ENGL 230 - Lecture 1

ENGL 230 - Lecture 1 - • Art reflects the social...

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ENGL 230 Lecture 1 What is theatre in times and places ? Theatre in 20th century Canada has not always been the definition of theatre Theatre is a way of expressing human story and what it is to be human A life art that happens within a certain period of time while an audience is in that same time and space Theatre can call out for change and move people out of their ways o Political purpose
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Unformatted text preview: • Art reflects the social conditions that make up our everyday lives • Certain theatre encourages us to connect and relate to the characters whereas others want us to keep a distance and focus on the choices the characters are making • Theatre has an entertainment purpose • Theatre can reflect the world in which we live on the worlds own terms o A picture of our reality...
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2011 for the course ENGL 230 taught by Professor Hurley during the Fall '07 term at McGill.

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