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Behind the Scenes with Julie Taymor

Synopsis
Television documentary shown in the PBS children’s series about artistic creation. Julie Taymor shares a live theatrical production with a young audience, emphasising imagination in the preparation of her stage production of The Tempest. She presents examples of the costumes, sets, lighting, sound, and the interaction between the director and the actors to convey the emotions of the characters. Packaged as a teaching aid for middle school students of theatre education. Hosted by illusionists Penn and Teller.
Series
Behind the Scenes
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1992
Transmission details
(Channel: PBS)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Director
Ellen Hovde; Muffie Meyer
Contributor
Julie Taymor

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); stage design

Notes

Notes
Included in the videotape entitled BEHIND THE SCENES WITH JULIE TAYMOR - VOLUME TWO released 1992. Released on DVD in 2003 as BEHIND THE SCENES - THE COMPLETE SERIES.
History
Transmission date not known.

Production Company

Name

PBS

Web
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Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

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