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11 terms
Commedia dell'arte language
Commedia dell'arte
Lazzi
Innamorati
First actor and actress
means specifically, 'comedy of the artists' - This signified…
A comic routine which grabbed the audience's attention or hei…
The stock character of the lover. Melodramatic and 'in love w…
Aristocratic and passionate, often carrying a dark murderous…
Commedia dell'arte
means specifically, 'comedy of the artists' - This signified…
Lazzi
A comic routine which grabbed the audience's attention or hei…
8 terms
Commedia Dell Arte characters
pantalone
isabella
il dottore
il capitano
-highest status. ... -the master, rich merchant ... -beetle or bird…
-high status. ... -rich young woman, a prima donna.... -pink flamin…
-middle status. ... -disguises himself a doctor; ... -works for the…
-middle status. ... -disguises himself as a military captain; ac…
pantalone
-highest status. ... -the master, rich merchant ... -beetle or bird…
isabella
-high status. ... -rich young woman, a prima donna.... -pink flamin…
11 terms
Commedia Dell'Arte Characters
Arlecchino
Columbina
Brighella
Il Capitano
the most famous character; an acrobat and wit; wore a cat-lik…
the beloved of Arlecchino; witty, bright and given to intrigu…
The name by itself (briga, brigare is Italian for quarrel, tr…
(The Captain) a caricature of the professional soldier; bold…
Arlecchino
the most famous character; an acrobat and wit; wore a cat-lik…
Columbina
the beloved of Arlecchino; witty, bright and given to intrigu…
17 terms
Commedia dell'Arte
Gelosi
Arlecchino
Brighella
Il Capitano
A Commedia del' Arte troupe, performing in the 16th Century
(Harlequin) The most famous. He was an acrobat and a wit, chi…
Arlecchino's crony, was more roguish and sophisticated, a cow…
(the captain) was a caricature of the professional soldier—bo…
Gelosi
A Commedia del' Arte troupe, performing in the 16th Century
Arlecchino
(Harlequin) The most famous. He was an acrobat and a wit, chi…
11 terms
Commedia dell'arte language
Commedia dell'arte
Lazzi
Innamorati
First actor and actress
means specifically, 'comedy of the artists' - This signified…
A comic routine which grabbed the audience's attention or hei…
The stock character of the lover. Melodramatic and 'in love w…
Aristocratic and passionate, often carrying a dark murderous…
Commedia dell'arte
means specifically, 'comedy of the artists' - This signified…
Lazzi
A comic routine which grabbed the audience's attention or hei…
17 terms
Commedia dell'Arte
Gelosi
Arlecchino
Brighella
Il Capitano
A Commedia del' Arte troupe, performing in the 16th Century
(Harlequin) The most famous. He was an acrobat and a wit, chi…
Arlecchino's crony, was more roguish and sophisticated, a cow…
(the captain) was a caricature of the professional soldier—bo…
Gelosi
A Commedia del' Arte troupe, performing in the 16th Century
Arlecchino
(Harlequin) The most famous. He was an acrobat and a wit, chi…
10 terms
Commedia Dell' Arte
The first recorded performance of Comm…
The average size of a performing troup…
The group typically consisted of
Performances consisted of _______ with…
1568
0-12 members
mostly men, some women
improvised sketches
The first recorded performance of Comm…
1568
The average size of a performing troup…
0-12 members
20 terms
Commedia Dell' Arte Vocabulary
Gullible
Cunning
Vindictive
Slimy
Easily believe or cheated
Shrewd/Sly/Crafty
Inclined to revenge/Vengeful/Hateful
Covered with a smile/ Very dishonest
Gullible
Easily believe or cheated
Cunning
Shrewd/Sly/Crafty
35 terms
Commedia Dell'arte
commedia dell'arte
stock characters
each character
pantalone
stock characters
the same characters are used in each show. each character has…
had own bit of lazzi, or business, which the audience would i…
the master, he is a senile wealthy merchant. attempt to contr…
commedia dell'arte
stock characters
stock characters
the same characters are used in each show. each character has…
11 terms
Commedia Dell Arte
Arlecchino
Pierrot
Tartaglia
Pantalone
The cheeky, energetic trickster.
The shy, desperate but intelligent servant.
The unintelligent, slow servant.
The nasty, greedy, old master.
Arlecchino
The cheeky, energetic trickster.
Pierrot
The shy, desperate but intelligent servant.
15 terms
Commedia dell' arte Easy
The Comedy of Art
Commedia dell' arte
Streets and market places
10. 7 men and 3 women
Commedia dell' arte
A form of improvisational theater that began in Italy in the…
Places during the early Italian Renaissance that Commedia del…
The companies typically included how many actors? How many me…
The Comedy of Art
Commedia dell' arte
Commedia dell' arte
A form of improvisational theater that began in Italy in the…
10 terms
Commedia Dell Arte
Old, Miserly man
Master, stupid and glutton
Sassy girl servant
Prankster Servant
Magnifico
Doctor(El dottore)
Columbina
Harlequin
Old, Miserly man
Magnifico
Master, stupid and glutton
Doctor(El dottore)
22 terms
Commedia dell'Arte
Commedia dell'Arte began in_____________
Stock characters
Innamorati
Zanni
Italy
Characters based on stereotypes
the young lovers
the servants
Commedia dell'Arte began in_____________
Italy
Stock characters
Characters based on stereotypes
11 terms
Commedia Dell'Arte Characters
Arlecchino
Columbina
Brighella
Il Capitano
the most famous character; an acrobat and wit; wore a cat-lik…
the beloved of Arlecchino; witty, bright and given to intrigu…
The name by itself (briga, brigare is Italian for quarrel, tr…
(The Captain) a caricature of the professional soldier; bold…
Arlecchino
the most famous character; an acrobat and wit; wore a cat-lik…
Columbina
the beloved of Arlecchino; witty, bright and given to intrigu…
35 terms
Commedia Dell'arte
commedia dell'arte
stock characters
each character
pantalone
stock characters
the same characters are used in each show. each character has…
had own bit of lazzi, or business, which the audience would i…
the master, he is a senile wealthy merchant. attempt to contr…
commedia dell'arte
stock characters
stock characters
the same characters are used in each show. each character has…
8 terms
Commedia Dell'Arte
a body
absolutely zanni,
he looks down
he's so weighed down
character
exactly zanni
on everything
with knowledge
a body
character
absolutely zanni,
exactly zanni
Commedia Dell'arte
Arlecchino
Brighella
Columbina
Il Capitano
The nimble, acrobatic, tricky servant. Childlike, sometimes n…
The tough-guy servant, a good liar, always out for himself.
The wise-cracking maid, usually the smartest character. Flirt…
A boasting, bragging macho soldier, who is actually a coward…
Arlecchino
The nimble, acrobatic, tricky servant. Childlike, sometimes n…
Brighella
The tough-guy servant, a good liar, always out for himself.
5 terms
Drama - Commedia Dell'Arte
Origins
Stock Characters - Names, Characterist…
Scenarios
Staging Details
Commedia Dell'arte was an art form that was widely popular in…
Pantalone:... • Top of the pecking order... • Rich... Capitano:... • Not…
A written outline of a stage work giving details of the plot…
A Commedia performance space was a small stage made of wood,…
Origins
Commedia Dell'arte was an art form that was widely popular in…
Stock Characters - Names, Characterist…
Pantalone:... • Top of the pecking order... • Rich... Capitano:... • Not…
15 terms
Commedia dell'arte
commedia dell'arte
lazzi
Innamorato
Innamorata
-improvised stage action following a scenario... -stock characte…
schtick or gimmick a character falls back on
male love interest... NO MASK
female love interest... NO MASK TO HIDE PRETTY FACE
commedia dell'arte
-improvised stage action following a scenario... -stock characte…
lazzi
schtick or gimmick a character falls back on
13 terms
Commedia Dell'Arte
Commedia Dell'arte transfers to
Its influence can be seen throughout t…
How did Commedia dell'arte do
Lazzi
Comedy of professional artists
Shakespeare and Moliere as well as in contemporary comedy
it worked from a scenario rather than a play, it followed a g…
physical comedy
Commedia Dell'arte transfers to
Comedy of professional artists
Its influence can be seen throughout t…
Shakespeare and Moliere as well as in contemporary comedy
22 terms
Commedia dell'Arte
Commedia dell'Arte began in_____________
Stock characters
Innamorati
Zanni
Italy
Characters based on stereotypes
the young lovers
the servants
Commedia dell'Arte began in_____________
Italy
Stock characters
Characters based on stereotypes
17 terms
Commedia dell'arte
Where did Commedia dell'Arte originate?
What does Commedia dell'Arte mean?
In the Commedia, actors used the chara…
The Commedia used stock characters fro…
northern Italy
a comedy of professionals
Plautus
character types and plot that was the source of plautus's suc…
Where did Commedia dell'Arte originate?
northern Italy
What does Commedia dell'Arte mean?
a comedy of professionals
13 terms
Commedia Dell arte Key Terms
Scenario
Commedia dell'arte
Il capitano mask
Arlecchino mask
What the actors of commedia dell'arte build their lines and a…
The comedy of professional artsists or skill... Type of performa…
Long nose with large eyes elaborate moustache and large cheeks
Small nose small eyes, low forehead, colourful, lined
Scenario
What the actors of commedia dell'arte build their lines and a…
Commedia dell'arte
The comedy of professional artsists or skill... Type of performa…
13 terms
Commedia dell'Arte Basic facts
When did Commedia dell'Arte begin
What is the definition of Commedia del…
What are 'stock characters'?
What is a scenario?
Began all over Europe in the 1500s
Dialogue and action that are completely improvised but based…
Characters that appeared in every scenario. They also have id…
The story line.
When did Commedia dell'Arte begin
Began all over Europe in the 1500s
What is the definition of Commedia del…
Dialogue and action that are completely improvised but based…
13 terms
Theater Commedia Dell Arte
An archtype
Physical bits of stage comedy
worn to identify character and exagger…
a "picture frame" of the stage with au…
Stock character
Lazzi
Masks
Proscenium arch
An archtype
Stock character
Physical bits of stage comedy
Lazzi
12 terms
Commedia Dell'Arte Terms
Medieval Theatre
Italian Renaissance Theatre
Proscenium Arch
Palais Cardinal/Royal
Entire set was on stage at once; placement could change meani…
One scene for entire play;
Stage within an enclosing arch
Built by the Cardinal Richelieu in 1641. Given to Moliere for…
Medieval Theatre
Entire set was on stage at once; placement could change meani…
Italian Renaissance Theatre
One scene for entire play;
12 terms
Commedia dell' Arte
Lovers
Masters
Pantalone
Dottore
Most realistic, rounded pair, young and attractive
Parents of lovers
Elderly merchant, would-be lover
Friend or rival of pantalone, lawyer/doctor, easily tricked
Lovers
Most realistic, rounded pair, young and attractive
Masters
Parents of lovers
13 terms
La Commedia dell' Arte
il mestiere
assoldare
girovagare
spostarsi
il lavoro
dare dei soldi a qualcuno per fare un lavoro
andare di qua e di lá
muoversi
il mestiere
il lavoro
assoldare
dare dei soldi a qualcuno per fare un lavoro
12 terms
Commedia Dell'Arte
Genre:
convention:
language:
music:
farce
improv by professionals, touring actors
improv, word play, vulgar, character specific, common
intermezzi, musical interludes
Genre:
farce
convention:
improv by professionals, touring actors
9 terms
Commedia dell'arte
Pantalone
II Dottore
II Captiano
Harlequin/ Arlecchino
An old man, caricature of a Venetian merchant, ... rich and reti…
Know-it-all, who usually knows nothing, caricature of learnin…
Swashbuckling soldier, bullying braggart, caricature of a pro…
Comic servant, often principal comic figure. Acrobatic and a…
Pantalone
An old man, caricature of a Venetian merchant, ... rich and reti…
II Dottore
Know-it-all, who usually knows nothing, caricature of learnin…
14 terms
Commedia Dell'arte & Roots
Commedia dell'arte
Commedia Erudita
Juex
Lazzi
Italian theatre style that involved wandering troupes which c…
Performed indoors. Actors were untrained and unmasked. The st…
Series of Lazzi that were strung together and served as an in…
Comic bits that interrupt the scenario. Each troupe has its o…
Commedia dell'arte
Italian theatre style that involved wandering troupes which c…
Commedia Erudita
Performed indoors. Actors were untrained and unmasked. The st…
27 terms
Commedia dell-arte Vocabulary
Gullible
Cunning
Miserly
Breeches
Easily deceived or cheated.
Shrewd; Crafty; Sly.
Stingy; Tight with one's money.
Knee-length trousers, often having ornamental buckles or elab…
Gullible
Easily deceived or cheated.
Cunning
Shrewd; Crafty; Sly.
Commedia dell'Arte
what does it translate to
dates back to...
influenced writers
Lazzi
comedy of actors guild
1550, Italy
Shakespeare, Moliere, and Marivaux
gags or tricks
what does it translate to
comedy of actors guild
dates back to...
1550, Italy
8 terms
Commedia Dell Arte characters
pantalone
isabella
ill dottore
colombine
-highest status. ... -the master, rich merchant ... -beetle or bird…
-high status. ... -rich young woman, a prima donna.... -pink flamin…
-middle status. ... -disguises himself a doctor; ... -works for the…
-high or lower status. ... -either a prima donna or a lady's mai…
pantalone
-highest status. ... -the master, rich merchant ... -beetle or bird…
isabella
-high status. ... -rich young woman, a prima donna.... -pink flamin…
17 terms
Commedia Dell' Arte
Comedy of professional players
Improvised comedy
Comedy developed from plot, theme, sub…
Amateur comedy / Learned comedy
Commedia dell' Arte
Commedia all' improviso
a soggetto
commedia erudita (that was presented at courts and academies…
Comedy of professional players
Commedia dell' Arte
Improvised comedy
Commedia all' improviso
10 terms
Commedia Dell'Arte characters
Pantalone
il Dottore Balanzone (the doctor)
IL Capitano (the Captain)
Scaramouche (Scaramuccia)
-Venetian merchant -rich,greedy,naïve -scared people will try…
old,arrogant and ignorant -fat -wears black -well groomed -ta…
spanish -long,pointy muxtache,huge sword,several daggers -bra…
soldier who does not like to fight-lucky and clever -always f…
Pantalone
-Venetian merchant -rich,greedy,naïve -scared people will try…
il Dottore Balanzone (the doctor)
old,arrogant and ignorant -fat -wears black -well groomed -ta…
18 terms
Commedia dell'arte LINES
start of scene
O: It's Sandy and I's anniversary toda…
O: Yeah, in the pantry.
O: Shoot, stop just- act like you're s…
Honey, I'm gonna go drop the kids off!
Whoops! I forgot my keys.
enter
...Pippin forgot his lunch, he said it should be on the kitch…
start of scene
Honey, I'm gonna go drop the kids off!
O: It's Sandy and I's anniversary toda…
Whoops! I forgot my keys.
11 terms
Commedia Dell' Arte
Magnifico
First Actor
First Actress
The Witch
Like eagle, looks down upon everyone, leader, thinks, most po…
Master, rich, serious, dangerous, no mask, like McBeth
Master, rich, serious, dangerous, no mask
Magnifico of county, powerful, earthy, supernatural
Magnifico
Like eagle, looks down upon everyone, leader, thinks, most po…
First Actor
Master, rich, serious, dangerous, no mask, like McBeth
12 terms
Commedia Dell'Arte
What was the Commedia Dell' Arte?
How did they performe?
What was the "commedia" style?
What was LAZZI?
"comedy of professional actors"
Improvisational theatre... -no full plays... -went with a scenario…
They played everywhere... Wore masks
The comic routines of the Commedia Dell'Arte... -standardized bi…
What was the Commedia Dell' Arte?
"comedy of professional actors"
How did they performe?
Improvisational theatre... -no full plays... -went with a scenario…
15 terms
Commedia dell arte
Commedia dell arte
Commedia dell arte
Commedia dell arte
Commedia dell arte
started in the market place where a crowd needed to be attrac…
comedy performed by professionals
comedy of the artist
a physical, highly improvised style of theater that originate…
Commedia dell arte
started in the market place where a crowd needed to be attrac…
Commedia dell arte
comedy performed by professionals
Commedia Dell' Arte characters
Arlecchino
Brighella
Il Capitano
Il Dottore
acrobat, childlike, humorous. wore a catlike mask and carried…
Arlecchino's close friend, more roguish and sophisticated. co…
(the captain) caricature of a professional soldier. Bold, swa…
(the doctor) caricature of learning. pompous and fraudulent
Arlecchino
acrobat, childlike, humorous. wore a catlike mask and carried…
Brighella
Arlecchino's close friend, more roguish and sophisticated. co…
20 terms
Commedia Dell' Arte Vocabulary
Gullible
Cunning
Vindictive
Slimy
too willing to believe or accept what other people tell you a…
clever, skillful, wisdom
trying to harm or upset somebody, or showing that you want to…
polite, friendly but not honest (liar)
Gullible
too willing to believe or accept what other people tell you a…
Cunning
clever, skillful, wisdom
14 terms
Theater - Commedia Dell'arte
Comedy of Professional Artists
It was banned every year by the Vatica…
Itinerant Troupes
Pantelone... Dottore... Harlequin... Tartaglia…
What does Commedia Dell'arte mean?
How do we know that Commedia Dell'arte was being performed be…
Means a "troupe that is traveling around"
The different characters of a troupe
Comedy of Professional Artists
What does Commedia Dell'arte mean?
It was banned every year by the Vatica…
How do we know that Commedia Dell'arte was being performed be…
14 terms
Commedia Dell ' Arte
Ancient Roman Comedy
Commedia all ' improviso
unscripted and improvised
Commedia dell ' arte
What is the origin of comedia dell'arte?
What was commedia dell ' arte originally called?
What two characteristics describe comedia dell ' arte?
the comedy of professional players
Ancient Roman Comedy
What is the origin of comedia dell'arte?
Commedia all ' improviso
What was commedia dell ' arte originally called?
22 terms
Commedia dell'Arte
Commedia dell'Arte began in_____________
Stock characters
Innamorati
Zanni
Italy
Characters based on stereotypes
the young lovers
the servants
Commedia dell'Arte began in_____________
Italy
Stock characters
Characters based on stereotypes
7 terms
Commedia Dell Arte vocab
Pantalone
Dottore
Capitano
Arlecchino
A wealthy, miserly old man, usually lecherous (i.e. Moseby fr…
"The Doctor," a smug, know-it-all professor, who really knows…
a boasting, bragging macho soldier, who is actually a coward…
the nimble, acrobatic, tricky servant. Childlike, sometimes n…
Pantalone
A wealthy, miserly old man, usually lecherous (i.e. Moseby fr…
Dottore
"The Doctor," a smug, know-it-all professor, who really knows…
24 terms
Commedia dell arte
Commedia del arte
Choragus
Scenarios
Canovaccio
Popular in Europe/ improvised dramatic scenes/ short skits/ I…
Director/comes up with scenarios
Outline of days performance
What they wrote their outlines in
Commedia del arte
Popular in Europe/ improvised dramatic scenes/ short skits/ I…
Choragus
Director/comes up with scenarios
18 terms
Commedia Dell Arte
Commedia dell arte
Stock Character
Canovaccio
Intermezzi
Play of Proffesionals
A character type that appears repeatedly in a particular lite…
Standard plot outline
Short "in between shows"
Commedia dell arte
Play of Proffesionals
Stock Character
A character type that appears repeatedly in a particular lite…
14 terms
Commedia Dell Arte Characters!
Zanni (Group)
Zanni (Character)
Arlecchino/Harlequinn
Brighella
The servant class
Low level. A big, slow guy that is either dumb or is treated…
Jester. They love food and girls. They are always scheming to…
Head of the servants. A mastermind; all their schemes work.
Zanni (Group)
The servant class
Zanni (Character)
Low level. A big, slow guy that is either dumb or is treated…
32 terms
Commedia dell'Arte
Grammelot
Graticcia
Proscenium
Proxemics
A style of language used in satirical theater, a gibberish
Wooden framework
The part of the stage in front of the curtain
The branch of knowledge that deals with the amount of space p…
Grammelot
A style of language used in satirical theater, a gibberish
Graticcia
Wooden framework
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