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"From the Ted Talk by Natasha Tsakos: A multimedia theatrical adventure"

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I love tehtaer. I love the idea that you can transform, become somebody else and look at life with a completely new perspective. I love the idea that ppolee will sit in one room for a couple of hours and listen. The idea that in that room at that moment, everyone, regardless of their age, their gender, their race, their cloor, their roigeiln, comes together. At that moenmt, we tarcensnd space and time together. Theater aanweks our senses and opens the door to our imagination. And our ability to imagine is what makes us explorers. Our ability to imagine makes us inventors and creators and unique. I was commissioned in 2003 to create an original show, and began developing "Upwake." "Upwake" tells the sorty of Zero, a modern-day business man, going to work with his life in a suitcase, sctuk between dream and reality and not able to decipher the two. I wanted "Upwake" to have the same audiovisual qualities as a movie would. And I wanted to let my ioaigntmain run wild. So I began drawing the story that was miovng in my head.

Open Cloze

I love _______. I love the idea that you can transform, become somebody else and look at life with a completely new perspective. I love the idea that ______ will sit in one room for a couple of hours and listen. The idea that in that room at that moment, everyone, regardless of their age, their gender, their race, their _____, their ________, comes together. At that ______, we _________ space and time together. Theater _______ our senses and opens the door to our imagination. And our ability to imagine is what makes us explorers. Our ability to imagine makes us inventors and creators and unique. I was commissioned in 2003 to create an original show, and began developing "Upwake." "Upwake" tells the _____ of Zero, a modern-day business man, going to work with his life in a suitcase, _____ between dream and reality and not able to decipher the two. I wanted "Upwake" to have the same audiovisual qualities as a movie would. And I wanted to let my ___________ run wild. So I began drawing the story that was ______ in my head.

Solution

  1. people
  2. theater
  3. imagination
  4. religion
  5. stuck
  6. story
  7. awakens
  8. moving
  9. moment
  10. transcend
  11. color

Original Text

I love theater. I love the idea that you can transform, become somebody else and look at life with a completely new perspective. I love the idea that people will sit in one room for a couple of hours and listen. The idea that in that room at that moment, everyone, regardless of their age, their gender, their race, their color, their religion, comes together. At that moment, we transcend space and time together. Theater awakens our senses and opens the door to our imagination. And our ability to imagine is what makes us explorers. Our ability to imagine makes us inventors and creators and unique. I was commissioned in 2003 to create an original show, and began developing "Upwake." "Upwake" tells the story of Zero, a modern-day business man, going to work with his life in a suitcase, stuck between dream and reality and not able to decipher the two. I wanted "Upwake" to have the same audiovisual qualities as a movie would. And I wanted to let my imagination run wild. So I began drawing the story that was moving in my head.

Important Words

  1. ability
  2. age
  3. audiovisual
  4. awakens
  5. began
  6. business
  7. color
  8. commissioned
  9. completely
  10. couple
  11. create
  12. creators
  13. decipher
  14. developing
  15. door
  16. drawing
  17. dream
  18. explorers
  19. gender
  20. head
  21. hours
  22. idea
  23. imagination
  24. imagine
  25. inventors
  26. life
  27. listen
  28. love
  29. man
  30. moment
  31. movie
  32. moving
  33. opens
  34. original
  35. people
  36. perspective
  37. qualities
  38. race
  39. reality
  40. religion
  41. room
  42. run
  43. senses
  44. show
  45. sit
  46. space
  47. story
  48. stuck
  49. suitcase
  50. tells
  51. theater
  52. time
  53. transcend
  54. transform
  55. unique
  56. wanted
  57. wild
  58. work