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This study considered theatrical aesthetics of Korean traditional play as an original experience of storytelling through mask dance and Pansori. From these, our traditional play has been implementing continuously at live site of audiences, which is indicated as having the characteristics of festival and play originated from the origin of its ritual. However, mask dance and Pansori show different feature in their constitutional principle. That is, while Pansori has a periodical description focusing one character, mask dance has a feature of illustrated constitution by majority of expressional characters. Despite of it, these mask dance and Pansori have common things in ultimate aesthetic experience because aesthetic experience pursued ultimately by them through such constitutional principal is the very catharsis through crying and laughing. This catharsis can be said to remove Han and tiredness of daily life with a series of laugh and tear drops and to have new vitality for each of audience. Like this, we can find out original form and experience of storytelling at mask dance and Pansori, but modern writing needs new constitution fitting to modern society and audience, that is, dramatic constitution. Therefore, modern storytelling can be said as the concepts of narration and drama act complicatedly. For understanding storytelling, we should understand both of narration and drama. In aspects of concept for such new writing is related to the concept of oriental traditional play, the need to understand both of oriental and western cultures is suggested. After that, storytelling will be positioned as a form of new writing facing 21st century.


This study considered theatrical aesthetics of Korean traditional play as an original experience of storytelling through mask dance and Pansori. From these, our traditional play has been implementing continuously at live site of audiences, which is indicated as having the characteristics of festival and play originated from the origin of its ritual. However, mask dance and Pansori show different feature in their constitutional principle. That is, while Pansori has a periodical description focusing one character, mask dance has a feature of illustrated constitution by majority of expressional characters. Despite of it, these mask dance and Pansori have common things in ultimate aesthetic experience because aesthetic experience pursued ultimately by them through such constitutional principal is the very catharsis through crying and laughing. This catharsis can be said to remove Han and tiredness of daily life with a series of laugh and tear drops and to have new vitality for each of audience. Like this, we can find out original form and experience of storytelling at mask dance and Pansori, but modern writing needs new constitution fitting to modern society and audience, that is, dramatic constitution. Therefore, modern storytelling can be said as the concepts of narration and drama act complicatedly. For understanding storytelling, we should understand both of narration and drama. In aspects of concept for such new writing is related to the concept of oriental traditional play, the need to understand both of oriental and western cultures is suggested. After that, storytelling will be positioned as a form of new writing facing 21st century.