Theatre exam 3 lecture 7

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17:03 Theatre exam 3 lecture 7: What is performance art? o Art that happens in time and space o Art and performance What is solo performance? o Performance by one person Goals of Solo Performance and Performance Art: o To disrupt routines and expectations o To inspire change o To incite discussion and interaction o To evoke reactions and impressions that linger o To create beauty and wonder o Connected to art and performance movements: Dada (poems created,  reflects ways in which language has lost it’s meaning), surrealism (existing  with the real) and expressionism (expresses something specific) Characteristics of solo performance and performance art: o Storytelling Community Personal o Documenting Docudrama (primary source material) o Mime and Movement The body as primary instrument of expression o Mixing media
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o Subjective, intuitive, spontaneous (happening in the moment)
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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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