The Very Beginning Storytelling Rituals Miscellaneous Various Other Stuff

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What is thousands of years ago or when man first appeared?
When did theatre begin?

100

What is the story map?
What is the first project we did this year relating to storytelling?

100

What is rain dance, battle 'rehearsal' etc.
Give an example of a ritual.

100

What is a ritual
A rain dance would be an example of what?

100

What is applaud?
This is what you should do after every performance in theater and in class.

200

No - there is no recorded documentation and no eye witnesses, so they cannot be totally sure.
Can historians be totally sure how theatre began? Why or why not? (This is not in your notes, but you're smart, so figure it out!)

200

Who is Homer?
Who is believed to have written the Iliad and Odyssey?

200

What is the shaman
Who is a priestly figure that often leads rituals or communicates with the gods?

200

Who is Osiris?
The First Dramatic Production was about this god.

200

What is pantomime?
This is acting without words/sound.

300

What are ritual, myths, and storytelling? (Dance would also be accepted)
What are 3 "main" origins of theatre?

300

What is include dialogue or repetition in his stories?
Homer is believed to be the first storyteller to do these two things.

300

What is a repeated action, evokes emotions, has a symbolic significance/serves a purpose
What three qualities does a ritual have to have?

300

What is (many possibilities)?
A modern example of a ritual could be this.

300

What is a tableau?
This is a frozen picture or living photograph made up of bodies.

400

What are wall paintings, artifacts, and hieroglyphs?
What did we find that helped us know about what happened before history was recorded?

400

What is (lots of options)
Name 4 reasons people told stories.

400

What is Ancient Egypt
The earliest example of ritual evolving into theatre comes from what place?

400

What is a myth?
This is a traditional or legendary story that could or could not be true.

400

What is (many options)
Name 2 warm-ups we have done in class that warm you up vocally.

500

What is Abydos Passion Play (or passion play)?
What was the first dramatic production?

500

What is storytelling?
This is one way of communicating experiences throughout history.

500

What is gain success in battle or hunting, show duty to the gods and community, ensure adequate rain or sun, etc. (only need 2)
Give two reasons an early culture might perform a ritual?

500

What is dance?
Early people used this type of movement as part of their rituals.

500

What is (many options)
Name/describe 3 warm-ups we have done in class that warm you up physically.

Origins of Theatre

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