Course objective: developing a profound understanding of the elements of the stage action
Space (real; imagined)
Time (plot time โ€“ performance present โ€“ Ideaic eternity)
Action (stage action, ritualistic action)
Stage (audience-actor relationship, the stage as a temple, as an evolutionary cell)
Intention (the performer as a relay station for the audience)
Performer (actor; character; shaman; ambassador)
Text (with an emphasis on text as a stage action)
Drama (and its translation into stage language)
The multi-sensory experience (about synesthetic theatre)
The functions of theatre (mental catharsis/ social repair/ metaphysical affinity).