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Primitive Theater

A Brief History of Primitive Theater

What is anthropology? The study of human societies and cultures and their development
In primitive time, this element and theater were the same. Religion
What is a ritual? Something performed over and over in exactly the same way.
What is the basis of all theatre? Imitation
In primitive times, what did hunters wear as costumes to help tell a story? Costumes
What does shaman mean? A religious leader who supervised rituals
What element of theatre explained the unexplainable, provided protection, and controlled nature? Magic
How did theatre begin? Retelling the story of the "hunt"
What did rituals become to primitive tribes? Celebrations
What kind of theatre was the first development of performance and acting? Primitive Theatre
Created by: MusicMama317