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Unformatted text preview: 17:04 Theatre Exam 3 Lecture 10: Elements of Jazz Aesthetics that were apparent in Sista Docta: o Improvisation o Call and response o Movement based o Memory laden o Poetic language Important to understand performance context and indented audience (universities) What is lost in just reading the text? o Audience becoming an active witness of the play We left off with: stupid statements: o Is it unfair to call them stupid? Is it just for a knowing audience? o Is be careful an answer that opens up dialogue or cuts it off? probably opens up dialogue o Some of the statements didnt seem like misunderstandings o Written in the 1990s, different time period on race, etc. Theatre of the Oppressed Overview: o Developed in the 1950s by brazilian director Agusto Boal o Includes a variety of theatrical forms, workshops, and exercises (games) o Asserts that audience must be active (spect-actors) o Meant to empower audience to become educated and perhaps instigate social change...
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- Spring '07