Drama Vocabulary

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Gesture
Motion of hands or body to to help convey meaning
Blocking
planned movement on stage
playwright
a person who writes plays
stage directions
instructions in the script for actors and stage crew that tells them what to do when they say certain lines.
Stage Diagram
Division of the stage into areas
Characterization
the act of creating and developing a character
Volume
how loud or soft someone speaks.
Rehearsal
special kind of practice
Comedy
a funny play with a happy ending.
Tragedy
a sad play, does not end in a happy ending
Dialogue
words spoken between two or more people
Narrator
Person telling the story
Corpsing
Laughing inappropriately on stage.