• Google Classroom -Please Join

    Posted by Rich Tryzbiak on 4/16/2020

    I have set up Google Classrooms for all of my classes. If you have not joined your class yet please do so.

    I sent the class code to your school email address. That is the address you will need to join the class.

    If you did not get the code. Email me at rtryzbiak@eriesd and I will send you the code. 

    You need to join by Monday, April 20.

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  • April 6, 2020 Coming Soon A Google Classroom

    Posted by Rich Tryzbiak on 4/6/2020

    You still have time to watch a video of a live theatrical performance and write a review for the third quarter if you haven't.

    Also I will be launching a Google Classroom for us so check back often to join the class.

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  • March 27, 2020

    Posted by Rich Tryzbiak on 3/27/2020

    In Theatre Arts 1 we talked about costume design and you got the chance to do a little designing of your own. 

    Here are a few videos featuring costume designers and their work.

    Costumer’s Process


    Costume and set design An American in Paris


    Costume Designer


    Costume and Wigs National Theatre UK


    Costume design National Theatre Wing


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  • March 25, 2020

    Posted by Rich Tryzbiak on 3/25/2020

    Set Design 

    In Theatre Arts 1 we talked briefly about set design and you got the chance to create a basic set design drawing.

    There is much more to consider in a design.

    • Will it work for the production?
    • Does it fit the director’s needs?
    • What about the style of the design?
    • Is it the correct time period?
    • Should the walls be painted? Wallpapered? Stenciled?
    • What about color?
    • Does the color fit the mood?
    • What is the color of the set saying about the characters and the space they occupy?
    • Does the color work with the color of the costumes?
    • Is this the only set needed for the production or does it need sometime for another scene?

    There is a lot to consider.

    In a musical there are often many sets, many locations and they might need to change rapidly from one to another.

    Below are a few videos featuring Broadway set designers and their work that I think might be of interest you.

    Set design for Wicked 


    Set design for Dear Evan Hansen and Hamilton


    Set design for Hamilton


    Set design for Beetlejuice


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  • Welcome to things to do at home for Theatre Production

    Posted by Rich Tryzbiak on 3/25/2020

    I will begin posting some things for you every few days so that you can keep your love of the theatre alive. I have been instructed that nothing I offer you at this time is to be a required assignment or is to be graded but I do hope that you will participate even if it is only for a diversion from what can become long boring days.

    I am going to ask that you communicate with me through my school district email address rtryzbiak@eriesd.org rather than the gmail address I gave you at the beginning of the semester. It will just be better for me at this time.

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