theatre study guide ch 4

theatre study guide ch 4 - D ylan Wegmann Group 2 Chapter 4...

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Dylan Wegmann Group 2 Chapter 4 Study Guide 1. Hypothetically, in order for a theatre performance to be banned it would probably have to give off a bad message. For instance, any performance that gave the message to people that racism is ok or it is acceptable to kill people as long as you get away with it would be something that should be banned. The reason for this is because there may just be one audience member that takes the performance the wrong way and does what is shown on stage. This might have been prevented if the performance was banned, hypothetically. 2. Group dynamics is how people come together in groups, or more specifically for theatre how an audience acts and reacts as a group. Suspending disbelief is the admission that what is happening on stage is not real, so there is no need to help actors who are getting beat up or try to stop the bad guy in the performance. Distancing yourself is the act as an individual watching a performance to remove yourself far enough from the performance so you can understand and judge it. You shouldn’t get too caught up into the play. 3.
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