Theater Terminology for Exam 2

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Theater Terminology for Exam 2 1. Foley artist= Makes sound effects with the body (ex: Prairie Home Companion) 2. Millenialism= Belief by a social, religious, or political group in a coming tranformation, specifically religious belief from Revelations 3. Ingenue= First lead female, less coe (sexy/ flirty) 4. Soubrette= Second female lead, was sexy and funny 5. Vaudeville= A variety performance 6. Community= Shared identity in terms of place, tradition, history, spirit, aspect of identity (among other things) 7. Hyphenation= the act of the community making and performing, the play becomes like a religious service or a ritual 8. Orientalism= Academic study= The study of “the orient” or “the East” by Western scholars, fascination with Asian objects, customs, and people, scholars who once studied Asia once called Orientalists, now Asianists. 9. Ja-Ha-Kyu= A Japanese organizational principle, slow to fast, concept can apply to smallest movements or to an entire show 10. Bunraku=Japanese puppet theater 11. Onnogata= means “woman form”, Japanese male performer who specializes in female roles 12. Hikinuki= Japanese costume change by thread pull
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2008 for the course TD 301 taught by Professor Dvoskin during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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