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Lecture 1

THEA 2200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Livonians


Department
Theatre
Course Code
THEA 2200
Professor
Marlis Schweitzer
Lecture
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Your Theatre “toolkit”
Designing
Devising
Writing
Playwriting
Directing
Acting
Historical research
Dramaturgy
Theatre is under this large umbrella of performance
KEY WORDS
Performance:
Theatre: can be a building or a style
Canon: collection of texts seen as denitive by people in power
Primary Source: critical to developing an argument. Keep in mind what period your
talking about.
Secondary Source:
Fall Topics
Section 1: of gods and men (and goddesses)
Connection between Humans and the supernatural world
Questions of human agency: do humans have control over their own livs or
are they pawns of the gods?
What responsibilities do humans have to each other and around them and to
themselves
Should artists support or challenge the status quo?
How can we read the plays for acting, staging, and designing?
Section 2: Spiritual Transformations
Connection between Humans and the supernatural world
Inner lives of individuals and their journey through redemption and journeys
through the spirit world
Propaganda: someone’s political views are expressed. What do they want the
audience to leave thinking?
Emotion: theatre moves us. How does emotion factor in?
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