Theatre 1020 NOTES

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Theatre 1020 16:25 Theatre 1020 Aspects of Performance Why theatre? Origins: a. ritual (Egyptian myth of Osiris)—religion  b. play ( human instinct according to Aristotle – “ ludic” (deal with play) aspect) Demonstration  How theatre is useful (entertainment, social identity, religion, politics) and  dangerous. *Can bind groups together or can make you upset! Pierre Bordieu – taste, distinction- set yourself apart (cultural capital- get steam  among pier because you went to see certain things). He spoke about the way we  choose our performances or taste. How we choose our performances (ballet vs nascar) Movie clip Theatrical Performances:  Live Ephemeral- fleeting it only occurs once then its gone. Collaborative-it’s a group project Synthesis- draws and uses may arts. Costume, music
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Theatre vs film One is live and the other is canned (recorded)
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