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LESSON ONE : PHILIPPINE THEATER IN THE 21ST CENTURY

 An organization of creative and critical artist-teacher-cultural


workers committed to artistic excellence and culture of the people,
in the society for social and personal transformation.
 It was founded in 1967 by CECILE- GUIDOTE ALVAREZ.
PHILIPPINE EDUCATIONAL THEATER ASSOCIATION (PETA)
PRINCIPLES OF PETA
1. to push for first-rate quality theatre while never taking for granted that art
always teaches and produces to serve a greater purpose.
2. It involves continually within the changes that occur around it.
 the most professional English-speaking theatre company found in
1967. It aims to create a theatre industry in the Philippines that
would give venue to actors, directors, designers and other theatre
REPERTORY PHILIPPINES workers to use their talents and earn a living in theatre.
 it was founded by :
Ms. Zenaida Amador, Ms. Carmen Barredo, Mr. Leo Martinez
Mr. Tony Mercado
 It is Asia’s first professional gospel theatre group. TRUMPETS are
known for producing quality productions. It is one of the leading,
TRIUMPHANT PEOPLES EVANGELISTIC THEATER SOCIETY (TRUMPETS)
theatre groups in the Philippines known for its multimedia
workshops for children, teens, and adults.
 was established in 1987 and up to now is the resident drama
company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. It successfully
TANGHALANG PILIPINO (TP)
staged 114 productions within 15 seasons while generating one of
the best attendance records among CCP’s resident companies.
 it is one of the Philippines’ premier theatre companies led by the
world-acclaimed actress and director MONIQUE WILSON.
 It gained an exceptional reputation for social changes and
provocative theatre.
 it is marked as the most political, social and feminist theatre group
NEW VOICE COMPANY (NVC) in the country that deals with contemporary political and social
issues.
 Their productions deal with the following issues:
Women’s rights, sexuality, incest, globalization, gender equality,
sexual harassment, homosexuality, poverty, oppression and
violence against women.
 it is one of the Asia’s leading theatrical production companies
credited with bringing quality theatrical entertainment featuring
Filipino artists to the public, and in other parts of the world.
 These are the proof successful presentations of the Atlantis
Productions:
ATLANTIS PRODUCTIONS
a. “Doubt” and “God of Carnage”
b. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”
c. Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”
d. Rent, Rock of Ages
e. “Avenue Q”, “Next to Normal”, “Normal”, “In the Heights”
LESSON TWO: ROLES IN PRODUCTION AND ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE
The person who supervises the creative aspects of a dramatic production or
DIRECTOR
film and instructs the actors and crew.
The person who acts in a play, film, broadcast or theatre.
ACTOR
The person who creates dance compositions and plans and arranges dance
CHOREOGRAPHER
movements and patterns for dances especially in theatre and musical plays.
The person who provides practical and organizational support to the director,
STAGE MANAGER
actors, designers, stage crew and technicians throughout the productions.
The one who creates different moods. He must be able to work in the
LIGHTNING DESIGNER
different levels of theatre – from opera to theatre to dance.
Responsible for creating sets for use in the production of films, televisions
SET DESIGNER
programmes, and performances of plays and musicals
LESSON THREE: ELEMENTS OF ARTS AS APPLIED TO AN ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE
An art of sound that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms
SOUND AND MUSIC
through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony and color.
Refers to “bearing,” “way of carrying” or “mode of action.” It means “to
GESTURE, MOVEMENT AND DANCE carry”, “to behave”,”to take on oneself”, “to take charge of”, “to perform or
to accomplish” while doing dance movements.
Are what a costume designer prepares by looking at each character. He/She
will design appropriate clothes and accessories for the actors for their
COSTUME, MASK, MAKE UP AND ACCESSORIES
performance. The make up artist takes care of creating the proper look of the
characters in the whole production.
Something that can be seen or viewed. It can be remarkable or impressive in
SPECTACLE
nature.