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The two masks associated with drama represent the traditional generic division between comedy and tragedy. They are symbols of the ancient Greek Muses, Thalia, and Melpomene. Thalia was the Muse of comedy (the laughing face), while Melpomene was the Muse of tragedy (the weeping face).

Forms of Drama

  • Opera
  • Pantomime "Panto"
  • Mime
  • Creative Drama
Smile and Cry