23 terms

Acting Vocabulary:A-C

for vocabulary test next week vocabulary words starting with the letters A-C
STUDY
PLAY
Action
what the actor 'wants' in a scene (physical action)
Ad Lib
create lines or actions spontaneously when necessary
Analysis
the process whereby the action of the scene is determined
Apron
part of the stage past the curtain line toward the audience
Articulation
starting and stopping vowel/consonant sounds
As-if
it is a simple fantasy that makes specific for you the action
Beat
the smallest unit of action occuring in a script
Believable
Convincing the audience
Blocking
planned movement on stage
Business
small bit of action
cast
actors in the play
Cap
when an actor has succeeded in doing his action
Center stage
Middle portion of the stage area
Collaboration
work done by many people
Company
actors and crew of a production
Cue
last word or action before your line or action
Curtain Call
showing of the cast and the of the show in response to the audience applause
Curtain Line
imaginary line on the stage below the curtain
Dialogue
spoken line in a kit or play
Directer
the BOSS of the play
Down stage
part of the stage closest to the audience
Dress Rehearsal
final rehearsal befor the show opens with full costumes,makeup,lights,sound props
cheat out
aiming body out toward the audience when talking to another character