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57 terms
Introduction to Theater First Exam
Suspense of disbelief
Aesthetic disbelief
Where do we see theater?
What is theater?
Audience members choose to believe that they are watching rea…
Audience members are aware that they are watching a show
Large formal theaters... Resident professional theaters... Small th…
Actor... Audience... Space... Story
Suspense of disbelief
Audience members choose to believe that they are watching rea…
Aesthetic disbelief
Audience members are aware that they are watching a show
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Introduction to Theater Midterm Exam
What are the 5 types of stages?
What does a proscenium stage look like…
What is a found space?
What is a black box stage?
Proscenium, Thrust, Black box stage, found space and arena st…
"Picture frame" stage, there is an apron but the audience and…
It can be anywhere that has potential
It is a format-less space, can move chairs/set etc. - common…
What are the 5 types of stages?
Proscenium, Thrust, Black box stage, found space and arena st…
What does a proscenium stage look like…
"Picture frame" stage, there is an apron but the audience and…
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Introduction to Theater
The Wiz
Beauty and the Beast
The Gentle mens Guide to love and murder
Hello Dolly
Author: William Brown... Awards: 5 Tony Awards... Actor: Charlie sm…
Author: Robert Jess Roth & Allen Mencken... Awards: Tony & drama…
Author: Steven Lutvak & Robert Freedmen... Awards: Tony... Actors:…
Author: Jerry Herman & Micheal Stewart... Awards: Eddie, Oscar,…
The Wiz
Author: William Brown... Awards: 5 Tony Awards... Actor: Charlie sm…
Beauty and the Beast
Author: Robert Jess Roth & Allen Mencken... Awards: Tony & drama…
Introduction to Theater
What is Theatre
How did storytelling begin
Dionysus
What's is a play?
Someone to perfrom and Someone to Watch
Ancient Tribes describing the Hunt
Festivals in Ancient Greece that paid honor to a God. God of…
A theatre event- reproduced story- are written as cautionary…
What is Theatre
Someone to perfrom and Someone to Watch
How did storytelling begin
Ancient Tribes describing the Hunt
introduction of theater
trust
continental
american
apron
three slides (sort of like a catwalk)
wide spread isle are found only on the side
seating narrow and there is an isle up on the middle side
in front of the procenium covers orchertra pit. its extension…
trust
three slides (sort of like a catwalk)
continental
wide spread isle are found only on the side
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Introduction To Theater
Procenium
Thrust
Areana
Created Found Space
Picture frame type of theater
Sort of a catwalk
Circular
Any space that is out of the ordinary, i.e. parking lot,... sta…
Procenium
Picture frame type of theater
Thrust
Sort of a catwalk
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Introduction to Greek Theater Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
The purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tension…
A play, movie, etc. of light and humorous character with a ha…
A lamentable, dreadful, or fatal event or affair
A great or virtuous character in a dramatic tragedy who is de…
Catharsis
The purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tension…
Comedy
A play, movie, etc. of light and humorous character with a ha…
14 terms
Introduction to Greek theater vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic hero
The process of releasing and there by providing relief from s…
Professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical…
An event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress s…
Literary character who makes a judgement error that inevitabl…
Catharsis
The process of releasing and there by providing relief from s…
Comedy
Professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical…
14 terms
Introduction to Greek Theater Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic hero
The purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tension…
A play, movie, etc., of light and humorous character with hap…
A lamentable, dreadful, or fatal event or affair;calamity; di…
A great or virtuous character in a dramatic tragedy who is de…
Catharsis
The purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tension…
Comedy
A play, movie, etc., of light and humorous character with hap…
14 terms
Introduction to Greek Theater Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Process of releasing
Play of movie that has a humorous character with a happy ending
A dramatic composition,during with a serious or somber them.
A literally character who moles on error of judgment or his a…
Catharsis
Process of releasing
Comedy
Play of movie that has a humorous character with a happy ending
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Introduction to Greek Theater Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
releasing and providing relief from strong or repressed emoti…
Results in a happy ending; can be funny
Deals with tragic events and has an unhappy ending typically…
A character that makes a decision that ultimately leads to th…
Catharsis
releasing and providing relief from strong or repressed emoti…
Comedy
Results in a happy ending; can be funny
14 terms
Introduction to Greek theater vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic hero
The process of releasing , and by providing relief from , str…
Professional entertainment of jokes to make people laugh
Professional entertainment of jokes to make people laugh
An event that causes suffering or distriction
Catharsis
The process of releasing , and by providing relief from , str…
Comedy
Professional entertainment of jokes to make people laugh
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Introduction To Greek Theater Vocabulary
Catharsis😡😰😍
Comedy😂
Tragedy💀
Tragic Hero🔑
Releasing emotions through a form of art or action
Light act used for entertainment
Fatal event that is usually in a drama
a character who experiences an inner struggle because of a ch…
Catharsis😡😰😍
Releasing emotions through a form of art or action
Comedy😂
Light act used for entertainment
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Introduction to Greek Theater Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic hero
The purging of emotions or relieving of emotional tensions, e…
A play, movie, etc. of light and humorous character with a ha…
A lamentable, dreadful, or fatal event or affair; calamity; d…
A great or virtuous character in a dramatic tragedy; destined…
Catharsis
The purging of emotions or relieving of emotional tensions, e…
Comedy
A play, movie, etc. of light and humorous character with a ha…
14 terms
Introduction to Greek Theater Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tradegy
Tragic Hero
The purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tension…
Light and humorous character with a with a happy or cheerful…
Lamentable, dreadful, or fatal event or affair, calamity ; di…
A person of noble birth with heroic or potentially heroic qua…
Catharsis
The purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tension…
Comedy
Light and humorous character with a with a happy or cheerful…
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Introduction to Theater Midterm
Proscenium
Arena Stage
Thrust Stage
Created and Found Spaces
Arch of drama surrounding the stage opening in a box or pictu…
Stage surrounded entirely by the audience; also known as circ…
Stage space that thrusts into the audience space; a stage sur…
Includes non theater buildings, adapted spaces, street theate…
Proscenium
Arch of drama surrounding the stage opening in a box or pictu…
Arena Stage
Stage surrounded entirely by the audience; also known as circ…
Introduction to Greek theater mythology
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic hero
A purifying or figurative cleansing of the emotions, especial…
A literary work which ends happily because the hero or heroin…
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic…
A literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a…
Catharsis
A purifying or figurative cleansing of the emotions, especial…
Comedy
A literary work which ends happily because the hero or heroin…
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Introduction to Greek Theater Notes
prologue
parados
scene
ode
the beginning of the play, before the action begins
the song that marks the entry of the chorus
where the majority of the action occurs
song chanted by the chorus, often commentary on the action fr…
prologue
the beginning of the play, before the action begins
parados
the song that marks the entry of the chorus
14 terms
Introduction to Greek Theater Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
The process of releasing strong or repressed emotions
Funny entertainment
Something causing great suffering
The character that makes a wrong judgment making their own de…
Catharsis
The process of releasing strong or repressed emotions
Comedy
Funny entertainment
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Introduction to Greek Theater
The theater
Prologue... Parados... Episode... Stasimon... Exodus
Prologue
Parados
. An open air ampiheater built tp the hillside... . Held thousan…
What are the 5 parts of Greek tragedy?
The "exposition" of a modern fictional piece of theater ... . It…
The physical entrance of the chorus... . They provide further ex…
The theater
. An open air ampiheater built tp the hillside... . Held thousan…
Prologue... Parados... Episode... Stasimon... Exodus
What are the 5 parts of Greek tragedy?
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Introduction to Greek Theater
The Greek word theatron forms the root…
The masks used by actors _____.
The Greek god Dionysus is generally as…
How are men and women related to the e…
theater
depicted exaggerated, emotional facial expressions
the harvest and wine
Men were very important to the early part of Greek dramas and…
The Greek word theatron forms the root…
theater
The masks used by actors _____.
depicted exaggerated, emotional facial expressions
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Introduction to Greek Theater Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
The purging of the emotions or relieving of emotion tensions,…
The comic element of drama, of literature generally of life
A lamentable, dreadful, or fatal, event or affair; calamity;…
A great or virtuous character in a dramatic tragedy who is de…
Catharsis
The purging of the emotions or relieving of emotion tensions,…
Comedy
The comic element of drama, of literature generally of life
25 terms
Introduction to Greek Theater
Aristotle: a greek ____________ who de…
time-
place-
______________ - clear, logical
philosopher
24 hours
one location
action
Aristotle: a greek ____________ who de…
philosopher
time-
24 hours
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Introduction to Greek Theater
Dramatic Narrative
Dramatic Relationship
Multiple Relationship
Chorus
First created by Thespis, involved a monologue by one actor o…
Created by Aeschylus, which brought a second actor to the sta…
Created by Sophocles, and adds a 3rd person to the dialogue.
Commentator throughout the play, comes out at various points…
Dramatic Narrative
First created by Thespis, involved a monologue by one actor o…
Dramatic Relationship
Created by Aeschylus, which brought a second actor to the sta…
60 terms
Introduction to Theater Final
Nogaku (Noh)
Noh Theatre
Noh Stage
Kan'ami Kiyotsugu
-Influenced by Dengku and Sarugaku... -Sarugakuno - sophisticate…
-Gaku - musical entertainment... -Dengaku - rice planting entert…
-Raised 3 ft... -2 areas - stage proper (butai) and bridge (hash…
-Fater, actor... -Writer of sarugaku
Nogaku (Noh)
-Influenced by Dengku and Sarugaku... -Sarugakuno - sophisticate…
Noh Theatre
-Gaku - musical entertainment... -Dengaku - rice planting entert…
Introduction to the Art of Theater 101
Act
Aesthetic
Ampitheatre
Antagonist
Verb: to perform in a play... Noun: a division within a play
A set of principles underlying and guiding the work of a part…
A large outfoor theatre of any type ; often elliptical
Opponent of the protagonist ; opposer of the action
Act
Verb: to perform in a play... Noun: a division within a play
Aesthetic
A set of principles underlying and guiding the work of a part…
25 terms
introduction to Greek theater notes.
Aristotle: a Greek - who defined trage…
the time in a greek play was --
the place in a greek play was in --
the - in a greek play was clear and lo…
philosopher
24 hours
one location
action
Aristotle: a Greek - who defined trage…
philosopher
the time in a greek play was --
24 hours
12 terms
Medea introduction to the theater
Drama originated out of the desire of…
The Greeks participated in a similar w…
Dionysus was the god of...
The first Greek to introduce an actor…
Honor and appease their gods
Dionysus
Wine and fertility
Thespis
Drama originated out of the desire of…
Honor and appease their gods
The Greeks participated in a similar w…
Dionysus
49 terms
Introduction to Theater and Performing Arts
Where did the Renaissance begin?
Johannes Gutenberg
Martin Luther
Renaissance translation
Florence, Italy
introduces movable metal type to printing
introduced 95 thesis
"Re-birth"
Where did the Renaissance begin?
Florence, Italy
Johannes Gutenberg
introduces movable metal type to printing
49 terms
Introduction to Greek Theater
What religion were ancient greeks?
Who were the top gods?
Zues
What was Zeus known for?
Polytheistic; worshipped many gods
Olympians
King of gods; controlled thunder and rain... Had a bad temper
Being law and order; head judge
What religion were ancient greeks?
Polytheistic; worshipped many gods
Who were the top gods?
Olympians
25 terms
Introduction to Greek Theater
A Greek _______ who defined tragedy in…
Time?
Place?
Action?
Philosopher.
24 hours.
One location.
Clear, logical.
A Greek _______ who defined tragedy in…
Philosopher.
Time?
24 hours.
Tech Theater: Introduction to the stage
The Stage
The Proscenium
The Stage Apron
The Orchestra Pit
the main acting area of a theater
the arch opening which divides the stage space from the audie…
the area of the stage that extends past the proscenium (in fr…
the area in front of the stage, which is usually lower then t…
The Stage
the main acting area of a theater
The Proscenium
the arch opening which divides the stage space from the audie…
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Introduction To Theater Midterm
3 things necessary to be considered th…
Most important part of theater
Purpose of theater
Aesthetic distance
stage space, actor, audience
audience
to entertain
the perfect balance of space between the audience and the stage
3 things necessary to be considered th…
stage space, actor, audience
Most important part of theater
audience
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Introduction to Greek Theater Vocabulary Exercise
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from,…
Professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical…
A play dealing with tragic events and having unhappy ending,…
A literary character who makes a judgment error that inevitab…
Catharsis
the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from,…
Comedy
Professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical…
Introduction to Theater: Final Exam
During the Restoration Period...
Aphra Ben was not...
During the Restoration period, playwri…
The apron, an extension of the stage f…
wit, beauty, and youth offered the ticket into the inner circ…
the first female to make a living as a playwright in France.
more than two nights.
invented during the Restoration.
During the Restoration Period...
wit, beauty, and youth offered the ticket into the inner circ…
Aphra Ben was not...
the first female to make a living as a playwright in France.
36 terms
Introduction to the Theater Midterm Quiz
Apron
Arena Stage
Audition
Bard
The forward-most structure of the proscenium stage; used comm…
A theatrical performance area that is usually circular and co…
An event where an actor engages in the active pursuit of a ro…
Storyteller, performer, and keeper of communal memory; primar…
Apron
The forward-most structure of the proscenium stage; used comm…
Arena Stage
A theatrical performance area that is usually circular and co…
30 terms
Greek Theater/Introduction to Antigone
where did drama begin?
what was the Dithyramb?
who was Dionysus?
what was the chorus?
in ancient Greece with the Dithyramb
a religious ceremony during which masked men danced, sang son…
the god of spring, agriculture, wine, and natural fertility.…
a group of actors who would recite or sing in verse to help t…
where did drama begin?
in ancient Greece with the Dithyramb
what was the Dithyramb?
a religious ceremony during which masked men danced, sang son…
Introduction to theater arts key terms
Aristotle
Protagonist
Neoclassicists
Proscenium Arch
Greek philosopher wrote poetics,he came up with the 6 key ele…
Main character
Type of dramatist
Separates audience from the actors
Aristotle
Greek philosopher wrote poetics,he came up with the 6 key ele…
Protagonist
Main character
25 terms
Introduction to Theater Vocabulary and Types of Stages
From where'd does drama originate?
The war drama comes from the root word…
A ______ writes a play
Two types of dramatic literature are...
Classical Greek Theater
"to do" or "to perform"
playwright
Plays and Musical Theater
From where'd does drama originate?
Classical Greek Theater
The war drama comes from the root word…
"to do" or "to perform"
11 terms
Introduction to Greek Theater Video Notes
What did the aincient greeks paint on…
Dionysus
What was the festival of Dionysus? Who…
What role did the jury play in the fes…
They painted theatrical scenes of their favorite plays, they…
God of festivals and wine
The festival was competition, the playwrights were involves,…
They voted for the best, the judge
What did the aincient greeks paint on…
They painted theatrical scenes of their favorite plays, they…
Dionysus
God of festivals and wine
51 terms
Review for the Introduction to Theater Final Exam
pity the hero; fear for yourself
purging of emotions
The Poetics
Time(24 hr), Place(one place), Action(…
What does he mean by "pity and fear" when watching a tragedy?
Define Catharsis.
The name of the essay Aristotle wrote that he wrote discussed…
What are the 3 unities?
pity the hero; fear for yourself
What does he mean by "pity and fear" when watching a tragedy?
purging of emotions
Define Catharsis.
46 terms
Introductions to Humanities: Theater
Theater
Drama
Tragedy
Comedy
Represents an attempt to reveal a vision of human life. Human…
Written script that takes life-like situations and compresses…
A play with an unhappy ending. EX: Oedipus the King by Sophoc…
Embraces wide ranges of theatrical approaches. EX: Brighton B…
Theater
Represents an attempt to reveal a vision of human life. Human…
Drama
Written script that takes life-like situations and compresses…
56 terms
Introduction to Greek Culture and Greek Theater
Greek gods and goddesses were celebrat…
Greek theater was seen as
values emphasized in Greek Theater
playwrights competed for
formal arts, ceremonies, rituals, and often appeared as chara…
an expression of worship to please the gods
religious, cultural, historical, philosophical, ethical, mora…
to have their plays performed for money, power, goats
Greek gods and goddesses were celebrat…
formal arts, ceremonies, rituals, and often appeared as chara…
Greek theater was seen as
an expression of worship to please the gods
43 terms
Introduction to Theater Midterm Study Guide Cards
six main elements of drama according t…
plot
character
a character must...
1. plot ... 2. character ... 3. theme ... 4. diction ... 5. melody ... 6. sp…
needs a beginning, middle, and end ... every story needs a conf…
important to the story ... they serve the plot ... cannot have an…
have a good moral purpose - root worthy ... appropriate - fits…
six main elements of drama according t…
1. plot ... 2. character ... 3. theme ... 4. diction ... 5. melody ... 6. sp…
plot
needs a beginning, middle, and end ... every story needs a conf…
61 terms
TA 147 - Introduction to the Theater (Quiz 1)
Open Scene
THE NATURE OF THEATER
Art first,...
Metaphorical
lacking stage direction; open
1. Art first... 2. Metaphorical... 3. Conflict... 4. Action Oriented... 5…
... entertainment second
stands for sth. other than itself; ... intentional or unintentio…
Open Scene
lacking stage direction; open
THE NATURE OF THEATER
1. Art first... 2. Metaphorical... 3. Conflict... 4. Action Oriented... 5…
50 terms
TA 147 - Introduction to the Theater (Quiz 2)
Romantic period
Three Concepts of Romanticism
Characteristics of Romanticism (CoR)
CoR: protagonists characteristics
1750-1850 and today
a) virtue... b) beauty... c) goodness
a) natural man (not necessarily logical), instinctual, relies…
Natural man (not necessarily logical), instinctual, relies on…
Romantic period
1750-1850 and today
Three Concepts of Romanticism
a) virtue... b) beauty... c) goodness
30 terms
The Art of Theater: A Concise Introduction Chapter 4
Group Dynamic
Suspension of Disbelief
Aesthetic Distance
Presentational Theater
how people function when members of a group
we accept that what is happening on stage is not real
the audience's ability to remove themselves so that they can…
is self-consciously theatrical and will often acknowledge the…
Group Dynamic
how people function when members of a group
Suspension of Disbelief
we accept that what is happening on stage is not real
9 terms
Introduction to Theater Chapter 1 Section 3
It is said that the Economics side of…
In the New York/New Jersey area what b…
Who believed that theatre could corrup…
Who believed that theatre should be ba…
makes no sense
Broadway
Plato
Plato
It is said that the Economics side of…
makes no sense
In the New York/New Jersey area what b…
Broadway
13 terms
Shakespare, Theater, Elizabethan, Introduction and Act 1
Shakespeare was born in
Date of Birth
Shakespeare's Family
Shakespeare's Education
Stratford Upon Avon, England
Uncertain because birth certificates were only used for highe…
Parents=Middle Class... Father= Glove Maker... He was the third of…
Probably at King's school in Stratford.
Shakespeare was born in
Stratford Upon Avon, England
Date of Birth
Uncertain because birth certificates were only used for highe…
51 terms
Introduction to Theater Arts- Semester Exam Vocabulary
Drama
Theatre Arts
Script
Character
A story written to be played out on the stage.
The term used to cover all parts of training or instruction i…
a written copy of the dialogue that the actors will speak.
the personality an actor portrays in a scene or play that is…
Drama
A story written to be played out on the stage.
Theatre Arts
The term used to cover all parts of training or instruction i…
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