Though many theories as to how theatre was first conceived imply an immediate generation in some way or another, I believe there can be no true spontaneous generation of theatre. In my opinion theatre like any human manifestation formed from the evolution of other forms of performance. Theatre must have formed from rudimentary sources, a mix of story telling and ritual in its most basic sense. The moment when this performance and ritual system was considered theatre is unimportant. The important thing is that theatre evolved from a mix of ancient ritual and story telling.