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Lecture 4

THAR 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Theatricality, Dramatic Structure, Melodrama

Theatre Arts
Course Code
THAR 201
Greenwald Michael

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Lecture 4
Indian and the Infinite
World religions: Hinduism: The Elephant God
Monday, January 30, 2017
8:00 AM
Theatre Vocabulary
Other blood Sacrifice Rites
Via Crucis
o Similar to Christ dying
o Snake handlers
Theatre Spaces
Picture frame stage
Greek theatre with skene and parados
Modern proscenium arch theatre with boxes
Theatron - "the seeing place"
3 doors: the palace, right is the ocean, and left is the countryside
Most accomodates scenic spectacle
Teatro Olympico - Vicenza, Italy
o First theatre
Thrust Stage
Comes out into the audience, and audience sits on 3 sides
Most famous is the Globe Theatre
Arena Theatre
Arena theatre in Houston
Circle in the square - new York city
Just a round stage
Traverse Stage
2 sided stage
Traditional Japanese Theatres
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