Theatre is ___________ of years old
Where is theatre present?
Art form in which actors and audiences come together at a certain time and place
A way of seeing people in action, observing what they do and why
Immediate was of experiencing what it means to be human
Actors and audience together =
physical presence of actors
What sets theater apart from other media?
What is one liability of theater?
Theater engages the audience is what construction of meaning?
Can theater be replicated in other media?
Theater is a _________ art form
____________ is lost as soon as the play ends
Stage parallels the...
other humans; another world
Actors are humans representing _____ _________; the stage represents ________ _______.
Theater mirrors ______.
Theater is a selected _________ organized into stories and fictions about events and people to tell us something about our humanity
Theater is... (fiction or nonfiction)
Theatre creates an _________ of reality
actors are other than who they are in reality and life is taking shape before us for the first time
What are the two parts of "grand fiction"?
to see and be seen
Theater requires a place to...
the Greek word theatron, or "seeing place"
Where did the word theater originate?
actor, space, audience
What are the three basic components of theater.
social, economic, and political relationships
The relationship between the three basic components of theater reflects...
Related to life experiences. Familiarity. Collective response. Preparations and decorum. Centrality to the theatrical event
List the 5 audience expectations
seeing and being seen
What is the heart of theatrical experience?
Theater happens in the...
actors and audience must come together in a prearranged space
For theater to happen,...
new and real
Theatre creates the illusion that the world depicted onstage is...