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Vincenzo Ciardo in "Il Dottore e Pantalone" - Commedia dell'Arte

Una tirata del Dottore unita a un famoso dialogo Dottore - Pantalone tratto da "Arlecchino servitore di due padroni". Interpreti Vincenzo Ciardo e Alessio Re...
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Notice how even though you can't understand what they are saying, you can still identify which stock character the actor is playing by their physicality and vocality. You should consider this when you are trying to portray a specific stock character. You words/script won't come across as well if your physicality and vocality isn't strong. 

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Commedia dell'Arte - Italian Comedy - Stock Characters

Commedia dell'Arte - Italian Comedy - Stock Characters | Commedia dell'Arte | Scoop.it

I wantA brief history of Commedia dell'Arte, also known as Italian comedy, a humorous theatrical presentation performed by professional players who traveled in troupes throughout Italy in the 16th century. Also includes a discussion of Commedia's influence, physical theater, props, improvisation, stock characters, costumes, masks, and music.

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Firstly, read through the stock character names and descriptions of the Commedia dell'Arte characters. Then compare and contrast these characters with the other scoop.it source of 'The Simpsons' character list.

 

Activity:

1. Match as many Commedia dell'Arte characters to The Simpsons characters as you.

 

2. Find at least 2 other modern tv shows that base their characters on the stock characters of Commedia dell'Arte.

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