The Theatre - Athens

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  • Created on: 12-02-17 10:55

1. Skene

  • wooden building behind the proskene where actors would change, store props and there were usually a set of double doors to look like the entrance to a building.
  • crane like device which could hoist actors in to the air. Usually used for actors who were playing a god as gave impression they came from heaven
  • wooden cups
  • raised stage
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2. Mekhane

  • crane like device which could hoist actors in to the air. Usually used for actors who were playing a god as gave impression they came from heaven
  • wooden slates crumpled into fragments
  • spinning circle which was used to represent what was going on inside
  • rolling stones down a tunnel built underneath the audience

3. Parodoi

  • wooden cups
  • raised stage
  • entrance pathways for chorus and audience
  • crane like device which could hoist actors in to the air. Usually used for actors who were playing a god as gave impression they came from heaven

4. Ekkuklema

  • where the chorus sang and acted and also had the altar to Dionysus where sacrifices took place to the god every morning
  • wooden building behind the proskene where actors would change, store props and there were usually a set of double doors to look like the entrance to a building.
  • spinning circle which was used to represent what was going on inside
  • rolling stones down a tunnel built underneath the audience

5. Orchestra

  • where the chorus sang and acted and also had the altar to Dionysus where sacrifices took place to the god every morning
  • wooden building behind the proskene where actors would change, store props and there were usually a set of double doors to look like the entrance to a building.
  • raised stage
  • entrance pathways for chorus and audience

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