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Transcript of Greece Theater
How the Theater came to be
What they wore and used
Masks served several important purposes in Ancient Greek theater: their exxagerated expressions helped define the characters the actors were playing, they allowed actors to play more tham on role(or gender).It helped the people in the audience hear better because the masks kind of had a small megaphone. Masks where made out of lightweight material lik wood, lined, cork and sometimes real hair.
Costumes along with masks and props helped indicate the social status and gender and age of a character. When decipting women, actors wore body stockings, with a progastreda and prosterndia to make there bodys appear femenine.
Props and Speacial Props
Actors also used Props and Speacial props to create a character. Props could also be used as sympolisim like the red carpet Aggamenon walks on when he returns home, signiying the blood he spilled at Troy. Speacial props where used for scenes that are taken beyond the veiw of spectators.
What else I know?
In the Greek theater women where not allowed to be actors. So the men would have to dress up like women.