Dramaturgy


In her book, Dramaturgy in motion at work on dance and movement performance, Katherine Profeta provides an insightful introduction of this term, giving various definitions to it as per its history. Mind you that I assumed the word meant, a spectator or some kind of audience. However, Profeta first introduces the term as “what is […]

Dramaturg


The term dramaturg can be referred to as the art or technique of dramatic composition and theatrical representation. Once a composition is made, by simply following it in certain format, one is able to perform a piece in a specific manner that gives out a clear message to audiences. The texts addresses Brecht’s model in […]

Dramaturg


Katherine Profeta’s Dramaturgy in Motion: At Work On Dance and Movement Performance centers on the dramaturgy. To begin with, it is really hard to give the general definition of dramaturgy drawing upon the writer’s work, for it presents various definitions from different field professionals (Gotthold Ephraim Lessing or Bertolt Brecht, for instance) and looks on […]

Dramaturg


Although Webster’s definition of dramaturgy affirms that dramaturgy is “the art or technique of dramatic composition and theatrical representation” (3), comprehending the definition of the word “dramaturg” is not so simple as affirming that the dramaturg is the professional that practices dramaturgy. The definition of this word is, in fact, more nuanced, hence also reflecting […]

Dramaturg-weaver


The word dramaturg-weaver is not an official term concerning dramaturgy, therefore there is no definition that could be easily “googled”. It is used by Katherine Profeta in her book Dramaturgy in Motion: At Work on Dance and Movement Performance and it seems to be specifically coined for the context it was used in. The first […]

Dramaturgy


Oxford dictionary defines dramaturgy as, “[tome_reference id=”1014″ biblio-id=”941″]the craft or the techniques of dramatic composition.[/tome_reference]”  It is the study of writing dramatic texts and the representation of the main elements of drama on the stage. A specialist in dramaturgy, especially one who acts as a consultant to a theater company, advising them on possible repertory is […]