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33 terms
Theater History
Who is considered to be the first actor?
What is the name of the event which or…
When did Greek Drama originate?
Greek Theater's were built where?
Thespis
Festival of Dionysus
450 B.C.
Into hillsides
Who is considered to be the first actor?
Thespis
What is the name of the event which or…
Festival of Dionysus
91 terms
Theater History
Oliver Cromwell
Oliver Goldsmith
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
David Garrick
Puritan Leader
She Stoops to Conquer
Fashioned the best comedies since Shakespeare
Actor and director. Developed a less bombastic style of actin…
Oliver Cromwell
Puritan Leader
Oliver Goldsmith
She Stoops to Conquer
83 terms
Theater History
Theater
Theater (revisited)
Greek Theater -- Place
Greek Theater -- Event
Has actors; has a story; ephemeral; audience and actors separ…
A place; an event; an institution; social practice
Wood vs. Stone... First Theater: Theater of Dionysus... THEATRON... OR…
Thespis (534 BCE)... One actor and a chorus... 492 BCE -- date of f…
Theater
Has actors; has a story; ephemeral; audience and actors separ…
Theater (revisited)
A place; an event; an institution; social practice
11 terms
History of Theater
Colosseum
Commedia dell arte
Humanism
Improvisation
Classical amphitheater in ancient Roma
Form of theater from Renaissance Italy; actors wore masks and…
A Renaissance intellectual movement in which thinkers studied…
A spontaneous style of theatre through which scenes are creat…
Colosseum
Classical amphitheater in ancient Roma
Commedia dell arte
Form of theater from Renaissance Italy; actors wore masks and…
25 terms
Theater History
6th Century BC
Theater of Dionysus
Comedies and Tragedies
Theatron
Theater begins in Greece
Theater where most Greek plays were performed
The two types of Greek plays
The seating for the audience in Greek theater
6th Century BC
Theater begins in Greece
Theater of Dionysus
Theater where most Greek plays were performed
44 terms
Theater History
Elements of Tragedy
Old Greek Comedy:
Middle Greek Comedy
New greek Comedy
a heroic character, through unfortunate circumstances experie…
450 B.C.E. markd the start of _______________ which evolved f…
Dominant form of Greek comedy from the end of the fifth centu…
Fourth century through 260 BCE and focused on the idea of req…
Elements of Tragedy
a heroic character, through unfortunate circumstances experie…
Old Greek Comedy:
450 B.C.E. markd the start of _______________ which evolved f…
47 terms
Theater history
Dario Fo
Peter Brook
Ellen Stewart
Jo Melziener
Italian playwright, actor designer, political activist. Intro…
A spurt of blood, encorporated Artaud and the theater of crue…
Black woman, began the Off Broadway movement, licensed as an…
Designer, Are you Sure This Guy is on our exam, bc it looks l…
Dario Fo
Italian playwright, actor designer, political activist. Intro…
Peter Brook
A spurt of blood, encorporated Artaud and the theater of crue…
24 terms
Theater History
2500 B.C.E
1868 B.C.E
534 B.C.E
525 B.C.E-385 B.C.E
Start of western theater with the Abydos Passion play
Ikhernofret was a part of the Abydos Passion Play and wrote a…
Dramatic Competition is established in the city Dionysia
First masterful dramatic age
2500 B.C.E
Start of western theater with the Abydos Passion play
1868 B.C.E
Ikhernofret was a part of the Abydos Passion Play and wrote a…
40 terms
Theater History: Roman Theater
Ampetheaters
Auleum
Bread and Circuses
Cavea
Temporary wooden structures, possibly similiar to the later p…
Used in theaters, from curtain on expandable poles, to hide a…
Performances at festivals paid for by the state or a wealthy…
equivalent to Greek theatron; seating area for roman theaters
Ampetheaters
Temporary wooden structures, possibly similiar to the later p…
Auleum
Used in theaters, from curtain on expandable poles, to hide a…
74 terms
Theater History
Why study theater?
Rhinoceros
Crucible
Religion
A. First thing conqueredis theater bacause it can hold hidden…
Theater hidden message. Nazis.
"Which hunt" hidden message. Accusing people of communism.
Theater always starts with religion
Why study theater?
A. First thing conqueredis theater bacause it can hold hidden…
Rhinoceros
Theater hidden message. Nazis.
21 terms
Theater History
Ritual
Shaman
City Dionysia
Deus Ex Machina
Religious dances performed annually
One of the chief representatives of the gods. Aka the medicin…
A Dionysian festival held in March that developed into a fest…
"God in the machine" a unique mechanical crane used for lower…
Ritual
Religious dances performed annually
Shaman
One of the chief representatives of the gods. Aka the medicin…
31 terms
Theater 1 Theater History
Painted backgrounds
Main crop in Greece
God of wine and fertility
Goat song
Pinakes
Grapes
Dionysus
Tragos
Painted backgrounds
Pinakes
Main crop in Greece
Grapes
66 terms
Theater History
Shamanism
Ritual
Dance
Storytelling
A Shaman is a priestly figure who communicates directly with…
repeated actions done to have success in battle and hunting;…
Humans would imitate animals, use pantomime and wore masks an…
Oral storytelling of myths and other stories became a great s…
Shamanism
A Shaman is a priestly figure who communicates directly with…
Ritual
repeated actions done to have success in battle and hunting;…
62 terms
history of theater
when did it begin
what happen to it
until what happen in 1066
beg to compensate for illiteracy among…
Athens 500 B C
it disappeared for 1,000 years ago
formal phay acting was held in church
congregation
when did it begin
Athens 500 B C
what happen to it
it disappeared for 1,000 years ago
52 terms
Theater History
what festival started Greek theater?
who was Dionysus? (Greek)
did chorus sing or dance in tragedies?…
where did the narrators stand in trage…
The Festival of Dionysus
the greek god of wine and fertility, he later became associat…
no, there were narrators who told the audience what was happe…
in the orchestra section of the theater
what festival started Greek theater?
The Festival of Dionysus
who was Dionysus? (Greek)
the greek god of wine and fertility, he later became associat…
50 terms
Tech Theater: Theater History
Who is the Most notorious playwright o…
Theapian stands for what?
Dionysius was God of what?
Latin word for Play?
William shakespeare
someone who practices the art of theatre
wine and theatre
ludus
Who is the Most notorious playwright o…
William shakespeare
Theapian stands for what?
someone who practices the art of theatre
44 terms
Theater history
Who used nine questions
Who used the method of imagination
Who rebelled against Stanislavski didn…
Who was in alcoholic and his daughter…
Uta Hagen
Michael Chekhov
Michael Chekov
Michael chekov
Who used nine questions
Uta Hagen
Who used the method of imagination
Michael Chekhov
16 terms
History of Theater
Trilogy
Closet Dramas
Saint Play
Mystery Play
A set of 3 related plays.
A play meant to be read rather than acted.
Religious plays based on lives and legends of saints.
Form of religious drama based on biblical history.
Trilogy
A set of 3 related plays.
Closet Dramas
A play meant to be read rather than acted.
Theater History
The fan
Preformance
Event time
Set time
Preformance, Rites ceremonies, Shamanism, Eruption and resolu…
Play, Games, Sports, Theatre, and ritual
Activity itself has a set sequence and all the steps of that…
Arbitrary time pattern is imposed on events they begin and en…
The fan
Preformance, Rites ceremonies, Shamanism, Eruption and resolu…
Preformance
Play, Games, Sports, Theatre, and ritual
12 terms
History of the theater: The Glode theater
Lord chamberlain's men moved _________…
Why did they move the Theater? how did…
what is the height? the shape? the sta…
what was the wealthy going to the thea…
L.C. men move The Theater (central London) across Thames Rive…
because of a small fire and then high rent, they dismantled,…
height: 3 stories; Shape: round; stages: 3 (platform/outer [5…
they sat in terraces, Lords' rooms cost a lot of money, there…
Lord chamberlain's men moved _________…
L.C. men move The Theater (central London) across Thames Rive…
Why did they move the Theater? how did…
because of a small fire and then high rent, they dismantled,…
73 terms
theater history
something associated with the idea of…
something associated with the rise of…
Liminal
Liminoid
emphasis based on rituals and storytelling
changes in literacy and thought process
Transitional moment with no turning back
Ritual institutionalized into culture (repeatable)
something associated with the idea of…
emphasis based on rituals and storytelling
something associated with the rise of…
changes in literacy and thought process
10 terms
Theater history
The Greeks created theater as a blank…
One side of the hill that has the thea…
Kind of open air Theatre is
Two technique's of stadium theater are
Story telling
Dionysus
Amphitheater
Chorus and masks
The Greeks created theater as a blank…
Story telling
One side of the hill that has the thea…
Dionysus
13 terms
Theater history
Abhinaya
Natyashastra
Bhava
Lokadharmi
- Acting- physical expression of portraying character
- "poetics"
- feeling or emotion
like naturalism ... common style ... to appeal to more diverse audi…
Abhinaya
- Acting- physical expression of portraying character
Natyashastra
- "poetics"
85 terms
Theater History
534 - 600 BC
Rituals/Catharsis
Tragos - Goat song
24 - 36
The Greek period
How was Greek theater started as
Where did the word tragedy come from?
How many people were in a Greek chorus?
534 - 600 BC
The Greek period
Rituals/Catharsis
How was Greek theater started as
41 terms
Theater History
Antistrophe
Archon
Arion
Choregus
the second section of an ancient Greek choral ode or of one d…
Greek word for Ruler, Official of the city in charge of organ…
Credited with developing the dithyramb into a formalized narr…
A citizen in charge of financing and organizing the training…
Antistrophe
the second section of an ancient Greek choral ode or of one d…
Archon
Greek word for Ruler, Official of the city in charge of organ…
38 terms
Theater History
534 BC
1453 AD
ANONYMITY
BRUNELLESCHI
Thespis comes and steps out in front of the chorus.
Fall of Constantinople
the condition of being unknown
The artist and architect credited with discovering linear per…
534 BC
Thespis comes and steps out in front of the chorus.
1453 AD
Fall of Constantinople
38 terms
THEATER HISTORY
cave dwellers
hieroglyphics
ancient greece
dionysus
first actors
first evidence of theater
first structured drama in 500 bc
greece drama was in honor of
cave dwellers
first actors
hieroglyphics
first evidence of theater
21 terms
Theater History
Osiris
Abydos Passion Play
Ikhernofret
Polis
Egyptian god of the son for whom they presented plays
The first play ever, performed annually to this day
ancient stone that depicts the Abydos passion play.
city-state in ancient Greece
Osiris
Egyptian god of the son for whom they presented plays
Abydos Passion Play
The first play ever, performed annually to this day
63 terms
Theater History
transitory
contingency
"hot"
"cool"
not permanent
subject to chance, future event or circumstance but cannot be…
full of energy
patience and gentleness, elements tone down the hot spirit
transitory
not permanent
contingency
subject to chance, future event or circumstance but cannot be…
Theater History
Egypt
The Greek
rebirth
companies
Where was the first recorded theatrical performance?
Who is credited for starting theater?
What does Renaissance stand for?
groups that work together in organizations
Egypt
Where was the first recorded theatrical performance?
The Greek
Who is credited for starting theater?
21 terms
Theater history
Chinease theatre
Peking opera
Japan theater
Buraku
Chalk circle,uite song
Acting done by men ,symbolic props
Formal no clapping
Doll theater ,lofe size dolls manipulated by humans
Chinease theatre
Chalk circle,uite song
Peking opera
Acting done by men ,symbolic props
103 terms
Theater History
performance art
Eric Bogosian
Henrik Ibsen
Emile Zola
a 1970's American performance presented to an audience within…
in his monologues Drinking in America and Sex, Drugs, and Roc…
a major 19th century Norwegian playwright, often called the f…
a French playwright and naturalism's primary spokesman. An ad…
performance art
a 1970's American performance presented to an audience within…
Eric Bogosian
in his monologues Drinking in America and Sex, Drugs, and Roc…
63 terms
Theater History
Thespis
Greek theater
Greek theater
Aeschylus
First actor to break from crowd and start conversation leadin…
Celebrate religious festivals
Wore masks to play more than one character
Used 2-3 actors and added interaction
Thespis
First actor to break from crowd and start conversation leadin…
Greek theater
Celebrate religious festivals
40 terms
Theater History
Miracle or Mystery Play
Passion Play
Morality Play
Hells Mouth
play about the bible and saints
play about the last week of christ's life
play about principles taught by christianity
giant mouth with moving jaw, fire, and smoke. Took 17 men to…
Miracle or Mystery Play
play about the bible and saints
Passion Play
play about the last week of christ's life
34 terms
Theater History
theatron
orchestra
thymele
parados
area of seats for audience hollowed out from the hillside
large circular area for the actors
the altar centered in the orchestra used for sacrifices to Di…
walled walkway used by the chorus to enter and exit the stage
theatron
area of seats for audience hollowed out from the hillside
orchestra
large circular area for the actors
19 terms
Theater History
Realism
Herik Ibsen
Well-Made Play
Naturalism
- theatrical representation popular in the 19th century... -atte…
-19th century Scandinavian playwright acknowledged as a found…
- 19th century prescribed formula for playwriting... -content do…
- theatrical representation ... -specializes on lower class... -use…
Realism
- theatrical representation popular in the 19th century... -atte…
Herik Ibsen
-19th century Scandinavian playwright acknowledged as a found…
Theater History
Popul Vuh
Commemorative Drama
Corrales
Auto sacramentales
Creation story, talks about song and dance as everyday life,…
used to celebrate and reenacted fundamental mythological hist…
began as temporary then became permanent, performed outdoors,…
three times a year, one act religious dramas, women allowed o…
Popul Vuh
Creation story, talks about song and dance as everyday life,…
Commemorative Drama
used to celebrate and reenacted fundamental mythological hist…
46 terms
Theater History
Seneca
Plautus
Terence
Roman plays are based off of/ adopted…
Roman... only roman playwright known for tragedies; wrote roman…
Roman... Playwright who wrote comedic and vulgar plays; many of…
Roman... Comedic playwright; his plays used a more refined and s…
true
Seneca
Roman... only roman playwright known for tragedies; wrote roman…
Plautus
Roman... Playwright who wrote comedic and vulgar plays; many of…
14 terms
Theater history
Pietas
Gravitas
pantomime
Constantine's conversion
respect for elders. connotates respect for authority, loyaly…
dignity. a weighty quality exemplified by sober and enduring…
a chorus and/or musicians accompanied a solo, non speaking ac…
312 CE
Pietas
respect for elders. connotates respect for authority, loyaly…
Gravitas
dignity. a weighty quality exemplified by sober and enduring…
55 terms
Theater History
Naturalism
Realism
Emily Zola
Henrick Ibsen
A literary and theatrical movement that attempted to achieve…
A literary and theatrical practice valuing direct imitation o…
French playwright & theorist... Spokesperson for naturalism thea…
norwegian... wrote 25 plays- norwegian past, realist drama, symb…
Naturalism
A literary and theatrical movement that attempted to achieve…
Realism
A literary and theatrical practice valuing direct imitation o…
9 terms
Theater History
Ancient Greek Theatre 600-400 BC
Ancient Roman Theatre 300 BC- AD 500
Medieval Theatre 500-1300
Renaissance & Reformation Theatre 1400…
Amphitheaters: open air, side of mtn, semicircular ... Playwrigh…
Latin versions of Greek plays... Hellenistic influence: highest…
Fall of Roman Empire... theater buildings not allowed; open stag…
Rebirth of Classical... theatre reemerged with professional acto…
Ancient Greek Theatre 600-400 BC
Amphitheaters: open air, side of mtn, semicircular ... Playwrigh…
Ancient Roman Theatre 300 BC- AD 500
Latin versions of Greek plays... Hellenistic influence: highest…
18 terms
Theater History
Thespis
Theme
Concept
Tragic Play
Recognized as the first known actor
Tag line; and in-actable phrase
A visual description for the designers
A great mans fall from grace; huberous: arrogance: angering t…
Thespis
Recognized as the first known actor
Theme
Tag line; and in-actable phrase
29 terms
Theater History
Anton Chekhov
Federico García Lorca
Jean Genet
Samuel Beckett
The Cherry Orchard, 19th century, Russian
House of Bernarda Alba, 19th-20th century, Spanish
The Maids, 20th century, French
Waiting for Godot, 20th century, Irish
Anton Chekhov
The Cherry Orchard, 19th century, Russian
Federico García Lorca
House of Bernarda Alba, 19th-20th century, Spanish
13 terms
Theater History
Primitive Tribes
religious dance
pantomime
witch doctor
theater started with
a ritual is a
acting without words
wore a mask and danced a story
Primitive Tribes
theater started with
religious dance
a ritual is a
9 terms
Theater History
Exposition
Parados
Thespian
Lampoon
The background information/beginning of the play.
The entrance of the chorus.
Greek slang for actor
To criticize using ridicule or sarcasm
Exposition
The background information/beginning of the play.
Parados
The entrance of the chorus.
52 terms
Theater History
Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece
Bread, beans, olives, fruit, vegetables, fish
Stone/clay
High walls with strong gate
Sports and festivals
Ancient Greece
Bread, beans, olives, fruit, vegetables, fish
Ancient Greece
Stone/clay
35 terms
Theater History
Hrosvitha the nun was a
Medieval Theatre first began in France…
Medieval plays were performed on wagon…
The 3 types of plays during the Mediev…
Medieval playright
Europe
Pageant Wagons
Mystery, Miracle and Morality plays
Hrosvitha the nun was a
Medieval playright
Medieval Theatre first began in France…
Europe
90 terms
Theater history
Medieval theater
Why was theater reborn in the church d…
Tropes
Clergy
440AD-1400AD
All life revolved around the church
Stories from the Bible acted out by clergymen
Church leaders
Medieval theater
440AD-1400AD
Why was theater reborn in the church d…
All life revolved around the church
21 terms
History of theater
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Greek theatre
Masks
Introduced the idea using a second and third actor which allo…
Continued the creation of character by using the chorus less,…
Created to celebrate religious festivals
Were used to allow the actors to play more than one character
Aeschylus
Introduced the idea using a second and third actor which allo…
Sophocles
Continued the creation of character by using the chorus less,…
85 terms
Theater History
Euripides
Peripeteia
Two gifts in medea
How many members in a dithyrambic chou…
Tragic Playwright, wrote Medea
Turning point, the reversal
dress and diadem
50
Euripides
Tragic Playwright, wrote Medea
Peripeteia
Turning point, the reversal
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