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Theatre Arts 1 Final Review. Breathing & Projection. Theatre Vocab. Greek Theatre. Theatre Safety. Parts of a Theatre. 10. 10. 10. 10. 10. 20. 20. 20. 20. 20. 30. 30. 30. 30. 30. 40. 40. 40. 40. 40. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. Breathing & Projection – 10 Points. QUESTION:

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Breathing & Projection

Theatre Vocab

Greek Theatre

Theatre Safety

Parts of a Theatre

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breathing projection 10 points
Breathing & Projection – 10 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is: using your voice to fill a performance space so that every member of the audience can hear and understand you
  • ANSWER:
    • Projection
breathing projection 20 points
Breathing & Projection– 20 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is the connective muscle and tissue between your abdominal and chest cavities which allows you to breathe?
  • ANSWER:
    • Diaphragm
breathing projection 30 points
Breathing & Projection– 30 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • The jaw, lips, tongue, teeth, and soft palate are all parts of the mouth called what?
  • ANSWER:
    • Articulators
breathing projection 40 points
Breathing & Projection– 40 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • The hard and soft palates, throat, and sinuses are all parts of the mouth that are called what?
  • ANSWER:
    • Resonators
breathing projection 50 points
Breathing & Projection– 50 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What are the five terms used to describe the voice?
  • ANSWER:
    • Pitch, Volume, Tempo, Phrasing, Quality/Tone
theatre vocab 10 points
Theatre Vocab – 10 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is the difference between a lead/principal and a featured role?
  • ANSWER:
    • A lead/principal is a major role or actor. A featured role is a minor role that stands out, but is not as prominent as the lead.
theatre vocab 20 points
Theatre Vocab– 20 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What does being “open” mean?
  • ANSWER:
    • Keeping your body angled toward the audience to be seen and heard.
theatre vocab 30 points
Theatre Vocab– 30 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is blocking and where is it written?
  • ANSWER:
    • Blocking is an actor’s movement and placement during a scene. It should be written in each actor’s script (in pencil!).
theatre vocab 40 points
Theatre Vocab– 40 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • Why do we use the terms “downstage” and “upstage”?
  • ANSWER:
    • Stages were once slanted (raked); downstage was at the bottom of the slant nearest the audience, and upstage was at the top of the slant furthest from the audience.
theatre vocab 50 points
Theatre Vocab – 50 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • Why are understudies important?
  • ANSWER:
    • Understudies replace the primary actor in the event of illness, a schedule conflict, or if the primary actor gets kicked out or quits!
greek theatre 10 points
Greek Theatre – 10 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • Who is credited as the first actor?
  • ANSWER:
    • Thespis
greek theatre 20 points
Greek Theatre – 20 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is the purpose of a Greek chorus?
  • ANSWER:
    • The chorus explains and comments on the action of the play.
greek theatre 30 points
Greek Theatre – 30 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is the “tragos”?
  • ANSWER:
    • It is the chorus’ song, and the origin of the word “tragedy.”
greek theatre 40 points
Greek Theatre – 40 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • Which Greek god did theatre first worship?
  • ANSWER:
    • Dionysus, god of wine and fertility
greek theatre 50 points
Greek Theatre – 50 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is the difference between Old Comedy and Middle/New Comedy?
  • ANSWER:
    • Old comedy was wild comic fantasy; Middle/New Comedy dealt with everyday life (like sitcoms).
theatre safety 10 points
Theatre Safety – 10 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What are the three personal apparel rules every tech theatre student should follow?
  • ANSWER:
    • Long hair tied back in a ponytail
    • Close-toed shoes
    • No dangly jewelry
theatre safety 20 points
Theatre Safety – 20 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • Where should you never bring food or drink?
  • ANSWER:
    • Sound/Light booth
    • Catwalk
    • (Backstage is also true)
theatre safety 30 points
Theatre Safety – 30 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What should you always do before applying makeup on an actor’s face?
  • ANSWER:
    • Wash hands
    • Check for allergies
    • Clean brushes/supplies
theatre safety 40 points
Theatre Safety – 40 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • Name at least two areas in which students must earn certification in order to work.
  • ANSWER:
    • Catwalk
    • Scaffolding
    • Lights
    • Sound
    • Winch Battens
theatre safety 50 points
Theatre Safety – 50 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What safety requirement must all of our scenery follow?
  • ANSWER:
    • Flame retardant (fireproof)
parts of a theatre 10 points
Parts of a Theatre – 10 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is the difference between the stage and the house?
  • ANSWER:
    • Stage = actor’s space; House = audience space
parts of a theatre 20 points
Parts of a Theatre – 20 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is the “apron”?
  • ANSWER:
    • The apron is the frontmost part of the stage that extends past the proscenium arch.
parts of a theatre 30 points
Parts of a Theatre – 30 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is a “wing”?
  • ANSWER:
    • Backstage space on the left and right of the stage.
parts of a theatre 40 points
Parts of a Theatre – 40 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • Name and define at least two types of curtains.
  • ANSWER:
    • Teaser/Border: short, wide curtains used to hide lights
    • Tormenter/Leg: long curtains on either side to hide wings
    • Traveler: curtain that opens and closes
    • Cyclorama: sky blue or white backdrop (cyc)
    • Scrim: mesh fabric used to obscure scenes/create silhouettes
parts of a theatre 50 points
Parts of a Theatre – 50 Points
  • QUESTION:
    • What is a “fly system”?
  • ANSWER:
    • A system of ropes and pulleys used to raise and lower scenery from above the stage.