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Why did Greek actors wear masks?

  The use of masks in ancient greek theater draw their origin from the ancient dionysiac cult. Thespis was the first writer, who used a mask. The members of the chorus w

Did greek actors wear large masks?

In most drama, actors did wear masks, and often exaggerated costumes. However, in later centuries (IE Hellenistic period) actors may have acted without masks, based on vase pa

How were the ancient Greek masks made?

Usually the masks were made of linen, wood, or leather. A marble or stone face was used as a mould for the mask. Human or animal hair was also used. The eyes were fully drawn

Why did actors wear masks in Greek theater?

They didn't always have masks on. They put masks on if the play called for it, for dramatic effect. Another reason why is because sometimes when they reenacted a popular show

What was one reason that actors wore masks in Greek theater?

Due to the immense size of the amphitheaters, seating 12,000 to 15,000 spectators, the masks were used to exaggerate facial features; so that the audience members farthest awa

Why did Greek actors wear masks during a performance?

For several reasons. The actors could in this way play several  roles in a play without being recognized. They could in this way  also play women, because the Greek theater
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What were Greek masks made of?

records indicate that the masks were made from organic materialslike stiffened linen, bark, wood or leaves. The masks that existtoday are made of terracotta and were not worn