Tar103MidtermReview

Tar103MidtermReview - T AR 103 THEATRE APPRECIATION SPRING...

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T AR 103: THEATRE APPRECIATION SPRING 2010/ YARNELLE CONCEPTS/ TERMINOLOGY REVIEW* MIDTERM EXAMINATION Lecture Topics : Defining Theatre and Art; Applying Theatre’s Qualities as Art and Entertainment: Religious, Social, and Political; The Nature of Acting and Audiences; From Play to Production, Spaces and Stages; Elizabethan Theatre, William Shakespeare, and The Taming of the Shrew ; The Playwright and dramaturgy; Genre; Aristotle’s The Poetics ; The Producer; The Director Qualities of Art and Theatre : representational, presentational; representational theatre v. presentational theatre; Tracy C. Davis, Peter Brook (defining theatre); Aristotle (empathy/ catharsis), Bertolt Brecht (aesthetic distance/ social action); mimesis, persona; Theatre as Entertainment; Theatre as Art; Theatre as History; Theatre is religious (interactive and transformative); it is social; it is political; it explores culture; propaganda; Non-traditional casting; Theatre and censorship From Play to Production ; Front of House Personnel Space ; Stage Directions Text Genres Tragedy and Comedy Aristotle, The Poetics (6 elements) Protagonist, antagonist, confidante, raissoneur, foil, soliloquy, asides, subtext Possibilities of Drama’s Language Stage directions, verbal language, nonverbal language, sounds, silences, subtext,
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