Moment work : Tectonic Theater Project's process of devising theater / by Moisés Kaufman and Barbara Pitts McAdams with Leigh Fondakowski, George Pierotti, Andy Paris, Kelli Simpkins, Jimmy Maze, Scott Barrow.
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- ISBN: 9781101971772
- ISBN: 1101971770
- Physical Description: x, 307 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, music ; 21 cm
- Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.
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Introduction -- Part 1: Tectonic's antecedents, history, and approach. -- Antecedents : Postmodernism and deconstruction -- History -- Approach : The most prevalent process of playwriting ; Defining devised ; Form and content ; Theatrical narrative vs. dramatic narrative ; Collaboration ; The role of the theater artist -- Part 2: The Moment Work process. -- Level 1: Making moments : Prepping the space ; Introducing the elements of the stage ; Introducing the Moment Work construct: I begin/I end ; Two-person moments ; Group moments ; Concepts: Defining moments and Moment Work ; Architecture and space moments ; Concepts: Tools for critique ; Prop moments ; Concepts: Discursive power, logging, and sharing moments ; Costume moments ; Concepts: Discursive line, narrative flexibility, and layering ; Light moments ; Concepts: Tension, dynamic change, and scoring ; Sound moments ; Text moments ; Adding texts to preexisting moments ; Some additional elements -- Level 2: Constructing short narratives : Consecutive sequencing ; Moment layering ; Context ; Additional structuring tools -- Level 3: Creating a piece : The hunch ; Source material ; Organizing principles ; Using throughlines ; The plays: Gross indecency: the three trials of Oscar Wilde ; The Laramie Project ; I am my own wife ; 33 variations ; One arm ; The Laramie Project: ten years later ; Uncommon sense -- Part 3: Essays. -- What do we bring into the room? / Andy Paris -- Interview technique, research, and fieldwork: muster some nerve and embark / Greg Pierotti -- A team of dramaturgs / Jimmy Maize -- Writing into form: creating The People's Temple / Leigh Fondakowski -- Brecht and the use of the narrator in Tectonic plays / Moisés Kaufman -- Devising a Moment Work play with college students / Kelli Simpkins.
"A detailed guide to the collaborative method developed by the acclaimed creators of the plays The Laramie Project and Gross Indecency"-- Provided by publisher.
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