Theatre 3-31 - 3/31/09 Actor Audience Relationships:...

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3/31/09 Actor Audience Relationships: Rejecting physical reality Camp comedy (chapter 9, 258-264) Greek Elizabethan-Procenan Arch Also- ARENA (“theatre in the round”) ---- audience wraps AROUND the theatre *environmental staging – Review in TEXT! Post-modernism, etc (12-19) Strat theatre, Luis Valdes El Tedre : Compensino, San Juan, Bantista, CA Acto: a political performance/act -multi-focus theatre - claimed of found, space - environmental stagin - site specific staging 1) Multi-focus theatre: equal importance of culture: starts in medeival history a. Hell mouth- first special effect i. Having action taking place amongst the audience: Remember, more than ONE focus
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2) Claimed of Found space: some place where theatre is normally not held 3) Environmental Staging (9.9)- there are barstools. Helps achieve multi-focus 4) Site Specific Staging – (Airport example) a. Find a place identical to the action of the play b. Audience moves through the scene (sometimes) Found Space: any space that is used for performance that is not a formal space
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Theatre 3-31 - 3/31/09 Actor Audience Relationships:...

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