Unit _1 The Audience

Unit _1 The Audience - Unit #1: The Audience Why Study...

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Unit #1: The Audience Why Study Theatre? Why Attend Theatrical Performances? Discretionary Time/Entertainment Film Television Concerts Sports Restaurants and Bars Computer/internet/games (participate) Live theatrical event Church/Synagogue/Mosque/etc. Discretionary Income Cost of living Contributions Entertainment options At what level do I participate in all of the above? Why Attend? Entertainment (relax, escape, fun/enjoyment) Communal Interaction (brings people together - a shared event) Personal Growth (enrichment: intellectually, emotionally, spiritually) Socialization as a part of your business What is Theater? Activity used to describe how we live Ceremony and Celebration Television 50+ Years Old Film 100+ Years Old Live Theatre 2,500+ Years Old Looking at all forms of the arts makes you a better, more well-informed and well-rounded person. “All the World Is A Stage…” Theatre is all around us. Mirrors or reflects life - selectivity, clarity, order
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course THEA 112g taught by Professor Hagemeir during the Fall '07 term at UNL.

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Unit _1 The Audience - Unit #1: The Audience Why Study...

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