F2F Class Notes (Tibo) [S]

Today we focused on:

describing sleep no more

Speaking

I saw the show it is about 200 times -> yesterday I saw the show for the 200th time / yesterday marked the 200th time I saw the show / Yesterday was the 200th representation of the show for me.

I feel like the show like a puzzle, there are about 35 performances in the show so each time I can follow 2 or 3 performances for the story but I want to know the entire story so I much spend much time to watch the show
I have some dialogues with the director, he told me the show is different from the original story. The script is a secret to the performers. Just the director and some staff knowing the whole script/ So this is one for the show for audience and for actors/
You can get some special things and emotional for you and the actors. Every visitor can get a special story for your own story.

on dec 14 is the 3 year anniversary for the show and they will be holding a party.

the show is last 3h , there are 4 storylines and they are processed at the same time

they overlap

on dec 14 is the 3 year anniversary for the show and they will be holding a party.
and 3 times over and over again like a circle


I feel like the show is like/ resembles a puzzle, there are about 35 performances in the show so each time I can only follow 2 or 3 performances but I want to know the entire story so I have to watch it again and again.
I had some dialogues/I talked (about it) with the director, he told me the show is different from the original story. The script is a secret to the performers. Only the director and some staff know the whole script/ they only give partial scripts  to the actors to give them more creative freedom.

Creative freedom connects us(with the actors) and triggers our emotions.

Every visitor can get a unique experience.

the show lasts (for) 3h , there are 4 storylines and they happen/unfold at the same time. they overlap
The story unfolds within 1hour and it repeats itself in the next 2 hours so you can watch another part of the story. / the story takes 1 hour to unfold and is played 3 times every night.

There is 3 year anniversary for the show  on Dec 14/
and they will be holding a party.

Vocabulary

to unfold : to unwrap / give back the original shape / let a story happen
I love that the story unfolds differently every time I watch the show.

to fold : to cover part of it with itself making it smaller in the process.
I folded an A4 page.

partial : not whole
actors only get a partial script.

to overlap : to happen at the same time either partially or entirely
the 2 meetings overlap by 10 minutes, we need to be careful with our timing.

to resemble : to look like
I drew a character which resembled a witch.

to mark an occasion : to celebrate something
Tom didn’t want to mark the occasion for his birthday because he felt old.

representation : speaking on behalf of someone / the showing of a performance (show)
The first representation of Sleep no more was in NYC.

creative freedom : ability to do something according to one’s own ideas
The director gave me a lot of creative freedom on how to shoot the videos.

approximate / rough  (adj)
I only have a rough idea of what will happen in the show.
Can you give me an approximate number for the cost?

approximation (n) : a rough idea of something (not precise)
Taobao made an approximation of their revenue for 11/11.

to get bored of something : not feel excitement about something anymore
I used to like cooking but I got bored of it.

Grammar

time/times

time 时间 : is uncountable
I spent much time drawing.

times 次: is countable
I went to the show 200 times.