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Origins of Theatre and Greek Theatre

by: Jordan Rouse

Origins of Theatre and Greek Theatre TA 110

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Week 3 Video notes
intro to theatre
Professor Ritter
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jordan Rouse on Tuesday February 16, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to TA 110 at University of Kentucky taught by Professor Ritter in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 19 views. For similar materials see intro to theatre in Theatre at University of Kentucky.


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Date Created: 02/16/16
Origins of Theatre and Greek Theatre Theatrical Convention - Standards, norms, - Ex. Lights dim, intermission Greek Theatrical Conventions - Outside - Men - 3 actors - Masks - Chorus - Chanted or sung - Stylize costume Theatrical Space about 2300 people 5 century= Golden Age Tragic Playwrights - Aeschylus - Sophocles - Euripides Comedic Playwrights - Aristophanes Theatre and Democracy Theatre originates in other parts of the world Theatre- A pretends to be B while C looks on - Intentions - Expectation Origin theories- mimic impulse Religion and Myth stories - Egyptians told stories of Osirus - Athenians Celebrated Dyonisis Thepsis= first actor from ancient Greece Romans enjoy situational comedy vs. political comedy enjoyed by Greeks Bread and Circuses-keep people busy and fed European middle ages did not continue Greek plays but copied them Renaissance- Greek Theatre comes back Lyssostreda- comedy still done today Oresteia- only in-tact trilogy Gospel at Colonus- sang in Gospel music


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