An arena stage has seating on all 4 sides of a central stage. A proscenium stage has seating on one side of the stage. How does the audience/action relationship affect scenery design? How does it affect lighting design? How does the relationship affect actor movement? A movie theatre is arranged similarly to a proscenium stage. Does it provide the same point of view for the audience? Why, or why not? What advantages can you see to storytelling in an arena setting? A proscenium setting? In film or video?
In 200-300 words discuss the advantages and disadvantages of designing and producing work in an arena space, proscenium space and film studio.