Friday, October 3, 2008

1. Why does music have such a spiritual/emotional effect on humans?
2. Why are some people more comfortable inside rather than in their natural element of nature?
3. What makes a person creative? Is it confidence or is it rooted deeper?
4. Why do most human’s lose their creativity past adolescence?
5. How were the mechanics of language first created?
6. Why do opposite personalities seem to attract in relationships?
7. What shapes one’s sense of humor?
8. What separates the will to dream from the will to do?
9. Who sets social norms and how do they change through generations?
10. How are emotional transferable through art pieces (i.e. Painting, music, performance)?
1) Why is it that the movies with the least amount of dialogue are the ones that seem to have the deepest meanings?

2) What defines a work having deep meaning?

3) Why do works have to have deep meaning?

4) Why can't everyone just take a work for it's face value, and try to not pry into it?

5) Does randomness really count as a group subject?

6) Who designed the seats in the Experimental Theater?

7) If this class was claimed by others to be so easy, then why am I working as hard as I am to attempt to pass?

8) What do you do if one of your group members just completely let's you down?

9) Is it appropriate for the director to be fashionably late to group meetings?

10) What exactly should be discussed at group meetings?

Thursday, October 2, 2008

1. Has musique concrete ever been used as the backround music in theatre?

2. When was the Lessons of darkness film produced?

3. Does Ucsc use live pits or cds for there productions?

4. Will their be acting involved in TA 10?

5. Is it easy to get involved with Chautauqua?

6. Do you know of and sound designers that are also composers?

7. What is your favorite play?

8. Will we learn about how to make lighting designs in this class?

9. I have read about many plays that have had electronic music as there scores but i have never seen one. Have you ever seen such a production and if so did it achieve the desired effect that was wanted? Did you enjoy it?

10. What are the biggest factors you take into account when designing a set for a show?

1. Why is it seemingly onstage harder to stage comedy than drama?
2. Why is world hunger such a difficult problem to solve?
3. How come the bible has been taken so seriously after all these centuries?
4. How did the excruciatingly boring "Out of Africa" win best picture in 1985 against such gems as The Color Purple, Mask, Cocoon, and Back to the Future?
5. Why is bigotry so plentiful in American society?
6. After 8 unsuccessful years of Bush, why are the poles today split right down the middle between Obama and McCain?
7. What was the first word uttered by the first man?
8. Why do Iraq and Iran sound so similar?
9. When and how was the Australlian accent formed?
10. What does the "10 Questions" assignment signify in our Intro to Design class?

1. How come people choose to follow the crowd in such a diverse world? Do they not have their own imagination or do they simply want to fit in and ignore their own beliefs for that goal? If so, why exactly does one want to fit in, even if one has to throw away his/her own vision of the world?

2. How can people live their lives without imagination?

3. With so many different ideas and so many different views on life, how do we still manage to find so many close friends, so many acquaintances, and so many loved ones? Or does having different views on life make us more interesting to our friends acquaintances?

4. Why do people with connections and no skills get more jobs and opportunities to get somewhere in life than people with great amount of skill and no connections?

5. How come we are losing our etiquette senses and are slowly going back to the cave-man times? Regardless of the time we spent perfecting our table manners over the centuries, we throw that all away and go back to holding a fork in our right hand and not using a proper knife when needed?

6. What’s the recipe for a friendship?

7. Why don’t people express what they are actually feeling, and instead hide their feelings behind fake smiles and blank eyes?

8. Why do people think that TyPInG lieK DiS iS kOoL?

9. Why does humanity elect leaders that would literally f*** them over? Do they really like pain that much? Sure, masochism is pleasant, but not on such a big scale, right?

10. With so many art styles and mediums, how come schools always have the least funding for the art department?

1) Why did we watch that movie on Tuesday September the 29th?

2) What’s the importance of colors?

3) Is a fashion show considered a form of theater since its also done on a stage?

4) When was theater first discovered?

5) What would are we supposed to get from this class?

6) Do you believe that free verse is harder or easier? Why would it be harder?

7) What is considered to be modern?

8) How many people agree with Borges that in order to be a writer you have to use your imagination? If you don’t agree then what do you think makes a good writer?

9) Can anyone be a good writer?

10) Do you agree with Borges and think that when you write you should forget all about yourself or do you like a personal story better?

1) Why are we always worrying about the future and grieving on the past, rather than living in the present?
2) Why is it so easy to fall in love, yet so hard to get over that love?
3) Has going to a more technical and futuristic world become more important than the beautiful nature infront of us?
4) Why do some of us allow ourselves to be influence by the opinion of others?
5) Can a whole story be drawn from a mere picture, when get it right the first time?
6) Why does music affect of sense of feeling, such as if you listen to a sad song, you feel a bit of that artist’s sadness?
7) Why do some people only see the world in this black and white perspective, when there can always be some shade of gray?
8) Why is it that in the end, we end up dating the one that is most like us?
9) Why is the media such an influence on society and all that revolves around it?
10) How does poetry relate to stage design and architecture?