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27 terms
Theater and theatre
spotlight
cohort
wander
dovetail
focus (on public)
group
walk without goal
joint (fit together)
spotlight
focus (on public)
cohort
group
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
Introduction to Theatre
Our Town
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Storytelling
Antigone
by Thornton Wilder. Example of Modern Theatre
by William Shakespeare. Example of Elizabethan Theatre
An example of Ritual Theatre
by Sophocles. Example of Greek Theatre
Our Town
by Thornton Wilder. Example of Modern Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare. Example of Elizabethan Theatre
41 terms
Introduction to Theatre
What are the controllable qualities of…
What are the functions of stage lighting
What are the functions of Sound Design
What are the tools of Sound Design Rei…
Distribution... Intensity... Movement... Color
Visibility... Selective Focus... Modeling... Mood
Audibity... Placement... Mood ... Props
Microphones... Mixers... Amplifiers... Speakers
What are the controllable qualities of…
Distribution... Intensity... Movement... Color
What are the functions of stage lighting
Visibility... Selective Focus... Modeling... Mood
107 terms
Theatre / Theater
die Aufführung
zur Aufführung bringen
der Beifall
die Theaterkarte
performance / production
to put on
applause
theater ticket
die Aufführung
performance / production
zur Aufführung bringen
to put on
94 terms
Introduction to theatre
Theatre
4 ingredients of theatre
A play
scripts are made up of what
An art concerned almost exclusively with live preformances
idea... a space... at least one performer... an audience
A performance on a stage by actors with scripts.
acts... scenes
Theatre
An art concerned almost exclusively with live preformances
4 ingredients of theatre
idea... a space... at least one performer... an audience
128 terms
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…
101 terms
Introduction to Theatre
Willing suspension of disbelief
Globe Theater
Four Requirements for Theatre
Metaphor
a willingness to suspend one's critical faculties and believe…
the theater that Shakespeare performed at.
a. Audience... b. Actors... c. Place... d. Story
The use of metaphor in drama is a complex device used by play…
Willing suspension of disbelief
a willingness to suspend one's critical faculties and believe…
Globe Theater
the theater that Shakespeare performed at.
Theatre Introduction
5 elements +1
Beginnings of Western theatre
S.T. Coleridge
Criteria for Criticism
Performer... Spectator... Space: where play is taking place... Design:…
Greece in honor of Dionysus
Willing Suspension of Disbelief
What is being attempted... How well was is done?... Was it worth…
5 elements +1
Performer... Spectator... Space: where play is taking place... Design:…
Beginnings of Western theatre
Greece in honor of Dionysus
20 terms
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…
11 terms
Introduction to Theatre
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…
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
23 terms
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
34 terms
Theater Final theater and theatre
Commercial Theater
French and Neoclassicism
Neoclassicism
Romantics
•From the 1500's theater becomes continuous to sustain itself…
•The French go through a renaissance as well but it very diff…
•Rules out fantasy and supernatural ... •No matter where you are…
Late 1700's to mid 1800's... •Reverses the Neoclassical ideals…
Commercial Theater
•From the 1500's theater becomes continuous to sustain itself…
French and Neoclassicism
•The French go through a renaissance as well but it very diff…
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
40 terms
Introduction to Theatre
Actor/Actress
Articulation
Blocking
Catharsis
A male or female person who performs a role in a play, work o…
The clear and precise pronunciation of words.
The Planning and working out of the movements of actors on st…
The purification or purgation of the emotions (such as pity,…
Actor/Actress
A male or female person who performs a role in a play, work o…
Articulation
The clear and precise pronunciation of words.
72 terms
Introduction to Theatre
Synergy
Medium
Suspension of Disbelief
Observed Theatre
A combination of the words energy and synthesis. A type of en…
Humans
How far you are willing to believe. The willing of your mind…
Mostly a psychological experience. You sit back and watch wha…
Synergy
A combination of the words energy and synthesis. A type of en…
Medium
Humans
17 terms
Introduction to Theatre
Dydascolose
Tron
Magic
FOH
Directors
Seeing place
Deus Ex Machine
Design layout, posters, tickets, etc.
Dydascolose
Directors
Tron
Seeing place
23 terms
introduction to the theatre
plot
spectacle
story
character
section and arrangement of events taken from a story for dram…
en element of the theater about something that can be seen or…
its usually taken by producers to create the plot for their p…
the role in the plays. they are acted by the actors, or perfo…
plot
section and arrangement of events taken from a story for dram…
spectacle
en element of the theater about something that can be seen or…
50 terms
Introduction to Theatre
Define art.
List some arts.
Artistic Commonalities
Artistic Differences
Skill, scholarship of learning; judged on aesthetics. Artisan…
Drama, poetry, dance, music, costuming, art, media, film...
Made by humans; artificial; impractical; cultivate skill in d…
Different relationships between time and space; audiences; mo…
Define art.
Skill, scholarship of learning; judged on aesthetics. Artisan…
List some arts.
Drama, poetry, dance, music, costuming, art, media, film...
49 terms
introduction to theatre
relaxation
posture
breathing
diaphragm
freedom from all bodily tensions
how we sit and stand
the necessary process of inhaling and exhaling to live
the muscle located between the abdomen and rib cage
relaxation
freedom from all bodily tensions
posture
how we sit and stand
32 terms
introduction to theatre
Professional theatre
Amateur theatre
Commercial theatre
Non-traditional casting
Productions created by individuals who make a living (or atte…
Theatre in which practitioners do not rely on theatrical acti…
Shows that are produced to earn a profit for investors
The practice of casting actors of a race different from that…
Professional theatre
Productions created by individuals who make a living (or atte…
Amateur theatre
Theatre in which practitioners do not rely on theatrical acti…
11 terms
Introduction To Theatre
drama
theatre arts
script
character
a story written to be played out on the stage
the term used to cover ALL PARTS OF TRAINING in the field of…
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 in the field of…
12 terms
Introduction To Theatre
Explain how Theatre is an interpretive…
Describe the work of playwright, inclu…
Describe the work of the director, inc…
Describe the work of actor, including…
Theatre brings together all several aspects; from the work of…
A playwrights job is to create scripts for play. Their focus…
The director must collaborate with all designers to bring the…
The actor has two tools: the voice and body. They train these…
Explain how Theatre is an interpretive…
Theatre brings together all several aspects; from the work of…
Describe the work of playwright, inclu…
A playwrights job is to create scripts for play. Their focus…
54 terms
Introduction To Theatre
open stages
proscenium theatre
box set or flats
backdrop
share a common and continuous ceiling or, in other words, a m…
frames the stage in much the same way a painter frames a land…
lightweight frames on which fabric is stretched, fastened tog…
is usually theatrical muslin, canvas, or occasionally luan, t…
open stages
share a common and continuous ceiling or, in other words, a m…
proscenium theatre
frames the stage in much the same way a painter frames a land…
34 terms
Theatre II- Introduction to Stage Lighting
Fresnel Light
Ellipsoidal Reflector Spotlight -(ERS)
Scoop Lighting
Border or Strip Lighting
Fresnel Light
Ellipsoidal Reflector Spotlight -(ERS)
24 terms
Introduction to the theatre
4 elements of theatre?
5 benefits of theatre?
2 theme approaches
2 things audience focuses on at the play
actor, audience, space, story
good feeling , come together, people doing stuff
tragedy and comedy
suspension of disbelief and aesthetic distance
4 elements of theatre?
actor, audience, space, story
5 benefits of theatre?
good feeling , come together, people doing stuff
58 terms
Introduction to the Theatre
Greek theatre
The theatre of the greeks
Dionysus
Tragedy
Theatre begining from myth and ritual
Structure, circular area surrounded by seating with small bui…
God of wine and fertility
Goat song
Greek theatre
Theatre begining from myth and ritual
The theatre of the greeks
Structure, circular area surrounded by seating with small bui…
75 terms
Introduction to the Theatre- Theatre History
Greek theatre began from?
Greek theater structure
Dionysus
Tragedy
Myth and Ritual
Circular area surrounded by seating with a small building at…
God of wine and fertility, center, God of good Earth
Goat song
Greek theatre began from?
Myth and Ritual
Greek theater structure
Circular area surrounded by seating with a small building at…
60 terms
Introduction to Theatre
Lecture 1: What is theatre?
What does "theatron" mean?
What is the paradox of the actor?
What spheres of life is theatre simila…
A form of art that is live performance.... More than a physical…
Originated in ancient Greece and meant "seeing place"
It is a paradox that an actor is simultaneously himself and t…
Theatre and Ritual: Both repeat words, roles, movement, and a…
Lecture 1: What is theatre?
A form of art that is live performance.... More than a physical…
What does "theatron" mean?
Originated in ancient Greece and meant "seeing place"
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 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 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
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…
70 terms
Introduction to Theatre Terminology Test
art
the goal of acting
acting
aesthetic distance
The selection and arrangement of materials
To solve a problem in a manner or way the audience can unders…
naturally and believably portraying a character using one's v…
Condition that keeps a person from completely believing a per…
art
The selection and arrangement of materials
the goal of acting
To solve a problem in a manner or way the audience can unders…
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
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
14 terms
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🔑
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
10 terms
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…
23 terms
theater vs. theatre
theater is:
essential elements of theater
greek theater
dithyramb
-the performing of plays, the formal study of the art form, a…
actors, conflict, and audience
the origin of modern theater can be found in the dithyramb su…
unison hymns of praise to honor the god of Dionysus
theater is:
-the performing of plays, the formal study of the art form, a…
essential elements of theater
actors, conflict, and audience
46 terms
Introduction to Theatre Final
Acting Area
Blocking
Character-Centered Approach
Dramatization
The part of the stage used for acting and visible to the audi…
The movement of the characters (actors) on the stage
An approach to telling a story that focuses on a character or…
To turn something into a script so that it may be performed
Acting Area
The part of the stage used for acting and visible to the audi…
Blocking
The movement of the characters (actors) on the stage
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…
10 terms
Intro To Theatre | Elizabethan Theater
1559
Morality
Oxford and Cambridge
Wealthy aristocrats
The year Queen Elizabeth banned religious theater
Pre-Elizabethan shows all centered around what central theme?
What colleges did actors attend to further their acting talen…
What social class attended university for theater?
1559
The year Queen Elizabeth banned religious theater
Morality
Pre-Elizabethan shows all centered around what central theme?
175 terms
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…
Theater/Theatre Terms
Theater
Theatre
Things backstage
Places
The area in which plays are performed.
The act of performing scenes live.
Green room, scene shop, dressing room, wings
When actors need to get ready to start.
Theater
The area in which plays are performed.
Theatre
The act of performing scenes live.
14 terms
Introduction to Greek theatre vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic flaw
The releasing and thereby providing relief, strong or repress…
Professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical…
A form of drama based on human suffering.
The secret weakness of character that brings about a tragic h…
Catharsis
The releasing and thereby providing relief, strong or repress…
Comedy
Professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical…
14 terms
Introduction to Greek Theatre
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
The purging of emotions or relieving.
Comic form of drama
Fateful event
Great character in a tragic event
Catharsis
The purging of emotions or relieving.
Comedy
Comic form of drama
Introduction to theatre vocabulary.
Theatre
Drama
Front of House
Blackout
The imitation or representation of life, performed for other…
The imitation of life presented with great conflict and emoti…
The box office.
When all the lights in a theatre go out to show the passage o…
Theatre
The imitation or representation of life, performed for other…
Drama
The imitation of life presented with great conflict and emoti…
14 terms
Introduction to Greek Theatre Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
The process of releasing, and providing relief from
A movie, play, or broadcast program that is intended to make…
An event causing great suffering
A person of noble birth with heroic or potentially heroic qua…
Catharsis
The process of releasing, and providing relief from
Comedy
A movie, play, or broadcast program that is intended to make…
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