Theatre Unit,
Survey of Humanities
 Theatre is a collaborative art.
 Theatre utilizes many other art forms.
 The experience of live performance is
special...
Here is list of cast and crew found in the
program for a production of Great
Expectations at SUNY Plattsburg. The
actors a...
The audience is the other active
participant in the creation of theatre.
Without the audience, it’s just rehearsal!
 Set, costume, and lighting designers are visual
artists, utilizing many principles and techniques
a painter, architect, ...
A great example of set, costume
and lighting design. Without these,
the audience’s experience would
not be the same.
Some rights reserved, marsroverdriver
From Flickr
The interaction between actor and audience as seen in a
performance at t...
Theatre is on Broadway, but it is also in schools and communities.
You don’t have to go to New York to enjoy the experienc...
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Uniqueness of theatre

  1. 1. Theatre Unit, Survey of Humanities
  2. 2.  Theatre is a collaborative art.  Theatre utilizes many other art forms.  The experience of live performance is special.  Theatre can tell stories in a way no other art form can.
  3. 3. Here is list of cast and crew found in the program for a production of Great Expectations at SUNY Plattsburg. The actors are listed on the left; production staff are listed on the right. All these people had a hand in creating this piece of theatre.
  4. 4. The audience is the other active participant in the creation of theatre. Without the audience, it’s just rehearsal!
  5. 5.  Set, costume, and lighting designers are visual artists, utilizing many principles and techniques a painter, architect, or sculptor would use.  Sound designers use music to create a mood or punctuate moments.  Most musical theatre productions use various genres of dance. The next slides will show you the work of designers…
  6. 6. A great example of set, costume and lighting design. Without these, the audience’s experience would not be the same.
  7. 7. Some rights reserved, marsroverdriver From Flickr The interaction between actor and audience as seen in a performance at the Globe Theatre in London.
  8. 8. Theatre is on Broadway, but it is also in schools and communities. You don’t have to go to New York to enjoy the experience of live theatre. Just find something that interests you and be a part of the art!

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