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THTR MIDTERM - 2/3/10 Ancient Greek Staging: Theatron=...

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2/3/10 Ancient Greek Staging: Theatron= seeing place Orchestra Skene: (scenery) means tint in Greek Stage? Audience size: 14-17,000 people Amphitheater : outdoors Actors and Acting: S tyle : declamatory means big and loud, huge gestures Masks Choragus : leaders of the chorus Chorus Catharsis : emotional cleansing/purge “Pity and fear” Characters of Greek Tragedy: Tragic hero Hamartia: tragic flaw Catharsis Tragedy 16 th c BCE: Means goat song traguidia 534 BC- Thespis No extant plays Single actor (author) Recent history Contest Tragedy 5 th c BCE: Aeschylus (c.523-456BC) Sophocles (c. 496-406BC) o Wrote Oedipus Euripides (c. 480-406BC) Comedy: Aristophanes (c.448-380BC)
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Old comedy 5 th c BCE New Comedy: Hellenistic Period New Comedy: Menander (342BCE-291BCE) The Director: Concept Unity George II : the Duke of Saxe Meiningen French scenes Beats Type casting
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course THTR 1001 taught by Professor Teboah during the Fall '09 term at LSU.

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