Natalie Zervou speaks of certain approach associated with Greek nationality identity. One such approach is ‘Hellenism’. The word ‘Hellenism’ comes from the name Hellen. Hellen,according to Greek mythology, . Zervou defines Hellenism as, . Greek natives assume their national identity based on their historical lineage. They assume that to be Greek you must be a […]


Katherine Profeta defines the word hybridity in reference to Ralph’s attraction. Ralph is a choreographer Profeta uses throughout her book.  In her book, Dramaturgy in Motion, Profeta refers to it as a mixture of people. She speaks of (169). Ralph had many dancers present, all different from each other. This difference ranged from gender, culture […]


Danielle Goldman uses the word ‘falling’ when speaking of the non-violence training that activists take part in. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary f. But, in the case of the activists it means forming a ball with your body or being lifeless. Goldman uses the word falling in many ways to describe different forms of activism. […]

Active Archive

In her book, Dramaturgy in Motion, Katherine Profeta uses the phrase ‘active archive’. She does this in reference to her research and how she gathers information for future use. The word archive, as defined by Merriam-Webster, means An archive refers to a place that preserves historical documents.   When speaking of research, Profeta introduces us […]


Katherine Profeta uses the word ‘skeleton’ to define the concept of dramaturgy in her book Dramaturgy in Motion. The definition of the skeleton as stated by the Merriam-Webster dictionary is . This describes the core of what dramaturgy is. Profeta uses ‘skeleton’ when speaking of dramaturgy and its relationship to text. In the introduction, she […]


A refugee, according to the UN Refugee Agency, is someone who is unable to return to their native country in fear of persecution. Reasons for this persecution include: race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion. An example of a refugee would be a Polish man who fled to America or […]