Introduction to Week 7

Why explore African Theatre?

It is important that different types of Theater be explored, apart from the Western Theater that has its origins in Greek Theater, and has translated to our current time.

What is known about African Theatre? African Theater has its roots in storytelling, music and song. Ritual festivals full of improvisation and adaptation are common forms of theatrical expression.

This type of theatre is full of vibrant colors, verbal exclamations, energy and interaction.

Is this similar to Western Theatre? Do the two types have anything in common? Let's find out!

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