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Unit Two: The World of Theatre
Terms in this set (12)
The outfits the actors wear during a play. They give clues about the setting of the play. Not required to stage a play.
A group of actors, singers or performers that routinely perform together
The art or act of making, inventing, or arranging offhand, without advance planning (Without a script)
Greek deity honored by the earliest dramatic festivals
Greek Philosopher and author of "Poetics"
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual renewal or welcome relief from tension and anxiety
Morality/ Religious Plays
Present allegorical stories in which virtues and vices are personified to teach humanity how to achieve salvation. Meant to educate. "Everyman" is the most popular
Theatrical events in honor of the god Dionysus in Ancient Greece and included play competitions and a chorus of masked actors. Wore long tunics, robes, and masks
A long speech made by one performer or by one person in a group.
Suspension of Disbelief
Temporarily and willingly setting aside our beliefs about reality in order to enjoy a story
A production with a single actor
A group of actors that are affiliated with a particular theater and that perform several plays per theater season.
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