Theatre Exam 2

STUDY
PLAY

Terms in this set (...)

aesthetic elements of costumes
line
color
shape
fabric
accessories
makeup
aesthetic elements of set design
line
color
mass
rhythm
movement
texture
objectives of lighting design
set place/time
focus
central image
visibility
mood
coordinate
rhythm
reveal shape
objectives of set design
set locale
time period
mood
realism/nonrealism
solve practical problems
coordinate
central image
environment
fresnel
soft focus
ellipsoidal reflector
powerful light that shines from far away from the stage
multi focus theatre
theatre where there are many different scenes going on at the same time
scenic environment
area where action needs to take place
set model
in scale representation of finished set
rendering
color or black and white picture of set in perspective
ground plan
representation of how the set will look from above
downstage
close to the audience
cross-fade
a light on one side of the stage goes off at the same time another goes on
screen projections
used as scenery, has to be dark
scrim
thinly sewn fabric that if lighted from the front look full but if lit from the back is see through
stage left
audience's right
cues
helps to know what to do next
dimmer
used to dim the lights
arena
stage where the audience is surrounding all sides
backstage
area where only actors go
black box
a stage that can be changed depending on what will fit the play better
gel
thin piece that goes over a light fixture to change the color
box
in proscenium staging, seating for upperclass
counterweight system
used to hold up flies
created or found space
a theatre area that is found and used as is
fly loft
area where scenery can be lifted out of the viewing area
fourth wall
in proscenium, idea that the audience is looking through an invisible fourth wall into the action
front of the house
audience area, ticket booths, ushers, etc.
multimedia theatre
uses video, art, or photography with the theatre
orchestra
seating in front of the stage
platform stage
above the audience
proscenium
audience sits in front of the stage, "picture frame"
rake
upward slant used in set design and in seating
thrust
stage where the audience sits on three sides
wagon stage
can be moved easily, has castors
black out
lights are completely turned off
body mike
mike that an actor wears in their hair or on their face
dress rehearsal
uses costumes
dry tech
only the techies rehearse
stage right
audience's left
downlighting
shines straight down on actors
spotlight
hard focus
general mike
sits on stage
technical director
in charge of lighting and sound
thumbnail sketch
used to help discussion with director, very rough
turn table
section of stage that can rotate
upstage
closer to the back
preview performance
open to public but not reporters
accessories
jewlery or other non props part of costumes
built show
all costumes are sewed by costume director
central image
idea that goes with entire play
pulled
costumes that are rented or bought
design concept
general idea of how the set will look
sound reinforcement
amplification of sound already on stage
sound reproductions
motivated: car leaving
environmental: crickets
spill
light that covers more than it is supposed to
backlighting
lighting from behind the actors