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Greek chorus in The Bacchai at the National Theatre

Robert Thicknesse on reconstructing an ancient Greek chorus

Around the year 540 B.C, secular myths were added to Greek theater. As a result, the dialogue of actors became gradually more important, and the chorus reduced from as many as 50 people to 15 people.

Traditional Greek chorus masks by Thanos Vovolis.  The chorus would often wear a uniform mask to show that they are representing one person.

Costume Ideas for the Chorus: Traditional Greek chorus masks by Thanos Vovolis. The chorus would often wear a uniform mask to show that they are representing one person. Main characters in this show should have their own personal masks.

greek theater chorus - Google Search

greek theater chorus - Google Search

Greek theatre tragedy chorus masks by Alyssa Ravenwood http://www.ravenwoodmasks.com/

Greek chorus mask — Oh No!

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Early Greek Theater revolved heavily around the use of a chorus. The chorus typically had about 10 to 15 members. The chorus served as the narrator of the play, telling the audience about basic plot or background information.

Greek chorus

Greek chorus

"Greek Chorus " Legally Blonde

"Greek Chorus " Legally Blonde I will play pilar sometime next year.

Directors Katie Mitchell, Carrie Cracknell and Polly Findlay offer their interpretations of Greek drama in productions at the National Theatre.

Modernizing the greek chorus - M.

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Beniamin Citkowski, with the Greek Chorus, in Phaedra. (Click image for larger version)

greek chorus on stage - Google Search

Martha Graham dancers in "Heretic"

Beniamin Citkowski, with the Greek Chorus, in Phaedra.© K Mystkowski. (Click image for larger version)

Beniamin Citkowski, with the Greek Chorus, in Phaedra. (Click image for larger version)

greek chorus, reinvented

greek chorus, reinvented

Romanic Sculpture-like Costume Design in Prometheus Bound [Photo Source: CRIENGLISH.com]  Director: Sotiris Hatzakis Costume designer unknown

Romanic Sculpture-like Costume Design in Prometheus Bound [Photo Source…

If the Oompa Loompas and the Greek Chorus switched places...

If the Oompa Loompas and the Greek Chorus switched places.

Greek plays: the National Theatre's The Oresteia (Channel 4, 1983 ...

Greek plays: the National Theatre’s The Oresteia (Channel 4, 1983)

Greek plays: the National Theatre’s The Oresteia (Channel

Greek Chorus Mask 3 via @theatermaskscom

Greek Chorus Mask 3

The Greek Theater mask wraps around the sides of the head to create the illusion of protective armor. It has become a very popular mask in the collection.