Theatre Exam 3 Lecture 6

Theatre Exam 3 Lecture 6 - 16:58...

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16:58 Theatre Exam 3 Lecture 6: On Acting What is performance? o Physical or verbal actions that are not rehearsed for the first time How does acting relate to performance? o Already rehearsed o Performed for audience o Specific intension Acting defined: o Acting is behaving so as to appear to be a character in a play, movie,  television production or any other storytelling medium using a pre- determined script or improvisation In the beginning… o Dionysus- Greek God of wine, agriculture and fertility. Also the patron God of the  Greek stage. The ritualistic festivals honoring Dionysus soon evolved into theatre. Usually sexually related o Thespis- Ancient Greek from Icaria He is attributed as the first actor Performed in theatre Dionysus (celebrates the God Dionysus) Theatre used to be only The Chorus which was a story from beginning to end The Monologue:
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course TD 301 taught by Professor Dvoskin during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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