Drama 116 1st Exam Study Guide

Drama 116 1st Exam Study Guide - Drama 116 1st Exam Study...

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Drama 116 1 st Exam Study Guide______________________________ 50 Question on Exam Terminology Proscenium - theater space whose primary feature is a large archway (proscenium arch) at or near the front of the stage. Thrust - stage that extends into the audience on three sides (think Paul Green Theater) Arena - Forest Theater, theater in the round Theater-in-the-round - any theater space in which the audience surrounds the stage area. Black box - recent innovation, consists of simple, somewhat unadorned performance space, usually a large square room with black walls and a flat floor Environmental - theater anywhere Thespis - legendary first actor, actors known as thespians House - where the audience is in the theater, the audience itself Voms - entranceways through or under the audience House Manager - they manage the house (ushers, box office, stuff like that) Weighing the House - spread the audience out Late Comer s - people who are late Legs - Hide the wings (the offstage area) Wings - the offstage area Teaser - Little curtain at top of stage Foot Lights - lights at the feet, make the actor look better Special - unique light for specific part of play
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Follow spot - spotlight that follows you Quick change - quickly change clothes as play dictates, often 30 seconds Spike marks - so actors know where to put props on stage, done with spike tape and/or glow tape Strike - to remove something from stage Stage hands/crew - backstage, preshow help Headset - self-explanatory Fittings - getting fitted for costumes used in plays Photo call - run through of play for photo opportunities Half Hour - called out by stage manager, time left to be on time Places ! Calling the show - done by the stage manager Ten out of Twelve - work ten out of twelve hours, usually done right before plays begin (union regulated) Read Through - read all the lines in the script, part of 1 st day of rehearsals Dry Tech - tech rehearsal sans performers Dress rehearsal - rehearsal in full costume Cue to Cue -very quick rehearsal , practice cues Practical Light - light that can be physically turned on Gobo - filter in front of instrument to create pattern (window, outdoor) Gel - colored filter on instruments Fade - lights fade out Blackout - goes black (think Doubt) Breaks - have to have breaks, according to union rules (AEA, Actor Equity Association )
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Mock up - stand-in prop, costume, etc. (e.g. if props are too pricey for rehearsal use) Glow tape - used to spike/mark the stage Make up - yeah Sides - portion of script, if actor is called back, will be asked to perfrom `side' Call Back - casting people want to see actor again Agent - yep Lighting Board/Sound Board operators - in the booth w/stage manager, control
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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