Technical Theatre Design Test Name: Read the instructions for each section! Good luck! Below is an overhead view of the stage. below. 1 pt. each Teaser Proscenium Arch Pit Stage Left Leg Label each numbered item in the stage diagram from the list 2nd electric Traveler Cyc Answer the following short answer questions. 1. What is the purpose of a gobo? 2. What is the purpose of masking in set design? Stage Right Wing Beam Plaster Line 3. What is a rendering in costume design? 4. Name two sources for sound designers for sound effects? 5. What are props? 6. Name three clues in the script that a costume designer looks for when designing costumes. 7. Describe the difference between the fill and key lights. 8. What are two of the types of sound used in a production? 9. What is the difference between a flat and a platform? 10. What is a gel? Matching Match the title with their job description. 1 pt. each 11. ____ producer 12. ____ stage manager 13. ____ set crew 14. ____ lighting crew (electricians) 15. ____ technical director a. In charge of everything on stage, calls the technical cues during the show. b. In charge of all technical elements of the show. c. In charge of everything, but mostly making sure there is money to put on the show. d. Hangs, focuses, and prepares the lights for the show e. Builds sets to designers specifications. Essay questions. On the back or a separate piece of paper, answer the following in complete sentences (a short essay). 5 pts. each 16. Choose one of the elements of technical theatre (lighting, sound, costumes, or sets) and describe the process you would go through to create a design for that element. 17. Choose a different element of technical theatre (lighting, sound, costumes, or sets) and describe how that element can be used to communicate information about the play and emotions/mood. 18. Which element of technical theatre interests you the most and why? Give two specific examples of why you’re interested in it. EXTRA CREDIT: Who was the first lighting designer, the man who invented the Key/Fill system?