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Department
Theatre
Course
THEA 2011
Professor
David Nicol
Semester
Fall

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September 14, 2011 Theatre and Society -Theatre performance be a one off, or can be memorized and repeated many times Ritual and Theatre -Repeated symbolic actions that are felt by a community to be necessary -Rituales are believed to have magical effects if they are done correctly -Thetheatre of early humans may have become ritualistic – repeated to produce magical effects (not just for entertainment) -“The Padstow Horse” or “Obby Oss”in Padstow Englad, surviving theatrical ritual, though has lost meaning -Ritual theatre became very important to some ancient civilization. Repatition creates sense of community and stability -Showing a society an imit
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