What is commedia dell'arte?

In this lesson we will be exploring what commedia dell'arte is, where it came from, and how it is different from other styles of theatre.

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Where do you think commedia dell'arte works best?

1/3

Q2.Where does commedia dell'arte sound like it comes from?

2/3

Q3.Tick the box you think is most likely true.

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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Where do you think commedia dell'arte works best?

1/3

Q2.Where does commedia dell'arte sound like it comes from?

2/3

Q3.Tick the box you think is most likely true.

3/3

Video

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Quiz:

What is commedia dell'arte

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Where in Europe did commedia dell'arte come from?

1/5

Q2.When was the commedia dell'arte era?

2/5

Q3.Select the four options that are part of the commedia dell'arte style.

Select four (4) boxes

3/5

Q4.What is the Lazzi?

4/5

Q5.Can the Lazzi include speech?

5/5

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:

What is commedia dell'arte

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Where in Europe did commedia dell'arte come from?

1/5

Q2.When was the commedia dell'arte era?

2/5

Q3.Select the four options that are part of the commedia dell'arte style.

Select four (4) boxes

3/5

Q4.What is the Lazzi?

4/5

Q5.Can the Lazzi include speech?

5/5

Lesson summary: What is commedia dell'arte?

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