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5 Matching questions

  1. Renaissance Drama
  2. Costume Designer
  3. Golden Age in Spain
  4. Arlecchino (Harlequin)
  5. Pantalone
  1. a Between 14 and 15 centuries Italian drama began to replace religious, mystery and morality plays with secular drama.
  2. b Help establish the tone and style of a production.
    Indicate the historical period of a play and the locale in which it is set.
    Indicate the nature of individual characters or groups in a play: their stations in life, their occupations, their personalities.
    Show relationships among characters: separate major characters from minor ones, contrast one group with another.
    Meet the needs of the performer.
    Be consistent with the production as a whole.
  3. c (1550-1650) Religious dramas- autos sacramentales
    Auto =one act play
    sacramentales= sacraments
    Performed during Corpus Christi festival
    Combined elements of medieval, morality and mystery plays.
  4. d cunning clown
  5. e miserly old man

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (Japan) Started when female dancer began to give public performances, Elaborate make up, Brilliant costumes
    After 1629- men performed in the plays when women were banned, Narrated stories about contemporary life.
  2. a character alone on stage speaking his or her thoughts aloud.
  3. Italian designer
  4. Follows neoclassical rules
  5. Long and narrow
    Artificial lighting (candles)
    Theaters were open year round

5 True/False questions

  1. Cuckolda man with an unfaithful wife.


  2. Elizabethan ActorThe large open-air theatres, purpose-built as commercial playhouses, were an innovation of the 1580s, but their open stages and lack of scenery were common to other places the actors would have performed-such as the halls at Court and in great houses, or the innyards they might use when on tour.


  3. First ActressThe Theater


  4. JoruriJapanese puppet plays, needed three people to operate.


  5. Director's responsibilities1.Agreeing to direct an offered script or selecting or creating a script.
    2.Deciding on the text's interpretation and the "look" and configuration of the stage space. The "spine" of the play.
    3.Casting actors in various parts.
    4. Working with other theatre artists to plan and execute the production.
    5. Rehearsing the actors.
    6. Coordinating all elements into the final stage performance.


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