A mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise,
performance, .... The ritual and theatrical definitions of mask usage frequently
overlap and .... Inevitably, many ...
May 10, 2012 ... The mask as a device for theatre first emerged in Western .... and are classified
into five general types: old persons (male and female), gods, ...
Masks are also fundamental elements of theater and staged performances in ...
but persist in genre where dramatic or exaggerated effects are sought such as ...
Image of the cast of The National Theatre production Bacchai wearing masks,
2002 ... uses masks and often they appear in Elizabethan and Restoration
comedies, ... In Greek theatre the actors all wore exaggerated masks to
communicate ... Victorian melodrama 19th-century theatrical style involving high
drama, stock ...
the-Noh.com : Introducing the world of Noh : Noh Masks. ... Noh theater map ...
There were originally about 60 basic types of noh masks, but today there are well
Roman theatres derive their basic design from the Theatre of Pompey, the first
permanent ... The actors would try to win over the audience's praise with
decorative masks, ... away from the Hellenistic style into the Greco-Roman style
Masks are only one of things that are common for the whole of humanity. ... in
their overall appearance, but very different in style and way they are made and
used. ... Except for ritual purposes, from the ancient times masks were used in
Greek theatre masks were made of stiffened and painted linen so none have
survived ... Masks had certain practical uses: their distinct features made
... Roman Masks played an important part in Ancient Roman Plays and the
Roman ... Ancient Theatre - Drama - Plays - Comedy - Tragedy - Farce - Styles -
Mar 17, 2014 ... Brecht's theories for the stage, including his well-known epic theatre form and ...
in 1926 Brecht embraced Marxism and his theatre techniques after this ... and
mask use, but non-realistic and 'theatrical' eg. grotesque and/or ...