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The church censoring Commedia dell’Arte ( 1 of 2)

It was not easy for Commedia dell’Arte groups to make fun of religion and the church during the latter part of the sixteenth century, after the Council of Trent 1545 – 1563. It was a lot easier during the middle … Read the rest of this entry

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3 reasons mask doesn’t use psychology

The characters of the masks are made of their physical limitations, posture, gestures and so on. It is only the outer of the masks that make up their character. There is no psychology possible, since it does not go through … Read the rest of this entry

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Psychology in Vulgar Comedy

There is not much psychology in Vulgar Comedy. Psychology in theatre is much related to literary theatre. Since Vulgar Comedy has its roots in rituals and oral storytelling – which is too atavistic to give room for psychology – it … Read the rest of this entry

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