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115 Fall 09 Day Two Post - 3 DRAMA • a STORY • told...

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DRAM 115– Class Two: Stick to the Status Quo Drama/Theatre/Performance 1) TERMINOLOGY MIMESIS = “imitation” DRAMA THEATRE LITERATURE PRODUCTION TEXT PERFORMANCE DRAMA / Greek DRAN = “to act, to do” THEATRE / Greek THEATRON = “seeing place” 2) DRAMA/ THEATRE/ PERFORMANCE ritual/ceremony impersonation/role-playing performance/art Some Sites of THEATRICALITY/PERFORMATIVITY in Everyday Life: PROM THE PIT RELIGIOUS SERVICE AVATAR GAME MULTIPLEX WEDDING CEREMONY
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CAT’S CRADLE C-TOPS MAGGIANO’S JOB INTERVIEW POLITICAL CONVENTION PLAYERS IMRPOV CLUB LATE NIGHT W/ROY FACEBOOK PROFILE CLASS PERSONA GREEK LIFE SPRING BREAK
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Unformatted text preview: 3) DRAMA • a STORY • told through ACTION • by ACTORS impersonating CHARACTERS 4) THEATRE’S PARADOXES FICTIVE / REAL REHEARSED / LIVE EPHEMERAL / TRANSCENDENT ILLUSION / TRUTH 5) QUOTABLE FIGURES William SHAKESPEARE: “All the World’s a Stage” Samuel Taylor COLERIDGE: Drama & Theatre Work via “A Willing Suspension of Disbelief” Pablo PICASSO: “Art is a Lie That Reveals the Truth” Today’s Screening Example : High School Musical (2006) Upcoming : TWO More Self-Contained Introductory Classes (no reading) First Play: next FRI SEPT. 4 (Euripides’ Medea )...
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2009 for the course DRAM 115 taught by Professor Adamdavidson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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