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Unformatted text preview: Cicero First orator to emphasize the body Developed martial exercises and dancing Roman Theater Built flat rather than in a hillside (greek) Stage is elevated Stage was built for outdoor scenes Proskenia- backdrop with 3 doors Orchestra area could be flooded for sea scenes Decline of Roman theater Constantine Rise of Christianity Church believed theater distracted people from religion Disintegration of roman civilization drama- who were the dramatists? What types of dramas did they write? What are elements of their dramas? Theater- what did the theater look like? What changed take place during that period? Actors- what is the life of the actor? What changes take place for the actor?...
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- Fall '08
- Ancient Rome, Sicily, Roman theater