|PROF. DR. EDI SEDYAWATI|
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2011 - DENMAS PRIYADI BLOG : If a form is presented theatrical traditions of cultures outside of their home environment, then the audience will tend to appreciate it as something exotic: not a mediocre. Meanwhile, in his own environment he was accepted as something that is not weird. From here it appears there are two demands the development of theatrical tradition. The fans from outside the neighborhood wanted the maintenance of a distinctive style; are the fans from within their own environment, besides who wants to remain safe in the caresses of the style that has been very intimately known, there is also always wanted a development in terms of changes or additions in accordance with the "development age ".
Theatrical forms of Malay tradition is potentially threatened by the danger of standardization, it is precisely because it has roots in common with the national language of Indonesia today. A standardized national language had to be asserted its existence, whether it's pronunciation, vocabulary and rules. He must be held in a large environment, such as official circles of environmental governance, the education community and among scientists. But the market and theater traditions need to be given autonomy to enjoy his own language, with all krkhasan vocabulary, pronunciation and rules. Without the distinctiveness that the traditional theater forms like royalty, makyong, supportive, mamanda, demuluk and so it can lose the most important part of the elements of his style.
The people are so far the audience's desire to maintain and develop the tradition of theatrical style. However, should be prevented Klau culprit itself requires "updating" with the outside world, which is national or international? As for who will be their choice, or choice of society, or the choice of the Trustees of the capital, will become part of history. But all must be done to keep it animated by interest and desires, and fulfill the need for expression and reflection. (Reference: GROWTH ART SHOW / Edi Sedyawati / Rays hope th. 2000)
|Prof. Dr. Edi Sedyawati|