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IB Theatre - Research Presentation (last assessment 2023): World Theatre Traditions List

This guide provides resources for the Research Presentation (Task 3) external assessment for IB Theatre (last assessment 2023).

Ancient Greece - Comedy and Tragedy

Ancient Rome - Comedy and Tragedy

Bali - Topeng Dance

VIDEO - Topeng Dance

China - Cantonese, Yueju and Peking opera

VIDEO - Peking Opera

China - Yuan Drama or zaju

Egypt - Khayal al-zill Shadow Puppets

England - English Renaissance theatre

England - Victorian Melodrama

England - Punch and Judy Puppets

VIDEO - Punch and Judy

England & France - Comedy of manners or Restoration comedy

England, France & Germany - Medieval mystery plays

France - French farce

VIDEO - French farce

Greece - Karagozi Shadow Puppetry

India - Kathakali

Indonesia - Barong (or Rangda) dance

Indonesia - Kecak

Indonesia & Malaysia - Wayang Golek Puppetry

Indonesia & Malaysia - Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppetry

Italy - Commedia dell'arte

Japan - Bunraku

Japan - Kabuki

VIDEO - Kabuki Theatre

Japan - Kyōgen farce

Japan - Noh Theatre

VIDEO - Noh Theatre

Japan - Rakugo "Sit Down" Theatre

Korea - Talchum Mask Dance

Taiwan & China - Shadow Theatre

Thailand - Hun Lakhon Lek Puppetry

Thailand - Khon Dance Drama

Book in the WSA Library

Turkey - Karagöz Shadow Puppetry

United Kingdom - Pantomime


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