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THEATERE QUIZ 1 Greek Theatre
Greek Theatre
Chorus
Dionysus
skene
Greece, Athens 5th century B.C.
preformed songs and told the audience how to react
greek god of fertility, annual festival honoring him
the stage
Greek Theatre
Greece, Athens 5th century B.C.
Chorus
preformed songs and told the audience how to react
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
49 terms
Theatre Vocabulary for Theater Arts 1 and 2
Actor
Articulation/Diction
Assistant Director
Backstage
(male or female) whole role is to play a character other than…
the clear and precise pronunciation of words
an individual who assists/helps the director by doing some or…
all areas of the stage, other than the designated acting area…
Actor
(male or female) whole role is to play a character other than…
Articulation/Diction
the clear and precise pronunciation of words
24 terms
Theatre #1 Ancient Greek Theater Test
classical theater
backstage
upstage
downstage
the origins of theater
behind the stage where you cant be seen
the side of the stage that's farther away from the audience
closer to the audience
classical theater
the origins of theater
backstage
behind the stage where you cant be seen
113 terms
Technical Theater, Tech Theatre 1 Final Exam
Stage Left
Stage right
Apron
Wings
Area to the audience's right
Stage area to the audience's left
Part of the stage which lies downstage of the main curtain line
The offstage area to the left and right of the playing space
Stage Left
Area to the audience's right
Stage right
Stage area to the audience's left
13 terms
Theater Arts 1 Final: Physical Theatre Terminaology
The Stage
The House
Proscenium Arch
Apron
acting area
audience area
opening that frames a traditional stage
acting area in front of the act curtain
The Stage
acting area
The House
audience area
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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
46 terms
Theatre Design and Techinical Aspects - Theater Praxis II, part 1
Scoop
Scrim
Segue
Show Cloth
a lamp mounted in a large ellipsoidal relector, usually produ…
a course, gauzy fabric with several purposes, including scene…
used in musicals to refer to the act or scene that immediatel…
a piece of material that contains the logo or title of a spec…
Scoop
a lamp mounted in a large ellipsoidal relector, usually produ…
Scrim
a course, gauzy fabric with several purposes, including scene…
13 terms
10.4 - Theatre and cinema/Theater und Film (1/3)
Theater
Kino
Film
die Leinwand... der Film... das Kino
theatre
cinema
movie
screen
Theater
theatre
Kino
cinema
46 terms
Theatre Design and Techinical Aspects - Theater Praxis II, part 1 by KLaPointe
Scoop
Scrim
Segue
Show Cloth
a lamp mounted in a large ellipsoidal relector, usually produ…
a course, gauzy fabric with several purposes, including scene…
used in musicals to refer to the act or scene that immediatel…
a piece of material that contains the logo or title of a spec…
Scoop
a lamp mounted in a large ellipsoidal relector, usually produ…
Scrim
a course, gauzy fabric with several purposes, including scene…
23 terms
Theatre Blocking
Cross
Stand
Give
Lie down
Cross
Stand
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Theater Terms
Auditorium
Pit
Apron
Stage
Where the audience sits
The area between the front of the stage and the first row of…
the area of the stage in front of the curtain
the area on which actors perform
Auditorium
Where the audience sits
Pit
The area between the front of the stage and the first row of…
24 terms
Theatre I Unit I Test
Arena Stage
Proscenium Stage
Thrust Stage
Voiced
The audience views this type of stage from all the way around…
This type of stage looks like a "picture frame." The audience…
This type of stage extends out into the audience like a runwa…
A sound that uses the vocal chords is called:
Arena Stage
The audience views this type of stage from all the way around…
Proscenium Stage
This type of stage looks like a "picture frame." The audience…
32 terms
Theatre 1 Quiz
Proscenium
Thrust
Arena/theatre in the round
Enunciation
A type of stage with the audience on one side, separated by a…
A type of stage with the audience on three sides. Thrust = th…
A type of stage with the audience on all four sides. Arena =…
Speaking clearly
Proscenium
A type of stage with the audience on one side, separated by a…
Thrust
A type of stage with the audience on three sides. Thrust = th…
55 terms
Unit 4 Basic Theatre Terminology
apron
battens
back wall
act curtain
Narrow acting area between the front of the stage and the fro…
long pipes or poles from which curtains, lights, or flats are…
opposite the prescenium opening; it can be used as a backgrou…
a curtain that masks the acting area from the audience
apron
Narrow acting area between the front of the stage and the fro…
battens
long pipes or poles from which curtains, lights, or flats are…
22 terms
THEATRE 1 - DAWN OF THEATRE
drama
drama is created through this
Egyptians
song of solomon
to do
primitive dance ceremonies
the first people whose rituals resembled modern drama
contains beautiful poetic dialogue and was probably chanted a…
drama
to do
drama is created through this
primitive dance ceremonies
55 terms
Basic Theatre Terms
apron
battens
back wall
act curtain
Narrow acting area between the front of the stage and the fro…
long pipes or poles from which curtains, lights, or flats are…
opposite the prescenium opening; it can be used as a backgrou…
a curtain that masks the acting area from the audience
apron
Narrow acting area between the front of the stage and the fro…
battens
long pipes or poles from which curtains, lights, or flats are…
21 terms
Theater Vocab Unit 1
Aesthetics
Arena
Audience
Black Box
The branch of philosophy that deals with theories of art and…
Stage in which the audience sits on all four sides. Also know…
one or more persons who observe actors in a scene or play in…
adaptable playing space
Aesthetics
The branch of philosophy that deals with theories of art and…
Arena
Stage in which the audience sits on all four sides. Also know…
Exploring Theatre Chapter 1
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 anctor 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…
33 terms
Technical Theater Vocabulary 1
Arena Stage
Color
Computer Aided Drafting/Design
Costume Designer
A stage confguration with the audience seated on all sides
A generic term applied to all light waves in the visible spec…
CAD, a term refering to any program that allows the user to d…
The person responsible for the design, appearance, and functi…
Arena Stage
A stage confguration with the audience seated on all sides
Color
A generic term applied to all light waves in the visible spec…
20 terms
Theatre 1
Upstage
Downstage
Stage left
Backstage
Area of the stage furthest from the audience
Area of stage closest to the audience
Area of stage to the audience's right.
The areas of the stage around the stage, but not in sight of…
Upstage
Area of the stage furthest from the audience
Downstage
Area of stage closest to the audience
20 terms
Theatre I Word of the Day #1-20
Theatre
Theater
Thespian
Thespis
The art form that we study (British spelling of theater)
The place where we perform theatre
named after Thespis of Icaria, the "Father of Greek Tragedy"
Greek poet from Icaria in Attica, usually considered the foun…
Theatre
The art form that we study (British spelling of theater)
Theater
The place where we perform theatre
20 terms
Exploring Theatre Chapter 5
relaxation
posture
breathing
diaphragm
freedom from all bodily tensions
how you sit and stand
the necessary process of inhaling/exhaling to live
the muscle located between your abdomen and rib cage
relaxation
freedom from all bodily tensions
posture
how you sit and stand
38 terms
Theatre Vocabulary
Character
Slate
Monologue
Dialogue
A persona in a play played by an actor
A brief introduction to a piece
Dramatic text spoken by one actor
Dramatic text spoken by two or more actors
Character
A persona in a play played by an actor
Slate
A brief introduction to a piece
Theatre 1 Vocab
Bang, Woosh Bong, House People Storm
Script
Stage Directions
Ensemble
Types of theatre games
The written document that contains actors lines, and stage di…
Tells the actors what they are doing, and how they should del…
Term used to describe the group performing together.
Bang, Woosh Bong, House People Storm
Types of theatre games
Script
The written document that contains actors lines, and stage di…
200 terms
Theatre History Exam #2
humanism, progress
tradition, stasis
gods, humans
Natayasastra
Western myth and art tends to emphasize ______, change, and _…
Eastern myth and art tends to emphasize ______ and ______. (a…
Eastern myth and art supports the idea that there is no dicho…
Sanksrit drama "rulebook" created by Bharata that is similar…
humanism, progress
Western myth and art tends to emphasize ______, change, and _…
tradition, stasis
Eastern myth and art tends to emphasize ______ and ______. (a…
Exploring Theatre Ch4
creative drama
formal drama
improvisational
replaying
an improvisational, process-centered form of theatre in which…
theatre that focuses on a performance in fornt of an audience…
nonscripted and spontaneous.
acting out again
creative drama
an improvisational, process-centered form of theatre in which…
formal drama
theatre that focuses on a performance in fornt of an audience…
22 terms
Theatre Chap 1
A Thanksgiving Day parade is theater i…
All art forms use certain elements whi…
The medium of theater involves perform…
Even when performers play animals, ina…
True
False
True
True
A Thanksgiving Day parade is theater i…
True
All art forms use certain elements whi…
False
Theatre Chap 1
A Thanksgiving Day parade is theater i…
All art forms use certain elements whi…
The medium of theater involves perform…
Even when performers play animals, ina…
True
False
True
True
A Thanksgiving Day parade is theater i…
True
All art forms use certain elements whi…
False
46 terms
THEATRE VOCABULARY
Ad-Lib
Aside
Arena
Apron
To make up words or dialogue on the spot, to speak at liberty.
For an actor to speak directly to the audience (not always me…
Type of performance space with audience surrounding all sides…
Front part or area of the stage extending past the main act c…
Ad-Lib
To make up words or dialogue on the spot, to speak at liberty.
Aside
For an actor to speak directly to the audience (not always me…
theatre
The word "theatre" comes from the Gree…
The word "drama" comes from the Greek…
Which of the following is a possible m…
The minimal requirement for a theatre…
seeing place
To do
the building where the play is performed, the company of play…
a place to act and a place to watch
The word "theatre" comes from the Gree…
seeing place
The word "drama" comes from the Greek…
To do
44 terms
Theatre
theatre
open-air theatre
performance
to perform
Theater
Freilichttheater
Vorstellung
aufführen
theatre
Theater
open-air theatre
Freilichttheater
25 terms
PSU Theatre 105 Exam 4
Theatre Today: Where can we find it?
Theatre Today: What can we expect?
Laramie Project year
10 years later year
-Broadway, Off-Broadway, etc.... -regional or resident theatres…
postmodernism
2000
2009
Theatre Today: Where can we find it?
-Broadway, Off-Broadway, etc.... -regional or resident theatres…
Theatre Today: What can we expect?
postmodernism
14 terms
Exam Review: Theater Styles 1
Amateur Theater
Antirealism
Arena Stage
Box Sets
Theater resulted in local citizens producing plays in their o…
This form of theater was significantly impacted by Oriental t…
Stage used by the Ancient Greek and Romans
This type of scenery, used for interior scenes, consisted of…
Amateur Theater
Theater resulted in local citizens producing plays in their o…
Antirealism
This form of theater was significantly impacted by Oriental t…
50 terms
Chapter 1 of The Living Theatre: A History
Early Theatres
Classical Period/Golden Age of Greece
Arion
Thespian
The Greek, Roman, and Medieval Theatres.
Athens enjoyed a period of remarkable achievements from 490 B…
A talented harpist and poet who made significant changes in t…
Synonym for "actor"
Early Theatres
The Greek, Roman, and Medieval Theatres.
Classical Period/Golden Age of Greece
Athens enjoyed a period of remarkable achievements from 490 B…
26 terms
F3 Ch1 Mots 1 - au théâtre
le théâtre
au théâtre
monter une pièce
une pièce
the theater
at the or to the theater
to put on a play
a play
le théâtre
the theater
au théâtre
at the or to the theater
30 terms
Word Wall 1 Theatre I
observation
batten
green room
places
to watch someone or something to learn more about it
a pipe used to hang light, scenery, and curtains
where actors wait before, during, and after a performance
a command for actor to take their positions on stage
observation
to watch someone or something to learn more about it
batten
a pipe used to hang light, scenery, and curtains
25 terms
Theatre 101: Jobs and Spaces
House
Center Stage
Down Stage
Up Stage
The part of a theatre where the audience sits.
The part of the acting area in the middle of the stage; the m…
The part of the acting area closest to the audience; towards…
The part of the acting area furthest from the audience; towar…
House
The part of a theatre where the audience sits.
Center Stage
The part of the acting area in the middle of the stage; the m…
62 terms
PSU Theater 105 Exam 2
The Ancient Greeks
The Ancient Greeks: Dionysus
Greek plays during the Classic Period…
The Ancient Greeks: Chorus
-The City of Dionysia - Dionysis... -Greek plays during the Clas…
-Large festival in ancient Athens in honor of the god Dionysu…
-three tragedies plus one satyr play (satyr=sexual innuendos/…
comment with a collective voice on the dramatic action; sang,…
The Ancient Greeks
-The City of Dionysia - Dionysis... -Greek plays during the Clas…
The Ancient Greeks: Dionysus
-Large festival in ancient Athens in honor of the god Dionysu…
15 terms
Tech theatre part 1
Framing Square
Tri Square
combo square
sliding t-bevel
Framing Square
Tri Square
49 terms
Stagecraft Vocabulary 2 Fall 2016
Arena Stage
Costume Designer
Cyclorama
ETC Element
A stage confguration with the audience seated on all sides
The person responsible for the design, appearance, and functi…
Any arrangement of cloth or other material that curves around…
The light control board in the NHS auditorium.
Arena Stage
A stage confguration with the audience seated on all sides
Costume Designer
The person responsible for the design, appearance, and functi…
44 terms
Greek Theatre
Orchestra
Skene
Parados
Theatron
"Dancing place" where the chorus sang and danced
Stone building used as a dressing room and as a backdrop for…
Aisles where the chorus enter and exit
Seeing place where the audience sits
Orchestra
"Dancing place" where the chorus sang and danced
Skene
Stone building used as a dressing room and as a backdrop for…
20 terms
Exploring Theatre Chapter 1
acting
actor
character
dialogue
an actor's assumed behavior for the purpose of portraying a c…
males or females playing character roles
the personality an actor portrays in a scene or a play
the conversation between actors on stage
acting
an actor's assumed behavior for the purpose of portraying a c…
actor
males or females playing character roles
11 terms
Elizabethan/ Shakespeare Theatre Quiz Study Guide
_________, the 1st significant dramati…
Iambic Pentameter has __________ sylla…
Shakespeare's plays can be categorized…
Shakespeare lived from _______ to ____…
Ben Johnson
10
Histories
1564-1616
_________, the 1st significant dramati…
Ben Johnson
Iambic Pentameter has __________ sylla…
10
52 terms
Technical Theater Vocabulary #2
Arena Stage
Color
Computer Aided Drafting/Design
Construction Drawing
A stage confguration with the audience seated on all sides
A generic term applied to all light waves in the visible spec…
CAD, a term refering to any program that allows the user to d…
A drawing that shows how a scenic unit is to be built
Arena Stage
A stage confguration with the audience seated on all sides
Color
A generic term applied to all light waves in the visible spec…
Theatre Arts 1, chapter3
quality
resonance
nasality
pitch
the particular sound of a particular voice
A continuing echoing of sound; a richness in the quality of s…
the quality of sound produced through nasal passages
A tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency.
quality
the particular sound of a particular voice
resonance
A continuing echoing of sound; a richness in the quality of s…
25 terms
Middle School Theatre Terms- Part 1
Brush-up
Mask
Run
Teaser
A rehearsal during the run of a production to maintain show q…
To conceal from the audience.
Length of a play's engagement.
Also called a border; horizontal masking of the area above th…
Brush-up
A rehearsal during the run of a production to maintain show q…
Mask
To conceal from the audience.
27 terms
Theatre One - Quiz One
Body
Mind
Imagination
Articulators
a person's whole physical self
the part of a person that thinks, reasons, feels, and remembers
the ability to imagine things that are not real; the ability…
Vocal organs that help produce sound which are hard pallet, s…
Body
a person's whole physical self
Mind
the part of a person that thinks, reasons, feels, and remembers
Theatre Terms
Shaman
Enactment, Imitation, Seasonal Perform…
Theatrical Space
Greek Theatre
Spiritual Guide who has mystical powers and was born with an…
Today's origin theatrical experiences
Stage and Auditorium; Platform or place where actors can make…
Tragedy and then comedy but mostly Tragedy
Shaman
Spiritual Guide who has mystical powers and was born with an…
Enactment, Imitation, Seasonal Perform…
Today's origin theatrical experiences
33 terms
Tech Theater - Vocab 1
Arena Stage
Color
Computer Aided Drafting/Design
Costume Designer
A stage confguration with the audience seated on all sides
A generic term applied to all light waves in the visible spec…
CAD, a term refering to any program that allows the user to d…
The person responsible for the design, appearance, and functi…
Arena Stage
A stage confguration with the audience seated on all sides
Color
A generic term applied to all light waves in the visible spec…
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