viewing and Reflection Paper

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Week 3: The Tempest - Viewing and Reflection

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  • Due Jul 28 by 11:59pm
  • Points 50
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Plays are meant to be performed, rather than read. The purpose of dramatic arts often extends far beyond the words written on a page; staging, lighting, costumes intonation, expression, and audience experience are all part of the experience of a theatrical production. To help develop your understanding of The Tempest and the cultural role of the dramatic arts, you will view a production of the play this week and write a two-page reflection to explain your viewing experience.

Below, please find several classic interpretations and modern adaptations of The Tempest:

Classic Interpretations:

Adaptations:

For this assignment, you will view one of the above and complete a reflection that addresses the following:

  • Identify the performance that you have selected.
  • Describe the staging, lighting, costumes, and characters of the performance. How do these match or revise the written version of the play?
  • What type of mood and tone does the performance create? How?
  • What parts of the play are easier to understand through performance? What are some details that stood out through performance?
  • What does the performance suggest about the role of theater in contemporary culture?

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Rubric

Tempest Reflection

Tempest Reflection

CriteriaRatingsPts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContent

35.0 pts

Reflection addresses all of the following elements: •Identify the selected performance. •Describe the staging, lighting, costume and characters •Describe the mood and tone of the performance and how it is created. •Discuss the parts of the play that are easier to understand through performance – what details stood out? •Discuss what the performance suggests about the role of theater in contemporary culture

30.0 pts

Reflection addresses most of the following elements: •Identify the selected performance. •Describe the staging, lighting, costume and characters •Describe the mood and tone of the performance and how it is created. •Discuss the parts of the play that are easier to understand through performance – what details stood out? •Discuss what the performance suggests about the role of theater in contemporary culture

25.0 pts

Reflection addresses some of the following elements: •Identify the selected performance. •Describe the staging, lighting, costume and characters •Describe the mood and tone of the performance and how it is created. •Discuss the parts of the play that are easier to understand through performance – what details stood out? •Discuss what the performance suggests about the role of theater in contemporary culture

20.0 pts

Reflection addresses few of the following elements: •Identify the selected performance. •Describe the staging, lighting, costume and characters •Describe the mood and tone of the performance and how it is created. •Discuss the parts of the play that are easier to understand through performance – what details stood out? •Discuss what the performance suggests about the role of theater in contemporary culture

0.0 pts

No effort

35.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting Quality

10.0 pts

Throughout the whole work, the writing •actively engages with the topic •is free of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation •demonstrates strong word choice and sentence variety •avoids short paragraphs that tend to make a paper choppy and difficult to read •logically organizes ideas

8.5 pts

Throughout most of the work, the writing •actively engages with the topic •is free of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation •demonstrates strong word choice and sentence variety •avoids short paragraphs that tend to make a paper choppy and difficult to read •presents ideas well

7.0 pts

Throughout some of the work, the writing •actively engages with the topic •is free of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation •demonstrates strong word choice and sentence variety •avoids short paragraphs that tend to make a paper choppy and difficult to read •needs restructuring of organization and concepts

5.5 pts

Throughout little of the work, the writing •actively engages with the topic •is free of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation •demonstrates strong word choice and sentence variety •avoids short paragraphs that tend to make a paper choppy and difficult to read •Most of the work is unorganized and difficult to follow.

0.0 pts

No effort

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReferences

5.0 pts

Throughout the whole work, •outside research is used to apply concepts •in-text references are formatted using APA style •references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources using APA style

4.0 pts

Throughout most of the work, •outside research is used to apply concepts •in-text references are formatted using APA style •references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources using APA style

3.0 pts

Throughout some of the work, •outside research is used to apply concepts •in-text references are formatted using APA style •references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources using APA style

2.0 pts

Throughout little of the work, •outside research is used to apply concepts •in-text references are formatted using APA style •references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources using APA style

0.0 pts

No effort

5.0 pts

Total Points: 50.0

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The Tempest
Introduction
William Shakespeare’s “Tempest” is a script that I understand as a presentation of his last
farewell to theatre. Originally, The Tempest gained recognition in the mid-19th century in most
parts of Europe, a time that thematic concerns of maturity, relationship, just governance, and
revenge were the critical issues of the society. Several interpretative versions of the original play
have been produced on stage, among them including “The Tempest: St. Louis Shakespeare
Festival”, that drew my attention.
Techniques in Staging, lighting, costume, and performance
The play has been presented through various levels of stage management techniques that
address the right theme of the play. Performance techniques such as the character of the
performance, cost...

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