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A group of actors who function as a unit, called a chorus, was a characteristic feature of the Greek tragedy. The members of the chorus shared a common identity, such as Asian Bacchantes or old men of Thebes. The choragos (leader of the chorus) sometimes spoke and acted separately. In some of the plays, the chorus participated directly in the action; in others they were restricted in observing the action and commenting on it. The chorus also separated the individual sins by singing and dancing choral odes, though just what the singing and dancing were like is uncertain. The odes were in strict metrical patterns; sometimes they were direct comments on the action and characters, and at other times they were more general statements and judgments. A chorus in Greek fashion is not common in later plays, although there are instances such as T.S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral, in which the Women of Canterbury serve as a chorus.
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Strictly speaking, the drama is the script, the basis for theproduction. It contains the dialogue and the stage directions whichthe other artists; the director, the designers,… the actors; willuse as the basis for their contributions to the finished product.It does not mean, as is widely misunderstood, merely a seriouspiece. Drama applies to all works intended to be performed.a play for theater, radio, or television.
Drama is basically the role of acting. Usually in drama you act as someone else. Using good: posture, use of stage, actions, facial expressions and loud voices. I do drama at …school, it is extremely funny, especially preforming it to an audience.
Chorus teachers (more often referred to as directors) direct the voices of the choir so they can reach their full potential in singing. They usually have some, if not fu…ll piano skills, so they can do a series of vocal warm-ups for the choir, usually going up and down the scale (Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Ti, Do) and various deep breathing exercises. Choral directors teach their students how to keep rhythm, and also to name the notes on a grand staff (C, D, E, F, G, A, B).
The purpose of a chorus is to help the actors role become more emphasized throughout the play. The chorus has a few actions here and there and sometimes they have a dance at s…ome stages. HI STONE
dictionary- a composition in prose or verse presenting in dialogue or pantomime a story involving conflict or contrast of character dictionary- one intended to be acted on t…he stage dictionary- a play easy def.- a piece of writing written in separate lines to be said by actors acting out a story or plot that involves a problem between characters. This can also be a pieced of writing that is supposed to be acted out, sometimes even without words, but that still tells a story
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Say you have to put on a drama performance for a school assesment task about Greek Gods and the like that has a chorus in it with lots of scope for sex jokes what myth or story would you base it on?
The story of Aphrodite and Ares. Aphrodite was was married to the graceless and lame Hephaestus, the god of fire/forging. Her true love was Ares, the god of war. One d…ay while Aphrodite and Ares were together they were caught in an invisible but strong net forged by Hephaestus, and exposed to the ridicule and laughter of the other gods at Mt. Olympus
The Chorus functions are that they give another perspective of the play, they come on to do scene changes and to also give the actors a break, they give the back story and the… summary on what happened before the beginning of the story, they give commentary and underline the main ideas on what is happening in the play, and they show how an audience is to react to what is happening in the play. and provide time for scene changes
Improves your self confedence and helps you speak to audiences. It also helps you to become an actor/actress.
drama can be anything that is a problem or conflict
What is a sung drama to orchestral accompaniment usually a large scale composition involving vocal soloists chorus orchestra costumes and scenery?
You could be describing opera or an operetta or a work in musical theatre.
They sing songs but with a more mature sound. (not like popstars allthough they could sing a popstars song if they wanted too) also they are seperated into 5 parts (soprano, a…lto, tenor, baritone, and bass) depending on their voice rage and produce harmonies.
The chorus in Greek drama sang the dialogue, they told the story through music. The chorus gradually grew smaller and was replaced by actors instead.