WHAT to know about Commedia dell'Arte (They use a lot of body language…
WHAT to know about Commedia dell'Arte
They use a lot of body language based on the personality of their characters.
They all have a lot of different personalities
there are masked people and unmasked people and and each mask shows their hierarchy
Their creative when embracing their emotions.
They have different facial and body expressions to demonstrate who they are
They talk in a very different language than normal people
The story is very fictional and is like a fantasy
Magnifico is at the top of the leader chain.
they all have a distinct walking pattern
The character and the action is the beginning of story telling
When it first came out it was the first the theatre performance that had woman in them
when the people in Venice traveled to other places like France they used this language to be able to let the audience know what their talking about
the church looked apon them as outlaws and the people who spoke with the devil's tongue
she explained that you don't really need any acting, you only need to live the emotion as you
Masters and servants are masked and the lovers aren't masked
The language is in almost everything for example the lion king
she said a lot of things mattered about your breathing
There are seven very recognizable emotions that are, Joy, Grief, fear, Anger, surprise, love and laughter
Your whole body needs to show the emotion by over exaggerating
It's a very original way of acting