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How to Write and Produce Your Own High School Musical [electronic resource]

Hurlbert, Dann
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Geared specifically to educators and produced by a working drama teacher, this program offers practical, hands-on guidance for creating an original high school musical. Viewers learn six essential components and ten key steps to writing and staging a production that entertains, engages, and boosts ticket sales! Designed for step-by-step viewing, the video is divided into two main sections-writing and producing-with the following chapters: What You Need, The Time-Table, The Writing Process, Plot Diagram, Conflict Development, Writing Music, The Finished Script, The Production Schedule, Blocking, Auditions and Callbacks, Rehearsals and Tech Week, Final Dress Rehearsal, and Opening Night.
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Run Time
38 min.
11 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Dec. 15, 2009.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • High School Musical: Ingredients for Success (1:06)
  • Elements of a Musical (1:30)
  • High School Musical: Timetable (0:43)
  • Musical: Writing Process (1:37)
  • Importance of Audience (0:59)
  • Elements of Musical: Conflict (1:10)
  • Elements of Plot Development: Part 1 (1:28)
  • Elements of Plot Development: Part 2 (1:36)
  • Development of Musical Score (1:25)
  • Process of Writing Score (1:27)
  • Music for Scene Changes (1:04)
  • Production of Musical (0:45)
  • Production Schedule (1:44)
  • Audition Preparation (1:06)
  • How to Block a Script (1:51)
  • Auditions (1:13)
  • Master Audition Form (1:41)
  • Callbacks and Cast Finalization (1:35)
  • Rehearsals and Tech (1:46)
  • Rehearsal Schedule (0:59)
  • Characters Come to Life (1:04)
  • Production Crew and Directors (1:07)
  • Publicity (1:12)
  • Tech Week (0:59)
  • Final Dress Rehearsal (0:44)
  • Opening Night (1:47)
  • Culmination of Hard Work (1:12)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2008.
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40509 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (38 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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