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A side entrance to the orchestra used by the chorus; also, the song sung by the chorus as it enters.
Dramatic festival that took place in Athens beginning in the 5th century BC
The Seeing Place or seating area in a Greek Theatre.
Form of theater that presented the popular dancing and singing in a dramatic plot with characters who played out a complete story.
Consists of a group of large, elegant theatres located on or close to Broadway and Times Square in New York City.
Opened on Broadway in 1943; farmers and cowboys reinforcing traditional American values during WWII
Origin: Transverse processes, bodies, and discs of T12 and lumbar vertebrae Insertion: On and just below lesser trochanter of femur Action: Flex trunk at hip joint, flew thigh; lateral flexion of vertebral column
Origin: Iliac fossa and crest, lateral sacrum Insertion: On and just below lesser trochanter of femur Action: Flex trunk at hip joint, flex thigh
Origin: Anterior superior iliac spine Insertion: By an aponeurosis into medial aspect of proximal tibia Action: Flexes, abducts, and laterally rotates thigh; flexes leg; "tailor's muscle"
where we play various roles
where we show our genuine self; don't have to edit our behaviour, thoughts, emotions
appearance, body language, gestures, non-verbal communication
a performance space in which the audience views the action as if through a picture frame
a stage that extends into the auditorium so that the audience is seated around three sides.
a stage constructed so that the audience can sit on all sides; also known as "theatre-in-the-round"
triangular shape over shoulder. Action: flexion, abduction, extension of the arm insertion: deltoid tuberosity of the humerus origin: clavicle and scapula
under infraspinatius muscle, above teres major action: lateral rotation of the arm origin: lateral border of the scapula insertion: greater tubercle of the humerus
Whole piece of scapula action: lateral rotation of the arm origin: infraspinous fossa of the scapula insertion: greater tubercle of the humerus
theater typically divides itself into two main categories
the most prominent theory that has been advanced to account for the convention of the mask in ancient Greek theater is that
according to aristotle, the most important part of a drama is
Actors in a play.
selecting the actor who will play each role in a show.
An actor who has learned and rehearsed the part of one of the leading actors to take over from him/her in the event of illness etc.