Popular in Theater: intro to theaterr
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Megan Notetaker on Friday October 2, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to THEA 200 001 at University of South Carolina taught by Dr. Duffy in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 10 views.
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Date Created: 10/02/15
Representation to represent who you are How are we helping someone present to the audience who they are direct address when the actors speak directly to the audience people in action what are they doing what does that sayshow about them what people say about themselves and others Tactic playing in action Obstacle Objectivegoal Motivation Beat Genre a French word meaning 39category39 or 39type39 Tragedy a serious drama involving important personages caught in calamitous circumstances Comedy 1 Farce 2 Burlesque 3 Satire 4 Domestic comedy 5 Comedy of manners Basic structures Episodic plot construction Emerged during the renaissance in England and in Spain Characteristics include People places events and proliferate There may be a parallel plot or subplot Contrast and juxtaposition are used The overall effect is cumulative Other dramatic structures 1 Ritual as structure repetition or reenactment of some proceeding transaction 2 Pattern as structure a repeated sequence of events containing its own order and logic 3 Serial structure individual structure Types of dramatic characters Narrator or chorus comments on the action song and dance on the action Nonhuman characters often anima
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