A Presentation About The Herero Of Namibia

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We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 is a modern play addressing issues that occurred a hundred years ago. The play tells the story of the Herero people of West Africa and the vile German soldiers. Dramatic and Production/Theatrical elements are key parts that every play uses effectively. We are Proud to Present conveys the theme of how history can be recorded through one perspective. Thus, allowing certain people of specific race or gender control how history is told showing how history is biased. Through the dramatic elements of characterization and setting as well as the production elements of scenic, lighting, and costume design allows the theme of the plan to be more comprehensible. Characterization is how the character is described and what actions they take to further describe who they are. The setting is the location and time represented in the play. Scenic design is how the scene is set up on stage, lighting design is how the use of lighting can highlight certain details and costume design allowing the audience to further dwell into the story. We are Proud to Present is a riveting production about the history of West Africa and all of the social issues that happened during this time. Dramatic elements are prominent in any theatrical production, however in We Are Proud to Present characterization and setting help the audience truly
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