The Intro: • Back then, through 4-6th century B.C., Greek theatres were popular. • They always were built outside and looked like a big semi-circle. • In fact, the very first Greek theatre built was outside in a hillside.
The Structures: • For a basic Greek theatre, there are four major components: • Theatron, Skene, Orchestra, and Parados. • However, for a more complicated theatre, they have more than 4 components; sub components. -A simple Greek theatre’s stucture.
Theatron: • The term for theatron was “viewing-place”. • Basically where the audience sits to watch the plays • Around the 5th century B.C., the audience uses cushion or boards, but later around the 4th century B.C, they had marbles seats. • Parts of the theatron are diazoma and koilon. • Koilon
Diazoma • Diazoma consists A and B