European Influence of Theater

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Perhaps one of the greatest aspects of the Arts today is the Performing Arts. Yet, without previous cultures such as the ancient Greeks, the Romans, and the Europeans, we would not have the entertaining, history enriched performing arts that we do now. The history of the Ancient Greek Theater begins with a man known as Thespis. A figure of whom we know very little, he won the play competition in honor of the Greek god …

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…make theater what it is today. The Ancient Greeks invented theater. The Romans took it one step further, and Europeans of both the medieval and renaissance time periods gave us theater. They made much of the history of the theater and gave it purpose and meaning. If not for these cultures, theater and the performing arts would not be known as it is today. Bibliography Sorry, I did not keep a bibliography for this essay.