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17 terms
Drama Terms Vocabulary
Dignity
Disposition
Nimble
Feign
worth; esteem
depressed
quick
pretend
Dignity
worth; esteem
Disposition
depressed
63 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Act
Agon
Allusion
Ambiguity
a major division in a play
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
a word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
Act
a major division in a play
Agon
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
20 terms
Vocabulary Drama Terms
Dramatic irony
situational irony
verbal irony
dramatic foil
Something happens that the audience knows but one or more cha…
Something happens that is the opposite of what you would expect
Like sarcasm, someone says the opposite of what he means
two characters with opposite personality traits-emphasizes th…
Dramatic irony
Something happens that the audience knows but one or more cha…
situational irony
Something happens that is the opposite of what you would expect
25 terms
Drama Vocabulary
dialogue
plot
stage
playwright
words, phrases, speeches spoken by each character in a play
the arrangement of ideas, an or incidents that make up the st…
the platform or area the performance is conducted on
the person who wrote the play
dialogue
words, phrases, speeches spoken by each character in a play
plot
the arrangement of ideas, an or incidents that make up the st…
11 terms
Drama Vocabulary
Scenes
Acts
Stage Direction
Set
How the acts are divided into parts of the drama.
The units of action in a drama.
Sets of bracketed information that tells what the stage looks…
The construction on stage that suggests the time and place of…
Scenes
How the acts are divided into parts of the drama.
Acts
The units of action in a drama.
63 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Act
Agon
Allusion
Ambiguity
a major division in a play
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
a word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
Act
a major division in a play
Agon
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
18 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Allusion
Aside
Catastrophe
Comedy
An inderect reference by caually mentioning something thay is…
Lines whispered to the audience or to another character on st…
The final event in a drama
A light play with a happy ending
Allusion
An inderect reference by caually mentioning something thay is…
Aside
Lines whispered to the audience or to another character on st…
63 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Act
Agon
Allusion
Ambiguity
a major division in a play
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
a word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
Act
a major division in a play
Agon
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
10 terms
Vocabulary words Drama Terms
Act
Adage
Allusion
Cast of characters
A section of a play made up of several scenes.
An old familiar saying "The early bird gets the worm.
To hint or refer to something not mentioned directly.
A list of names and brief description of characters in the pl…
Act
A section of a play made up of several scenes.
Adage
An old familiar saying "The early bird gets the worm.
20 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Articulation
Characteristics
Cue
Dialogue
the actor's process of speaking or expressing one self.
a description of qualities, representation of characters in l…
a word or signal prompting an actor to do something.
a conversation between two or more people, discussion of idea…
Articulation
the actor's process of speaking or expressing one self.
Characteristics
a description of qualities, representation of characters in l…
16 terms
Drama Vocabulary
Drama
Script
Scenery
Props
A story that is meant to be acted out on a stage
The written form of the story
The background and props to create the setting
Items used in the scenery on stage
Drama
A story that is meant to be acted out on a stage
Script
The written form of the story
10 terms
Drama vocabulary terms
Improvisation
Character
Running crew
House
A scene with lines and actions created by the actor
The person you are portraying in a play
Stagehands responsible for the running of the show and changes
The audience portion of the theatre
Improvisation
A scene with lines and actions created by the actor
Character
The person you are portraying in a play
28 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Drama
Cast of Characters
Act
Scene
A story written to to be performed by actors
the people in the drama
A main division or part of the drama
Small division within the act ( Sets the mood)
Drama
A story written to to be performed by actors
Cast of Characters
the people in the drama
20 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
articulation
characterization
cue
dialogue
the action or Manet of jointing or interrelating
the act of describing the character or qualities of someone o…
a signal (as a word, phrase, or bit of stage business)
a conversation between two or more people
articulation
the action or Manet of jointing or interrelating
characterization
the act of describing the character or qualities of someone o…
29 terms
Vocabulary Drama Terms
Dramatic irony
situational irony
verbal irony
dramatic foil
Something happens that the audience knows but one or more cha…
Something happens that is the opposite of what you would expect
Like sarcasm, someone says the opposite of what he means
two characters with opposite personality traits-emphasizes th…
Dramatic irony
Something happens that the audience knows but one or more cha…
situational irony
Something happens that is the opposite of what you would expect
20 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
articulation
characterization
cue
dialogue
proper pronunciation
the act of describing the character or qualities of someone o…
a signal (as a word, phrase, or bit of stage business)
a conversation between two or more people
articulation
proper pronunciation
characterization
the act of describing the character or qualities of someone o…
22 terms
Drama Terms Vocabulary
antagonist
aside
blocking
casting
the character that provides obstacles to the main character (…
a remark made by a character to the audience that is not hear…
the pattern of movement actors follow while on stage
selecting which actors will play roles/characters
antagonist
the character that provides obstacles to the main character (…
aside
a remark made by a character to the audience that is not hear…
18 terms
Drama Vocabulary
Drama
Characters
Setting
Dialogue
A story that is intended to be performed for an audience.
The actors in a play.
Time and place
Talking between characters
Drama
A story that is intended to be performed for an audience.
Characters
The actors in a play.
10 terms
Basic Drama Terms
Protagonist
Antagonist
Plot
Theme
Main character or hero in a play
Opponent or adversary of the main character
The events of the play also the storyline
The basic idea/point of view/perception of the play
Protagonist
Main character or hero in a play
Antagonist
Opponent or adversary of the main character
20 terms
Drama Vocabulary
Character
Cast
Drama
Set
A person in a story, play, or novel
To assign roles in a play or movie
A play as a literary form
A collection of scenery, furniture, etc. used in plays or mov…
Character
A person in a story, play, or novel
Cast
To assign roles in a play or movie
19 terms
Drama Vocabulary
acts
characters
comedy
dialogue
large units of action in a drama; made of several scenes
the people who are part of the story; in drama, these are por…
a play with a happy ending
words spoken by the actors to each other or to the audience
acts
large units of action in a drama; made of several scenes
characters
the people who are part of the story; in drama, these are por…
10 terms
Drama Vocabulary
dialogue
act
scene
stage directions
a conversation between characters
the largest part of the play
a smaller part of an act in a play
give instructions to the actors on how to say dialogue and move
dialogue
a conversation between characters
act
the largest part of the play
16 terms
Drama Vocabulary
Act
Antagonist
Comedy
Dialogue
A way to divide a play into large chunks. ... This could be comp…
A person in a play that usually opposes the protagonist. ... Is…
An example of drama that is usually funny and has a happy end…
The words spoken by each character in a play
Act
A way to divide a play into large chunks. ... This could be comp…
Antagonist
A person in a play that usually opposes the protagonist. ... Is…
17 terms
Drama Vocabulary
stage directions
act
scene
tragedy
italicized instructions in a play written by the playwright;…
A major division of a play
a division of an act into smaller parts
a type of serious drama that usually ends in disaster for the…
stage directions
italicized instructions in a play written by the playwright;…
act
A major division of a play
16 terms
Drama Terms
drama
dynamic character
static character
comedy
genre of writing intended to be performed on stage in front o…
a character that changes from the beginning to the end
a character that stays the same from the beginning to the end
a humorous type of drama meant to make the audience laugh
drama
genre of writing intended to be performed on stage in front o…
dynamic character
a character that changes from the beginning to the end
Drama Terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Beat
The major division of a play
The person or thing that opposes the protagonist
A statement by an actor half to himself or herself and half t…
A section of a scene where a shift of emotion or topic occurs
Act
The major division of a play
Antagonist
The person or thing that opposes the protagonist
24 terms
Drama Terms D-O
dead space
dialogue
director
downstage
pauses between lines that are not supposed to exist
a conversation between two or more characters
the person who oversees the rehearsals and makes decisions ab…
toward the front of the stage, closer to the audience
dead space
pauses between lines that are not supposed to exist
dialogue
a conversation between two or more characters
25 terms
Drama Terms P-Z
places
playwright
projection
props
a director's call for all characters to take their proper pla…
the person who wrote the script
the volume at which lines are spoken
items that are on stage or held or used by characters
places
a director's call for all characters to take their proper pla…
playwright
the person who wrote the script
26 terms
Drama Terms A-C
act
ad-lib
apron
aside
a major division into which plays are divided
to spontaneously create lines that are not written in the scr…
the part of the stage in front of the curtain when the curtai…
words spoken by a character that are designed for the audienc…
act
a major division into which plays are divided
ad-lib
to spontaneously create lines that are not written in the scr…
13 terms
DRAMA TERMS - Elements of drama
Atmosphere
Audience
Character
Dramatic tension
The interaction between the audience and the mood of a drama…
The body of people invited or otherwise to view a drama activ…
A person or role in the drama that may have defined personal…
Drives the drama and keeps an audience interested. The tensio…
Atmosphere
The interaction between the audience and the mood of a drama…
Audience
The body of people invited or otherwise to view a drama activ…
12 terms
Drama Vocabulary 4th grade
dialogue
script
drama
scene or acts
The line of text the characters speak in a play
The special form that the play is written
A story that is acted out in front of people or an audience
The parts of a play is divided into
dialogue
The line of text the characters speak in a play
script
The special form that the play is written
10 terms
Introduction to Drama Vocabulary
Conflict
Costume
Dialogue
Improvisation
Disagreement between characters or ideas in a play
Clothing worn by an actor on stage during a performance
The conversation between actors on a stage
Creating a scene without advance rehearsal or a script
Conflict
Disagreement between characters or ideas in a play
Costume
Clothing worn by an actor on stage during a performance
11 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms 2
Denotation
Deus Ex Machina
Diction
Dramatic monologue
Literal meaning of a word
Godly intervention in a play
Word choice that a writer or character uses
A speech given by a single character in a play
Denotation
Literal meaning of a word
Deus Ex Machina
Godly intervention in a play
15 terms
Drama Vocabulary
Drama
Monologue
Props
Script
A word used to describe plays that address serious subjects.
A long speech that is spoken by a single character. (Reveals…
moveable items
The text of the play, with dialogue and directions for actors.
Drama
A word used to describe plays that address serious subjects.
Monologue
A long speech that is spoken by a single character. (Reveals…
12 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms 3
Literal language
Monologue
Narrator
Pathos
Language that means exactly what it says
Any speech in a play directed to another character
Person telling the story
Quality of something in life or a work of art
Literal language
Language that means exactly what it says
Monologue
Any speech in a play directed to another character
12 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms 1
Allegory
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
Story that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
A passage by a character that is intended to be unheard by ot…
An event causing great suffering
Allegory
Story that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
Antagonist
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
20 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms 2
amateur
blank
byplay
clear stage
one who works for the theater without pay
mental fade-out causing forgotten lines or business
stage action stop that helps characterization usually side ac…
command to leave the stage
amateur
one who works for the theater without pay
blank
mental fade-out causing forgotten lines or business
7 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms 4
Subplot
Syntax
Theme
Tone
A plot subordinate to the main plot
Determines how chosen words are used to form a sentence
The central topic or message of the story
Attitude or opinion the author has on something
Subplot
A plot subordinate to the main plot
Syntax
Determines how chosen words are used to form a sentence
20 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms 4
anticlimax
book
catwalk
coloring
an event notably less important then proceeding event, often…
play manuscript
ledge near overhead lights, used by electrician
creating shades of meaning by inflecting or changing the pitc…
anticlimax
an event notably less important then proceeding event, often…
book
play manuscript
12 terms
Vocabulary 1 Drama terms
Action
Blocking
Body Language
Cheat
Anything that happens on stage to hold the audience's attention
1) All of an actor's stage movements and positions; where you…
communication without the use of words (communication with th…
To play toward the audience while seeming to converse with ot…
Action
Anything that happens on stage to hold the audience's attention
Blocking
1) All of an actor's stage movements and positions; where you…
33 terms
Greek Drama Terms
chorus
choragos
catharsis
comedy
group of 15 actors who spoke/dance/sang together and commente…
head chorus member, could interact with characters, "a respec…
a release of emotions for the audience at the end of a tragedy
an amusing play about laughable people with stupid blunders t…
chorus
group of 15 actors who spoke/dance/sang together and commente…
choragos
head chorus member, could interact with characters, "a respec…
37 terms
Drama & Theater Vocabulary Terms
Drama
Playwright
Script
Acts
Prose or verse telling a story intended for representation by…
Person who writes plays
Printed copy of a play
The major sections of a play
Drama
Prose or verse telling a story intended for representation by…
Playwright
Person who writes plays
23 terms
drama vocabulary theater terms
proscenium
thrust
arena
created found space
picture frame type theater
three sides (sort of a catwalk)
circular
any space that is out of the ordinary
proscenium
picture frame type theater
thrust
three sides (sort of a catwalk)
Drama literary terms (vocabulary)
Aside
Comedy
Dialogue
Figurative language
Lines spoken by an actor that the other characters on stage s…
A funny play, film, or TV show that has a happy ending.
Words spoken by the characters in novel or play.
Colorful wording not meant to be taken literally, but to form…
Aside
Lines spoken by an actor that the other characters on stage s…
Comedy
A funny play, film, or TV show that has a happy ending.
20 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms 1
ad lib
batten
business
civic theatre
To make up appropriate small talk during a performance
Extension above the stage for any scenery
Stage action by the actor such as hand gestures
Non commercial theater or not considered profesional
ad lib
To make up appropriate small talk during a performance
batten
Extension above the stage for any scenery
31 terms
Argument/Drama Term Vocabulary
Argument
Premise
Conclusion
Explanation
a conclusion together with the premises that support it
a reason offered as support for another claim
the claim being supported by a premise or premises
a statement or set of statements designed to show why somethi…
Argument
a conclusion together with the premises that support it
Premise
a reason offered as support for another claim
22 terms
english; drama terms vocabulary
plays
comedy ex; comedy of errors
tragedy ex; romeo & juliet
act 1
stories that are acted out, live, and on-stage
a play that ends happily
a presentation of serious and important actions that end unha…
exposition, establishes conflict
plays
stories that are acted out, live, and on-stage
comedy ex; comedy of errors
a play that ends happily
23 terms
Drama- Drama Terms
Antagonist
Aside
Character
Characterization
A character or force against which another character struggles.
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
An imaginary person that inhabits a literary work.
The means by which writers present and reveal character.
Antagonist
A character or force against which another character struggles.
Aside
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
39 terms
Drama Terms & Overture Vocabulary
Act
Stage Directions
Monologue
Allegory
A division or unit of a drama. Defined by elements such as ri…
A playwright's descriptive or interpretive comments that prov…
A speech by a single character without another character's re…
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
Act
A division or unit of a drama. Defined by elements such as ri…
Stage Directions
A playwright's descriptive or interpretive comments that prov…
20 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms 3
amber
blew lines
call board
close-in
soft, yellow light used for stage lighting
forgotten lines
bulletin board backstage on which are posted important notice…
move closer together
amber
soft, yellow light used for stage lighting
blew lines
forgotten lines
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