9.14 Event Evaluation Form


Student’s Name ____________________________

Title of Work _______________________________________

Date Work was created ___________________

Artist __________________________

Date of Performance___________________________________


Attach the program.

Choose ONE musical selection, one dance including the music, or one act of a play.

Each question requires one or more complete paragraphs.

1. Relate the work to its historical and/or cultural period. Discuss the ways in which the work’s content and/or style are characteristic of that historical period. Explain why this work is being performed today.

2. Describe three of the basic elements used in the development of the work. Support your descriptions with examples from the work itself. (You may mix or match elements from the following five categories.)

Art elements: line, shape, space and perspective, color and light and shadow, media and texture

Musical elements: meter, rhythm, tempo, dynamics, melody, harmony, form

Theatrical elements: lighting, set design, sound effects, acting, direction

Literary elements: characterization, theme, tone, atmosphere

Dance elements: space, lines, shapes, theme, relationship of music to movement

3. Explain and defend how these specific elements suggest three cultural values that are important in the work. Provide examples from the work to support your answer.

4. Describe your reaction to this event. Your reaction must be based on basic elements of the work, on the quality of the performance or execution, on the performance setting (visual, acoustic, comfort level), on the nature of the audience, on the values you perceived in the work or its performance, or on all of the above or other factors.

Please note any sources used in studying the work.


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