The Technical Transformation of the Stimulus and its Role in Shaping the Iraqi Theatrical Show


  • Nadia Ali Abdul Sadah Directorate of Education in Babil- Ministry of Education- Iraq
  • Ali Ridha Hussein College of Fine Arts, University of Babylon, Iraq


Motivation. Fate. Technology


This study deals with presenting a different vision of theatrical techniques, and analyzing it according to the foundations and narrative rules established by the formal studies of (motive) as an objective equivalent to the theatrical act rooted in the dramatic structure. The research consisted of four chapters, the first chapter included(Methodological framework) starting with the research problem, which centered on the following question: (What is the technical transformation of the stimulus and its role in shaping the Iraqi theatrical show?), and the importance of the research that stemmed from the fact that it sheds light on the nature of (the stimulus) and its artistic outputs that form the intellectual and aesthetic fabric in theatrical presentation techniques; the aim of the research: to identify the technical transformation of (the incentive) and its role in shaping the Iraqi theatrical show; the temporal limits of the research: 2013 AD, spatial: Iraq, and objectivity: a study of the technical transformation of the stimulus and its role in shaping the Iraqi theatrical show, in addition to defining terms and procedural definitions. As for the Second Chapter (theoretical framework), it came in two sections, the first topic centers on studying (the motivation) in terms of the concept and references, while the second topic sheds light on the directive visions of the incentive in light of the technical transformations of the theatrical show. The researcher devoted the Third Chapter to the research procedures, in which the research sample was identified and chosen in an intentional way to be a model in the analysis, and it was represented in the play (Camp Iraq) written and directed by (Muhannad Hadi), The researcher adopted the (descriptive) approach in analyzing the sample, according to what was dictated by the nature of the current research. At the end of the study, the researcher mentioned the below results:-1. The technical transformation in the performance of the actors, using the art of invisibility and transfiguration, compatible with the technique of moving doors, nominated a dynamic stimulus whose mission is to break the balance of the initial situation of the theatrical event.2. The austere scenography designed for the trial scene: (torture room, chairs, and military uniforms), embodied a semantic role for (the delayed stimulus).The researcher arrived to a set of conclusions that came in accordance with the previously nominated results, and eventually finalized the study with the list of sources