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drama 10-20 - Modern Drama Throwdown Ibsen and Strindberg...

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Modern Drama Throwdown 10/20/10 Ibsen and Strindberg in Context: Society Philosphy Technology Dramaturgy: - melodrama - well-made play: middle ground between melodrama and naturalism - naturalism: dominates the valid belief system - anti-naturalism: expressionism Theatre Practice: - director: because of subtle nature of the dramatic playwriting, buried layers of the self have to be figured out so the directors are used as a tool to help actors understand these other layers - actor training - independent theatre movement- venue where plays can find performance, smaller place with less audience to make money, outside of mainstream theatre, free to explore dramatic forms, committed to the evolution of the art form literal reproduction of everyday environment Macbeth picture scene- lamp light Practice the movement that the pictures showed, cliché way of acting Ibsen and Strindberg: SIMILARITIES - both expressive of a major transitional period in history - both modernist formal innovators (WUMP + SUPERNATURALISM)
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2010 for the course DRAMA 115 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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