Greek Theatre(1)

Greek Theatre(1) - What were the distinctive performance...

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Greek Theatre Terms and Names Athens Patriarchy Participatory Democracy Dithyrambs Dionysus Thespis Choregos Orchestra
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Theatron Skene Presentational Performance Style Questions to Think About What happened to turn dithyrambs into true theatre? Theatre was religious. How was this reflected in the different aspects of the performance? What was presentational in the Greek performances? How many times a year were plays performed?
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Unformatted text preview: What were the distinctive performance conventions of Greek theatre? Could everyone attend the performance? Why was the theatre so big? How did the size of the theatre affect the performance? How many actors were there? Be able to identify a picture or diagram What was the subject matter of the plays? What was the function of theatre? Why was the playwright the central participant?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2012 for the course THEATRE 101 taught by Professor Annprice during the Spring '11 term at Boise State.

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