In this section firstly the term ‘performance’ will be discussed and defined for the purposes of this dissertation. Then the structured division between performer and audience and the attendant creation of a performance space will be established. This will be followed by a discussion of the nature of such a space and how it provides different roles for performers and audience. Finally, how all of this has significant consequences for the meanings of utterances will be highlighted.




2.1 Performance>

2.2 Possible Origins Of Theatre>

2.3 Theatrical Space>

2.4 Performer And Audience Interaction>