Parts of the Stage – Test or Review

A quiz I designed for my students in “musical theatre”. Leading up to this we had done a labeling worksheet, played “stage directions tic-tac-toe” (yes, I taped out the stage like a tic-tac-toe board), and discussed in-depth how the directions are meant for the actor, not for the audience.

I made the first labeling section worth 18 points, 2 points per each direction (so they could at least get one point if they got part of it correct). The second section I made each question 3 points, so they could receive 1.5 points for getting part of it correct, and the final section I made each 4 points. The total was 35 points.



About Lady Fair

Lady is a musician with a bachelor's degree in music education. She plays multiple instruments and has participated in numerous musical ensembles, giving her a wide variety of experiences and knowledge to use in her teaching career. Of her ensemble participation, she has fifteen years of band experience, nine years choral, and four years in orchestra. Éowyn's primary instrument is clarinet, with voice and piano being close secondary instruments. Throughout her musical education career she studied voice and clarinet simultaneously. In addition to clarinet, piano, and voice, she has also studied violin and oboe at the college level, and also plays recorder, tin whistle, and other instruments in the woodwind family. If you ask her, she will say, "I chose to major in music education because I have a desire to use my knowledge and experience in music to share its beauty and foster a love of music in the hearts of my students. I hope to encourage my students to try their hardest, feel like they have accomplished something, and give them a life long passion for music." Lady currently teaches private lessons on clarinet, sax, flute, oboe, piano, and voice, and recently gained a position teaching orchestra and chorus at a local middle school. She is also a member of the Once Upon a Dream woodwind ensembles.
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