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Theater Chapter 1
Plot
Define Story
Character
Idea
an ordered sequence of events
an entire narrative of related incidents from which the write…
The person created to carry out the action of the Plot
The meaning or message that are part of the written text
Plot
an ordered sequence of events
Define Story
an entire narrative of related incidents from which the write…
10 terms
Theater Chapter 1
The Humana Festival in New York stages…
Playwrights need to see their work per…
Who is considered to be the first dram…
Having performers with scripts in thei…
False
The dialogue and speeches, The effectiveness of the plot stru…
Lessing
Staged Reading
The Humana Festival in New York stages…
False
Playwrights need to see their work per…
The dialogue and speeches, The effectiveness of the plot stru…
Theater Chapter 1
aesthetics
art can be seen as_____?
5 basic qualities of art are_____?
subject
the branch of philosophy that deals with the nature and expre…
skill, beauty and meaning
its created by humans, it has subject, medium, structure, and…
what the work is about, what it reflects or attempts to compr…
aesthetics
the branch of philosophy that deals with the nature and expre…
art can be seen as_____?
skill, beauty and meaning
88 terms
Theater Chapter 1-3
theatron
dran
empty space
audience
...
...
where people gather and they can see and hear
those who hear
theatron
...
dran
...
15 terms
tech theater chapter 1
orchestra
parados
thymele
paraskene
a performance used by the chorus; in roman times it became th…
were provided for the Greek chorus to gain entry to the orche…
altar in which the Greeks used for sacrifices
towers added to the sides to make the building a "U" shape
orchestra
a performance used by the chorus; in roman times it became th…
parados
were provided for the Greek chorus to gain entry to the orche…
13 terms
Theater arts chapter 1
improvisation
spontaneity
illusion of the first
character-centered
portrayal of a character or a scene without rehearsal or prep…
credibility, freshness
making the audience feel that each performance is the first
focuses on a character or a group of characters who experienc…
improvisation
portrayal of a character or a scene without rehearsal or prep…
spontaneity
credibility, freshness
Theater 1 Chapter 1 Definitions
Acting
Character
Dialogue
Drama
An actor's assumed behavior for the purpose of projecting a c…
The personality an actor portrays in a scene or play that is…
The conversation between actors on the stage.
A story written to be played out on stage.
Acting
An actor's assumed behavior for the purpose of projecting a c…
Character
The personality an actor portrays in a scene or play that is…
15 terms
Chapter 1 Theater Vocabulary
Theater Arts
Script
Ritual
Playwright
the term used to cover all parts of training or instruction i…
a written copy of the diaglogue that the actors will speak
repeated action that becomes custom or ceremony
one who writes plays
Theater Arts
the term used to cover all parts of training or instruction i…
Script
a written copy of the diaglogue that the actors will speak
14 terms
Theater vocabulary - Chapter 1
Acting
Character
Dialogue
Drama
An actor's assumed behavior for the purpose of projecting a c…
The personality an actor portrays in a scene or play that is…
The conversation between actors on the stage.
A story written to be played out on the stage.
Acting
An actor's assumed behavior for the purpose of projecting a c…
Character
The personality an actor portrays in a scene or play that is…
9 terms
Theater Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Collaborate
Creativity
Empathy
Ensemble
To work jointly with another person or group to create someth…
Ability to discover or invent something
Ability to relate to feelings that are experienced by someone…
A group that performs together to achieve an overall effect
Collaborate
To work jointly with another person or group to create someth…
Creativity
Ability to discover or invent something
11 terms
Theater Chapter 1
Drama
Theater 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
Theater arts
The term used to cover all parts of training or instruction i…
10 terms
Chapter 1 Theater Vocabulary
Articulation
Articulators
Gestures
Improvise
The clear and precise pronunciation of words
The parts of the body that creates constant sound
An expressive movement of the body or limbs
To speak or act without a script
Articulation
The clear and precise pronunciation of words
Articulators
The parts of the body that creates constant sound
13 terms
Theater-Chapter 1
propaganda
nontraditional casting
professional theater
Broadway and Off-Broadway
material specifically designed to advocate a particular point…
casting actors of a different race than the character as writ…
created by individuals who make a living (or at least attempt…
touring shows, and major resident theatres that are prfoessio…
propaganda
material specifically designed to advocate a particular point…
nontraditional casting
casting actors of a different race than the character as writ…
17 terms
Theater chapter 1 Vocabulary
Articulation
Articulators
Gesture
Improvise
The clear and precise pronunciation of words
The parts of the body that create consonant sounds
An expressive movement of the body or limbs
To speak or act without a script
Articulation
The clear and precise pronunciation of words
Articulators
The parts of the body that create consonant sounds
17 terms
Theater Chapter 1
Social Functions of Theater: Theater a…
Social Functions of Theater: Theater a…
Social Functions of Theater: Theater a…
Propaganda
earliest known theatrical presentations were religious ritual…
plays a role in passing on a society's rules of behavior, you…
Theater has frequently been used to reinforce the political s…
material specifically designed to advocate a particular view…
Social Functions of Theater: Theater a…
earliest known theatrical presentations were religious ritual…
Social Functions of Theater: Theater a…
plays a role in passing on a society's rules of behavior, you…
75 terms
Theater chapter 1
Dithyramb
Dionysus
City Dionysus
Theatre of Dionysia
Hymm sung at alter
God of wine, fertility (partying)
Playwright festival
Located in Athens; nice scenery on a hill
Dithyramb
Hymm sung at alter
Dionysus
God of wine, fertility (partying)
10 terms
Chapter 1 Theater Vocabulary
Character-Centered Approach
Characterization
Illusion of the First Time
Improvisation
an approach to telling a story that focuses on a character or…
putting together all facets of a character to bring life and…
a situation in which an audience is led to believe that each…
the impromptu portrayal of a character or a scene without any…
Character-Centered Approach
an approach to telling a story that focuses on a character or…
Characterization
putting together all facets of a character to bring life and…
41 terms
Theater Chapter 1
Three main ideas of ART
Aesthetics
Plato
Aristotle
-Skill, Beauty, and Meaning
-Brand of philosophy that deals with the nature expression of…
-People forget themselves and are manipulated when under the…
-Believed that Art and Theater awaken the souls and help us t…
Three main ideas of ART
-Skill, Beauty, and Meaning
Aesthetics
-Brand of philosophy that deals with the nature expression of…
11 terms
Theater Chapter 1
Theory of ritual and myth.
What does the theory of ritual and myt…
What is the purpose of ritual performa…
When a significant moment in the shift…
We can't know with certainty how theatre originated, one of t…
In the early stages of tribal development, we become aware of…
A.They may act as an embodiment of a society's knowledge... B.Th…
stories or myths develop which explain, illustrate, or ideali…
Theory of ritual and myth.
We can't know with certainty how theatre originated, one of t…
What does the theory of ritual and myt…
In the early stages of tribal development, we become aware of…
20 terms
Theater Chapter 1
According to Aristotle, it is impossib…
When an actor turns to speak directly…
What is the difference between plot an…
Tragic suffering differs from pathetic…
True
False
Plot refers to the structure of events; story refers to a nar…
the tragic hero takes on a larger-than life dimension because…
According to Aristotle, it is impossib…
True
When an actor turns to speak directly…
False
Theater 14A : Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Set Design
Skene
Costume Design
Lighting Designer
the form and arrangement of the scenery used in a theatrical…
a scene building whose facade served as a backdrop for all pl…
the costume designer creates, through selection or constructi…
the person who plans lighting compositions, lays out light pl…
Set Design
the form and arrangement of the scenery used in a theatrical…
Skene
a scene building whose facade served as a backdrop for all pl…
41 terms
Chapter 1 - Origins of Theater & Aristotle
Egypt 3000bc
Greek
people, cultures
otherness
Place and time of earliest recorded written play
Theater from which most of our present practices evolved
Theater is a means of discovering information about other ___…
Primitive and modern theater both relieve a sense of
Egypt 3000bc
Place and time of earliest recorded written play
Greek
Theater from which most of our present practices evolved
22 terms
Theater chapter 1 study guide
Character
Dialogue
Monologue
Soliloquy
The central elements people involved
The conversational style in the play
One person talking for an extended period.
A person thinking out loud
Character
The central elements people involved
Dialogue
The conversational style in the play
111 terms
Theater chapter 1-10
Director
Global
Multiethnic/multicultural
Performing Arts
The person who rehearses and coordinates performers to ensure…
Having to do with any activity- political, economic, artistic…
Referring to any nation, community, or group which people hav…
Theater, dance, opera, and music. Film also partakes of the p…
Director
The person who rehearses and coordinates performers to ensure…
Global
Having to do with any activity- political, economic, artistic…
Theater class chapter 1
Theatrical conventions
Style
Live theatre
Ephemeral
Theatre as the most social of all the arts - humans come clos…
The combined effect of these conventions working together is…
In the present moment and requires the presence of a live act…
No performance can be duplicated or captured
Theatrical conventions
Theatre as the most social of all the arts - humans come clos…
Style
The combined effect of these conventions working together is…
55 terms
Theater management: Chapter 1
The Why's of Theater
Money
Fame
Service
Money... Fame... Service... Fun
most community and amateur productions aim to make a profit,…
some join theater for social prestige... wealthy benefactors to…
-Industrial/ Corporate theater use to promote products... -Drama…
The Why's of Theater
Money... Fame... Service... Fun
Money
most community and amateur productions aim to make a profit,…
15 terms
Theater Arts chapter 1
Drama
Theatre Arts
Script
Character
The story written to be played out on the story
The term used to cover all parts of training or instruction t…
A written copy of the dialogue that the actors will speak
The personality an actor portrays in a scene or play that is…
Drama
The story written to be played out on the story
Theatre Arts
The term used to cover all parts of training or instruction t…
13 terms
Chapter 1: What is theater?
Theatron
Audientia
Rehearsals
producing
seeing place; combination of people and ideas
those who hear; companies or Troupes
normally take minimum of four to six weeks, which are precede…
securing all personnel, space, and financing; supervising pro…
Theatron
seeing place; combination of people and ideas
Audientia
those who hear; companies or Troupes
17 terms
Chapter 1-2: Theater
Commentary
Conceal
Hide
Clarifying
Explanation, Illustration
Hide 숨기다
1) 숨기다 ... 2) 동물 가죽
Make it clear, Purify
Commentary
Explanation, Illustration
Conceal
Hide 숨기다
Theater History Chapter 1: Origins of Theater
What makes theater distinct?
autonymous theater requires
archon
Festival Dionysia
Autonymous Activity
1) a director... 2) an audience... 3) esthetic sense... 4) Comic vision
ruler of greece
festivals in the region of Attica held to honor Dionysus (son…
What makes theater distinct?
Autonymous Activity
autonymous theater requires
1) a director... 2) an audience... 3) esthetic sense... 4) Comic vision
17 terms
Theater chapter 1-6
The popular movie ''who's afraid of Vi…
the roots of fountainhead of theater m…
regional theater are
the 2 fold appeal to theatre is
the play written by Edward albee
every time we see a performance we are participating in theat…
non profit
it amuses and make observation about the human condition
The popular movie ''who's afraid of Vi…
the play written by Edward albee
the roots of fountainhead of theater m…
every time we see a performance we are participating in theat…
12 terms
Theater 1 Chapter 1
Theater
Live Theater
Why do we go to theater?
What is art?
A building in which theatrical performances take place, an ar…
Based on the relationship between the performer and the audie…
It is live and has a relationship between the Performer and t…
An extension of how we live, think, and feel.
Theater
A building in which theatrical performances take place, an ar…
Live Theater
Based on the relationship between the performer and the audie…
9 terms
Theater Arts Chapter 1
What is improvisation?
What is "the illusion of the first tim…
Why is to "do nothing" effectively a c…
Identify the 2 basic approaches to tel…
The portrayal of a character or a scene without rehearsal or…
It is making the audience feel like it is the first time you…
It is hard because you are trying to get people to notice you…
Character-centered action is things flow one after another ex…
What is improvisation?
The portrayal of a character or a scene without rehearsal or…
What is "the illusion of the first tim…
It is making the audience feel like it is the first time you…
48 terms
Theater Chapter 1 Quiz
What is art?
purpose of art
art definition
spatial art
art is a beauty ... art is a skill... art has meaning
entertain, inform, express an idea, inspire
art is a form of human expression, art is a copy of something…
sculpture and architecture, takes up space
What is art?
art is a beauty ... art is a skill... art has meaning
purpose of art
entertain, inform, express an idea, inspire
10 terms
theater arts: chapter 1
what is improvisation?
what is "the illusion of the first tim…
why is to "do nothing" effectively a c…
what is a character-centered action
the portrayal of a character or a scene without rehearsal or…
it is making the audience feel as if it is the first time you…
it is hard because you are trying to get people to notice you…
when things flow one after another; an example is teen wolf,…
what is improvisation?
the portrayal of a character or a scene without rehearsal or…
what is "the illusion of the first tim…
it is making the audience feel as if it is the first time you…
14 terms
theater chapter 1 test
where did theater originate
what did all the people in the play we…
who were all the roles played by back…
what were plays back in ancient Greece…
Greece
masks
men
religious ceremony
where did theater originate
Greece
what did all the people in the play we…
masks
Theater Arts Chapter 1 Vocab
Aesthetics
Commercial theater
Cultural theatre
Drama
an expression of beauty
intended to be entertaining and profitable
theater about heritage, customs, and point of view of a parti…
a form of theater that tells a story about people, their acti…
Aesthetics
an expression of beauty
Commercial theater
intended to be entertaining and profitable
22 terms
Theater Production chapter 1 vocab
Apron
Arena
Auditorium
Backdrop
The area that extends downstage of the arch
A stage where people sit in all for sides
A place where the audience sits
The painted black wall that is used to set the environment of…
Apron
The area that extends downstage of the arch
Arena
A stage where people sit in all for sides
15 terms
Chapter 1 french theater vocab
Une séance
Un écran
Louer une vidéo
Une pièce
A showing
A screen
To rent a video
A play
Une séance
A showing
Un écran
A screen
43 terms
Theater 1310 Chapter 1, 2
Theatron
dran (drama)
a place to act/watch
troupe
seeing place
to do
What are the minimal requirements for a theater building?
group of actors who perform together
Theatron
seeing place
dran (drama)
to do
32 terms
Intro to Technical Theater Chapter 1
followspot
production team
production design team
production concept
a lighting instrument with a high-intensity, narrow beam, mou…
everyone working, in any capacity, on the production of the p…
the producer, director, and scenic, costume, lighting, sound…
the creative interpretation of the script, which will unify t…
followspot
a lighting instrument with a high-intensity, narrow beam, mou…
production team
everyone working, in any capacity, on the production of the p…
20 terms
Intro to Theater Chapter 1 Review
What are the conventions of theater?
2-4 What are the outcomes of conventio…
5-8 What is Aristotle's origins of the…
9&10 Goethe's 3 reasons why people att…
1. The unwritten contract between audience and theater... 2. The…
If done right, there is a heightened sense of reality, a susp…
1. Story Telling... 2. Dance Theory ... 3. Judicial Theory ... 4. Ritual
1. Entertainment ... 2. Edification ... 3. Exult
What are the conventions of theater?
1. The unwritten contract between audience and theater... 2. The…
2-4 What are the outcomes of conventio…
If done right, there is a heightened sense of reality, a susp…
8 terms
Theater Chapter 1 and Chapter 2
Aesthetic Distance
Flashback
Symbol
Realism
Physical or psychological separation or detachment of audienc…
In a narrative or story, movement back to a time in the past…
A sign, a visual image, an object, or an action that signifie…
Broadly, an attempt to present onstage people, events and sce…
Aesthetic Distance
Physical or psychological separation or detachment of audienc…
Flashback
In a narrative or story, movement back to a time in the past…
28 terms
Theater in Your Life: Chapter 1
What are the four basic elements of th…
Character
story
What is necessary to be on Broadway?
Actors, Audience, Space, Story
alternate persona of an actor
tale about someone's life
Connections/networking, hard work/work ethic, backbone and th…
What are the four basic elements of th…
Actors, Audience, Space, Story
Character
alternate persona of an actor
21 terms
Theater Appreciation Chapter 1 Theatre, Art, and Entertainment
Aesthetics
What is theater?
The five qualities of art
Subject
The brach of philosophy that deals with the nature and expres…
It is a branch that is both art and entertainment
Human creation, subject and medium, structure, and reaction
It is what the work is about, what it reflects or attempts to…
Aesthetics
The brach of philosophy that deals with the nature and expres…
What is theater?
It is a branch that is both art and entertainment
20 terms
theater arts one vocabulary chapter 1 terms
Improvisation
scene stealing
sitcoms
character centered approach
is the portrayal of the character or a scene without rehearsa…
diverging attention from the other actors
situational comedy
focuses on the character or a group of characters who experie…
Improvisation
is the portrayal of the character or a scene without rehearsa…
scene stealing
diverging attention from the other actors
Theater Arts Chapter 1, 2, 5 Vocabulary
aesthetics
commercial theatre
conflict
cultural theatre
expression of beauty
entertaining and profitable well known productions
a difference that prevents agreement, key to the movement of…
supports the point of views of a particular people or group
aesthetics
expression of beauty
commercial theatre
entertaining and profitable well known productions
16 terms
Theater Arts (TA) --Chapter 1(stage direction+Theatre genre)
Downstage
Position
Proscenium
Stage manager
To move closer to the audience
Orientation of the actor to the audience
View of the stage from the audience
"Calls" the show
Downstage
To move closer to the audience
Position
Orientation of the actor to the audience
45 terms
Theater Arts - Chapter 1, 2, 5 Vocab
aesthetics
commercial theatre
conflict
cultural theatre
expression of beauty
entertaining and profitable well known productions
a difference that prevents agreement, key to the movement of…
supports the point of views of a particular people or group
aesthetics
expression of beauty
commercial theatre
entertaining and profitable well known productions
20 terms
Theater- Chapter One Definitions
improvisation
scene-stealing
sitcoms
character-centered approach
an impromptu portrayal of a character or scene
inappropriately diverting attention from the main actors by c…
television programs that are situation-centered
a focus on the reactions of a character or a group of charact…
improvisation
an impromptu portrayal of a character or scene
scene-stealing
inappropriately diverting attention from the main actors by c…
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