[Northkeep] Bardic info for the Demo in September

Lynne Dawson martadormani at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 4 07:51:50 PDT 2002

Lothar/Reid will most likely bring his trick sticks to
entertain the crowd with. Another thought, the Union
Drama Dept. would probably be interested in any info
on the demo.

--- Susan <catmafia at swbell.net> wrote:
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> The other thing, this one isn't as time sensitve but
> may take the bards
> (using broad definition, including all performance
> arts) awhile to put
> together.  Kit, in coordinating it, is wanting to
> use something she saw
> Darius doing at Steppes Warlord and then addapting
> it to fit the demo
> format.  Having each bard (preformer as we would
> like drummers, dancers,
> jugglers, musicians, magicians... too) send us info
> on themselves.
> To include:
>     * 'known by' name
>     * Persona name, with any notes on pronounciation
>     * any background on your persona that the
> audience might be interested
> in knowing, this can then be used to introduce you
>     * works you are willing and able to perform for
> that day
>         * list as many as you have that you have
> prepared and are ready for
> public performance
>         * tell what type of piece it is
>         * mood it sets, so we can place things into
> the flow of events
>         * size of audience it is appropriate for
>             * this will cover things such as
>                 * small group of children
>                 * for lovers
>                 * active song
>                 * for large audience and the voice
> to be heard by all
>                 * for court
>                 * any other setting you feel defines
> the piece or what it
> would go well with
>         * props you will need for it
>         * length it takes and if it isn't a set time
> like for a jester, a
> range of time you are comfortable preforming
>         * any particular strengths you have in the
> performance, such as a
> rip roaring war song that will get the people in the
> mood for the tourniment
>         * other things you will be doing that day,
> to know what to schedule
> around
>     She will then put this info on large index cards
> to be able to fit
> bardic performances around the day.  It will save us
> from asking someone to
> perform a piece they don't remember all the words to
> and other situations
> that don't show bards to their best advantage.  We
> can then save this and
> use them as a format for use in other demos.
>     Thank you so much for this info and your
> participation,
>     Susan
>     who is in a list making mode
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