Aspects of a Character Theatre Questions

Respond to the questions and prompts, below.

Academic Integrity: Answers must be of your own work, thinking, and writing.

Quality of Answers: Your answers should be complete, accurate, clearly written and presented, and concise. In this assignment, you do not have to use complete sentences.

Length of Answers: Your answers must be between 350 and 500 words, not including the words in the questions or prompts.

Presentation: Use 1-inch margins on all four sides of the page, black ink and one of the following fonts: Time New Roman, Arial, or Cambria. Use font sizes 11 or 12. Use double spacing.

Assessment: To gain points for this assignment, you must first ensure that you follow all instructions. Failure to do so will result in zero points. Once you have ensured that you have followed all instructions, you can then begin to earn points according to the assignment rubric.

Note: This assignment is due by the beginning of the f2f class session on Thursday, November 30.

Part One

Imagine a character and then describe fully each of the following aspects of that character. Answers need to be full. That means, your answers should reflect that you have have thought in specific, detailed terms about the character and that you have put in considerble time and effort into describing him or her. This is especially true for numbers 1, 3, 8, 9, and 10.

  1. Physical Characteristics
  2. Vocal Characteristics
  3. Age
  4. Occupation
  5. Religious Affiliation
  6. Race
  7. Place of Origin
  8. Psychological Factors
  9. What bothers this person
  10. What is this character passionate about?

Part Two

Now, for the next part of the assignment, considering the character and the situation in which you have placed her or him and describe what you envision that person to be wearing:

  1. Shoes and socks
  2. Tops
  3. Bottoms
  4. Outerwear
  5. Accessories (jewelry, belts, suspenders, ties, purses, etc.)
  6. Hair
  7. Makeup
  8. Undergarments (if seen or if they affect shape or posture)

Part Three

Finally, from the list in the second part, above, choose four and find at least one image for each. Include each image on a new page in your assignment and describe briefly how the image you chose reflects specific aspects of the character.

submission instructions

To submit this assignment:

1. Follow all instructions carefully.

2. Copy the questions into a Microsoft Word document.

3. Read the rubric for this assignment to understand how you will be assessed, remembering that, at a minimum, you must follow all instructions to gain any points.

4. Answer the questions.

5. Upload that document to this assignment by clicking on the submit button to the right.

SCORING CRITERIA (total is 30 point)

15point—Answers demonstrate student learning of concepts and depth of thought.

15point—Answers demonstrate clear and careful written expression, including correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation.