Applied and Interactive Theatre Guide
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History of Theatre

The origins of theatre are embedded in ritual, dancing, storytelling, and play-acting. The world's earliest recorded dramatic activity took place on the banks of the River Nile in Egypt. Ancient Chinese Indian and Greek drama also indicate a long tradition of theatrical activity. This section of the Applied and Interactive Theatre Guide is designed to offer links to historical resources relating to the history of theatre in the world, available through the Internet. The various theatre histories undoubtedly help the student or practitioner of applied and interactive theatre styles to better understand the wealth of knowledge and experience that has been handed down to us over the ages.

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  • Radical Theatre
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    History of the Theatre (9th Edition) by Oscar G. Brockett and Franklin J. Hildy A History of the Theatre by Glynne Wickham Theories of the Theatre: A Historical and Critical Survey, from the Greeks to the Present by Marvin Carlson A Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology: Secret Art of the Performer edited by Eugenio Barba & Nicola Savarese Theatre/Theory/Theatre: Major Critical Texts from Aristotle and Zeami to Soyinka and Havel edited by Daniel Gerould



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