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Topic: Theatre (structure)

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  Theatre of Ancient Greece - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Greek theatre or Greek Drama is a theatrical tradition that flourished in ancient Greece between c.
The city state of Athens, the political and military power in Greece during this period, was the center of ancient Greek theatre.
By the 5th century BC, theatre had become formalized and was a major part of Athenian culture and civic pride, and this century is normally regarded as the Golden Age of Greek drama.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Greek_drama   (1544 words)

 Theater (structure) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A theater or theatre is a structure where theatrical works or plays are performed or other performances such as musical concerts may be given.
While a theater is not required for performance (as in environmental theatre or street theatre), a theater serves to define the acting and audience spaces and organize the theater space as well as provide facilities for the performers, the technical crew and the audience.
However, the Globe Theatre in London, where many of the plays of William Shakespeare were first staged was said to be round.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theater_(structure)   (1278 words)

 Roman theatre (structure) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Roman theatre is a theatre building built by the Romans for watching theatrical performances.
The Roman style of theatre building evolved from the Greek theatres: they were semicircular in form.
The Roman theatre at Fiesole, Tuscany is still used.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roman_theater   (163 words)

 Loyola University Chicago:Academics - Course Descriptions
Theatre 257, History of Theatre II A survey course in the development of the theatre and drama from the French Renaissance to the present.
Theatre 269, Characterization for the Stage II The course emphasizes the analysis of a text into actions, the discovery of subtext and the development of character for scene work.
Theatre 366, Dramatic Literature II A study of dramatic literature from the Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century with particular emphasis on the relationship between script and production within a given historical period.
www.luc.edu /theatre/academics_course_descr.shtml   (1139 words)

 Greek and Roman Theatre
The theatre of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes, was a temporary wooden structure built for the festival (the City Dionysia) and dismantled when the celebration was concluded.
This permanent Greek theatre was built between 342 and 326 BC (approximately 100 years after Oedipus was first performed); remodeled to fit the Roman ideal during the reign of Nero (61 BC), and last used for a theatrical performance during the 4th century AD.
The theatre was begun in 46 BC under the reign of Julius Caesar and dedicated to Claudius Marcello by Augustus Caesar between 13 and 11 BC.
www.northern.edu /wild/th100/CHAPT10.HTM   (3139 words)

 Theatre Department - Production
The Barn Theatre (North Barn Structure next to Humanities & Social Sciences Building) is being opened for use as a small teaching and performance facility for the Departments of Theatre and Dance.
It is considered a lab/classroom space and is available for regularly scheduled classes in the Departments of Theatre and Dance, and for rehearsals and performances sponsored by those departments.
The Theatre Production Manager and the Department of Dance shall maintain scheduling calendars for the facility which shall be distributed to Performing Arts Departments on a weekly basis during the quarter.
www.theatre.ucr.edu /production/barn.html   (970 words)

 Theatre of the Oppressed Links
Theatre of the Oppressed Laboratory Useful article discussing the place of Theatre of the Oppressed games and exercises in the school curriculum.
Theatre of the Oppressed Laboratory Explanation of Boal's political theatre.
Theatre of the Oppressed Laboratory Article examining the Theatre of the Oppressed Laboratory's role with Boal and his work.
www.theatrelinks.com /oppressed.htm   (295 words)

 Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Structurally, Hong Kong's court system consists of the Court of Final Appeal which replaced the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the High Court, which is made up of the Court of Appeal and the Court of First Instance, and the District Court, which includes the Family Court.
Western-style theatre and various forms of traditional Chinese opera co-exist on local stages.
It was built on the site of Hong Kong's first skyscraper, which was finished in 1935 and was the subject of a bitter heritage conservation struggle in the late 1970s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hong_Kong   (6835 words)

 Drama (DRAM) Course Descriptions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Development of fl theatre and drama from its beginnings in ancient Africa to the present, with the primary focus on the development of theatre by fls in America and the contributions of fl Americans to the American theatre.
Approaches the history of American theatre topically by exploring the interactions between the theatre and the social and cultural context in which it has developed and flourished from colonial times to the present.
Develops students' skills in theatre research, writing and script analysis which may be applied to the functions of a dramaturg or other artist in the field.
www.ou.edu /bulletins/courses/drama_courses.htm   (3323 words)

 PerformInk Online
Yet her scenic vision also was abstracted—mirroring the script’s spiral structure and the characters, who were descending deeper and deeper into an abyss of corruption and disillusion.
For Seanachai Theatre’s staging of The Marked Tree, she crafted an ominous autumnal glade in which the image of branches became both embracing and deadly.
Nelson, who officially traces her interest in theatre design to Pillar Studios, was unconsciously preparing for her career as a scenic designer when she was eight years old.
www.performink.com /Archives/stagepersonae/2001/NelsonStephanie.html   (1466 words)

 DIDASKALIA: Ancient Theater Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The project was originally envisioned by the theatre departments of the University of Warwick and the Universiteit van Amsterdam which accounts for the fact that the target group for the prototype of the module are students at the higher education level.
The theatres of the ancient world are lying in ruins, of Shakespeare’s Globe only some tiny archaeological fragments from the foundations have been recently uncovered, what some of the theatres in the Italian Renaissance looked like we can only guess at, and even those structures that have survived were often substantially remodelled over the centuries.
Theatre buildings and the activities contained within them developed over time and new structures (or modifications to existing ones), are reactions to existing practice coupled with ideas about the need for change and the evolving role of theatre within the diverse European societies.
www.didaskalia.net /issues/vol6no2/eversmann.htm   (7066 words)

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The Theatre Studies student will be able to analyze a script from any period and style and discern its structure, form, and theme.
The Theatre Studies student will have a basic knowledge of technical theatre and stage management, and be able to participate in back stage functions of the theatre.
The Theatre Studies student will be able to conceive and formulate a vision for a play and implement a performance in collaboration with actors, designers, technicians, stage managers and producers.
www.unlv.edu /Provost/Assessment/plans/plan_fine_theatrestudies_BA.doc   (699 words)

 Automating Cinemas Using XML
structure (see Section 3.3), the values here will act as commands that may or may not be executable, depending on the cinema's technical capabilities (see Section 3.2.2).
Theatre data, shown in Figure 10, is about the theatre; its name, owner information, location, and number of seats are given.
structure describing a film's technical properties, but the cinema cannot handle the request, an override is done (see Section 3.3), either with a reference to the technical data described here, or by creating a manual override.
www.idealliance.org /papers/xmle02/dx_xmle02/papers/04-02-03/04-02-03.html   (6009 words)

 Welcome to the world of the Elizabethan theatre!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
One of the first differences you might have noticed upon entering the theatre was the structure of the stage, a large platform surrounded by the audience on three sides.
Another aspect of the Elizabethan theatre that might have seemed strange to you was the tiring-house, an area behind the stage that corresponds to the backstage area of a theatre today.
This structure was known as the heavens and contained the machinery needed to produce sound effects or to lower “angels” and “gods” down to the stage.
archive.1september.ru /eng/1999/eng16-1.htm   (1585 words)

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The theatre student will be able to analyze a script from any period and style and discern its structure, form, and theme.
The theatre student will have a basic knowledge of technical theatre and stage management, and be able to participate in back stage functions of the theatre.
The theatre student will be able to conceive and formulate a vision for a play and implement a performance in collaboration with actors, designers, technicians, stage managers and producers.
www.unlv.edu /Provost/Assessment/plans/plan_fine_theatre_design_tech_BA.doc   (903 words)

 Theatre Roundtable :: 
Individual theatre companies were so busy with the magnitude of tasks involved with productions, that there did not seem to be anyone to build primary demand awareness of live theatre with the public locally.
The mission statement reads “The Theatre Roundtable is committed to the belief that knowledge of, and participation in, the theatre arts is central to human existence.
Regarding organizational needs, the Ohio Theatre Alliance was approved to act as the fiscal agent for TR in November of 1987.
www.theatreroundtable.org /history.htm   (5230 words)

 The Attic Greek Stage
One of the most controversial questions in the field of theatre history involves the use of the raised stage in the Attic Greek (5th Century BCE) theatre structure.
Scholars are generally agreed upon the many parts of the Greek theatre structure: the skene, the paraskenion, the mechane, the orchestra, the thymele, etc. (1) All these parts are mentioned and discussed at great length.
Haigh, in his book The Attic Theatre, states that the stage was the descendent of a platform next to the altar, both called the thymele, upon which the leader of the chorus stood during the dialogues between the chorus leader and the chorus.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~taflinge/attic.html   (1303 words)

 Shakespeare's Globe Theater
But there was a problem with this valuable legacy: Cuthbert Burbage owned the Theatre, its structure and materials, but the land on which the Theatre was erected was leased by his father and his eldest son was unable to negotiate a renewal of the land lease.
During Shakespeare's era, the Globe Theatre was not in the formal jurisdiction of London per se, but was located on the south side of the Thames River in the Southwark district.
The original structure of the Globe Theatre stood until 29 June, 1613, when its thatched roof was set ablaze by a cannon fired in a performance of Henry VIII and the Globe burned to the ground.
www.enotes.com /william-shakespeare/shakespeares-globe-theater   (1925 words)

 St. James Cavalier
Infact, half the structure was filled with compressed; the rest consisted merely of a series of chambers and a ramp from which cannon were rolled up onto the roof.
The theatre itself is an independent structure placed inside the old well.
It is as if, it is possible to lift the theatre out of the well in one piece; a sort of giant matrioshka doll.
www.actinghouseproductions.com /stjames.html   (1061 words)

 Contents to Brockett's History of the Theatre, Digital Suppliment
Theatre at Court and in the Schools Prior to 1600.
Theatre in Northern and Eastern Europe during the Eighteenth Century.
Theatre and Drama in Europe and the United States during the Late Nineteenth Century.
www.abacon.com /brockett/contents.html   (198 words)

 Carolina Theatre - Greensboro, NC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The front exterior of the theatre is fashioned after the early Greek temples, with tall built-in columns surmounted by capitals and entablature of brilliant polychrome coloring.
The entire theatre structure from entrance to rear exit, from basement to roof, is as fireproof as can be designed in modern days.
The structure itself is on concrete and steel and the roof is bonded.
www.saengeramusements.com /theatres/greensbo/carolina.htm   (1273 words)

 Theatre Ph.D. Program: Courses
A second focus of the class will be the study of the development of both poststructuralism and an identity-based hermeneutics--understood as representational and ideological systems--which have unquestionably become the lingua franca of theatre and cultural studies.
Questions about the structure and function of the filmic "text," the nature of cinematic representation and film spectatorship raised by various schools of thought, including phenomenology, Marxism, semiology, psychoanalysis, and feminism will be considered.
The problems that the theatre movement faces in Latin America will be analyzed, including the technical and financial difficulties of staging a work, government censorship and its attendant self-censorship, the need to create one's own public, as well as the impossibility of earning a living solely from the theatre.
web.gc.cuny.edu /theatre/courses/s2004.html   (1560 words)

 Didaskalia - Visual Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This immense structure was built in stone and carved out of the living hillside at Epidaurus during the latter part of the fourth century BC.
As a result of this significant fact, the theatre’s 15,000 spectators had not only a splendid view of the dramatic action presented within the confines of the theatre’s structure, but also of the physical environment in which the theatre was set.
Scholars are not absolutely sure what the structure of the skene looked like, because it does not survive; but it is generally considered that the skene at Epidauros possibly consisted of a closed wall containing three doorways.
www.didaskalia.net /studyarea/visual_resources/epidaurus3d.html   (212 words)

 Modern Theatre, 1875-1915
Richard Wagner was an innovator who injected theatre with the contemporary trend toward realism, calling for many changes to take place in the theatre world.
A few of the theatres involved in this movement were the Independent Theatre in England, the Moscow Art Theatre in Russia, and Theatre du Vieux Colombier in France.
The purpose of this project is to show the highlights of different periods of theatre history, including plays, acting styles, staging convention, costuming, and playwrights.
www.cwu.edu /~robinsos/ppages/resources/Theatre_History/Theahis_15.html   (642 words)

 News @ Cisco: Rick Justice, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations, Discusses Cisco's New Geographic Theatre ...
To capitalize on this momentum, we are aligning the EMEA, Americas International and US theatres around established markets and emerging markets with the idea that this newly created theatre will bring together common disciplines and programs for regions which are now aggressively investing in new networking capabilities.
The Emerging Markets theatre was created to align regions that are now investing aggressively in new networking capabilities in order to apply the appropriate processes and resources to the unique needs of the emerging markets.
The new geographic theatre structure will be reflected in our Q1FY06 financial results.
newsroom.cisco.com /dlls/2005/hd_060605b.html   (886 words)

 Structure of the Greek Theater
Ancient Greek theaters were very large, open-air structures that took advantage of sloping hillsides for their terraced seating.
This is the best-preserved of all extant Greek theaters; the ancient plays are still being performed here, and this computer animation will help you to recreate the experience.
This was a covered structure, originally a temporary wooden building, where the actors stored their masks and costumes and performed quick changes out of the sight of the audience.
www.cnr.edu /home/bmcmanus/tragedy_theater.html   (1088 words)

 Welcome to the Royal Exchange Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Convenient for all major road, rail and air connections, the Theatre is also within walking distance of several of the City's top hotels.
The Theatre itself offers a varied programme of plays, concerts, and other special events, which provide the ideal opportunity for you to enjoy a tailor-made theatre entertainment package including catering.
The Award-winning Theatre module is one of the most exciting architectural achievements in the country built within one of the Manchester's most prestigious historic buildings - the former Cotton Exchange and once the largest room for commerce in the world.
www.royalexchange.co.uk /functions.asp   (709 words)

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