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15 terms

Drama Vocab, Week 1, Ashley

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Drama
a play that involves conflict and emotion and is acted out from a composition.
Play
a dramatic performance on the stage.
Theatre
a building where performances (play, musical, opera, etc.) take place.
Stage
the platform on which actors perform in a theatre.
Actor/Actress
a person who acts.
Acting
the art, profession, or activity of those that perform on stage, in movies, or on television.
Musical (play)
a play that includes singing and dancing.
Ensemble
a group of actors and/or actresses.
Improvisation
acting without previous practice.
Choreography
creating and arranging movements, steps, and patterns of dancers.
Director
a person who directs (gives instructions to) performers.
Composer
a person who composes (makes/arranges) music.
Lyricist
a person who writes the lyrics to a song.
Broadway
a street in New York City, known for its theatrical performances.
Score (musical)
the sound of the music in a musical.