Theorists, Theatre Traditions and Professional Companies

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 The History of World Theatre Timeline

Theatre Theorists
(Any of the below can be used for HL Solo Theatre Piece)

Antonin Artaud

Brecht Brecht

Augusto Boal

Edward Gordon Craig

Tim Etchells

Constantin Stanislavski

Robert Wilson

Peter Brook

Steven Berkoff

Jerzy Grotowski

Robert lePage

Dario Fo

Eugino Barbra

Vsevold Meyerhold

Theatre Traditions
(Any of the below can be used for the Research Presentation)


Comedia dell' Arte



Wayang Kulit


Noh Theatre

Cantonese, Yueju and Peking Opera

Punch and Judy Puppets

Karagozi Shadow Puppets

Wayang Golek Puppetry

Kyogen Farce

Talchum Mask Dance

Hun Lakhon Lek Puppetry

Karagoz Shadow Puppetry


Comedy and Tragedy (Ancient Greece)

Comedy and Tragedy (Ancient Rome)

Topeng Dance

Yuan Drama or Zaju

Khayal Al-zill Shadow Puppets

English Renaissance Theatre

Victorian Melodrama

Comedy Of Manners or Restoration Comedy

Medieval Mystery Plays

French Farce

Barong Dance

Rakugo "Sit Down" Theatre

Khon Dance Drama

Professional Companies
(any of the below can be used for the Collaborative Project)

Forced Entertainment
Forced Entertainment

Frantic Assembly
Frantic Assembly

Finger Players
The Finger Players Theatre


The Wooster Group

IOU Theatre


Kneehigh Theatre

Rejects Revenge Theatre

Legs on the Wall

Stan Won't Dance

Stan's Cafe

Proto-type Theatre

Tangled Feet

The Original Tempo