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Theater Art Final


moving from one thing to another (not permanent)

How should you behave in a play?

-No cell phone
-Laugh appropriately
-No eating
-Don't leave during performances

Whats the most powerful place on stage?

The center

How does the play begin?

Curtains open, then lights turn on, and sound

What is Scenery?

a 'set' or backdrop

Where are the sets built?

The Scene Shop

Where is the worst seat in theater? Why?

the side back corner because it's hard to hear, see, and all you see is the 'side line'

Where is the best seat in theater?

In the center middle with your eye line

What is Acting?

reacting and behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances

What is Sense Recall?

thinking back about something you felt, seen, heard, taste, smell, etc...

Whats the worst way to stand on stage?

With your back to the audience

Cross the stage

When two actors switch positions

What's Opera?

it's singing, which is not dialogue

What are plays?

They are broken up between acts and scenes

What is Solilique?

Speaking alone on stage

What is aside?

Speaking in stage and the characters can't hear it

What is pantamine?

a movement and doesn't include dialouge

What is Ensamble?

a group of people, cast

What should you do before you addition?

introduce yourself

A highschool should have how many seats?


What's "Off Broadway"

when there are more then 387 seats

How many exits should there be?

4 exits, 2 in the side and 2 for the entrance

Whats the house?

The Audience

What are the lights above you?

The house lights

If you use the light with a circle"spot light"

focuses on the object

When you open a back door

it creates a draft

Behind a set is called Backstage

because it's behind the staging

Thrust is the

outside part "to thrust"

Lights above the thrust

are thrust lights

4th wall divides the thrust

is also known as the proscenium arch

The red huge curtain is called

the grand

Offstage left and right are

called the wings

Lights toward the back

are work lights

Work lights

high light where you work


is the screen all the way in the back, used for school assemblies

aleg is

the side black curtain, when you break a leg you enter the stage with lots of energy

when you are behind aleg,

it is called being blocked by a leg

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