Students, welcome to your first OPEN SCENE!
These scenes are called ‘Open’ because the dialogue and subtext are open to creative interpretation. With you partner(s) please work to create characters, a situation, a conflict, and subtext for what is happening in the scene.
You will also stage this scene incorporating the stage directions and stage positions that we are learning in class.
Scenes will be due in class on October 24th & 27th.
Please find your scene partners below (yes, some of you are directing) and choose a script down at the bottom.
1A Victor/Claudia Parker/Hugo Nemo/Daniel Evan/HS
2A Cindy directing Claudio/Harry Chloe directing Eugenio/Simon/Will Ari directing Hyeon-Seo/Yuka Keri directing Adrian/Brian
2B Daisy directing Carlito/John Shane/Tibor Chloe/Nikolaj
3A Andrew/William Luis/Eric Jason/Gio
3B Mohammed/William Angus directing Kenji/Roxy Yasmine directing Peter/Neve Gui/Ohm
4B Maya directing Lisa/Lisa Ebba/Emma
Pick one of the four following 30 second scripts. OPEN Scenes
Scene A 1) So, its you again? 2) Did you think otherwise? 1) Well, I… 2) That’s what I thought. 1) Really, that’s what you thought? 2) Was there any other choice? 1) You could have… 2) It’s too late for that
Scene B 1) You need to help me with this. 2) You remember last time? 1) That was because she… you know… 2) Wow!, really? You want to bring that up? 1) It’s a part of life. What choice do we have? 2) Maybe we could… 1) Too late. Here, this is what you need.
Scene C 1) Wow! That was amazing! 2) I know! How about when he – 1) Hey, are you okay? 2) Of course I am! I just need – 1) I’m getting a little worried about – 2) About what? 1) You know… 2) So that’s what this is all about.
Scene D 1) Hey, that’s mine. 2) Was yours 3) Now mine 1) It’s just that… 3) What? 1) Never mind. 2) You see what I mean? 1) See what you mean? 3) Let’s not go there. 2) You should go now. 3) Now? Just when we were getting to the truth? 2) Don’t do that. 1) I would never do that!