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34 terms
Humanities: Theatre: Greek Theatre
Dionysus
Dithyramb
chorus
satyrs
the Greek god of wine and theatre, along with several other t…
"ode to Dionysus"; a chant performed by a chorus of 50 men (g…
important role which served as narrators (described what was…
half man/half goat servants of Dionysus
Dionysus
the Greek god of wine and theatre, along with several other t…
Dithyramb
"ode to Dionysus"; a chant performed by a chorus of 50 men (g…
8 terms
Humanities- Theatre
High comedy
Low comedy
Farce
Satire
Intellectual dialogue
Slapstick and action packed
low comedy of a situation involving a trivial theme
Making fun of a real life situation
High comedy
Intellectual dialogue
Low comedy
Slapstick and action packed
20 terms
Humanities Theatre
Cult of Dionysis
Dithyramb
Thespis
City Dionysia
Not mainstream; worshipped God of wine
Ode to Dionysus, a chant.
Had something to do with the first actor.
A celebration to celebrate the start of spring.
Cult of Dionysis
Not mainstream; worshipped God of wine
Dithyramb
Ode to Dionysus, a chant.
32 terms
Humanities Theatre
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Euripides
Aristophanes
-First Greek tragedian (instrumental in establishing tragedy…
-His plots and characterizations mark a trend towards realism…
-Well known as the most influential dramatists in classical t…
-Wrote with a sophisticated use of humor on contemporary topi…
Aeschylus
-First Greek tragedian (instrumental in establishing tragedy…
Sophocles
-His plots and characterizations mark a trend towards realism…
34 terms
Theatre Humanities (Greece)
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Chorus
Satyrs
-worshipped the god of fertility ... - practiced ritual celebrat…
'Ode to Dionysus' ... Chant performed by a CHORUS of 50 men (goa…
Group of 50 men who sang and danced around the thymele... Transl…
Half man/half goat ... Servants of Dionysus
Dionysus
-worshipped the god of fertility ... - practiced ritual celebrat…
Dithyramb
'Ode to Dionysus' ... Chant performed by a CHORUS of 50 men (goa…
35 terms
Humanities Theatre Unit 1 Greek Theatre
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Chorus
Satyrs
Party God
Ode to Dionysus // a chant performed by a chorus
50 men - goat singers
Half man half goat // servants of Dionysus
Dionysus
Party God
Dithyramb
Ode to Dionysus // a chant performed by a chorus
18 terms
Humanities 101. Literature to theatre
Words
Plot
Theme
Irony
Medium of literature
Sequence of events, what happens or the action of a work. It'…
Overall message a writer is trying to present
The use of words to convey a meaning that is opposite of it'd…
Words
Medium of literature
Plot
Sequence of events, what happens or the action of a work. It'…
45 terms
Humanities-Theatre History: Unit 1: Greek Theatre
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Chorus
Satyrs
God of wine, partying, and harvesting
Ode to Dionysus
Group of people who narrated and wore masks in the theatre
Half man Half goat
Dionysus
God of wine, partying, and harvesting
Dithyramb
Ode to Dionysus
62 terms
Theatre Test for Humanities
name an ancient theatre that was prese…
true or false... in ancient theater,the c…
why did the actors where stilts?
What was theatre like in ancient greece?
Epidauduras
true
to be larger than life
they performed larger than life plays to avoid realism, plays…
name an ancient theatre that was prese…
Epidauduras
true or false... in ancient theater,the c…
true
15 terms
Unit 2 Humanities- Theatre
Polytheism
Mime
Atellan Force
Plautus
Believing in many gods
Any street performance, Improvised, small groups, no masks, w…
Adapted from Greece exaggerated family problems, made fun of…
Playwright of roman comedy
Polytheism
Believing in many gods
Mime
Any street performance, Improvised, small groups, no masks, w…
23 terms
Humanities-theatre history- Unit 2: Roman Theatre
Who was Julius Caesar assassinated by?
What happened after the assassination…
Triumvirate
Polytheism
Members of the senate
More civil war, weaken the republic
A system of 3 leaders
A religion with multiple gods
Who was Julius Caesar assassinated by?
Members of the senate
What happened after the assassination…
More civil war, weaken the republic
35 terms
Humanities Greek theatre
Dithyramb
Thymele
Satyr
Thespis/thespian
Ode to dionysus/ chant performed by chorus of 50 men (goat si…
Sacraficial altar chorus danced around
Half man/goat / servants of dionysus
Introduced chorus, first actor, use of masks, winner of the c…
Dithyramb
Ode to dionysus/ chant performed by chorus of 50 men (goat si…
Thymele
Sacraficial altar chorus danced around
41 terms
Humanities 01: Greek Theatre
dionysus
drama festivals
trilogy
chorus
The god of wine Roman name: Bacchus... Celebrations of Dionysus…
Held in the city of Athens twice a year for two weeks. They w…
Audiences saw three tragedies a day with a connecting story.…
a group of performers... that sing, speak and move as one... Wore m…
dionysus
The god of wine Roman name: Bacchus... Celebrations of Dionysus…
drama festivals
Held in the city of Athens twice a year for two weeks. They w…
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…
15 terms
Humanities Roman Theatre
Three Social Classes
Julius Caesar
Polytheism
Architecture
Patricians, plebeians, slaves
Won civil war, named dictator forever, later assassinated
Believing in multiple gods, changed many of the names of the…
Aqueducts, roadways, arches
Three Social Classes
Patricians, plebeians, slaves
Julius Caesar
Won civil war, named dictator forever, later assassinated
14 terms
Humanities Theatre - English Renaissance
Interludes
School dramas
Boys acting companies
University wits
- Presented as court in homes of nobility ... - in between meals…
- written in universities and presented in schools... - comedies…
- boys act and take all roles in a play... - the idea of this le…
- play writing club... - these playwrights are educated; went to…
Interludes
- Presented as court in homes of nobility ... - in between meals…
School dramas
- written in universities and presented in schools... - comedies…
26 terms
humanities pop & theatre
Rhythm
Melody
Harmony
Pitch
-alternation of stressed and unstressed notes formed into pat…
-Sequence of musical tones to form a unity... -Tones stretched o…
-2 or more sounds (vocal or instrumental) produced simultaneo…
-highness or lowness of a sound
Rhythm
-alternation of stressed and unstressed notes formed into pat…
Melody
-Sequence of musical tones to form a unity... -Tones stretched o…
45 terms
Theatre Humanities Nerinx Hall
How is theatre a living and collaborat…
How did theatre begin?
Who was Thespis?
Oedipus the King; a serious drama or o…
-Theatre is ALIVE... -you get a sense of being part of a movemen…
Ancient theatre began in Ancient Greece. People worshipped Di…
Thespis was considered the first actor/playwright. "Thespian"…
Classical Greek Tragedy
How is theatre a living and collaborat…
-Theatre is ALIVE... -you get a sense of being part of a movemen…
How did theatre begin?
Ancient theatre began in Ancient Greece. People worshipped Di…
24 terms
Humanities Theatre Quiz
Classical Tragedy
Oedipus Rex
Sphynx-the riddle in Oedipus Rex
Characters in Oedipus Rex
In the poetics, by Aristotle ... Tragedy is defined as a play ba…
Thebes-Jocasta the queen, Laius, the king... Corinth-Merope, the…
woman,lion,bird... who walks on four, then on two, then on three…
Oedipus... Jocasta... Creon... Teirisius... Shepherd from Corinth ... Sheper…
Classical Tragedy
In the poetics, by Aristotle ... Tragedy is defined as a play ba…
Oedipus Rex
Thebes-Jocasta the queen, Laius, the king... Corinth-Merope, the…
39 terms
Theatre Humanities Nerinx Hall
How is theatre a living and collaborat…
How did theatre begin?
Who was Thespis?
Oedipus the King; a serious drama or o…
-Theatre is ALIVE... -you get a sense of being part of a movemen…
Ancient theatre began in Ancient Greece. People worshipped Di…
Thespis was considered the first actor/playwright. "Thespian"…
Classical Greek Tragedy
How is theatre a living and collaborat…
-Theatre is ALIVE... -you get a sense of being part of a movemen…
How did theatre begin?
Ancient theatre began in Ancient Greece. People worshipped Di…
59 terms
Humanities Theatre Ryan
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Euripides
Aristophanes
first Greek tragedian; asked life questions; worked way up fr…
realism; increasing complexity; wrote after Pericles- shame o…
most influential dramatist; wrote 90 plays but only 19 surviv…
sophisticated sense of humor; Lysistrata (women wouldn't have…
Aeschylus
first Greek tragedian; asked life questions; worked way up fr…
Sophocles
realism; increasing complexity; wrote after Pericles- shame o…
31 terms
Humanities Roman Theatre
3 Basic Social Classes
Punic Wars vs. carthage
Julius Caesar
Triumverate
1. Patricians (Top class)... 2. Plebians (Bottom class)... 3. Slave…
ROME WINS - gained pwr in Mediterranean
- Rome sets up a Triumverate to lead Rome... - Caesar wins civil…
One guy dies... The other two battle for power
3 Basic Social Classes
1. Patricians (Top class)... 2. Plebians (Bottom class)... 3. Slave…
Punic Wars vs. carthage
ROME WINS - gained pwr in Mediterranean
46 terms
Humanities: Theatre Test
Ancient Greek
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Oedipus Rex
500 B.C.E.-250 B.C.E.
-first Greek tragedian ... -used 1 actors and chorus of 50 and t…
-plots and characterizations mark a trend towards realism lik…
Greek tragedy ... 429 BCE ... Sophocles ... less formal ... human theme…
Ancient Greek
500 B.C.E.-250 B.C.E.
Aeschylus
-first Greek tragedian ... -used 1 actors and chorus of 50 and t…
39 terms
Theatre Humanities Nerinx Hall
How is theatre a living and collaborat…
How did theatre begin?
Who was Thespis?
Oedipus the King; a serious drama or o…
-Theatre is ALIVE... -you get a sense of being part of a movemen…
Ancient theatre began in Ancient Greece. People worshipped Di…
Thespis was considered the first actor/playwright. "Thespian"…
Classical Greek Tragedy
How is theatre a living and collaborat…
-Theatre is ALIVE... -you get a sense of being part of a movemen…
How did theatre begin?
Ancient theatre began in Ancient Greece. People worshipped Di…
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…
35 terms
Humanities: Theatre: Italian Renaissance
Humanism
Perspective
Sacra Rappresentazioni
Intermezzi
Giving human qualities to sacred figures
Point of view
Sacred representations
Short, depict mythological tales, presented between acts of f…
Humanism
Giving human qualities to sacred figures
Perspective
Point of view
16 terms
Humanities: Theatre: English Renaissance
Interludes
School Dramas
Boys Acting Companies
University Wits
private plays that were presented at court in homes of nobility
plays written in universities and presented in schools. they…
the first acting companies (popularity of school dramas led t…
university graduates and professional dramatists
Interludes
private plays that were presented at court in homes of nobility
School Dramas
plays written in universities and presented in schools. they…
39 terms
Theatre Humanities Nerinx Hall
How is theatre a living and collaborat…
How did theatre begin?
Who was Thespis?
Oedipus the King; a serious drama or o…
-Theatre is ALIVE... -you get a sense of being part of a movemen…
Ancient theatre began in Ancient Greece. People worshipped Di…
Thespis was considered the first actor/playwright. "Thespian"…
Classical Greek Tragedy
How is theatre a living and collaborat…
-Theatre is ALIVE... -you get a sense of being part of a movemen…
How did theatre begin?
Ancient theatre began in Ancient Greece. People worshipped Di…
27 terms
HUMANITIES 2016 MUSIC THEATRE
THE BLUES... The blues came to life in ru…
BUILDING THE BLUES... In 19th century, bl…
BLUE DEVILS... The color blue often repre…
COUNTRY BLUES... Oldest form of blues (Fo…
...
...
...
...
THE BLUES... The blues came to life in ru…
...
BUILDING THE BLUES... In 19th century, bl…
...
50 terms
HUMANITIES FINAL: FILM AND THEATRE
Theater in Origins
Orchestra
Skene
Tragedy and Comedy
Greeks invented theater, the word theatre from theatron, seat…
The Stage
The behind the scenes where they had the clothes.
Two types of theater
Theater in Origins
Greeks invented theater, the word theatre from theatron, seat…
Orchestra
The Stage
20 terms
THEATRE HUMANITIES BLOCK FINAL
What 3 things form the keys to a good…
what is resonance? tell several ways i…
Explain how nasality occurs
Name and describe 4 characteristics of…
pronunciation, volume, resonance
resonance is the vibrant tone produced when sound waves strik…
it occurs when vowel sounds are diverted from the oral cavity…
pitch is the relative highness or lowness of the voice.... monot…
What 3 things form the keys to a good…
pronunciation, volume, resonance
what is resonance? tell several ways i…
resonance is the vibrant tone produced when sound waves strik…
18 terms
Humanities: Theatre: Medieval Drama
Tropes
Textual Trope
Musical Trope
Romanesque
extended musical passages
involved the assigning of a new text to an existing musical m…
the insertion of new notes into a piece of music, creating or…
Hollow, dark, not pleasant to be in
Tropes
extended musical passages
Textual Trope
involved the assigning of a new text to an existing musical m…
24 terms
humanities theatre study guide midtwerm
script
dialogue
plot
climax
created by playwright. includes dialogue and stage directions.
the word that the actors speak and the conversations.
structure and story of play
highest point of story
script
created by playwright. includes dialogue and stage directions.
dialogue
the word that the actors speak and the conversations.
52 terms
humanities summer test: Theatre portion
amphitheatre?
time period of ancient world
Epidaurus
theatre of Dionysus
a new type of building that combined two semicircular theater…
550-220 BCE
the best preserved theatre from Ancient Greece built around 3…
the earliest theatre still in existence; located in the acrop…
amphitheatre?
a new type of building that combined two semicircular theater…
time period of ancient world
550-220 BCE
38 terms
Humanities Theatre history test 1
Golden Age of Greece
Golden Age of Greece
Aristotle's six elements of tragedy
plot
534 B.C. - 450 B.C.
Idealistic art featuring perfect human bodies and heavy influ…
Plot, characters, thought, diction, music spectacle
basic structure
Golden Age of Greece
534 B.C. - 450 B.C.
Golden Age of Greece
Idealistic art featuring perfect human bodies and heavy influ…
20 terms
Human voice- Theatre 151
Generator
Vibrator
Resonator
Articulator
Lungs
Vocal Folds
Pharynx, Nasal Cavity, Sinuses
Lips, Cheeks, Tongue, Teeth
Generator
Lungs
Vibrator
Vocal Folds
48 terms
humanities exam-Ch 6 (theatre)
character
in most plays...
characters who fulfill...
also exist...
psychological motivation of the people in the play
the audience focuses on why individuals do what they do, how…
major functions that the playwright wishes to focus
minor characters
character
psychological motivation of the people in the play
in most plays...
the audience focuses on why individuals do what they do, how…
15 terms
Humanities Unit 2: Roman Theatre
Polytheism
Mime
Atellan Farce
Plautus
Believing in many gods, similar to Greece. Same God, differen…
Adapted from Greece. Improvised. Small groups, no masks, wome…
Adapted from Greece. Dealt with exaggerated family problems.…
Roman comedy playwright.
Polytheism
Believing in many gods, similar to Greece. Same God, differen…
Mime
Adapted from Greece. Improvised. Small groups, no masks, wome…
52 terms
humanities summer test: Theatre portion
amphitheatre?
time period of ancient world
Epidaurus
theatre of Dionysus
a new type of building that combined two semicircular theater…
550-220 BCE
the best preserved theatre from Ancient Greece built around 3…
the earliest theatre still in existence; located in the acrop…
amphitheatre?
a new type of building that combined two semicircular theater…
time period of ancient world
550-220 BCE
22 terms
Humanities-Theatre History- Unit 3: Medieval
Tropes
Romanesque
Gothic
Liturgical Drama
Extended musical passages. Two types of trope textual tropes…
Large thick walls, lots of arches, not a lot of windows, dark…
Thinner walls, thinner columns, more light, larger windows an…
Not performed at churches. Open to general public, performed…
Tropes
Extended musical passages. Two types of trope textual tropes…
Romanesque
Large thick walls, lots of arches, not a lot of windows, dark…
50 terms
Humanities-Theatre History-Unit 4: Italian Renaissance
2 Italian exploreers
What did exploration cause?
Humanism
Perspective
Coloumbus and Vespucci
Trade growth, entrepreneurs, and enterprising merchants, weal…
More human and more natural religious figures.
Giving art depth and making it more realistic by making it lo…
2 Italian exploreers
Coloumbus and Vespucci
What did exploration cause?
Trade growth, entrepreneurs, and enterprising merchants, weal…
17 terms
humanities exam-Ch 6 (theatre/comedy)
theatre
theatron (greek)... Ex: "A place for seei…
tragedy, comedy, tragicomedy, melodram…
tragedy
live people acting out situations that very often look and so…
theatre
genres
play with an unhappy ending or tragic heroes make free choice…
theatre
live people acting out situations that very often look and so…
theatron (greek)... Ex: "A place for seei…
theatre
18 terms
humanities exam-Ch 6 (theatre/plot)
plot
how a play works
examine the workings of a plot by its...
timeline is
structure of the play, gives the play shape, other elements h…
1) how it moves from one movement to another... 2) how conflicts…
timeline
rising in intensity till it reaches a climax and is followed…
plot
structure of the play, gives the play shape, other elements h…
how a play works
1) how it moves from one movement to another... 2) how conflicts…
32 terms
WHS Humanities: Theatre Era, Third Quarter
Margaret Hughes
Oscar Wilde
Soliloquy
Censor
First lady actor
Author of 'The Importance of Being Earnest'--the only real cl…
Speech in which a character, alone on stage, expresses his pr…
Block put in place because of an overabundance in political s…
Margaret Hughes
First lady actor
Oscar Wilde
Author of 'The Importance of Being Earnest'--the only real cl…
17 terms
Humanities theatre Ryan q2 test
Louis XIV (14)
Neoclassical
Realism/Naturalism
Symbolism
Had his father's old hunting lodge transformed into the Palac…
Structure of plays in Aristotle's form: "The Unities"... "Le Cid…
Strove for truthful portrayals... "a slice of life"... Norway Ibsen…
Anti-realistic movement
Louis XIV (14)
Had his father's old hunting lodge transformed into the Palac…
Neoclassical
Structure of plays in Aristotle's form: "The Unities"... "Le Cid…
36 terms
Humanities Theatre - Unit 1: Origins of Western Drama
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Satyrs
Thespis
- God of fertility, wine... - party God (wine; get drunk)
- chant performed by chorus of 50 men (goat singers)... - danced…
half men/ half goat figure... Servants of Dionysus
- known as first actor... - introduced use of masks, protagonist…
Dionysus
- God of fertility, wine... - party God (wine; get drunk)
Dithyramb
- chant performed by chorus of 50 men (goat singers)... - danced…
47 terms
Introduction to Humanities Exam 3 Theatre & Film
The aesthetic subtext of theatre
Terror
Horror
nosperato
~ virtual history meaning learning about past and present liv…
thought about in your head
visual, shocks you
plague carrier
The aesthetic subtext of theatre
~ virtual history meaning learning about past and present liv…
Terror
thought about in your head
The art of being human CH 7 Theatre
Difference between Greek tragedy and E…
Theatrical conventions
Chorus
Unities
Greek: outdoor stadium, plays only shown during 3 day festiva…
The conditions governing the staging and performance of a play.
In Greek tragedy, a group of masked actors who sing dance and…
Audiences can concentrate on the single conflict happening in…
Difference between Greek tragedy and E…
Greek: outdoor stadium, plays only shown during 3 day festiva…
Theatrical conventions
The conditions governing the staging and performance of a play.
78 terms
Theatre as a Human Action Terms and Concepts
Absurdism
Acoustics
Actor-manager
Actors´ Equity Association
A style of theatre originating in France in the 1950s that se…
The science of how sound travels in an interior space. A play…
A starring actor who also runs his or her own theatre company…
The union for professional stage actors. Although a majority…
Absurdism
A style of theatre originating in France in the 1950s that se…
Acoustics
The science of how sound travels in an interior space. A play…
126 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre Test (Humanities Honors I, Mr. Yeckley)
5th Century B.C. in Athens, Greece
Theatron
Dionysian Rites
Spring
Greek Theatre had it's origin during what century and where?
This Greek word means "seeing place"
These rites paid homage to Dionysus
Dionysian rites were held during what season?
5th Century B.C. in Athens, Greece
Greek Theatre had it's origin during what century and where?
Theatron
This Greek word means "seeing place"
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