Anthropologists have developed many theories to help understand why and how theater originated. A. The presence of theater in almost all societies is thought to have occurred because early storytellers traveled to different groups to tell their stories. B. Many theorists believe that theater arises when societies act out myths to preserve social well-being. C. The more sophisticated societies became, the better they could influence desirable occurrences through ritualized theater. D. Some theories of theater development focus on how theater was used by group leaders to group leaders govern other members of society. E. Theater may have come from pleasure humans receive from storytelling and moving rhythmically. F. The human capacities for imitation and fantasy are considered possible reasons why societies develop theater.