From Latin represented, representation is the action and effect of representing (Present something with figures or words, refer, replace someone, execute a work in public). Representation, therefore, may be about idea or image That replaces reality.
In that sense, a representation is a staging , whether with aesthetic, entertainment or other reasons. For example: “The representation of Cervantes's play in the theater was the great success of the summer season”, “We are working together with a group of actors to represent the life of the leader”, "It's not a real conflict, it's just a representation".
In the field of theater it is where representation is most frequently spoken of with this meaning that we have now mentioned. In this case it is necessary to underline the fact that it basically consists in staging a story before a specific audience and making use of elements such as music, set design, lights, sound and, of course, the dialogues or monologues of The different characters.
Specifically to ensure that a representation is great and can satisfy the public, you need elements such as a good director or director, magnificent and close interpretations by the cast of actors, a solid text and a suitable set and costumes.
In this way, it is how any staging will be achieved captivate the public. Throughout the history of the theater many have been the representations that have achieved maximum success. However, among all of them we could highlight “La Ratonera”, based on the homonymous work of Ágatha Christie; "Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo or "The Phantom of the Opera" by Gastón Leroux.
The representation is known as the thing that represents another and at set of people who appear on behalf of others : “This sculpture is a representation of war according to the artist's worldview”, “The Secretary of Commerce presented a proposal to the workers representing the government”, “The North American representation in the past Olympic Games won more than a hundred medals”.
In the field of entertainment and sports, representation is also particularly important. And it is that the actors, singers or soccer players need to have the services of a representative who is in charge of obtaining irresistible job offers, attractive contracts and an enviable job present.
Said professional must be a kind person, of close treatment, wasp, aware of the reality of his sector and, above all, with a lot of negotiating capacity.
The legal representation it is a faculty that a person (physical or legal) grants another to act on your behalf. Such representation may be legal (as in the case of a guardian or a conservator) or arise by the private will of the parties.
In representative democracies, there is talk of majority or proportional representation according to the way in which the representatives of the people are elected through elections. The majority representation it is the procedure that consists in the election of representatives by majority vote, while the proportional representation It establishes various proportions according to the number of votes and the number of elected representatives.