• Artisic Styles
    called contropposto stance. Greek classicism in theatre also pursues the ideals of simplicity, harmony, restraint, proportion, and reason. The playwrights Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides provide the only extant examples. Remains of Greek classical theatres dot the Mediterranean from Athens to Turkey...
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  • 19th Century Thaetre
    injected theatre with the contemporary trend toward realism, calling for many changes to take place in the theatre world. Wagner is probably best known for his concept of a new type of theatre structure--the festival theatre. He designed the structure to fulfill his ambition of a classless theatre. Famous...
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  • Stage Craft Essay
    Stagecraft Essay Since ancient times, people have been enjoying the delights of theatre and play enacted and carried out on stage. The history on lighting for the theatre is very interesting and innovative. As technology has developed over the years, theatergoers have been witness to extraordinary...
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  • Of Interest
    Performance Doug Reside proposes provocatively that “theatre scholarship, and indeed theatre history research in general, can be accurately described as a subset of media studies” (“‘Last Modified January 1996’: The Digital History of Rent”, Theatre Survey, 52.2 (November 2011), 335). 1 Philip...
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  • Theatre History
    Festival Theatre Greece. Roman. Medieval • 2000 b.c- WORLDS’D FIRST RECORDED PASSION PLAY • Purpose- to keep vivid the minds of the faithful, the sufferings, and triumph of god. • 534 BC- Theatre begins in Greece; Thespis invents Tragedy Why did it take from 200 BC until 534 BC for civilization...
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  • yolo swag are problems
    really like society. Epic Theatre: Bertolt Brecht created a Epic Theatre to show audiences that are based on catharsis and concepts of conflicts. He always wanted to criticize the ideology of government. It aims to awaken the audience from the entertainment of theatre, to critically analyze the themes...
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  • Issues of Painting
    cathedrals rose. In contrast to the Romanesque and Byzantine styles, the most noticeable feature of the art of the Gothic period is its increased naturalism. This quality, which first appeared in the work of Italian artists in the late 13th century, became the dominant painting style throughout Europe...
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  • Henrik ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen was a major Norwegian playwright, theatre director and poet whose works are the most performed after those of Shakespeare. Born in 1828, Ibsen creates many notable works such as: A Doll's House, Peer Gynt, Ghosts, and many others before his death in 1906. Often referred to as the 'father...
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  • Is Thérèse Raquin a Naturalist Novel?
    the novel Thérèse Raquin, would display the traits of the genre. Zola may be responsible for many of the conventions that one would associate with Naturalism and so naturally you could extend this logic to argue that his work defines the genre. To the modern reader, Thérèse Raquin appears anything but...
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  • Brecht vs. Stanislavski Essay
    Brecht Vs. Stanislavski. To move away from naturalism Brecht methods differs from Stanislavski's in many ways. In order to achieve a un-natiuralistic performance and create an audience that are critical on the play rather than be emotionally attached to the play. Some of these differences between...
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  • Tok Essay “Art Is a Lie That Brings Us Nearer to the Truth” (Pablo Picasso)
    relies on different AOK’s and WOK’s. The main area of art focused to support Picasso’s quote will be theatre and what philosophical role it plays in our everyday society, do we really need it, and is theatre the true or false image of reality? It is evidently challenging to make any sense out of this quote...
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  • Research on Tea and Sympathy
    1970. Robert Anderson was nominated for the Writer's Guild Award for his television drama, The Patricia Neal Story, in 1980, and was elected to The Theatre Hall of Fame. He received "The William Inge Award for Lifetime Achievement" in 1985. In 1991, two of Anderson's works were televised: The Last Act...
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  • THEA241
    18C – Age of Enlightenment 19 C – Built on the innovations of the 18C Paved the way for “modern theatre.” Mercantile powers were England and France Africa and slave trade Trade, colonial trade Inventions leading to the Industrial Revolution in 19 C The flying shuttle, the spinning...
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  • Characteristics of Modern Drama
    modern period drama. These characteristics are realism, naturalism and interaction between characters and the readers. They will be discussed along with Henrik Ibsen’s ‘Ghosts’ and Arthur Miller’s ‘Death of a Sales man’. Realism and naturalism are considered to be the cornerstones of modern drama as...
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  • Title
    Saad Siddiqui and Omar Alnatour Mrs. Morgan Theatre Tech, Period 2 5 December 2010 The Sydney Opera House The Sydney Opera house is a very beautiful building located in Sydney Australia. The architect of Sydney Opera House, Jørn Utzon was a relatively unknown 38 year old Dane until January 29...
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  • Drama 200 word
    Luigi Pirandello: 6 Characters S.C.H.P We started by using a workshop ‘The court room’. This involved Pirandello been taken to ‘Theatre Court’ over several complaints over the style in which his new play has taken. Pirandello’s personal life is key such as; his wife’s mental illness which may have...
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  • Dawg
    Naturalism, Stanislavski and the System Expository Essay Constantin Stanislavski was born 17th January 1863 in Moscow, Russian empire and died on the 7th of August 1938 at the age of 75. As a child Constantin Stanislavski’s interest where the circus, the ballet and puppetry. Stanislavski...
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  • what is drama
    Greek Comedy, Greek Tragedy References: Aristotle. The Poetics of Aristotle. Trans. Stephen Halliwell. London: Duckworth, 1987. Green, J.R. Theatre in Ancient Greek Society. New York; London: Routledge, 1994. Drama as Imitation Aristotle suggested that some forms of poetry could be identified...
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  • Drama
    Drafting of my Exploration notes (hard style) Non-Naturalism and Bertolt Brecht : Mother Courage is one of nine plays that Brecht wrote in an attempt to counter the rise of Fascism and Nazism. He tried to take a new approach to theater; he tried to persuade his audiences to see the stage as a stage...
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  • Origin of Epic Theatre
    ORIGINS OF EPIC THEATRE JOE CARROLL 2nd HND PERFORMING ARTS Introduction In the following essay I will explain the origins of epic theatre and what is actually meant by the term epic theatre. I will look at the people who influenced this form of theatre, the essential elements and how they...
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