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Arts and Humanities
Terms in this set (23)
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 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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