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    is something that students will pay more attention to. Reading a story and analyzing the text as a class is not as enjoyable, especially when it is a norm that is followed through majority of all school subjects. In Pamela Smith’s, “Interpreters Theatre: A Tool for Teaching Literature,” she attempts to demonstrate how decoding a story into a script can benefit a student’s understanding of literature. By

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    When the terms theatre and performance are compared, some would say theatre and performance are the same. Others would state that theatre and performance have different meanings. Indeed, the two terms theatre and performance have different meanings. On the contrary, theatre and performance are similar because both are forms of art, and the forms receive a reaction from the audience. The reactions are usually based on how well the performance or theatre is presented. In other words, the quality of

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    is to discuss and evaluate the ways of how social change exists in applied theatre in non-traditional settings, as well as the educational, social and therapeutic mission of this change. We will do this discussion by under-taking an evaluation of theatre companies such as Crag Rats and organizations which work under Open Clasp theatre, Forum and Reminiscence theatre. Theatre for social change is a non-traditional theatre developed in marginalized communities and it can be different in the area of

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    Theatre as Philosophy

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    -Theatre as Philosophy- The evolution of theatre is a long and complex story. What once began as a ritual to the ancient gods has since developed into an elaborate examination of mankind. Theatre originated in Ancient Greece as a celebration to the god Dionysius, where amateur actors would dance and sing in order to imitate him. Consequently, as the Greek Empire developed, so did theatre. By the end of the Greek Empire, scripts were being written, theatres were being built, and professional actors

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    Candaian Theatre

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    Canadian identity has always been difficult to define. This definition is essential in order to evaluate theatre in Canada. French Canadians appear to have no difficulty in establishing their own identity, both on and off the stage, as they share a distinct tradition. We, as English-Canadians, have continued to define ourselves by reference to what we are not, American, rather than in terms of our own national history and tradition. For English Canadians, this tradition comes not from the nation

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    Theatre is constantly evolving in order to stay interesting for audiences. As mentioned in chapter 1, Technology is a huge part of our culture today and has found its way within the world of theatre, This can been seen within many performances by different theatre companies around the world such as, The Wooster group and Kneehigh theatre Company. One of the more recent uses to incorporate technology into theatre is by broadcasting live performances to cinemas, one of the benefits for this collaboration

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    State Theatre

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    At a hundred and four years old, the State Theatre still stands as one of Bay City's most recognizable landmarks. Despite floods, fires, and a century's worth of history, the theater proudly remains and operates on Washington Street. Dozens of events are put on there each year. Orchestras, Vaudeville, various musical groups, and comedians are just a few of the thousands of acts that have been housed within its walls. The building inside has been remodeled various times over the last few decades,

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    Theatre-In-Education

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    Theatre-In-Education The theatre education industry/movement has seen some rapid changes since its initial developments and establishment in the 1960’s. However its origins mainly lie in the early years of the last century. It was the initial establishment of companies such as Bertha Waddell’s in Scotland and Esme Church’s in the north of England that thoroughly established the main roots of TIE. Mainly the initial aims of these companies was to stimulate, educate and inform young people

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    Theatre Essay

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    At large, theatre as an art form has always been a hybrid, an amalgamation of other artistic endeavours. Arguably after all, the true essence of what actually constitutes theatre is the human voice and spoken text; an actor’s live presence in an empty space: a stage. But if we were to consider theatre on the whole we would find that actually, there is often a lot more going on than these basic qualities that theatre embraces. When we think of theatre, we cannot help but think about the connotations

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    Applied Theatre

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    financial supporters Applied theatre has often been coined as “community theatre” which bears the negative connotation of being “amateur” in nature. The term, simply put, is theatre that claims usefulness. Where mainstream theatre seeks to entertain, focusing on the interpretation of a script, in contrast, AT is transformative in nature, with a script that evolves from the ideas and stories of both the creative team and participants. Thompson suggests that applied theatre veers from the familiar and

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