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1.19.07 - 1/19/07 Theatre's Spaces Theatron- the...

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1/19/07 Theatre’s Spaces Theatron- the “seeing place” or special place What are the three basic components of theatre? o Actor o Audience o Space What are the two basic components of theatre space? o Stage o Auditorium Types of theatre spaces o Proscenium/ Picture frame- gives sense of separation; distances audience from the stage Apron- comes out in front of the curtain (picture frame) Teaser- the curtain that comes down from the ceiling, hides the lights (instruments) behind it o Thrust stage Three quarter- audience on three sides, no audience in the back o Amphitheatre- outside, done on something natural like a slope o Open air theatre- Elizabethan stage, no roof but otherwise can be normal theatre o Black box theatre- stage and audience can be situated however you want but the building is a black box o Arena stage- in the round, like the football stadium o Pageant wagons- wagon that turns into a stage o Environmental stage- Macbeth banquet scene, the audience is part of the
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