Performance Styles in Theatre

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Looking at the differences between the 2 different style of theatre

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Performance Styles in Theatre
1 PRESENTATIONAL
1.1 Actor’s acknowledge the audience by breaking the fourth wall
1.2 Theatrical (dramatic and often exaggerated)
1.3 No attempt to hide that there is an actor on stage, performing for an audeince
1.4 What can you look for?
1.4.1 Direct Address (Narrator)
1.4.2 Multiple time frames (flash back/cross cutting)
1.4.3 Tableaux (freeze frames)
1.4.4 Transformation (changing characters)
1.4.5 Exaggerated and stylized movement
1.5 HOODS
2 REPRESENTATIONAL
2.1 Actors give an illusion that the audience is watching a representation of life.
2.2 This style of acting is mostly in realistic plays
2.3 Actor’s do not acknowledge the audience
2.4 What can you look for?
2.4.1 Fourth wall is established (audience)
2.4.2 Linear narrative (clear beginning, middle and end)
2.4.3 Actors wear authentic costumes
2.4.4 Realistic set and props used
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