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Some Masks and Characters of Commedia Del'Arte

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A MindMeister Mindmap about the Italian Theater characters


Via Lucas Gruez, Marco Bertolini
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How do the characters relate to one another? Is this important when constructing scenes?  

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Ciara Maeve Geoghegan's curator insight, April 8, 2014 9:20 AM

Commedia Del'Arte was the first form of improvised comedy. It's success stemmed from mixing the social classes, creating a diverse group of character types. Combining these characters became an essential recipe for making good comedy. Nearly all sit-coms are based on Commedia De'Atre characters.  Using this chart of mask descriptions, identify which characters these sit-com personalities are based on and why? Initial your responses.

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Commedia Dell'arte characters

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This video is an interactive and engaging represenation of a method of interpreting the various characters of traditional Commedia Dell'arte. 

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MontanaNuvoli's curator insight, April 6, 2014 9:46 PM

This clip focuses on the physical and personality traits of your commedia dell'arte characters. You might use this clip to help with your character profiles that are due in week 3.