By: 14th- 16th Century S A R A H Z I N K E Neoclassicism -end of medieval way of doing things and start of neoclassicism (mimicking the Roman’s) Focused on: -truth (what is it) -unity of time (real time), place (one place), action (one plot) -have traits that people of the class the characters were in would have -purity of genres (no mixing comedy and tragedy) -teach a moral Technical Chariot and Pole system= shifted background ● scenery attached to a pole which was attached to a wagon (mobile) and ropes and pulleys helped with the scenery change Terrence stage Where the stage was split into rooms and so when the curtain would open to one room of a character if the play was happening then -later in the time period Architecture and paintings= used to create depth Teatro Olimpico=oldest surviving renaissance theatre -tragedy and pastoral (love) plays -actors, dancers (even ballet) and music -Intermezzi=musical performances between acts but something new came along Commedia dell’arte improvisation and stock characters (character from other fictional works) usually performed on the streets Opera -attempt to recreate greek tragedy which they knew used music led to opera style plays >Dafne (1600) performed by Camerata Fiorentina https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-8gJz31e4&index=3&list=PL67190832F8C7FCAD Apollo falls in love with a nymph named Dafne Aristotle's Poetics - theories of drama (tragedy in particular) Sofonisba (1515) by Giangiorgio Trissino was the first Italian Tragedy Works Cited BellvS. “Dafne 3. Akt (Excerpts).” Youtube. Youtube, 25 July 2009. Web. 20 Aug. 2014. Deborah, May. "The World of Commedia." National Theatre. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Aug. 2014. Frederic, C., Dr. "Theatre History Thru Renaissance." Theatre History. Web. 23 Aug. 2014. "History of Theater." History World. Web. 23 Aug. 2014. Homans, Jennifer. A History of Ballet. London: Granta, 2011. Web. 20 Aug. 2014. Pierce, Peter. "Who Invented Opera." Who Guides. 9 June 2009. Web. 23 Aug. 2014. Robinson, Scott R. "Italian Theatre and Drama." CWU. 2010. Web. 21 Aug. 2014. SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on Aristotle (384–322 B.C.).” SparkNotes.com. SparkNotes LLC. 2005. Web. 13 Aug. 2014. "Teatro Olimpico." Teatro Olimpico. Palladio Card. Web. 21 Aug. 2014. "The Plays of Terence." Chetham's Library. Web. 23 Aug. 2014. Trumbull, Eric W., Dr. "Renaissance in Italy." Introduction to Theatre. NOVA, 16 Nov. 2007. Web. 21 Aug. 2014.