Theatre exam 1

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  1. Tragedy=
    hamartia=trajic flaw
  2. Paripateo=
    turning point
  3. Agrolosis=
    discovery=emotional purging
  4. 1)Plot=
    2) characters
    3) thought- ideas
    4) language
    5) song composition
    6) visual/ adornment, costumes, masks, spectacle conic elements.
    Dramatic action+ structure
  5. Unities Action, time, Place.
    unity of action,Main action no subplots) Place, play should cover single physical space) Time, Action of play takes 24 hours.)
  6. Edipus is definitive ex: of formal purpose of (tragedy)Defenition : reversal/discovery.
  7. Theatre began:
    Greece 534BCE Athen s city of Dionysus: Theatre festival. Thespis, 1st play1st actor.
  8. Dithyrambs
    Hyhms, choral odes.
  9. Chorus
    Dramatic functions, ideal audience, general population of the pla, say things main charcter wont say, backround and summary.
  10. Mimesis
    imitation
  11. Social functions of theatre) primary purpose of theatre)
    • 1. ENTERTAINMENT = provides an escape, reinforces social values ( Wicked)
    • 2. ART = challenges social question ( Laramie Project)
    • Politics corcion subversion= propoganda.
  12. SECONDARY PURPOSES ( social functions of theatre)
    • 1. politics
    • 2. (education) socialization
    • 3. religion
    • 4. subversion/ coersion
    • 5. empowerment- expressing identity and voice to empower.
    • 6. cultural exploration/prejudices in blind spot.
  13. (Theatre Spaces)
    • 1. proscenium - actor directly infront of audience.
    • 2. Thrust- audience on 3 sides
    • 3. Arena- audience on al sides "theatre in the round"
    • 4. Black Box- Nuetral black space
    • 5. Found Space- site specific ( anywhere)
    • 6. Environmental= actor/audience share same space.

    happen in actor audience relationships
  14. Joyride= environment
    (Theatre needs)
    1. actors
    2. audience
    3. space
    ( story/meaning)

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