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Drama Tableau

Tableau a silent group of people frozen in time to represent a scene, an abstract idea (i.e peace, joy etc.) or theme. Plural for tableau is tableaux
Facial Expression is used to portray the emotion of the scene
Active Body the body is in a stage of "arrested motion" which also communicates what the characters are doing in the scene and how they feel
Interest the tableau must be of interest to the audience
Clarity the tableau needs to have a clear message, idea, action, and emotions
Levels using a variety of levels (low, medium, high) is extremely effective when composing visually appealing tableaux
Focal Point the tableaux must have a clear focus which the audience is supposed to focus on
Singular Tableau a single tableau which portrays an idea, message, emotion, etc.
Silent Story Tableaux a number of Tableau which tells a story without using spoken dialogue
Narrative Tableaux a narrator (who can still be a part of the tableaux) tells a story which is represented in the tableaux
Moving Tableau movement or moving transitions are used to link the tableaux together
Objects if you are an 'object' in a tableau, you should not face the audience, but rather, face upstage. This will make it clear to the audience that you are an object rather that a character
Transitions when performing a series of tableaux, it necessary to indicate to the indicate to the audience when one tableau ends and another begins. For this reason, one performer should be designated to clap his or her hands or snap his or her fingers to sig. trans
Neutral performers indicate the beginning of a tableau performance by standing in neutral (all actors are in a circle with their backs towards each other, facing outward)
Created by: tart612