Speaking through Commedia

In this lesson, we will begin exploring the use of language and speech in Commedia dell'Arte.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Select the true statement

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Q2.Exaggeration is a key part of the Commedia dell'Arte style?

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Q3.Adding weight and resistance to mimed gestures helps to make it look...

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Select the true statement

1/3

Q2.Exaggeration is a key part of the Commedia dell'Arte style?

2/3

Q3.Adding weight and resistance to mimed gestures helps to make it look...

3/3

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Speaking through Commedia

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the name for the speech used in Commedia dell'Arte?

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Q2.What is the primary function of speech in Commedia dell'Arte?

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Q3.Looking at the audience whilst using Grummelot is important.

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Speaking through Commedia

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the name for the speech used in Commedia dell'Arte?

1/3

Q2.What is the primary function of speech in Commedia dell'Arte?

2/3

Q3.Looking at the audience whilst using Grummelot is important.

3/3

Lesson summary: Speaking through Commedia

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Time to move!

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