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Technical Theatre Operations In our technical theatre operations task, we were given the process which involved in concentrating on creating a specific state or mood

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Technical Theatre Operations

In our technical theatre operations task, we were given the process which involved in concentrating on creating a specific state or mood. We were given various atmosphere's to choose from and in our group we chose a 'menacing' atmosphere as we felt this could be the most effective combination. We were restricted of using only 3 props so we realised our decision making on the props we chose and why would be very important. At first the group and I came up with the idea of using children's toys scattered across the floor could symbolise domestic violence of some sort or bad happenings but found that our small area of the stage looked very bare. So we decided to try and find bigger children's objects but no matter the size of the props it still did not feel like a clustered children's room. We then had to create other ideas and felt it would be better to reconsider how we would tackle the task and what scene we would use.

We then decided that using a headless manikin dressed in a wedding dress would be very effective, we also used an old

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