Thespis was living during the 6th century B.C. in Greece according to Aristotle, he was the first ever person to appear on stage and act as a character in a play. He was said to have introduced the principle ways of acting in chorus.

Whilst Thespis was a singer of dithyrambs which had mythology songs and stories of refrains. They had been accredited with a new style of acting and performing in singing as a individual person and different of characters with masks. The new style of acting was called tragedy this was a popular style and exponent of it. In 534 B.C. the best tragedy was at the city of Dionysia in Athens a which Thespis won the first documented competition.Upon his great victory the invention of the touring of theatrical plays had troupes travel to various different cities, costumes, mask and props made.