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  • ... Stylized, Lighting approach designed to draw attention to the aesthetic by being excessive or exaggerated in ways that make it a thematic point. connaître par coeur, to know by heart. Un dramma / drammatico, drama / dramatic. c'est a ne p...
  • ... articulate or enunciate, to speak clearly. casting, object formed by a mold. Comedy, a play that ends happily. denotation, dictionary definition of a word. ... Playwright, the individual who writes a play. Narrator, A character that explains b...
  • ... professionals, ability to improvise. repitition, the act of repeating. thalia, the must of comedy. Who wrote Oepdipus trilogy? Sophocles. choragus, leader of the chorus. ... audience, riot, throws fruit, faints, hisses. Orestes, Agamemnon'...
  • ... ate, ruin, causes death or downfall. amphitheater, a semicircular theater design consisting of a playing area faced by rising tiers of seats. Comedy, "Komos"=band of revelers (party people). Apollo, protects Orestes by justifying his...
  • ... skene, wooden structure at the back of the theatron which served as a dressing room; outside used as a façade. strophe, one section of a lyric poem or choral ode in classical Greek drama. The Persians, is an Athenian tragedy by the ancient Gr...
  • ... What does HUAC stand for? House Un-American Activities Committee. theatre arts, the training or instruction in all areas of the field of theatre. "Miss Saigon", English actor played who was highly protested against by Wong. ... comed...
  • ... Chris Marlowe, The Jew of Malta. blocking, coordination of actors' movements onstage. beat, a unit of the drama. Renaissance, revival of classical learning( study of human achievements); the liberal arts curriculum established by the greek...
  • ... Must meet the budget. Apron, also called lip, the area if a proscenium arch stage that extends into the audiences side of the picture frame. theatre, the writing or performing of plays, as well as the formal study of the art form. Also, a buil...
  • ... Got together and sang, dance, thought one should step out and speak. Started dialogue, linked to tragedy. Phallic Procession: linked to comedy. Parade like events, where eventually they entertained on large phallices. ... Caricature, A nonreal...
  • ... What was essiential to theatre? The chorus. comédie de geste, funny things people do. Tragedy, drama where the central characters suffer disaster/great misfortune. The Renaissance, Renaissance means "rebirth" Italy was the center of...
  • ... 1966, when was cabaret? Shakespear, Elizibethean performance Globe theatre. Elizabeth I bans... religious theatre. 1996, what date was RENT. Pirandello, Ran the Teatro d'Arte. O'Beautiful, Theresa Rebeck-learned from Shakespeare how to...
  • ... We waste our lights in vain, like lights by day ( Act 1 Scene 4 Line 45). Church, Arts, Military, State, What institutions replace tribal functionaries. pun, play on words-the humorous use of a word or phrase to suggest 2 or more meanings at t...
  • ... couplet, a pair of rhyming lines. Climax, the moment of HIGHEST TENSION. playwright, the author of a play. Monologue, long speeches given by an actor. Actors, the people who perform a drama. Dramatic Irony, When the reader/audience knows more ...
  • ... Paradox, - A statement or a situation that at first seems impossible or self -contradictory but that may actually be true, either r in fact or in the figurative sense - "this statement is false" - Oedipus- stems from the irony of the...
  • ... Complete List of Terms and Definitions for Film Studies 100. Terms, Definitions. Mise'-en-scene, The contents of the frame and the way they are organized. Content of Mise-En-Scene, Setting/space - Costume and makeup - lighting - compositio...