Final Exam 1

Final Exam 1 - c It is unclear d The Irish Revolution 6 In order for theater to happen you must have a Stage time music b Stage audience director c

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1.) Which of the following is not one of the director’s early responsibilities? a. Rehearsing the actors b. Casting actors in various parts c. Deciding the text’s ‘look’ or ‘spine’ d. Determining the union rules for the actors e. Working with other theatre artists 2.) Oedipus is an example of which tragic realization? a. That human acts and sufferings in an indifferent or mechanical universe are futile b. That, despite suffering, a world order exists and people can learn from suffering c. The hero, with others and totally against his will is thrown into a world of chaos, and ultimately is destroyed 3.) “The progress of the tragic characters sometimes leads them to a reversal: they get what they want, but what they want turns out to be destructive.” a. Plot b. Moira c. Peripeteia d. Mimesis e. None 4.) Moving away from the audience on a proscenium stage would be a. Moving upstage b. Moving downstage c. Crossing downstage d. Controlling the action 5.) The villain of The Rising of the Moon is a. The Sergeant b. The Ballad Singer
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Unformatted text preview: c. It is unclear d. The Irish Revolution 6.) In order for theater to happen, you must have a. Stage, time, music b. Stage, audience director c. Stage, actors, audience d. Stage, audience, script 7.) Theatre space as we know it in modern terms has two components. What are these components using ancient Greek terms? a. Proskenion and skene b. Skene and parados c. Koilon and orchestra d. Koilon and the antistrophe 8.) In a video viewed in class, Julie Taymor explained that there was a ‘sense of danger’ about theatre. What was she referring to? a. The diversity of the audience b. The censorship of the government c. The aliveness and the immediacy d. The collaboration of all artists 9.) Shakespeare said it best in As You Like It: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” This is referring to: a. Theatre’s illusion b. Theatre’s doubleness c. Theatre’s diversity d. Theatre’s negativity...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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Final Exam 1 - c It is unclear d The Irish Revolution 6 In order for theater to happen you must have a Stage time music b Stage audience director c

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