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Performance Theories

  • By: Charlotte Kroløkke
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Performance theories represent a diverse research field. Performance theorists seek to understand how human beings make culture through the view of communication as performance. Performance is not exclusively seen as drama or entertainment, although theatrical performances are ...

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