Question to consider:

To what extent was theatrical performance and production the most enduring Greek Cultural Innovation?

 

 

Tragic Drama 5th Century BC

 

 

Tragedy

Satyr

Greek Comedy

 

Performance

 

Functions of the chorus

The chorus was usually made up of amateurs - 11 months training - the most expensive part of the production.

Music:

Dance:

 

 

Costume:

Playwright

 

Ø     Aeschylus (525-456 BC)

Ø     Sophocles (496-406 BC)

Ø     Euripides (485 -406 BC)

 

The Greek Tragedies portrayal of Women

 

Sophocles