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15 terms

drama vocab, week 1, Robin

STUDY
PLAY
drama
a movie or play that has action or is serious
play
a performance in a theatre where people act out a story
theatre
a place where people act out a story on a stage and where people go to watch a performance
actor/actress
A man or a woman who plays a character in a movie or a play
acting
pretending to be someone or something else in a performance (play, movie or TV show)
musical
a play where people sing, dance and act; a play that is set to music
ensemble
a group of people who work together to perform a play
improvisation
to act something out without planning
choreography
planning a dance to go with a song
director
the person who tells the actors and actresses what to do
composer
the person who writes music to go with a play or movie
lyricist
the person who writes the words to a song
Broadway
a place in New York City (a street) where there are many theatres where extraordinary plays and musicals take place
score
the music that is set to a play or musical
stage
the place in the theatre where the actors and actresses perform