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Arts and Humanities
Terms in this set (24)
Area of the stage set aside for the performance of the play.
The area in front of the curtain line.
The movements of actors in a play.
Literally the space at the very center of the stage.
To turn the body out to the audience while appearing to talk directly to another
A stage direction meaning to move from one place to another on stage.
The part of the stage closest to the audience.
The act of coming on to the acting area during a performance.
The leaving of the acting area by an actor.
The invisible wall of a set through which the audience sees the action of the play.
To remain motionless on stage.
Area downstage right that is an especially good focal point.
The seating area of the theatre.
Moving to an exact spot is called hitting your ______________________.
When the actor is out of sight of the audience.
When the actor is in the sight of the audience.
The picture frame from which the audience watches the play.
Imaginary lines from the audience to the stage.
Notes written in the script giving the basic blocking instructions.
The left side of the stage from the actor's perspective when facing the audience.
The right side of the stage from the actor's perspective when facing the audience.
The part of the stage that is farthest away from the audience.
Standing upstage of another actor, forcing him or her to face away from the
The area off stage where actors wait to enter the stage.
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