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Unformatted text preview: THR 101 Notes 29/09/2010 14:01:00 ← A brief overview of stuff you should know! ← ← Where did Theater Originate? ← ← Origins of Theatre • Ritual Theatre o A way to praise the gods • Storytelling o Passing down knowledge to generations • North Africa and Near East o Egyptians have recorded in hieroglyphics that they used to have huge the ← ← It was actually Greece and Rome that took Theatre made it a more defined practice • Greek Theatre o Has influenced many of our current theatre practices o Greek theatre was introduced to cultures during the years of th Roman Republic (509-27 BCE) and especially during the Roman Empire (27 o ← Classic Greek Theatre • Orchestra • Skene • Parodoi Stadium Seating, house in the back was just to store shit in Roman Theatre Built higher Stage area more defined Romans have got rid of scene house but built Scene Fronz, elaborate background of...
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- Fall '09
- Proscenium Theatre, Classic Greek Theatre, Greek Roman Masks, current theatre practices