Theater as an Art Form

Theater as an Art Form - Theater as an Art Form Types of...

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Theater as an Art Form Types of Art Visual experience them visually, not usually motion Ex. Paintings, sculptures Performing requires person to perform it Ex. Music Literary Theater has… Color Color psychology study how people react to different colors Story Crucial to teaching Imitation Mimicry What is Art? Imitating/expressing feeling, tone, mood, atmosphere Makes you think provokes your imagination Requires some level of interpretation Communicates: Emotions, stories, information, ideas, attitudes A form of communication that uses media to catch attention/entertains What does music use? Tempo speed at which it goes Tones Instruments different instruments could have different effects Theater works using… Tones colors or sounds of actors voices Pacing/tempo how quickly you give people information The rate at which we perceive things makes a difference Goethe 18 th century German philosopher who tried to define art Interested in criticism of art Developed 3 questions to approach/evaluate art:
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course THEA 200 taught by Professor Theaterappreciate/understanding during the Fall '11 term at South Carolina.

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