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15 terms

Theater Final Exam

STUDY
PLAY
improvisation
spontaneous creation of dialogue and movement without a fixed script
articulation
one's ability to pronounce words to convey meaning
inflection
one's ability to emphasize words to convey meaning
projection
one's ability to fill the room/space with one's voice
phrasing
one's ability to group words to convey meaning
rate
how fast or slow one articulates
physical score
creating a score of structural units with physical actions
acting
doing something in the pursuit of an objective in order to fulfill an urgent and immediate need
objective
a goal
obstacle
a struggle; something that gets in the way
strategy
a plan you make to achieve your objective and overcome the obstacle
subtext
what an actor thinks but does not say
blocking
coordination of movement
pantomime
creating objects through spacial relationships
upstaging
pulling focus