Drama Ruby Moon Essays and Term Papers

  • Drama: Ruby Moon

    Malcher used dramatic forms, performance styles, techniques and conventions to communicate strong social and personal issues in his production of Ruby Moon? Contemporary Australian theatre mainly focuses on the reflection of the ‘real’ Australia and communicating to the audience real and modern issues/ideas...

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  • Drama Essay-Ruby Moon/the Seven Stages of Grieving

    techniques of the plays you have studied used to portray the struggles of the characters? Contemporary Australian theatre employs the elements of drama as well as the conventions and traditions of many theatre movements to portray the struggles of the characters in an interesting and engaging way for...

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  • Ruby Moon

    Ruby Moon by Sam Stopforth Ruby Moon written by Matt Cameron in 2003 is a presentational non-realistic, contemporary Australian drama with representational elements in reference to its development of characters. The style is also that of a psychodrama as it exposes the gargantuan holes in Ray and...

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  • Ruby Moon

    the way in which audiences understand and respond to the subliminal messages that different Australian practitioners use. The playwrights of both Ruby Moon By Mat Cameron and Stolen By Jane Harrison use dramatic forms, performance styles and techniques to establish strong personal and social tensions...

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  • Ruby Moon

    As the director and dramaturge for a fully mounted production of, Ruby Moon by Matt Cameron for a festival with a focus on Australian society I must select a relevant scene for an audience to promote the entire play. Ruby Moon was written in 2003 by Matt Cameron (1969), a Melbourne playwright who was...

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  • Ruby Moon

    When reading the play "Ruby Moon" it is easy to pick up on the personal and social tensions between characters. The descriptive nature of the stage directions and the very act of reading as opposed to just seeing on stage, being able to take time to look over each line, means that a reader can see which...

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  • Ruby Moon

    Ruby Moon’s narrative structure can be described as episodic. This episodic narrative is significant to the character development and to the advancement of the plot through several ways. The episodic narrative slowly gives away the many paradoxes of Ray and Sylvie, and reveals these two main characters...

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  • Ruby Moon Research Paper

    Researching the text What do you know about Matt Cameron? What influenced him to write Ruby Moon? * Matt Cameron is an Australian playwright who is known for writing Absurdist play. He puts an absurdist lens on things and distorts the everyday. Cameron has a lot of recurring elements in his work...

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  • ruby moon analysis

    Visual symbols- 7/11/13 One group focused on symbolizing Ray's grief through the use of the Ruby Doll. Ray was cradling the doll like a baby, trying to keep it safe from 'The Lord' in the scene with Dulcie and Ray. "What sort of God would take an innocent little girl" Dulcie makes the sign of...

    6370 Words | 24 Pages

  • Ruby Moon and a Beautiful Life

    Ruby Moon is a gothic fairytale, with the play repeatedly drawing on the familiar tale of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. A parent’s worst nightmare is to have lost their child, especially if the neighbour is assumed to have been involved. “The child randomly taken from our midst is an all-too-common tragedy...

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  • Ruby Moon Monologue

    Analysis of Ruby Moon Ruby Moon is set in Flamming tree grove, about a couple Ray and Sylvie who’s child Ruby goes missing. The worried parents continue to spend all their days and nights trying to piece together any information they can find about their missing daughter Ruby. As they review everything...

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  • Ruby Moon Essay

    Australian society are the fear of the unknown, grief and loss, life in a ‘cul-de-sac’ and identity. Matt Cameron explores these ideas in the play Ruby Moon through the use of cyclical structure, Absurd and Artaud theatre and transformational acting as well as the elements of production to convey the experiences...

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  • a beautiful life and ruby moon

    dramatic techniques enhance the  audiences’ engagement in the cultural, social, and political issues displayed in the play. Even though Matt Cameron’s Ruby Moon is very different to Michael Futcher’s and Helen Howard’s A Beautiful Life in style, convention, and form, they still give meaning to what an Australian...

    1652 Words | 9 Pages

  • Ruby Moon Essay

    Ruby Moon Essay In class we are performing ‘Ruby Moon’, the scene that we have chosen is scene 6 which is between Sonny Jim and Sylvie, this scene establishes the broken and psychotic world they inhabit and contextualises the grief felt by the protagonists. It demonstrates the dark and twisted atmosphere...

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  • Ruby Moon Essay

    DRAMA ESSAY Breanna Burgess Australian theatre practitioners use various performance styles, techniques and dramatic conventions to help portray their ideas to their audiences and make them feel a particular way to the ideas presented in a play. Without the use of these styles, techniques and conventions...

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  • Australian Theater Ruby Moon and Stolen

    in a play. Without the use of these styles, techniques and conventions it wouldn’t be possible for the practitioners to emphasise their ideas.  Ruby Moon, a mysterious and eerie play written by Matt Cameron explores presentational theatre aspects and elements of absurdism. Cameron has used dramatic...

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  • Use of a Thrust Stage in Ruby Moon

    The texts studied in class, Matt Cameron’s Ruby Moon prove to have great potential for being performed on a thrust stage. When presented with a space such as this, it allows the director to be exposed to a vast array of ideas, conventions and concepts that would not be effective on a proscenium arch...

    292 Words | 1 Pages

  • Great Ages of Drama/Rising of the Moon

    Outline of “The Great Ages of Drama” The form of Drama performed by the Egyptians took place as annual ceremonies, or festivals celebrating pharaoh, it is probable that the Egyptians invented Drama. Although, the Greeks believe they were the first to try their skill at the art. The Greeks used theater...

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  • ruby

     Nationally we can conclude with confidence that between one in three and one in ten Indigenous children were forcibly removed from their families and communities in the period from approximately 1910 until 1970. In certain regions and in certain periods the figure was undoubtedly much greater than...

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  • Ruby

    For small-scale boutique Ruby, located in Upper Montclair, business stays constant year round. Located just off Bloomfield Avenue on trendy Church Street, co-owners Beth Stricof and Daniella Liben have built a reputation for carrying some of the seasons most sought after looks as well as staple items...

    297 Words | 1 Pages