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Review of Spring Dance Theater (594 words, 2 pages)
On Thursday April 28, I went to see the premier of the Spring Dance Theatre. When I got there I did not know what to expect from it. I wondered how the show would be like and what types of movements would I be seeing. To my surprise, while watching ... Read More
Watching a Movie at Home Versus in the Theater (616 words, 3 pages)
Watching movie at home is comfortable, intimate and common among allages, especially during this recession that we all have endured in theseyears. Watching a movie at home in convienant and cost less vs. going to the theatre andspending nearly four times as much.Some people prefer to watch movie in a ... Read More
Summary and History of Theater (420 words, 2 pages)
First of all, theater contains history, ideas and characters, but presents them in a specific way. A play consists of a story and is not told as a novel, but reproduced through the direct words of the characters. The theater uses a specific language instead of telling what was done ... Read More
A Report to Find the Number of Seats in the Movie Theater in Okimiskoki, Wisconsin (404 words, 2 pages)
MarisaAtristainRoom T-5P.5 I must find how many seats are in the movie theater in Okimiskoki, Wisconsin. I know the theater has a total of forty rows of seats. The first row has ten seats, each row following has two more seats than the row in front of it. I need ... Read More
Comparing Watching a Movie at Home and in a Theater (411 words, 1 pages)
Nowadays, many people prefer watching movie in a cinema. They believe that the cinema has a better atmosphere to enjoy the movie. However, from my perspective, people who watch movie at home are indeed happier and freer than people who choose the cinema.People who watch movie at home are more ... Read More
A Description of Reader's Theater (1273 words, 3 pages)
Readers Theater is a place where you dont need to have a set, props, memorization and costumes. It makes it really convenient for Readers Theater. Convenient usually means that you are actually comfortable to precede a part with less difficulty and effort. Back in history, Readers theater took place 2,500 ... Read More
Dispelling Stereotypes about High School Theater Classes (1238 words, 4 pages)
A quiz on Cracked.com claims that in High School if you have no athletic ability, are not crazy smart, have no musical ability, artistic talent, or acting ability, then you will just be stuck in theater class. This opinion is generally the basis of what the general public thinks High ... Read More
Comparing Theater and Plays (937 words, 3 pages)
Oscar Wilde, a great playwright in the 1800s, once said, I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being. (Theatre Quotes). Many different kinds ... Read More
University Dance Theater (715 words, 3 pages)
Every semester the Old Dominion Universitys Dance department has a concert where the students choreograph and perform a handful of pieces, to show the public what they can do. This concert is known as the University Dance Theaterand there performance is one in the fall and one in the spring. ... Read More
Observations of Movie Theater Employees (778 words, 2 pages)
After completing my quantitative observation, I noticed that some of my hypotheses were accurate but others were voided due to outside factors that affected my data. One thing that I hypothesized was that we would have several complaints from customers. The first complaint happened approximately thirty minutes after starting my ... Read More
A History of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (573 words, 2 pages)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater was founded in 1958 by Mr. Ailey. Mr. Ailey had a vision of creating a company dedicated to the preservation and enrichment of the American modern dance heritage and the uniqueness of black cultural expression. In 1960, he choreographed Revelations, ... Read More
An Essay on the Subject of Theater of the Absurd (516 words, 2 pages)
An essay on Theater of the absurd The issues involving Theater of the absurd has been a popular topic amongst scholars for many years. I find my self constantly drawn back to the subject of Theater of the absurd. While it is becoming a hot topic for debate, Theater of ... Read More
An Essay on Theater Architecture through History (1312 words, 2 pages)
DECEMBER 7, 1994 The designs of theatres during the last five-hundred centuries b.c. varied in many ways of construction and design. The technical advances in acoustics and construction were enormous. The placement of the seating and construction of the stage and even sizes of the theatres varied from theatre to ... Read More
The Origin and Importance of Elizabethan Theater (626 words, 1 pages)
Elizabethan Theater Elizabethan times in the 1600s was a progression for the world of the theater. A period named after Queen Elizabeth I of England, it is from this period that modern day society has its foundation for the entertainment industry. From the violence that was prevalent because of the ... Read More
Artful First Theater Production Performed in Athens in 550 BC (1599 words, 3 pages)
Greek and Roman Theater The Greeks in Athens built the worlds first theater about 550 BC The worlds first theater production was performed by the Greeks. The Greeks were the first people to create theater performances. The Romans borrowed Greek ideas to create their own productions. There are many differences ... Read More
Meyerhold's Approach to Theater during the Russian Revolution (4433 words, 7 pages)
The Stars and The Stairs An Old Russian proverb says "If you go to your porch, look up at the sky, and jump to the stars, you will just land in the mud." The stars are those things we dream of, we envisage and we hope to achieve both Grotowski ... Read More
A Personal Narrative of the Experience at the Movie Theater (436 words, 1 pages)
Arrogance and lack of respect, the two most publicly displayed attributes of a teenager. It is the beginning of a great evening as we sit down for a night at the movie theater. A new release that is sure to be nominated for some kind of movie award at the ... Read More
Theater vs. Cable TV (602 words, 1 pages)
Introductory paragraph I am a movie fanatic. When friends want to know what picture won the Oscar in 1980 or who played the police chief in Jaws, they ask me. My friends, though, have stopped asking me if I want to go out to the movies. The problems in getting ... Read More
A Paper on Shakespeare and His Theater (565 words, 1 pages)
Shakespeare and his Theater Compared to the technical theaters of today, the London public theaters in the time of Queen Elizabeth I seem to be terribly limited. The plays had to be performed during daylight hours only and the stage scenery had to be kept very simple with just a ... Read More
Theater - the Most Remarkable Art of Life (416 words, 1 pages)
The Art of Theater Neither a book nor a work, but an energy Theater is the most remarkable art of life. It is a collaborate art combining different people into one solid group in which they work together harmoniously in order to portray a certain idea, concept, or piece of ... Read More
A Paper on the Theater of Dionysus (1116 words, 2 pages)
The Theater of Dionysus The Theater of Dionysus was Europe's first theater, and stood immediately below the Parthenon in Athens, Greece. It was originally built in the late 5th century B.C. The theater was an outdoor auditorium in the shape of a great semicircle on the slope of the Acropolis, ... Read More
A Personal Recount of Joining Theater Class (629 words, 1 pages)
Ok, so the only reason I joined theater class was because I needed an easy A. A blow-off class of some sort, to balance out the rest of my schedule. I got much more than that. I am taking with me a sense of self-worth, and confidence. I acquired the ... Read More
Realism and Its Influence on Theater (1103 words, 2 pages)
W HAT IS REALISM? WAS ITS ARRIVAL GOOD FOR THEATRE? Realism is the movement toward representing reality as it is, in art. Realistic drama is an attempt to portray life on stage, a movement away from the conventional melodramas and sentimental comedies of the 1700s. It is expressed in theatre ... Read More
Athens, Greece: Origins of Western Theater as We Know It (1977 words, 3 pages)
Between 600 and 200 BC, two thousand years before Shakespeare, staging and written techniques which define western theatre as we know it were being established in Athens, Greece. The ancient Athenians created a theatre culture whose structure, technique and terminology have survived to the present day in the form of ... Read More
The History of Theatre and Plays in the Greek Theater (876 words, 2 pages)
Imagine this following scene You are sitting in a dark, fairly crowded large room. There are hundreds of other people, in hundreds of other seats surrounding you. In front of you, there is a large stage, with people acting out a play. Lights, music, and different sound effects set the ... Read More
A Look Into the Career of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein 2 the True Fore Fathers in American Musical Theater (1316 words, 2 pages)
There are many well-known lyricists and composers, but only a few leave such a mark as Rodgers and Hammerstein. This duo produced nine musical plays during their partnership and caused a profound change in musical comedy. They set the standards that are followed to this day in musical history. They ... Read More
The Similarities between William Shakespeare's Hamlet and Dramatic Guidelines in Elizabethan Theater (1238 words, 2 pages)
During the time of the Elizabethan theater, plays about revenge were very common and a regular convention was formed on what aspects should be put into a typical revenge tragedy. In revenge tragedies, a crime is committed and for various reason laws and justice cannot punish the crime, so the ... Read More
A Summary of the Performance in the Mahaffey Theater on March 1st (690 words, 1 pages)
On Saturday March 1st at 800 pm, I attended the Mahaffey Theater, also known as the Bayfront Center, located at 400 First Street South in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The Mahaffey Theater was a spectacular looking performing arts center on the inside. It had a capacity of about 2,000 guests and ... Read More
An Analysis of the Features of the Globe Theater in the Elizabethan Era (547 words, 1 pages)
The Globe Theater was the most famous and interesting theater in the Elizabethan era. It was built outside of London, after the triumphant reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Many of William Shakespeare's plays were written and performed there. "As Mike Constabile was reporting he added, " The idea of creating ... Read More
Augusto Boal Helps Oppressed Individuals Through Theater Workshops (912 words, 2 pages)
Augusto Boal, theatre innovator, viewed 'Aristotelian' or traditional theatre as oppression and domination. You were either an actor, who had your character and their actions imposed upon you by a director, the tyrannical dictator of theatre, or you were a spectator, passively watching the spectacle onstage that would very often ... Read More
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