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Unformatted text preview: space. Required “oversize” vocal and gesture style Roman Theatre (200 BC) Improve, modified Greek theatre Took all Greek Gods and renamed them Naumchia – a spectacular roman arena that could be flooded for staging of aquatic battles. Flooded ports to show sea battles. When drained thousands of dead slaves on bottom. Vomitorium – an access passage in a Roman theatre The Middle Ages (900 AD) Every town had a church with Catholic rituals/mass. People were bored so they started to perform Biblical plays. Rome didn’t approve and kicked them out of church and made them perform in public square. Trope – chanted dialogue (Middle Ages) happened in church to make it interesting Platea – playing space Mansion – small hut with the scenery in it Pageant Wagon – mansions but on wheels...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course THA 101 taught by Professor Gross during the Spring '08 term at University of Miami.
- Spring '08