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East o' the Sun, West o' the Moon

a theatre 107 presentation

Laura Pittenger

on 26 April 2010

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Transcript of East o' the Sun, West o' the Moon

East of the Sun, West of the Moon Set Design Lighting Dramaturgy Concept Costumes Makeup Sound a norwegian fairy tale by Kaitlyn Thompson "East of the Sun, West of the Moon" is a traditional
Norwegian fairy tale brand-new in America.

contains elements of Beauty and the Beast, Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin, and others - WITH TROLLS.
Since the story is unfamiliar to an American audience...
a) Story treated as undiscovered ancient storybook
b) Educate by adapting Norwegian culture into our designs
What's great about the story? The GIRL saves the Prince.

Ida, a young girl, is given to a White Bear
by her poor parents in exchange for great wealth. She discovers that the White Bear is
actually a handsome Prince, condemned
to bearhood by his stepmother who
becomes a man again at night. Now that the White Bear has been
discovered, he must return to his stepmother's
to marry a troll princess. The Plot! Ida embarks on an epic journey to
save the prince. She meets hags who give her valuable
golden trinkets along the way. The Four Winds of the world kindly
carry her to the castle, where she meets
the Prince's bride-to-be, an evil Troll. The Troll steals all the girl's trinkets and
won't let her speak to the Prince - Ida can
only see him sleeping. Luckily, two hostages in the castle get
wind of what is happening and they help
the Prince meet with the girl. Through a clever trick, the Prince rejects the
Troll fairly, and all of the Trolls in the castle burst
and disappear in anger. The Prince marries the girl, and they escape
the castle forever. THE END! MORAL OF THE STORY:
"Happily ever after" can be won by
hard work and clever thinking.
True love can be found through collboration -
not every fairy tale is about a damsel in distress. by Karmen Frey directed by Laura Pittenger by Anette Ronningen by Grant Steckbeck by Matt Gauen by Catherine Del Castillo Where is Norway?
Asbjørnsen and Moe: Who are they?
What do Trolls look like?

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