University of Atlantia

Course Detail

Commedia del Arte

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Instructor:
Charles O'Connor


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA74 February 7, 2009
Crs #:
213
Date:
Sat Feb 07
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
3/∞
Room:
Course Category:
Humanities
Track:
No track assigned
Description
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.