Bertolt Brecht

Epic Theatre Conventions

Along with Constantin Stanislavski, Bertolt Brecht was one of the most influential figures of 20th century theatre and the most significant practitioner …

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Poor Theatre Conventions

Polish theatre practitioner Jerzy Grotowski is best known for his intense actor training system in the 1960s and 70s. At the Laboratory …

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Theatre of Cruelty Conventions

Sadly, the mastermind known as Antonin Artaud was not always a lucid one. The man who coined the term ‘theatre of cruelty’ …

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Object Theatre

Object theatre (sometimes referred to as object puppetry) uses found objects to create a story with characters. Instead of objects and/or puppets …

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Montage In Dramatic Performance

The use of montage in performance is a sophisticated technique that sometimes confuses drama students due to its complexity. This article attempts …

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Caricature in Drama

We often think of caricature when we see a humorous cartoon in a newspaper, usually a politician being lampooned before their voters. …