theater mod. 1 - What is theater? Communal: having a sense...

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Unformatted text preview: What is theater? Communal: having a sense of community theater needs: actor audience space story theater is work, it requires time and energy theater is art, it expresses feelings, ideas, emotions theater is life, we use it to describe how we live theater is a performing art, dance, opera, music, films: also performing arts. t heater does: break up the daily grind illuminate human condition bring people together, provide memories many kinds of theater: stage/live theater media/ personal *murder mysteries, dinner theater,outdoor,childrens,theater in the round, haunted houses, ren. Fair.... Bare essentials of theater are: audience actors/performers place to performer story theater gives: it diverts our attention gives emotional workout illuminates some aspect of the human condition a way for the community to come together and share essential experiences gives us lasting, indelible memories. Range of theater: many diverse groups influence one another experimental artists take styles/traditions from around the world *can take an american story, and put chinese aspects and traditions to it....
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course ENG 1010 taught by Professor Rodp during the Spring '11 term at Volunteer State Community College.

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