February 1 - • Mime and pantomime o Most popular forms o Pantomime – ballet(could be erotic/crude o Mime – speaking roles(could be

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February 1, 2008 Rome, Theater of Pompey Differences from the Greeks o Semi-circular orchestra o Permanent stage backdrop (stage building) o Velarium (awning over acting area and seats) Theater of Marcellus – oldest preserved theater in Rome o Also from time of the Republic Seating reflected social order
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Unformatted text preview: • Mime and pantomime o Most popular forms o Pantomime – ballet (could be erotic/crude) o Mime – speaking roles (could be erotic/crude) o Mythological themes o No masks o Women played women’s roles o These actors were “movie stars” of the day...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course CLA 2120 taught by Professor Eaverly during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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