Theater Appreciation Notes 14

Theater Appreciation Notes 14 - Th e a t e r A ppr e c i a...

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Theat er Appr e c i ati o n 9 / 1 0 / 0 8 W h a t i s t h e a t e r ? “A m a n walk s acr o s s (an em p t y sp a c e whil s t so m e o n e else is wa t c h i n g hi m, an d t hi s is all th a t is nee d e d for an act of t h e a t e r .” – Pete r Brook, The Emp t y Space P e r f o r m a n c e Doe r s, so m e t h i n g do n e, an d au d i e n c e , a pe r f o r m a n c e sit e, m ov e m e n t t h r o u g h o u t ti m e. *Ephe m e r a l o Perf o r m a n c e last s a rela t iv ely sh o r t ti m e o Unre c o v e r a b l e in its origi n a l for m o Diffe r e n t every ti m e . - Wha t se p a r a t e s t h e a t e r fro m ot h e r pe r f o r m a n c e s ? o In ot h e r pe r f o r m a n c e s , th e y are t h e m s e l v e s . It’s ar tifici al - it re s e m b l e s th e thi n g it co pi e s (act o r s) o No p r a c t i c a l use. o Pro d u c e s an ae s t h e t i c re s p o n s e : an ap p r e c i a t i o n of be a u t y.
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course 965 211 taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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