Ignazio Danti

Published Sources

Vignola, Le Due regoli della prospettiva pratica, ed. Ignazio Danti (Rome, 1583).

An illustration of a method of changing the set using two small periactoi at each side of the stage and a large periactoi to change the rear of the scene

Ignazio Danti's edition of Jiacomo Barozzi da Vignola'sLe Due Regole Della Prospettiva Practica. Danti discusses the use of periactoi on stage and includes a diagram of an early periactoi stage. The diagram is published in a number of sources including a facsimile edition. Catalog

the development of scenice spectacle


usittThis material is made possible, in part, by a grant from the New Initiatives Fund, United States Institute for Theatre Technology and by grants from the University Research Council, Cratis D. Williams Graduate School, Appalachian State University.


Dr. Frank Mohler
Department of Theatre & Dance
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

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