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Sep 30 2021

Black Theatre

Early Origins of Black Theater The origins of black theater in America can be traced back to the slave trade…

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Nov 30 2020

Twentieth century theatre

Theatre has evolved through many years, twentieth-century theatre depicts a time of extraordinary change in the theatre culture, especially in Europe and North America. There were long-term challenges in theatrical representation, which resulted in advancement of numerous new types of theatre such as Modernism, Expressionism, Impressionism, political theatre and other forms of Experimental theatre. Theatre showed tons of improvement after 19th century. Theatre forms like naturalism and realism which already existed developed continuously. Improvements in areas like Gender theory and postmodern philosophy distinguished and created subjects for the theatre to explore.

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Nov 24 2020

Nuances of Scripting for Theatre

There many stereotypes about writing a script. For instance when we consider a Scriptwriter we envision them sitting in the countryside, tasting a hot mug of espresso with a pen and a diary, gazing at the excellence of the dusk, and composing a stunning story. This might be true at times but not every story is written like that, instead, it takes a lot of brainstorming even when you already know the main idea which you want to showcase through your play.

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Nov 21 2020

Let it Out: Your Emotions and thoughts through Visual Arts

A theatre is a unique form of performing art, it shows the authenticity of a situation and enlightens the message which an individual wants to convey to the people out there. Theatre is the most prominent medium between the performers and the audience since its establishment. It’s, of course, the tool for self-expression. Your ideas, feelings, thoughts, emotions are expressed in a way that makes the people wonder how beautiful it would feel to let it all out.

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Nov 19 2020

Impact of Theatre on youth

Even today we see the legacy of theatre still going. Why does it still exist in a world of web series? There are many reasons why theatre still exists and will remain so and hold a special place in every individual’s heart. Today’s youth uses the term ‘self-expression’ quite often, and are determined to change the world according to their perception. Theatre not only works as a medium for expressing their feelings to the world but also helps in their social and personal development.

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Nov 7 2020

Augusto Boal

Brazilian author and theatre practitioner Augusto Boal, born on 16th march 1931, grew up in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He earned a degree in chemical engineering in 1952. However, Boal was interested in theatre since he was a child so when he studied at Columbia university in New York City, he studied theatre in addition to chemical engineering. Boal began his career in theatre with The Arena Theatre in Sao Paulo in 1956, where he worked as an artistic director.

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Nov 6 2020

Journey from old school to new school theatre

Indian theatre has a whole history of more than 2,000 years. Theatre has been a piece of our way of life from the beginning of the general public framework. The root of theatre can be followed back to the Sanskrit Theatre.

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