Primitive theatre was most likely reenactments of mighty hunts and religious stories
The Cult of Dionysis would dance and perform stories about fertility, overtime they changed and became the highlight of spring festivals.
Greek Theatre was of high importance, only men were allowed to act and they used theatre masks, they mostly did drama plays contrary to the Romans who enjoyed comedy as well.
Thespis (thought to be one of the first professional actors) wins a drama competition and bring the terms thespian into the world as well as the use of theatre masks.
Hellenistic/Colonial is the era of comedy, the jokes depriving of society, politics, philosophy and everyday life. It could be described as the birth of modern comedy.
Epidaurus Theatre is built and still stands today as a prime example of a greek auditorium.
Theatre goes extinct as Christians are against entertainment.
Medieval theatre began in churches to explain the religion, ironically the religion that killed it revives theatre. They had annual shows around Christmas and Easter, obviously.
The first mystery play is performed. It was called the mystery of Adam.
The first ballet is performed.