Commedia del Arte
Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This will cover the style of theater popular in Italy in the 16th Century, originally as street theater then becoming Court sponsored throughout Europe. It will deal with the origins, stock characters, and scenarios. It will address the improvisational nature of Commedia. The class will note the further development of Commedia after period and in the Society today.