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36 terms
Theater Humanities - Greek Theater
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Chorus
Parados
God of wine and the harvest
"Ode to Dionysus", praise chant around offering
Served as narrators, role diminished as actors became more im…
When the chorus enters
Dionysus
God of wine and the harvest
Dithyramb
"Ode to Dionysus", praise chant around offering
17 terms
Humanities; theater
Tragedy
Tragicomedy
Comedy
Melodrama
Someone dies; unhappy ending, ends and catastrophe
Mixed genre of comedy and tragedy
No one dies, happy ending
Drama set to music; musicals
Tragedy
Someone dies; unhappy ending, ends and catastrophe
Tragicomedy
Mixed genre of comedy and tragedy
24 terms
Theater humanities
Improvisation
Scene stealing
Character centered approach
Situation centered approach
the impromptu portrayal of a character or a scene without reh…
the calling of attention to ones presence onstage and diverti…
an approach to storytelling that focused on a character or a…
approach seeing how different characters react to the same si…
Improvisation
the impromptu portrayal of a character or a scene without reh…
Scene stealing
the calling of attention to ones presence onstage and diverti…
31 terms
Humanities theater
theater
antagonist
protagonist
conflict
ritual and performance reflecting a culture
The villain of the story
The hero of the story
problem between protagonist and antagonist, most tension in t…
theater
ritual and performance reflecting a culture
antagonist
The villain of the story
9 terms
Humanities: Theater
The plot
Catharsis
Flat or round
Protagonist and antagonist
3 C's: conflict, climax, conclusion
Cleansing
1d or fully developed
main character and person who causes conflict
The plot
3 C's: conflict, climax, conclusion
Catharsis
Cleansing
23 terms
Humanities- Theater
3 literary genes
where do western conventions of theate…
theater according to Robert Cohen
four crafts theater is divided into
epic... lyric... drama
religious ritual
artistic work... impersonation of characters... live performance... sc…
playwrite's... director's... stagecraft... cast's craft
3 literary genes
epic... lyric... drama
where do western conventions of theate…
religious ritual
10 terms
Humanities - Theater
Why do we do theater?
How is imitation evolutionary?
What is catharsis?
What does educational theater do?
To imitate life and to explore social roles, moralities, and…
Integral to child development, occurs in both humans and anim…
Venting, purging emotions through art, drawn to emotional cri…
Teaches myths and universal truth, mystery, morality, biblica…
Why do we do theater?
To imitate life and to explore social roles, moralities, and…
How is imitation evolutionary?
Integral to child development, occurs in both humans and anim…
22 terms
humanities (theater)
Which country is the birthplace of bot…
Dionysus was the god of?
What is the name of the Tragos singer…
What do we call those who followed in…
Greek
wine and feasting
thespis
thespians
Which country is the birthplace of bot…
Greek
Dionysus was the god of?
wine and feasting
37 terms
Humanities Unit 4: Theater
Literary Elements
Technical Elements
Performance Elements
Purposes of Drama
Soliloquy, conclusion, exposition, language &style, denouemen…
Stage directions, lighting, costumes, set props, makeup, hand…
Breath control, gestures, articulation, rate, inflection, pro…
Passing on tradition and culture, sharing the human experienc…
Literary Elements
Soliloquy, conclusion, exposition, language &style, denouemen…
Technical Elements
Stage directions, lighting, costumes, set props, makeup, hand…
31 terms
Theater Unit: Humanities
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
Introduction of the main characters and setting (time and pla…
Characters make decisions regarding the initial incident; sus…
Point of highest emotion; turning point, characters change an…
Resolution of character's crisis
Exposition
Introduction of the main characters and setting (time and pla…
Rising Action
Characters make decisions regarding the initial incident; sus…
37 terms
Humanities Theater Unit 1
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Thymele
Satyrs
god of parties and fertility ... symbolic animal is a goat
Ode to Dionysus
altar were they sacrificed the goats
Half man and half goat
Dionysus
god of parties and fertility ... symbolic animal is a goat
Dithyramb
Ode to Dionysus
12 terms
Humanities Test 2 Theater
Protagonist
Antagonist
Soliloquy
Aristotle
Leading character
Represents opposition
Occurs when a characters alone revealing his/her thoughts
Considered the greatest dramatic critic
Protagonist
Leading character
Antagonist
Represents opposition
23 terms
HUMANITIES TEST - THEATER
Tragedy
Catharsis
Dramatic Irony
Amphitheater
tragedy is defined as a play based on a main character who is…
a purging of emotions; often pity or fear
-when the audience knows something that the characters on sta…
(especially in Greek and Roman architecture) a round or oval…
Tragedy
tragedy is defined as a play based on a main character who is…
Catharsis
a purging of emotions; often pity or fear
37 terms
Theater Humanities Unit 1 (Greek Theater)
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Thymele
Satyrs
-Party God (wine)... -Fertility God
-Ode to Dionysus ... Became more popular and secular (worldly)... F…
Sacrificial altar
Half man/half goat... Servants of Dionysus
Dionysus
-Party God (wine)... -Fertility God
Dithyramb
-Ode to Dionysus ... Became more popular and secular (worldly)... F…
13 terms
Humanities Fine Arts Theater
Some Rituals of Theater?
Civilization best associated with Thea…
Theatron means?
Basic Elements
Masks and Costumes
Greeks: 2,500 years ago
Seeing Place
The Performance and Audience
Some Rituals of Theater?
Masks and Costumes
Civilization best associated with Thea…
Greeks: 2,500 years ago
46 terms
Introductions to Humanities: Theater
Theater
Drama
Tragedy
Comedy
Represents an attempt to reveal a vision of human life. Human…
Written script that takes life-like situations and compresses…
A play with an unhappy ending. EX: Oedipus the King by Sophoc…
Embraces wide ranges of theatrical approaches. EX: Brighton B…
Theater
Represents an attempt to reveal a vision of human life. Human…
Drama
Written script that takes life-like situations and compresses…
35 terms
Theater Humanities: Greek
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Chorus
Satyrs
God of wine and partying, as well as the harvest; Cult of Dio…
Ode (a chant and song) to Dionysus; performed by a chorus of…
50 men who sing and dance
half men and half goat; servants of Dionysus
Dionysus
God of wine and partying, as well as the harvest; Cult of Dio…
Dithyramb
Ode (a chant and song) to Dionysus; performed by a chorus of…
16 terms
Theater Humanities: Medieval Drama
Tropes
Romanesque
Gothic
Liturgical Drama
an extended musical passage;
curches; large thick walls, no windows so no light, prison-li…
churches; made walls thinner, made windows, used flying buttr…
written in Latin and presented by clergy/choirboys; staged in…
Tropes
an extended musical passage;
Romanesque
curches; large thick walls, no windows so no light, prison-li…
14 terms
Theater Humanities: English Renaissance
Interludes
School Dramas
Boys Acting Companies
University Wits
plays presented at court in homes of nobility; very private,…
written in Universities and presented in schools; also privat…
hired to go into private affairs and perform; popularity led…
university graduates and professional dramatists
Interludes
plays presented at court in homes of nobility; very private,…
School Dramas
written in Universities and presented in schools; also privat…
31 terms
Art as Humanities: Theater
Theatre
Genre
Tragedy
Comedy
Comes from the Greek theatron- part of the Greek theater wher…
Type of play from which the production evolves. Four main typ…
A play with an unhappy ending. Arthur Miller's view "The cons…
Embraces a wide range of theatrical approaches, ranging from…
Theatre
Comes from the Greek theatron- part of the Greek theater wher…
Genre
Type of play from which the production evolves. Four main typ…
30 terms
Theater Humanities: Italian Renaissance
Humanism
Perspective
Sacra Rappresentazioni
Intermezzi
Humanizing Religious Figures; taking something and making it…
gave art depth and realism; made scenes more realistic
sacred representations;
short play; depicted mythological tales presented between act…
Humanism
Humanizing Religious Figures; taking something and making it…
Perspective
gave art depth and realism; made scenes more realistic
15 terms
Theater Humanities: Roman
Polytheism
Mime
Atellan Farce
Plautus
many gods; same gods as Greece, but different names
comes from mimesis, which means to mimic or imitate; not prof…
exaggerated family problems; made fun of historical figures a…
Roman (New) Comedy playwright; no works found from them, but…
Polytheism
many gods; same gods as Greece, but different names
Mime
comes from mimesis, which means to mimic or imitate; not prof…
110 terms
Theater Humanities: Spring Final
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Chorus
Satyrs
God of wine and partying, as well as the harvest; Cult of Dio…
Ode (a chant and song) to Dionysus; performed by a chorus of…
50 men who sing and dance
half men and half goat; servants of Dionysus
Dionysus
God of wine and partying, as well as the harvest; Cult of Dio…
Dithyramb
Ode (a chant and song) to Dionysus; performed by a chorus of…
30 terms
Theater Humanities Unit 4
Humanism
Perspective
Sacra Rappresentanioni
Intermezzi
Humanized religious figures.... More "natural".
How something looks.
Sacred representations.
A kind of classic influence... Short... Depict mythological tales... P…
Humanism
Humanized religious figures.... More "natural".
Perspective
How something looks.
14 terms
Humanities theater Unit 2
Polytheism
Mime
Plautus
Terence
Belief in more than one god. Roman religion was polytheistic
Adapted from Greece, means "to imitate", Small groups that im…
Roman comedy Playwright
Roman comedy Playwright
Polytheism
Belief in more than one god. Roman religion was polytheistic
Mime
Adapted from Greece, means "to imitate", Small groups that im…
14 terms
Humanities Theater Unit 5
Interludes
School Dramas
Boys Acting Companies
University WITS
Inter- in between... Presented at court in homes of nobility.... Ri…
Written in Universities and presented in schools.... Comedies, b…
Plays written by major playwrights and by the University WITS.
University graduates and professional dramatists.... Plays based…
Interludes
Inter- in between... Presented at court in homes of nobility.... Ri…
School Dramas
Written in Universities and presented in schools.... Comedies, b…
38 terms
Theater Unit Humanities
3 elements of drama
Literary elements
performance elements
technical elements
literary, performance, and technical
visual elements
convey messaged to audience
add expression and enjoyment
3 elements of drama
literary, performance, and technical
Literary elements
visual elements
34 terms
Humanities theater unit 1
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Chorus
Satyrs
God of wine, party, and harvest ... Ritual celebrations= Intoxic…
Chant performed by 50 men known as goat singers (may have bee…
Important role. Represented the people and story. Served as n…
Half man/goat, servants of Dionysus
Dionysus
God of wine, party, and harvest ... Ritual celebrations= Intoxic…
Dithyramb
Chant performed by 50 men known as goat singers (may have bee…
33 terms
Humanities theater Unit 4
Humanism
Perspective
Sacra Rappresentazioni
Intermezzi
Giving sacred people human qualities
When a painting or photo gives illusion of depths
Sacred Representations
Plays that were short and mythical, presented between full le…
Humanism
Giving sacred people human qualities
Perspective
When a painting or photo gives illusion of depths
34 terms
Humanities Theater Unit
Exposition
Rising Action
Supense
Theme
sets up the time of day, time of year, time of era
conflict between the protagonist and antagonist
the state of being undecided, uncertain, or doubtful... a state…
the underlying meaning of the story... a universal truth... a signi…
Exposition
sets up the time of day, time of year, time of era
Rising Action
conflict between the protagonist and antagonist
11 terms
Humanities Theater Unit 1
Machina(Mechane)
Deus ex Machina
Parados
Exodus
Crane for Flying gods
God from the machine that fixed plot holes
When chorus enters
When chorus exits
Machina(Mechane)
Crane for Flying gods
Deus ex Machina
God from the machine that fixed plot holes
15 terms
Humanities Theater Unit 2
Polytheism
Mimesis/Mime
Atellan Farce
Plautus
Many gods religion
Any street performance from the word imitate
Exaggerated comedy in a form of a street performance
One of the Roman playwrights
Polytheism
Many gods religion
Mimesis/Mime
Any street performance from the word imitate
52 terms
Humanities Theater Quiz
Ancient Greece times
thespis
father of greek tragedy
had 2 actors and 12 chorus members
550-220 BCE
first actor
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Ancient Greece times
550-220 BCE
thespis
first actor
19 terms
Humanities Theater Final Review
In what time period did Shakespeare li…
What type of theater is the Globe Thea…
What was the name of the theater Shake…
How many sides of the stage does the a…
Elizabethan period
First Thurst
The Globe Theater
3
In what time period did Shakespeare li…
Elizabethan period
What type of theater is the Globe Thea…
First Thurst
15 terms
Humanities Theatre - Roman Theater
polytheism
mime(sis)
atellan farce
plautus
beliving in one god only
comes from greek word - to imitate... - everything is improvised…
- adapted from greece... - dealt with exaggerated family problem…
major playwright in roman comedy
polytheism
beliving in one god only
mime(sis)
comes from greek word - to imitate... - everything is improvised…
30 terms
Theater Humanities--Italian Renaissance
Humanism
Perspective
Sacra Rappresentazioni
Intermezzi
Humanized religious figures
Making art look more realistic by adding perspective
Sacred representations
A short play that depicted mythological tales, presented betw…
Humanism
Humanized religious figures
Perspective
Making art look more realistic by adding perspective
16 terms
Humanities Theater - Medieval Drama
tropes
liturgical drama
romanesque
gothic
an extended musical passage
drama that focuses on god, heaven, saints, etc.
how churches were designed before gothic; basic pillars with…
how churches looked after Romanesque; changed the arch, allow…
tropes
an extended musical passage
liturgical drama
drama that focuses on god, heaven, saints, etc.
14 terms
Theater Humanities: English Renaissance
Interludes
School Dramas
Boys Acting Companies
University Wits
plays presented at court in homes of nobility; very private,…
written in Universities and presented in schools; also privat…
hired to go into private affairs and perform; popularity led…
university graduates and professional dramatists
Interludes
plays presented at court in homes of nobility; very private,…
School Dramas
written in Universities and presented in schools; also privat…
17 terms
Humanities Theater 5
Audience
Greeks
Beauty, Order, Summitry and Moderation.
Go to excess, but pursed and punished…
Is more than a presence, retains personal memories while watc…
A culture that turned myths into plays, involved murder, but…
Greeks plays were based on four words?
Greeks followed these rules regarding a performance?
Audience
Is more than a presence, retains personal memories while watc…
Greeks
A culture that turned myths into plays, involved murder, but…
42 terms
Humanities Quiz: Theater
Ancient Greek Theater
Thespis
Golden Age of Greece
Aeschylus
expressions of religion that employed music, dance, and drama…
supposedly first actor in history
time to celebrate being human (humanism)
the "Father of Greek tragedy"
Ancient Greek Theater
expressions of religion that employed music, dance, and drama…
Thespis
supposedly first actor in history
21 terms
Humanities Theater Quarter Review
Dionysus
Thespis
Aeschylus
Sophocles
theater evolved from ancient rituals to him
first actor/playwright
father of tragedy
wrote the Oedipus cycle
Dionysus
theater evolved from ancient rituals to him
Thespis
first actor/playwright
30 terms
Theater humanities Italian Renaissance
Humanism
Perspective
Sacra Rappresentazioni
Intermezzi
Focused on the natural, more about the person
To show depth, and 3-d space
Sacred representations
Short, mythological takes presented during intermission
Humanism
Focused on the natural, more about the person
Perspective
To show depth, and 3-d space
28 terms
Humanities 101- Theater Unit
Theater
Theatron
Tragedy
Elements of ancient Greek Tragedy
Both a place and experience. ... Represents an attempt to reveal…
Part of the Greek theater where the audience sat. Literal mea…
A play with an unhappy ending. ... A vehicle for self-knowledge,…
the five elements of a typical tragedy: prologue, parados, ep…
Theater
Both a place and experience. ... Represents an attempt to reveal…
Theatron
Part of the Greek theater where the audience sat. Literal mea…
16 terms
Humanities Theater 3
Tropes
Protestant Reformation
Station Drama
Allegory
Extended Musical Passages
Catholic Church loses power due to Martin Luther and formed L…
Protagonist confronted by a series of crisis
Giant Metaphor that may reveal metaphors
Tropes
Extended Musical Passages
Protestant Reformation
Catholic Church loses power due to Martin Luther and formed L…
32 terms
Humanities Theater Ryan
Golden Age of Greece
Dionysus
Sophocles
Aeschylus
-idealistic proportions ... -loved human beings... -democracy but c…
Theater where they gathered to worship a certain god
-Wrote Oedipus the King... -wrote to show a clear movement towar…
-the first and one of the greatest Greek tragedian... -added the…
Golden Age of Greece
-idealistic proportions ... -loved human beings... -democracy but c…
Dionysus
Theater where they gathered to worship a certain god
15 terms
Theater Humanities- Roman
Polytheism
Mime
Atellan Farce
Plautus
Multiple gods; similar to Greece; same God, different name
A small group of performers on the street, no masks, women we…
A ridiculous over exaggeration of family problems (new comedy…
Roman, comic playwright
Polytheism
Multiple gods; similar to Greece; same God, different name
Mime
A small group of performers on the street, no masks, women we…
16 terms
Theater Humanities- Medieval Drama
Tropes
Romanesque
Gothic
Liturgical
An extended musical passage, extended by adding more music or…
Large thick walls, arches, not a lot of Windows, dark, gloomy…
Thinner walls, thin columns in the middle, more windows and l…
Church plays
Tropes
An extended musical passage, extended by adding more music or…
Romanesque
Large thick walls, arches, not a lot of Windows, dark, gloomy…
14 terms
Humanities 1010 Theater
Script
Plot
Character
Theme
Dialogue or lyrics
Storyline, script, theme (main idea)
Person in the play
Message
Script
Dialogue or lyrics
Plot
Storyline, script, theme (main idea)
14 terms
Humanities: Theatre: Roman Theater
polytheism
mime
Atellan Farce
Plautus and Terrence
believing in many gods
improvised street performances done by small groups. these we…
a genre adapted from Greece, which dealt with exaggerated fam…
Roman comic playwrights
polytheism
believing in many gods
mime
improvised street performances done by small groups. these we…
44 terms
Humanities 1010 Theater Quiz
Storytelling Thread
3 Literary Genres
Epic
Lyric
The structure, pace, and rest of what makes a compelling stor…
Epic, lyric, drama
Long narrative about legendary or traditional hero
Short, non-narrative about current state of mind or emotional…
Storytelling Thread
The structure, pace, and rest of what makes a compelling stor…
3 Literary Genres
Epic, lyric, drama
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