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Emil Orlik

Emil Orlik  

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(1870–1932)German-Czech artist and designer. Best known as a painter and graphic artist, Orlik was associated with the art nouveau movement in Munich in the 1890s. In Berlin Orlik worked ...
environmental theatre

environmental theatre  

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A term coined by Schechner in 1968 to refer to the non-frontal, spectator-incorporative theatre he was then creating with the Performance Group. The concept can be traced to the processional ...
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The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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2005
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Performing arts, Dance, Music
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(Jpn., “flower path”) is the raised walkway that is perhaps the most distinctive architectural component of the kabuki stage. This

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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Performing arts, Theatre
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The ‘flower path’ in Japanese, a characteristic feature of the *kabuki stage, is a platform a little less than a metre wide, the same height as the stage, running from stage right to the ... More
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Laurence Kominz

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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2005
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The ‘flower path’ in Japanese, a characteristic feature of the kabuki stage, is a platform a little less than a metre (3 feet) long, the same height as the stage, running from stage right ... More
kabuki

kabuki  

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Japanese form of dance theatre dating back to the 16th century. Kabuki means song, dance, and acting, although the term originally meant shocking or strange, in reference to the form's unusual style. ...
scenography

scenography  

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Perspective drawing or scene-painting. The representation of a building in perspective. Nash's composition of Regent Street, London, was an exercise in scenographic composition as his palace-fronts ...
shingeki

shingeki  

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‘New theatre’, the leading movement in modern Japanese theatre until the 1960s. For much of the twentieth century the modernization of theatre in Japan meant westernization, a project that created ...
Winter Garden

Winter Garden  

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New York theatre at 50th Street and Broadway. Designed to suggest an English garden, it opened with a revue, La Belle Paree (1911), starring Al Jolson, who was long associated ...

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