Theatre Is Essential!
By William Conte
Theatre of the Poor Artistic Director Dr. William Conte discusses all aspects of theatre in a clear, engaging style designed for theatre students and all theatre practitioners. Topics include history, acting style, scenic design, performance conventions, theatrical and performance theory, dramatic literature, modern trends in performance, and the Entertainment Industrial Complex. Dr. Conte explores the meaning and purpose of Theatre throughout time and around the world, as well as its relevance to us today, and its possible extinction in the face emerging technologies.