Women_in_Medieval_through_17th_Century_Performing_Arts

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  Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Women in Medieval through 17 th Century Performing Arts An Overview
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  Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Women in the Performing Arts Women made significant contributions in  all of the following performing arts from  the Middle Ages through the 17 th  century  in Europe: Music Theater Dance
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  Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Women in Medieval Theater Hrotswitha of Gandersheim (ca. 935-1001 CE) She is the first female playwright in Western  culture and the first medieval playwright She wrote 6 Latin dramas, poems, 8 legends of  saints’ lives, and 2 Latin historical epics Major Works: Dulcitius or The Martrydom of the Holy Virgins Agape,  Chione, and Irena
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  Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Women in Renaissance Theatre Isabella Andreini (1562-1604 CE) She was a successful actress who portrayed  the  prima donna innamorata  character in  commedia dell’arte, a theatrical genre  characterized by improvisation, use of stock  characters, use of mime and pantomime, and  performance by traveling companies She was also an accomplished playwright, poet,  dancer, singer, and lute player
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  Copyright 2005, Sean William Doyle Women in Renaissance Theater (continued)
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