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Exploring Theatre: Chapter 7
characterizaton
stereotypical character
mannerisms
monologue
developing and portraying a personality through thought, acti…
a familiar character identified by an oversimplified pattern…
unconscious habits or perculiarities
a long speech spoken by one person, revealing personal though…
characterizaton
developing and portraying a personality through thought, acti…
stereotypical character
a familiar character identified by an oversimplified pattern…
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Musical Theatre - Chapter 7
Blocking Rehearsal
Superobjective
Cattle Call
Character Flaw
A rehearsal for the director and actors to work out the basic…
The single driving force of a character
An open audition for everyone. Not limited to equity actors.
A personality imperfection that cripples the character and pr…
Blocking Rehearsal
A rehearsal for the director and actors to work out the basic…
Superobjective
The single driving force of a character
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chapter 7 Theatre Arts
proscenium (picture frame)
fly loft
Arena (circle)
Thrust stage
Arch or frame surrounding the stage opening in a box or pictu…
a theatre that has space above it. Its space above the stage…
stage entirely surrounded by the audience also known as circl…
Stage space that thrusts into audience space; stage surrounde…
proscenium (picture frame)
Arch or frame surrounding the stage opening in a box or pictu…
fly loft
a theatre that has space above it. Its space above the stage…
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Chapter 7: Theatre spaces
Theatre spaces
Proscenium
4th wall convention
Rake
1. Proscenium... 2. Thrust stage... 3. Arena Stage
- Arch or frame surrounding the stage opening in a box or pic…
Pretense that in a proscenium-arch theatre, the audience is l…
An upward slope of the stage floor away from the audience.... Us…
Theatre spaces
1. Proscenium... 2. Thrust stage... 3. Arena Stage
Proscenium
- Arch or frame surrounding the stage opening in a box or pic…
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chapter 7 theatre
tragos
Thespis
thespian
trilogy
root of tragedy
first actor
derived from Thespis, means actor
three fleas related by theme myth or character
tragos
root of tragedy
Thespis
first actor
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Theatre Chapter 7
emotional memory
technical approach
empathy
magic if
method introduced by stanislavsky... sense memory or affective m…
acting from the outside in ... concentrating on physical details
ability to understand and identify with another's situation,…
a technique pioneered by stanislavsky for developing empathy…
emotional memory
method introduced by stanislavsky... sense memory or affective m…
technical approach
acting from the outside in ... concentrating on physical details
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Chapter 7 voc.-Theatre
Cue line
Fourth wall
Off book
Presentational style
final line that signals an actor to begin the next speech
imaginary wall between the audience and the actors in a repre…
rehearsing without a script after lines are memorized; as opp…
theatrical style in which the actors acknowledge the presence…
Cue line
final line that signals an actor to begin the next speech
Fourth wall
imaginary wall between the audience and the actors in a repre…
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Theatre Chapter 7
Climax
Exposition
Well-Made Plays
Deus ex machina
The highpoint in the development of a dramatic plot.
Information necessary for an understanding of the story but n…
Type of play popular in the nineteenth century and early twen…
Literally, "god from a machine," a resolution device in class…
Climax
The highpoint in the development of a dramatic plot.
Exposition
Information necessary for an understanding of the story but n…
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Exploring Theatre Chapter 7
characterizaton
stereotypical character
mannerisms
monologue
developing and portraying a personality through thought, acti…
a familiar character identified by an oversimplified pattern…
unconscious habits or perculiarities
a long speech spoken by one person, revealing personal though…
characterizaton
developing and portraying a personality through thought, acti…
stereotypical character
a familiar character identified by an oversimplified pattern…
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Theatre Chapter 7 Review
6 Universals of Acting
What does an actor do?
Representational
Presentational
Energy, Control, Focus, Transformation, Enlargement, Dynamics
Depends on the theatrical tradition; Representational vs. Pre…
Realistic
Stylized
6 Universals of Acting
Energy, Control, Focus, Transformation, Enlargement, Dynamics
What does an actor do?
Depends on the theatrical tradition; Representational vs. Pre…
chapter 7 Theatre Arts
proscenium (picture frame)
fly loft
Arena (circle)
Thrust stage
Arch or frame surrounding the stage opening in a box or pictu…
a theatre that has space above it. Its space above the stage…
stage entirely surrounded by the audience also known as circl…
Stage space that thrusts into audience space; stage surrounde…
proscenium (picture frame)
Arch or frame surrounding the stage opening in a box or pictu…
fly loft
a theatre that has space above it. Its space above the stage…
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Chapter 7 Theatre Review
to send the voice outward:
able to be heard:
the muscle that pushes air through the…
the area where the vocal chords are:
project
audible
diaphragm
larynx
to send the voice outward:
project
able to be heard:
audible
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Chapter 7 Theatre
King Charles II
King Louis XIV
Oliver Cromwell/Puritans
Actresses
Monarchy in England in Royal Era
Monarchy in France in Royal Era
allowed to go to the theatre
were allowed on stage starting in Royal Era in Endland
King Charles II
Monarchy in England in Royal Era
King Louis XIV
Monarchy in France in Royal Era
Theatre: Chapter 7: Theatre Textbook
Ritual:
Storytelling
Traditional Drama
Renaissance Drama
A collective ceremony performed by society normally for relig…
The telling of a story to tell a personal story.
-Egypt... -Subarea Africa: Wore elbarote masks... -Greek Drama: All…
William Shaksphere: Originally medieval theatre was primary c…
Ritual:
A collective ceremony performed by society normally for relig…
Storytelling
The telling of a story to tell a personal story.
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Theatre Chapter 7
apprentices
Acting
Konstantin Stanislavsky
Outside/in
small roles such as servants, attendants or soldiers that rar…
impersonating a character in a dramatic presentation before a…
father of modern acting; co-founder of the world-famous Mosco…
change yourself physically, can change how you feel on the in…
apprentices
small roles such as servants, attendants or soldiers that rar…
Acting
impersonating a character in a dramatic presentation before a…
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Intro to Theatre Chapter 7
pantomime
mime
breeches roles
rhetorical delivery
artists rely on only physical expressiveness and don't use th…
variety performer
actress plays a male character, or a female disguises herself…
art of oratory and of any public verbal communication
pantomime
artists rely on only physical expressiveness and don't use th…
mime
variety performer
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Intro to Theatre Chapter 7
Representational Acting
Presentational Acting
Line of Business
Alba Emoting
A theatrical style in which the stage reality attempts to rep…
A theatrical style that openly acknowledges the artificiality…
Roles in an acting company that particular actors played desi…
A set of vocabulary of emotional expression using breath, fac…
Representational Acting
A theatrical style in which the stage reality attempts to rep…
Presentational Acting
A theatrical style that openly acknowledges the artificiality…
Theatre Arts 1 Chapter7
trilogy
closet drama
Saint Plays
Mystery plays
A set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject…
a play that is written to be read rather than performed onsta…
a religious play based on the lives and legends of saints
a type of religious drama in the Middle Ages based on stories…
trilogy
A set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject…
closet drama
a play that is written to be read rather than performed onsta…
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Theatre Design: Chapter 7
Background
Biomorphic Shape
Boundary
Composition
area of a composition that surrounds the subject
abstract shapes that resemble living forms
perceived border or edge of a shape, which indicates its limits
arrangement of shapes
Background
area of a composition that surrounds the subject
Biomorphic Shape
abstract shapes that resemble living forms
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Chapter 7 Theatre Space
Arena Stage (in-the-round)
Thrust Stage
Platform stage (trestle) stage
Wagon Stage
Has a playing space in the center of a square or circle, with…
Audience sits on 3 sides, or in a semi circle, enclosing a st…
Elevated stage with no proscenium
Low platform mounted on wheels by means of which the entire s…
Arena Stage (in-the-round)
Has a playing space in the center of a square or circle, with…
Thrust Stage
Audience sits on 3 sides, or in a semi circle, enclosing a st…
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"Theatre in the East & West" Intro to Theatre Chapter 7
tribal africans
ritual
storytelling
shaman
[origins of theatre] they lived during 6000 BC
[origins of theatre] a collective ceremony, performed by memb…
[origins of theatre] passing on history
[origins of theatre] almost always a male; can cure the sick,…
tribal africans
[origins of theatre] they lived during 6000 BC
ritual
[origins of theatre] a collective ceremony, performed by memb…
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Chapter 7 The Art of Theatre
Actors Equity Association
American Federation of Television and…
blocking rehearsal
callback list
the union that represents stage actors
the trade union, affiliated with the AFL-CIO, that represents…
a series of rehearsals in which the director and actors work…
during auditions, a list directors keep of actors they want t…
Actors Equity Association
the union that represents stage actors
American Federation of Television and…
the trade union, affiliated with the AFL-CIO, that represents…
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Theatre Chapter 7: Greek Theatre
four formal foundations of Western the…
Greek tragedy derived from, which cons…
demigod of fertility and wine, who arr…
Who is the founding deity of Western d…
tragedy, comedy, characters and plotlines
dithyrambs
Dionysus
Dionysus
four formal foundations of Western the…
tragedy, comedy, characters and plotlines
Greek tragedy derived from, which cons…
dithyrambs
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Theatre chapter 7
Amphitheater
Closet drama
Folk drama
Mansions
An oval or round structure with no roof that has tiers of sea…
A play meant to be read rather than acted
Plays originating during the Middle Ages that were presented…
A series of acting stations that represented biblical setting…
Amphitheater
An oval or round structure with no roof that has tiers of sea…
Closet drama
A play meant to be read rather than acted
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Introduction to Theatre Chapter 7
method acting (Stanislavsky System)
empathy
Magic If
substitution
connecting to a character on an emotional and psychological l…
is the ability to understand and identify with another's situ…
is a Stanislavsky technique based on one question; "What woul…
when actors replace the character's emotions with unrelated b…
method acting (Stanislavsky System)
connecting to a character on an emotional and psychological l…
empathy
is the ability to understand and identify with another's situ…
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Theatre Chapter 7
Stanislavsky system
Magic if
substitution
Given Circumstances
individualized, psychological approach to acting method acting
"What would I do if I were this character in these circumstan…
actors replace the character's emotions with unrelated but pe…
What are the circumstances of characters' lives?
Stanislavsky system
individualized, psychological approach to acting method acting
Magic if
"What would I do if I were this character in these circumstan…
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Chapter 7 Theatre Vocab
Cue line
Fourth wall
off book
on book
Final line that signals an actor to begin the next speech
An imaginary wall between the audience and the actors in a re…
Rehearsing without a script after the lines are memorized
Rehearsing with a script
Cue line
Final line that signals an actor to begin the next speech
Fourth wall
An imaginary wall between the audience and the actors in a re…
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"Theatre in the East & West" Intro to Theatre Chapter 7
tribal africans
ritual
storytelling
shaman
[origins of theatre] they lived during 6000 BC
[origins of theatre] a collective ceremony, performed by memb…
[origins of theatre] passing on history
[origins of theatre] almost always a male; can cure the sick,…
tribal africans
[origins of theatre] they lived during 6000 BC
ritual
[origins of theatre] a collective ceremony, performed by memb…
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Chapter 7 Theatre
Theater
Theatron
Tragedy
Elements of Ancient Greek Tragedy
a place and an activity where we willingly participate in an…
where the audience of a Greek Tragedy sat to view the perform…
An imitation of an action involving incidents that arouse fea…
Focused on the responsibilities of individual living in a com…
Theater
a place and an activity where we willingly participate in an…
Theatron
where the audience of a Greek Tragedy sat to view the perform…
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Theatre Chapter 7
emotional memory
technical approach
empathy
magic if
method introduced by stanislavsky... sense memory or affective m…
acting from the outside in ... concentrating on physical details
ability to understand and identify with another's situation,…
a technique pioneered by stanislavsky for developing empathy…
emotional memory
method introduced by stanislavsky... sense memory or affective m…
technical approach
acting from the outside in ... concentrating on physical details
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theatre chapter 7 vocabulary
analyze
characterization
first persons
mannerisms
to study carefully or examine critically
developing and portraying a personality through thought, acti…
indicates the speaker's point of view as "I"
unconscious habits or peculiarities
analyze
to study carefully or examine critically
characterization
developing and portraying a personality through thought, acti…
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Theatre Arts Chapter 7
List the three major elements of drama
Explain briefly the difference between…
Why are they called playwrights?
Why do most actors/directors/designers…
plot, theme, character
plot- what happens in the play... theme- the underlying meaning.…
wrights are creators or builders people who create plays are…
the actors/directors/designers tend to ignore the stage direc…
List the three major elements of drama
plot, theme, character
Explain briefly the difference between…
plot- what happens in the play... theme- the underlying meaning.…
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theatre chapter 7
tribal africans
Shamanism
Greeks
Romans
came before the greeks ... had rituals: birth, marriage, coming…
before tribal africans... link between real world and spirit world
theatre started
after the greeks, copied the greeks
tribal africans
came before the greeks ... had rituals: birth, marriage, coming…
Shamanism
before tribal africans... link between real world and spirit world
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theatre chapter 7
blocking
cast to type
cast against type
color blind casting
movement of the actors on stage
physical match
physical matchphysical appearance don't matter
choosing actors w/o regard for their race or ethnic background
blocking
movement of the actors on stage
cast to type
physical match
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Theatre chapter 7
Fly space
Focus
Foundation
Full front/back
Area above the stage where lights, drops, and scenery may be…
The intended point of interest on stage where your supposed t…
Makeup applied to the face to provide a base of uniform color
Facing completely away from or toward the audience
Fly space
Area above the stage where lights, drops, and scenery may be…
Focus
The intended point of interest on stage where your supposed t…
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Theatre Chapter 7
Given Circumstances
Obstacle
Tactics
Stakes
Their particular situation, their specific problems, their li…
Somethimg thats stamding in the way of the character
Acting verb for actors. Starts with the word to followed by a…
What the character may lose or gain
Given Circumstances
Their particular situation, their specific problems, their li…
Obstacle
Somethimg thats stamding in the way of the character
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Theatre Chapter 7
cue line
fourth wall
off book
presentational style
line that signals an actor to begin the nest speech
an imaginary wall between the audience and the actors in a re…
rehearsing without a script after lines are memorized; as app…
theatrical style in which the actors acknowledge the presence…
cue line
line that signals an actor to begin the nest speech
fourth wall
an imaginary wall between the audience and the actors in a re…
Theatre Chapter 7
cue line
fourth wall
off book
presentational style
final line that signals an actor to begin the next speech
an imaginary wall between the audience and the actors in a re…
rehearsing without a script after lines are memorized; as opp…
theatrical style in which the actors acknowledge the presence…
cue line
final line that signals an actor to begin the next speech
fourth wall
an imaginary wall between the audience and the actors in a re…
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Theatre Chapter 7
Stage Directions
Exposition
Point of Attack
Complication - Crisis
• Sets the scene at the beginning of each scene. ... • Provides…
• Who, What, Where, When... • Establishes what the audience need…
• Occurs early in the play, after the exposition... • Sets the s…
• Unexpected events happen within the play... • These unexpected…
Stage Directions
• Sets the scene at the beginning of each scene. ... • Provides…
Exposition
• Who, What, Where, When... • Establishes what the audience need…
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Theatre Chapter 7
Adolphe Appia
batten
Bibienas
casters
Swiss scenic and lighting designer whose innovations revoluti…
a pipe suspended from the fly space to which technicians may…
a family of Italian scene designers of the seventeenth and ei…
metal assemblies that contain rubber wheels that allow wagons…
Adolphe Appia
Swiss scenic and lighting designer whose innovations revoluti…
batten
a pipe suspended from the fly space to which technicians may…
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Theatre - Chapter 7
The study of the nature of beauty.
A classical, traditional Chinese form…
A series of hard flats interconnected…
Strikingly lifelike, classical Japanes…
Aesthetics
Beijing Opera
Box Set
Bunkaru
The study of the nature of beauty.
Aesthetics
A classical, traditional Chinese form…
Beijing Opera
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Theatre-Chapter 7
International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
Stanislavsky system/ method acting
technical approach
Empathy
to learn and accent or speak clearly
recalling their own emotions and transferring those feelings…
working from the outside in, concentrating on physical details
the ability to understand and identify with another's situati…
International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
to learn and accent or speak clearly
Stanislavsky system/ method acting
recalling their own emotions and transferring those feelings…
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Theatre Chapter 7
International Phonetic Alphabet
Stanislavsky system (method acting)
emotional memory
Technical approach
system for transcribing the sounds of speech that is independ…
Individualized, psychological approach to acting pioneered by…
sense of memory or affective memory
acting from the outside in, concentrating on physical details
International Phonetic Alphabet
system for transcribing the sounds of speech that is independ…
Stanislavsky system (method acting)
Individualized, psychological approach to acting pioneered by…
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Theatre Chapter 7
Style
Realism involves
Audiences
Realistic plays
way in which a writer of a play chooses to describe, express,…
-accumulation of surface details... -details of environment... -psy…
-are transported to locale of play... -see functional furniture…
-use common vernacular (language that seems to come from the…
Style
way in which a writer of a play chooses to describe, express,…
Realism involves
-accumulation of surface details... -details of environment... -psy…
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theatre chapter 7
Actor's Equity Association
Callback List
Dark Night
Fatal
union for actors
During auditions, a list directors keep of actors they want t…
the travelling lamp
Resulting in death
Actor's Equity Association
union for actors
Callback List
During auditions, a list directors keep of actors they want t…
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Theatre Chapter 7
your voice must be flexible enough
your voice must be strong enough
unless you have serious vocal problems…
Technically, speech sounds are produce…
to add subtle layers of character, emotional texture, and mea…
to withstand long rehearsals and intense performances
do much to build vocal audibility and flexibility by practici…
lungs by the action of certain rib muscles and the diaphragm.
your voice must be flexible enough
to add subtle layers of character, emotional texture, and mea…
your voice must be strong enough
to withstand long rehearsals and intense performances
Chapter 7 Theatre
the person or artist who performs a ch…
to create an emotional and intellectua…
actors were accorded the highest renown
some actors were slaves
Actor
Major Function
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
the person or artist who performs a ch…
Actor
to create an emotional and intellectua…
Major Function
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Exploring Theatre: Chapter 7
characterizaton
stereotypical character
mannerisms
monologue
developing and portraying a personality through thought, acti…
a familiar character identified by an oversimplified pattern…
unconscious habits or perculiarities
a long speech spoken by one person, revealing personal though…
characterizaton
developing and portraying a personality through thought, acti…
stereotypical character
a familiar character identified by an oversimplified pattern…
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Chapter 7: Theatre Questions
On what continent did theatre originate?
What are the two foundations of theatre?
What is the most common collective rit…
What is the role of the shaman in danc…
Africa
Actor/Acting
-Marriage... -Jewish Bar mitzvah ... -Communiun
To act as a sprit guide to the person affected and to cure il…
On what continent did theatre originate?
Africa
What are the two foundations of theatre?
Actor/Acting
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Chapter 7 -Theatre
Tragedy (by Arthur Miller)
Comedy of Manners
Slapstick
Farce
A play with an unhappy ending. The consequences of a man's to…
A witty and cerebral form of comedy that satirizes the manner…
comedy based on clumsy actions and embarrassing events.
A light, comic work using improbable situations, stereotyped…
Tragedy (by Arthur Miller)
A play with an unhappy ending. The consequences of a man's to…
Comedy of Manners
A witty and cerebral form of comedy that satirizes the manner…
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