100 point outline
100 point works cited (bibliography) page
250 point presentation of research
All Outlines and Works Cited Page are due at the start of class IN PAPER FORM, on Nov. 1st. BE ON TIME TO CLASS! If you are 15 or more minutes late, you will receive a zero (0) on this assignment. The computer in the classroom is the official time (because the clock is often wrong or broken).
If you need your Outline to follow during your presentation, you must bring TWO copies.
No Outlines, Works Cited pages or Presentations accepted late! YOU MUST BE PREPARED AND READY TO GO ON Nov. 1st. I will choose the order of the presentations at random.
Outline 100 points:
Information you want to include:
BRIEF Biography: Who are they or what is it? (if it is a theatrical movement or style) Give some background information about the person or style. What was/is going on in the world in which the person lives and writes? What is the person or style reacting to? Against? Commenting on?
Major works: What have they done? Or what is it? (What are this movement’s unique characteristics?)
Working process and philosophy
Why is this person or movement important to the world of theatre?
Ask these questions of your subject: WHO? WHAT? WHERE? WHEN? WHY?
Length: at least 2 full pages, typed, single spaced and spell checked.
Use excellent structure to support the integrity of the content (please see attached example outline).
This is a FULL SENTENCE OUTLINE in the MLA style guide format.
Be sure to include specific details from your research in your outline using either parenthetical documentation or footnotes to give credit to your sources.
I encourage you to use the resources of the Writing Lab in the Library for additional assistance.
Works Cited (Bibliography) Page 100 points:
Minimum of five (5) sources. Use a wide range of sources. 2 internet sources max. Other sources include books, scholarly articles, professional criticism, newspaper reviews, and TV interviews depending on your topic. Be sure you include all five sources in BOTH your outline and works cited page. Please note that your text book can be used as a source!
MLA format required. The MLA Style Guide can be found online at www.mla.org or a hard copy can be found at the reference desk in the Collin Library. You may also use www.citationmachine.net.
Please be aware that WIKIPEDIA, ENOTES, CLIFFS NOTES, AND SPARKNOTES ARE NOT VALID SCHOLARLY SOURCES! THESE WILL NOT COUNT IN EITHER YOUR OUTLINE OR YOUR WORKS CITED PAGE.
4 minute Presentation 250 points:
Please see guidelines for Outline (above) for contents of presentation.
You must include some form of visual aid (or audio aid depending on topic) during your presentation.
Be sure to practice and time your presentation to fully use the 4 minutes required.
Playwrights or Composers
Brown, Jason Robert
Cohan, George M.
Fornes, Maria Irene
Gershwin, George and Ira
Hwang, David Henry
Kaufman, George S.
Shaw, George Bernard
Wolfe, George C.
Directors and Choreographers
George II, Duke of Saxe
Taymor, Julie (also designs)
Movements or Styles
Actor’s Equity Association
El Teatro Campesino
Le Coq Method
New Lafayette Theatre
No(h) theatre of Japan
Theatre of the Absurd