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  • Posted Assignment #4: Sculpt to Theater 3171 - Ancient Roman Spectacle
    Questions: 1. We will assure each member participates by focusing on an event that pulls all of our research together, touches on everyone's research, and then have action/speaking parts for everyone. Equal involvement as far speaking,acting, musical instruments,etc. 2. We...
  • Posted Assignment #3: Divide and Conquer to Theater 3171 - Ancient Roman Spectacle
    1. Based on what you've read, what contextual information must your group necessarily communicate to the class in order to help us better understand the theatrical material you plan to discuss? Our group will have to communicate the Roman distaste...
  • Posted Assignment #2 Format of Presentation to Theater 3171 - Ancient Roman Spectacle
    Our presentation will include video clips, vignettes, skit type demonstrations, audience involvement and participation, occasional lecture, the "feel" of a spectacle-keeping the audience entertained, won't be in classroom We may borrow formal elements from the object of our study, especially...
  • Posted starting to "narrow the scope" (notes 11/6) to Theater 3171 - Ancient Roman Spectacle
    Ancient Rome-started 8th century (spans 12 centuries) Plautus, Terence, Seneca-tragedies Terence-170-160BC Native Italian, literary drama, popular entertainment-(100BCE-476CE) Renaissance of popular entertainment Define spectacle! types of spectacle: death and violence public executions circuses (chariot racing) gladiators political, social issues: Magistrates use...
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