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1

acting

- Accents
- Time was narrated by all the cast when the day changed eg: “Wednesday 12 of September”
- Fast paced, bold, purposeful movement (clutching head, rocking back and forth, stomping feet).

2

lighting

- Rain on the back wall
- Two white strips for the planes
- The stars
- Spotlights (Hannah and Beverly)
- Orange tinge when on the bus to convey early morning.

3

costume

- Simple and fragmented costumes (jackets, hats, scarves)
- Different mayors (jacket, hat, glasses, moustache).

4

set

- Revolving stage (convey time and being stuck. Moving but not going anywhere)
- Doors (one opened vertically to convey the plane, the other opened like an actual door to convey to door of the church)
- Transformation of chairs which were all different (into car for Oz, the hike)
- All set was wooden (poles, chairs, floors, walls) that convey a small town feeling due to the lack of steel and glass that is linked with modern buildings.

5

props

- Blankets, boxes, phones.

6

emphasis

- Zoe Getz (Beverly): spotlight that draws attention to her character as well as emotionally invest them in her story.

7

contrast

- Richard Piper (Claude): costume that changes to convey the different mayors.

8

variation

- Nicolas Brown (Kevin J and Ali): changed accents when switching between characters Kevin J and Ali, changing from an American accent to an Indian accent

9

motion

- Gander women, including Emma Powell (Beulah) and Zoe Getz (Annette) during Blankets and Bedding: fast paced, bold, purposeful movement as they pack the boxes. Shows how rushed they were.
- Gander men, including Nathan Carter (?) and Doug Hansell (?) during Blankets and Bedding: gait is wide and step purposeful and heavy. Conveys the urgency of the situation.