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Exploring Theatre:Chapter 4
Creative Drama
Formal Drama
Improvisatiotational
Replaying
An improvisational, process-centered form of theatre in which…
Theatre that focusses on the performance in front of an audie…
Non-scripted and Spontaneous
Acting out again
Creative Drama
An improvisational, process-centered form of theatre in which…
Formal Drama
Theatre that focusses on the performance in front of an audie…
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Chapter 4 Vocabulary Theatre
Body Language
Clown White
Mime
Pancake Makeup
Communication of information through body positions and gestu…
A kind of white makeup, to highlight the face and its movemen…
An actor who communicates through movements of the body and f…
base makeup put on with a wet sponge that does not require po…
Body Language
Communication of information through body positions and gestu…
Clown White
A kind of white makeup, to highlight the face and its movemen…
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Exploring Theatre Chapter 4
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…
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Chapter 4: Theatre 100: The Playwright
Playwright
Blueprint
Plot
Credibilty
Person who makes a play.
The written foundation for the production
The series of events within a play
Is the audience imposed demand that requires a plays action t…
Playwright
Person who makes a play.
Blueprint
The written foundation for the production
Theatre Chapter 4
Mimic Instinct
Magic If
Spine
Method Actors
innate capability for humans to pretend
one of Stanislavksy's concepts about an actor using his or he…
goal of objective that the character has deep inside that dri…
actors who place the emotional connection to the characters a…
Mimic Instinct
innate capability for humans to pretend
Magic If
one of Stanislavksy's concepts about an actor using his or he…
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"Playwrighting" Intro to Theatre Chapter 4
Playwright
credibility
intrigue
speakability
the only person in theatre who can do their job alone; writes…
(quality of a play) "is it believable?"
(quality of a play) "what's going to happen?"
(quality of a play) "does the dialogue seem real?"
Playwright
the only person in theatre who can do their job alone; writes…
credibility
(quality of a play) "is it believable?"
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Theatre Design: Chapter 4
Abstraction
Absurdism
Artistic Style
Classicism
Design that relies on the visual language of line, form, colo…
Based on the philosophy of existentialism, which calls for th…
design style based on the aesthetic conventions of an individ…
style characterized by a return to the formal order that was…
Abstraction
Design that relies on the visual language of line, form, colo…
Absurdism
Based on the philosophy of existentialism, which calls for th…
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Intro to Theatre Chapter 4
six elements of a play
plot
linear plot
casual plot
plot, character, thought, language, music, and spectacle
organization of the action of a play
events of the drama progress forward and sequentially in time
one event causes the next (cause and effect plot)
six elements of a play
plot, character, thought, language, music, and spectacle
plot
organization of the action of a play
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Intro to Theatre Chapter 4
Genre
Tragedy
Tragic Character
Hubris
the way we categorize types of drama
how we struggle and confront our limitations; inevitable fail…
primary interest of tragedy; they protest limits to human pow…
describes overwhelming pride that leads a character to believ…
Genre
the way we categorize types of drama
Tragedy
how we struggle and confront our limitations; inevitable fail…
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The Art of Theatre chapter 4
Group dynamics
Paper the house
Willing suspension of disbelief
Aesthetic distance
the functioning of humans when they come together into groups…
Give away a lot of free tickets to the families and friends o…
When you enter the theater, and put aside your concerns about…
The audiences ability to remove themselves from a work of art…
Group dynamics
the functioning of humans when they come together into groups…
Paper the house
Give away a lot of free tickets to the families and friends o…
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Theatre Chapter 4 Review
Satyr Plays
Revenge Plays
Verisimilitude
Liturgical Drama
a burlesque of mythic legends that provide comic relief after…
bloody dramas from the Roman era that influenced Elizabethan…
the concept that the theatre should present an idealized real…
theatrical performance that emerged from the Catholic liturgy…
Satyr Plays
a burlesque of mythic legends that provide comic relief after…
Revenge Plays
bloody dramas from the Roman era that influenced Elizabethan…
Theatre 101-- Chapter 4
audition
preparing for the role
rehearsal process
internal approach to acting
first step to a performance; allows directors to create an en…
research history, characters, biographies, study real life si…
commitment; create action and reaction; improvisation; attend…
involves identifying as closely as possible with the characte…
audition
first step to a performance; allows directors to create an en…
preparing for the role
research history, characters, biographies, study real life si…
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Chapter 4: Asian Theatre
Natyasastra
Rasa
Sudtradhara
Four Pillars
(The Study of Theatre of The Art if Theatre)... -attributed to B…
-quality or flavor ... -permits spectators to surrender themselv…
-troupe leader... -chief actor and also managed all others invol…
-colored white, yellow, red, or blue... -indicated where members…
Natyasastra
(The Study of Theatre of The Art if Theatre)... -attributed to B…
Rasa
-quality or flavor ... -permits spectators to surrender themselv…
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Chapter 4 Theatre Genre
Genre
Tragedy
Comedy
Modern Tragedy
Category or type of play
Dramatic form involving serious actions of universal signific…
A humorous drama whose characters, actions, and events are in…
-Don't have queen or king central figures.... - Written in prose…
Genre
Category or type of play
Tragedy
Dramatic form involving serious actions of universal signific…
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the essential theatre chapter 4
festival
theatres in the western world can be t…
athens
Dionysus
until 16th century, theatre was performed as a part of festiv…
ancient greece
considered the cradle of western civilization
god of wine
festival
until 16th century, theatre was performed as a part of festiv…
theatres in the western world can be t…
ancient greece
Theatre chapter 4
Genre
Tragedy
Comedy
Slapstick
Category of type of play
Dramatic form involving serious actions of universal sognific…
A play thay is light in tone, is concerned with issues that a…
Type of comedy or comic business that relies on ridiculous ph…
Genre
Category of type of play
Tragedy
Dramatic form involving serious actions of universal sognific…
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Theatre chapter 4
playwright
wright
how plays and poems are similar
cutting
English names for jobs, a "maker" or builder
dead person who has arisen
written to be spoken out loud, compression-use as few words a…
only keep lines that characters need to say, actors only spea…
playwright
English names for jobs, a "maker" or builder
wright
dead person who has arisen
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Theatre Chapter 4
4 types of theatre space
Proscenium Stage
Apron
Wing Space
Proscenium Stage... Thrust Stage... Arena Stage... Flexible Stage
Most common form of stage.... Audience faces stage from only one…
Portion of the stage in front of the proscenium arch. This fe…
areas on either side of the stage which are hidden from the a…
4 types of theatre space
Proscenium Stage... Thrust Stage... Arena Stage... Flexible Stage
Proscenium Stage
Most common form of stage.... Audience faces stage from only one…
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Introduction to Theatre Chapter 4
Reviews
prescriptive
Dramatic Criticism
Plot
Sometimes called notices are published or broadcast opinions…
A) interesting Characters... B) Plot... C) language
a discriminating often scholarly interpretation and analysis…
a unified "arrangement of the incidents" in which characters,…
Reviews
Sometimes called notices are published or broadcast opinions…
prescriptive
A) interesting Characters... B) Plot... C) language
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Theatre Chapter 4 Vocab
Amateur theatre
Amphitheater
Arena theatre
Globe theatre
done by artists whose primary income is not generated or deri…
an outdoor performance space, often circular with seats slopi…
configuration in which the audience views a performance from…
London theatre of the English Renaissance in which many of Sh…
Amateur theatre
done by artists whose primary income is not generated or deri…
Amphitheater
an outdoor performance space, often circular with seats slopi…
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Theatre Chapter 4
group dynamics
British director Peter Brook
Actors manipulation of audiences
willing suspension of disbelief
functioning of humans when they come together into groups
At its most basic, theatre requires someone to walk across an…
1. group dynamics... 2. suspension of disbelief... 3. aesthetic dis…
the audience admits that what is happening is not real and so…
group dynamics
functioning of humans when they come together into groups
British director Peter Brook
At its most basic, theatre requires someone to walk across an…
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Theatre Terms - Chapter 4
done by artists whose primary income i…
an outdoor performance space, often ci…
also termed the "forestage," it is the…
configuration in which the audience vi…
Amatuer Theatre
Amphitheatre
Apron
Arena Theatre
done by artists whose primary income i…
Amatuer Theatre
an outdoor performance space, often ci…
Amphitheatre
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Theatre Terms (Chapter 4)
Concordia Regularis
Corpus Christi
Cycle plays
Everyman
a major medieval document by Saint Ethelwold, Bishopp of Winc…
a play inspired by stories in the bible
plays from the bible that repeat over time
a morality play that represents all mankind that uses allegor…
Concordia Regularis
a major medieval document by Saint Ethelwold, Bishopp of Winc…
Corpus Christi
a play inspired by stories in the bible
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Theatre Terms Chapter 4
personal props
set props
protagonist
antagonist
small props that are usually carried in an actor's costume (m…
properties placed onstage for the use of actors
The ______________ is the main character who must solve a pro…
The _______________ opposes the goal of the protagonist
personal props
small props that are usually carried in an actor's costume (m…
set props
properties placed onstage for the use of actors
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Chapter 4 theatre
Emotional or subjective acting
Technical or objective acting
Leading roles
Protagonist
Actirs play theor parts in such a way that they actualky weep…
Performance is based on acting technique
Main characters
Must aolve the problem that arises in the play ir ne defeated…
Emotional or subjective acting
Actirs play theor parts in such a way that they actualky weep…
Technical or objective acting
Performance is based on acting technique
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Theatre Chapter 4
Concordia Regularis
Corpus Christi
Cycle plays
Everyman
...
Church festival in the spring to celebrate the mystery of div…
Type of medieval drama: dramatized a series of biblical relig…
Protagonist must choose between good and evil
Concordia Regularis
...
Corpus Christi
Church festival in the spring to celebrate the mystery of div…
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Theatre Chapter 4
What is genre?
What is a tragedy?
Hubris
Neoclassical Tragedy
Implies attitude of play; categorized by emotion they elicit
Tragic hero refuses to accept fate, protests against the limi…
The overwhelming pride that leads a character to believe a tr…
Limited tragedies to a single day, in one location, and a sin…
What is genre?
Implies attitude of play; categorized by emotion they elicit
What is a tragedy?
Tragic hero refuses to accept fate, protests against the limi…
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Chapter 4 Theatre
Beat
Cold Reading
Cross
Focus
small section of a scene, divided where a shift in emotion or…
Auditioning with a script that you have not had the opportuni…
to move from one place onstage to another
the intended point of interest onstage
Beat
small section of a scene, divided where a shift in emotion or…
Cold Reading
Auditioning with a script that you have not had the opportuni…
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Theatre chapter4
to be at loose end
close-cropped
to take stock of smb
come to the rescue
быть свободным
коротко-стриженный
изучать, присматриваться
прийти на помощь
to be at loose end
быть свободным
close-cropped
коротко-стриженный
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chapter 4 theatre terms
emotional
subjective acting
technical
objective acting
showing strong feelings
actually weep/suffer in front of audience. become the parts
A type of writing on topics that requires intense explanation…
Use of learned skills of acting, movement, speech, and interp…
emotional
showing strong feelings
subjective acting
actually weep/suffer in front of audience. become the parts
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Theatre chapter 4
Clowns
Cold reading
Comedy
Commedia dell arte
Actors who entertain through the use of exaggerated facial ex…
When an actor auditions for a role with out having read the s…
A play that ends happily and makes the audience laugh
Professionally improvised comedy that developed in Italy duri…
Clowns
Actors who entertain through the use of exaggerated facial ex…
Cold reading
When an actor auditions for a role with out having read the s…
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Chapter 4(theatre
Creative drama
Formal drama
Improvisation
Replaying
An improvisational process-centered- form of theatre in which…
Theatre that focuses on a performance in front of an audience…
Non scripted 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 front of an audience…
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Living Things Chapter 4
competition
People can harm the environment by...
resources
drought
when living things battle for for resources
draining wetlands
food, sunlight, air, water, space
when there is no rain for a long period of time
competition
when living things battle for for resources
People can harm the environment by...
draining wetlands
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Theatre Chapter 4
4 types of theatre space
Proscenium Stage
Apron
Wing Space
Proscenium Stage... Thrust Stage... Arena Stage... Flexible Stage
Most common form of stage.... Audience faces stage from only one…
Portion of the stage in front of the proscenium arch. This fe…
areas on either side of the stage which are hidden from the a…
4 types of theatre space
Proscenium Stage... Thrust Stage... Arena Stage... Flexible Stage
Proscenium Stage
Most common form of stage.... Audience faces stage from only one…
25 terms
Theatre Chapter 4
4 types of theatre space
Proscenium Stage
Apron
Wing Space
Proscenium Stage... Thrust Stage... Arena Stage... Flexible Stage
Most common form of stage.... Audience faces stage from only one…
Portion of the stage in front of the proscenium arch. This fe…
areas on either side of the stage which are hidden from the a…
4 types of theatre space
Proscenium Stage... Thrust Stage... Arena Stage... Flexible Stage
Proscenium Stage
Most common form of stage.... Audience faces stage from only one…
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theatre chapter 4
speakability
intrigue
compression
gravity
words used
what is going to happen next
how the whole story fits into one sit-down
how serious the play is
speakability
words used
intrigue
what is going to happen next
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theatre chapter 4
dialogue
stage directions
The poetics
elements of a play
words spoken by the characters
written descriptions of physical or emotional action or physi…
an early examination of dramatic literature
plot, character, thought, language, music, and spectacle
dialogue
words spoken by the characters
stage directions
written descriptions of physical or emotional action or physi…
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Chapter 4: Theatre
Beat
Cold Reading
Cross
Focus
Small section of a scene, divided where a shift in emotion or…
Auditioning with a script that you have not had the opportuni…
To move from one place onstage to another
The intended point of interest onstage
Beat
Small section of a scene, divided where a shift in emotion or…
Cold Reading
Auditioning with a script that you have not had the opportuni…
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Theatre Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Personal Props
Set Props
Protagonist
Antagonist
small props that are usually carried in and actor's costume
properties placed on stage for the use of actors
The main character in a play
The person or the force working against the protaginist in a…
Personal Props
small props that are usually carried in and actor's costume
Set Props
properties placed on stage for the use of actors
14 terms
theatre chapter 4
imitation
role playing
realism
magic if
to simulate or copy behavior observed in real life
in everyday life, the acting out of a particular role by copy…
an attempt to present onstage people and events corresponding…
russian dude exercise that has an actor ask "How would i act…
imitation
to simulate or copy behavior observed in real life
role playing
in everyday life, the acting out of a particular role by copy…
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Chapter 4 vocab theatre
Genre
Tragedy
Heroic drama
Romanticism
the category in which a play may fall; tragedy, comedy, tragi…
serious actions of universal significance and with important…
serious but optimistic drama, with noble/heroic characters in…
Focused on the gulf between humans spiritual aspirations and…
Genre
the category in which a play may fall; tragedy, comedy, tragi…
Tragedy
serious actions of universal significance and with important…
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Chapter 4 Theatre
aesthetic distance
bowdlerize
censorship
curtain
the audience's awareness that reality and art are not the same
editing out any obscene or vulgar material
restricting or suppressing information
the start or end of a show
aesthetic distance
the audience's awareness that reality and art are not the same
bowdlerize
editing out any obscene or vulgar material
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theatre chapter 4
paper the house
willing suspension of disbelief
aesthetic distance
presentational theatre
give away free tickets
putting aside concerns about everyday reality and agree to ac…
the audience's ability to remove themselves from a work of ar…
makes no attempt to offer a realistic illusion onstage, and t…
paper the house
give away free tickets
willing suspension of disbelief
putting aside concerns about everyday reality and agree to ac…
Theatre Chapter 4
beat
cold reading
cross
focus
small section of a scene, divided where a shift in emotion or…
auditioning with a script that you have not had the opportuni…
to move from one place onstage to another
the intended point of interest onstage
beat
small section of a scene, divided where a shift in emotion or…
cold reading
auditioning with a script that you have not had the opportuni…
22 terms
Theatre Chapter 4 Terms
Action
Antagonist
Chorus
Climactic Structure
a sequence of events linked by cause and effect, unifies a pl…
opponent of the protagonist in a drama
a group of performers who sing and dance
"intensive structure" few scenes, short time passes, few loca…
Action
a sequence of events linked by cause and effect, unifies a pl…
Antagonist
opponent of the protagonist in a drama
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Theatre chapter 4
Creative drama
Formal drama
Improvisational
Replaying playing
And improvisational process centered form of theater in which…
Theater that focuses on a performance in front of an audience…
Non-scripted and spontaneous
Acting out again
Creative drama
And improvisational process centered form of theater in which…
Formal drama
Theater that focuses on a performance in front of an audience…
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Theatre: Chapter 4
dialogue
stage directions
elements of a play
plot/structure
words spoken by the characters in a play
written descriptions of physical or emotional action or physi…
plot, character, thought, language, music, and spectacle, ide…
defined by Aristotle, the organization of the action of a pla…
dialogue
words spoken by the characters in a play
stage directions
written descriptions of physical or emotional action or physi…
14 terms
Theatre chapter 4
Group dynamics
Paper the house
Suspension of disbelief
What did Ron Athey do towards suspendi…
The functioning of humans when they come together into groups
When the theatre gives away a lot of free tickets to friends…
When we admit that what is happening in a performance is not…
Nicked the skin of an actor onstage during a show about the s…
Group dynamics
The functioning of humans when they come together into groups
Paper the house
When the theatre gives away a lot of free tickets to friends…
25 terms
Theatre Chapter 4
4 types of theatre space
Proscenium Stage
Apron
Wing Space
Proscenium Stage... Thrust Stage... Arena Stage... Flexible Stage
Most common form of stage.... Audience faces stage from only one…
Portion of the stage in front of the proscenium arch. This fe…
areas on either side of the stage which are hidden from the a…
4 types of theatre space
Proscenium Stage... Thrust Stage... Arena Stage... Flexible Stage
Proscenium Stage
Most common form of stage.... Audience faces stage from only one…
21 terms
Chapter 4 Theatre
Fall of the Roman Empire
The Dark Ages
Where/When did Middle Ages theatre dev…
Trope
476 AD
500AD to 900AD... HAD NO THEATRE
In churches, 9th Century
small performances that added to the mass
Fall of the Roman Empire
476 AD
The Dark Ages
500AD to 900AD... HAD NO THEATRE
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