Theatre is Experience - challenge, willing suspension of...

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29/10/2010 11:41:00 Theatre is Experience Theatre is ritual, storytelling, 2,500 years old, form of entertainment, truthful  reflection of human behavior Basic Elements of Theatre  What is performed o Entertainment, capacity to provoke thought or action about significant  issues The Performance o Takes place in a space o Requires collaboration of artists The Audience o needs to be experienced: feedback, essence o audience completes the steps of creation Theatre as a form of art Useful arts, Fine arts, Tells a story, major dramatic question, should 
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Unformatted text preview: challenge, willing suspension of disbelief, esthetic distance, empathy, a way human beings seek to understand their world Special Qualities of Theatre Lifelikeness, Ephemerality, Objectivity, Complexity of Means, Immediacy Art And Value Improves quality of life: brings pleasure, sharpens perceptions, increased sensitivity, suggests moral and societal concerns should take precedence over materialistic goals 29/10/2010 11:41:00 29/10/2010 11:41:00...
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2010 for the course THEA 100 taught by Professor Tamarin during the Spring '10 term at Frederick Community College.

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