Acting Vocabulary:A-C

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for vocabulary test next week vocabulary words starting with the letters A-C

Action

what the actor 'wants' in a scene (physical action)

Ad Lib

create lines or actions spontaneously when necessary

Analysis

the process whereby the action of the scene is determined

Apron

part of the stage past the curtain line toward the audience

Articulation

starting and stopping vowel/consonant sounds

As-if

it is a simple fantasy that makes specific for you the action

Beat

the smallest unit of action occuring in a script

Believable

Convincing the audience

Blocking

planned movement on stage

Business

small bit of action

cast

actors in the play

Cap

when an actor has succeeded in doing his action

Center stage

Middle portion of the stage area

Collaboration

work done by many people

Company

actors and crew of a production

Cue

last word or action before your line or action

Curtain Call

showing of the cast and the of the show in response to the audience applause

Curtain Line

imaginary line on the stage below the curtain

Dialogue

spoken line in a kit or play

Directer

the BOSS of the play

Down stage

part of the stage closest to the audience

Dress Rehearsal

final rehearsal befor the show opens with full costumes,makeup,lights,sound props

cheat out

aiming body out toward the audience when talking to another character

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