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Music as a discipline in Commedia dell’Arte

Tweet The music is off course the most central of all disciplines in Commedia dell’Arte. It is there to heighten the performance and it helps up the atmosphere of feast that is so characteristic in Commedia dell’Arte. I the very … Read the rest of this entry

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Disciplines in Commedia dell’Arte

Tweet Commedia dell’Arte is sprung from a time long before circus and theatre were divided as separate genres, when all sorts of stage disciplines could be played on the same stage without one having to be better or more refined … Read the rest of this entry

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Sound and sound effects

Tweet Commedia dell’Arte can very well be played without words, but never without sound, not even for a short moment. That is because it is street theatre. Sound has the ability to draw attention to it. I usually do an … Read the rest of this entry

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Physical Theatre in Vulgar Comedy

Tweet It is not just because Vulgar Comedy originally played for an audience that could not read that most of it is based on a physical, visual theatre. It has more to do about effectiveness in the storytelling. Just like … Read the rest of this entry

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