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Baroque Period. Theatre, Dance, Art. Baroque Theatre- Opera. Created in Italy around 1600 as courtly entertainment Tragedies were staged as comedies to have happy endings 1637- 1 st opera house opened in Venice, Italy Around 1700- two types of opera emerged:

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Baroque period

Baroque Period

Theatre, Dance, Art


Baroque theatre opera

Baroque Theatre- Opera

  • Created in Italy around 1600 as courtly entertainment

  • Tragedies were staged as comedies to have happy endings

  • 1637- 1st opera house opened in Venice, Italy

  • Around 1700- two types of opera emerged:

    • Opera Seria- Serious Opera- tragedies

    • Opera Buffa- Funny Opera- comedies


Baroque ballet

Baroque Ballet

  • Created in France by King Louis XIV

  • 1661- Academie Royale de Danse

    • First School of Dance

    • Paris, France

    • Oldest School of Dance, still exists today.

  • Male Dancers

  • Very strict and non-expressive in form


Baroque art

Baroque Art

  • Extravangant in style

  • Lead to Rococo movement in French Art, Architecture, sculpture, painting, and decoration

  • Mannerism-

    • Art that showed grandeur & high style

  • Rembrandt

    • Dutch artist


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