Virtual tech events

2020-2021

 

 

Stage Management Simulator

LUCKY COINS Rubric

Lucky Coins Script for Participants

Materials:

Lucky Coins calling script with no cues 

Video of Lucky Coins Scene

 

2 Colors of highlighters 

  • YELLOW=Light Cue

  • GREEN= Sound Cue

  • Pencil

STEPS

  1. Read Lucky Coins Script

  2. Watch video of scene performance

  3. Mark script in correct places with pencilled in sound and light cues gone over with highlighter: L1, L2 etc  [yellow], S1, [green] etc to create an accurate SM calling script.

 

SUPERIOR 

All SOUND & LIGHT CUES in correct positions 

 

EXCELLENT 

1 MISSING/MISPLACED CUE

 

GOOD

MISSING/MISPLACED  2-3 CUES

 

FAIR 

MISSING/MISPLACED 4 CUES

{Video Examples Coming Soon}

Cable Roll

Materials:  

  • Two extension cords or XLR, rope / yarn / string 

  • Tie line or velcro

  • space to work

 

Steps:

  1.  Tie string material to female end of cord

  2.  Toss out the cable

  3.  Roll the cable using class technique. Review Cable Roll

  4.  Tie the loose ends and cable roll together with a bow

  5.  Place cable on table (nicely)

 

Penalties:

Failure to over/under wrap the cable

Wrap size 1’

Failure to hang cable in correct location

 

Blatant disregard for the rules (Disqualified)

Superior: 2 minutes no penalties

 

Fitted sheet folding

Materials: 1 fitted sheet (twin or queen) Flat surface

 

Steps:

Take a look at the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nd5XmDiBpmI

 

1. Place hands in short -end corners wrong side out

2. Match corners, then pull inside the other

3. Insert into next corner, repeat

4. Lie flat to fold

 

Penalties:

Neatness +15sec. 

Blatant disregard for the rules (Disqualified)

Bonus for not receiving penalties (-10 sec)

Superior 1 minute 30 seconds no penalties.



 

Knot tying

Items needed:

  • 2’-0” to 5’-0” of Rope or a shoelace

  • A solid item to tie the clove hitch with half hitch around (like a chair back or pencil)

 

Knots you will be tying:

 

A clove hitch with a half hitch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gs9WyrzNjJs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wsEu-jPOXY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ewvDw9iDh8

 

A bowline

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lR0-sS-Pkvo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9NqGd7464U


 

Safety Penalty:

Clove hitch with half hitch not tied correctly  (disqualified)

Bowline not tied correctly (disqualified)

 

Blatant disregard for the rules (Disqualified)

Superior: 1 minute all knots tied correctly.

 

 

Load and unload a dishwasher

 

Fully load and unload a dishwasher. This should be treated like a set change. Quiet, quick, and efficient are key.

 

Must have the following:

4- dinner plates(bottom shelf)

4- small plates (bottom shelf)

4- forks(bottom shelf)

4- knifes (bottom shelf)

4- spoons (bottom shelf)

4- cups (top shelf)

4- bowls (top shelf)

 

Start with the items on the counter above the dishwasher in piles.

Load the dishwasher completely. Silverware should go into different compartments by type. Close the dishwasher.

Open the dishwasher.

Unload the dishwasher completely. Place items back in piles on the counter.

Penalties:

Breaking items: +10sec. Per item

Loud noise: +10sec.

Falling to make need piles: +10sec.

Blatant disregard for the rules (Disqualified)

Bonus for not receiving penalties (-10 sec)

Superior: 2 minutes no penalties.


 

Painting Wood Grain

Items you will Need:

 

  • A canvas, paper, or piece of Wood (minimum 12” x 16” Canvas)

  • Masking Tape

  • Paint brushes

  • Water

  • Brown, White, Yellow, Black Paint

 

Here are some video examples of how to paint wood grain:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ex5dnJA07k

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uBYF9kYcMY

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nz9GxxeaKmQ

 

Directions: 

Paint 3 shades of Wood in a timed video

  • Divide Canvas into 3 sections using the masking tape as divider (taping can be done ahead of time)

    • 1st panel will be a Dark (Natural)Wood Grain

    • Middle will be a Yellow (Pine) Wood Grain

    • 3rd will be a Rustic (Weathered) Wood Grain

  • Camera should start on you

    • You announce your name and troupe #

  • Turn the camera to face the canvas with taped out sections.

    • Make sure the camera can see your canvas and all your work (You not blocking Camera)

  • When you say “START” - you will be timed from that moment. DO NOT START PAINTING BEFORE

  • Once you are happy with all three wood grains say “STOP” 

  • At this time, Remove the tape and place it back down in the camera view

  • Don’t say anything and let the image show for 30 seconds, then say “thank you” before shutting off camera

 

Penalties:

 

Failure to state Name and troupe number +20 sec

Failure to say “START” or “STOP” +15 sec

 

Superior: Exceptional use and understanding of scenic painting techniques.
 

Sew a Button

Materials needed:

A four hole button.

Needle

Thread

Square of fabric

Scissors

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjmUaWkzF-I

 

Penalties (add time per instance)

Each Loop under the 4 required on button hole (+10 sec)

Each wrap under the 4 required around thread (+10 sec)

Knot missing at beginning/end (+15 sec)

Loose thread on wrap (+10 sec)

Puckered the fabric (+10 sec)

Blatant disregard for the rules (Disqualified)

Bonus for not receiving penalties (-10 sec)

Superior: 3 minutes no penalties

Lighting Looks

This can be compiled into a slide presentation with narration or a video with voice over. The images must be clear and original work. The images should be still photos.

 

All images listed below are required and should be original, photographed by the student.

 

SUNRISE

SUNSET

NATURAL LIGHT IN A ROOM

ARTIFICIAL LIGHT IN A ROOM

NIGHT IN THE CITY

DAY IN THE CITY

NIGHT IN THE Woods

Day IN THE Woods

SPECIAL LOOK

YOUR CHOICE

 

Each image must be accompanied with the answers to these questions.

 

Explanation of image: Answer the following questions in complete sentences

● What do you notice about the light, its quality, color, tone, lines, contrast, in this image? What stands out about it?

● Why did you choose this image?

● What mood does this lighting convey?

● How does the light affect the other shapes in the image?

 

Superior: All images submitted with exceptional explanations.

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