Type
Crossword
Description

Type of comedy that has a love theme that ends in a happy conclusion. romantic
A type of movie that uses the free play of the imagination. fantasy
A motion picture theater. cinema
a state of well-being and contentment, a pleasurable or satisfying experience happiness
Type of memory that can make you happy or sad when it is depicted in a movie. emotional
Hormones in the body that help us that block pain and are responsible for our feelings of pleasure. endorphins
Goes after readily attainable pleasures, especially those provided by the humanities - art, music, theater, literature epicurean
Feeling that contributes a dimensional tone to a film's action atmosphere
Background ____________ accompanies a scene or action in a film, usually to establish a specific mood or enhance the emotion. music
An action error or mistake, usually embarrassing or humorous, made by a performer during filming blooper
The highest point of a film. climax
A type of relief that is humorous or farcical interlude in a dramatic film. comic
The expected elements in a type of film, without question, thought, or judgment conventions
The process, art, or business of making movies film
A film that wistfully looks back at an earlier past time, often depicting it as more innocent and uncomplicated than it actually was nostalgia
The lead or main character in a film. hero
Usually a comedic film that pays tribute to an earlier film in a humorous way. spoof
Adam _________ is an actor/producer who has starred in many comedies and many of those comedies he wrote himself. Sandler

Genre Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Un-true literature including short stories and novels Fiction
A witch doing magic on an undiscovered world is an example of... fantasy
What is a genre with larger than life or greatly exaggerated characters? Tall Tale
A genre that is written for play, theater, or radio Drama
A genre that might contain talking animals and convoy a moral is... fable
A genre ment to change someones opinion is... Persuasive writing
A sub-genre of fiction involving futuristic ideas Sciencefiction
A genre that is passed down through generations including traditional beliefs Folklore
A sub-genre that could happen but has not Realisticfiction
Story of someones life written by that person Autobiography
Story if someones life written by another person biography
A form of writing that has a meter and rhythm with every lines and syllables Poetry
Genre that focus's on humorous effect Comedy
Provide's facts on a variety of topics Informational writing
A semi-true story passed from generations with important meaning or symbolism from the culture it came from Legend
A book about the life of penguins that is true is an example of what genre nonfiction
A genre where the plot takes place in the past historical fiction
A drama showing weakness and unfavorible circumstances tragedy
A traditional story usually concerning a hero or event Myth
A genre containing magical creatures fairy tale

Globe Theatre Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Sphere that projects the world. Globe
Preforming center. Theatre
Famous poet in history. Shakespeare
Performance that tells a story. Play
False ceiling over the stage. Heavens
Under the stage with trap door entrance. Hell
Person who performs in the play. Actor
Type of play set in an earlier time. History
A dramatic play based on pain. Tragedy
A humorous play. Comedy

Movie Night Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

SODA
HOLLYWOOD
THEATER
NACHOS
FILM
COMEDY
ACTRESS
CANDY
TICKET
POPCORN
ACTOR
MOVIE

Musical Theatre Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Performed without preparation Ad Lib
musical in which the basic story is taken from another source such as a book, an opera or a play without music Adaption
Planning the moving on the stage throughout the show, usually referring to non-musical sections Blocking
The "theatre" section of New York City Broadway
The actors, actresses, dancers, and singers who perform in a musical Cast
Stage dancing, or organized movement Choreography
The person who creates the Dance Moves Choreographer
The person who writes the music for a show Composer
The appearance of the cast following a performance of a musical or play, in groups or individually Curtain Call
The main person in charge of the action on the stage, he/she instructs the cast and crew Director
the closing musical number in a show. It usually includes the entire cast Finale
The book, script, or dialogue of a play. Libretto
The person who writes the words for the songs in the show Lyricist
Comedy A theatrical production, typically of a sentimental or humorous nature that consists of musical numbers and dialogue based upon a unifying theme Musical Comedy
A musical, theatrical production that has no spoken dialogue. The entire story is told in song Opera
A selection (introduction) played by the orchestra at the beginning of a musical, consisting of short sections of the songs to be performed in the show Overture
The person or organization financing and supervising the making and public presentation of a play Producer
The person or organization financing and supervising the making and public presentation of a play Plot
The "repeat" of a song already heard in the musical. It is usually shorter than the original, and often sung by a different character Reprise
Backdrops, furniture, and other large structures and properties used on the stage to provide atmosphere Set
Once a year, this is given to plays and musicals in a ceremony honoring excellence in the theatre Tony Award
The main plan of story Plot

Elements of Drama Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a list of characters presented before the action begins cast of characters
a long speech spoken by a character to himself, another character, or to the audience monologue
a protagonist with a fatal flaw which eventually leads to his demise tragic hero
thoughts spoken aloud by a character when he/she is alone, or thinks he/she is alone soliloquy
a humorous work of drama comedy
a person or group of people who act as a narrator, commentator, or general audience to the action of the play chorus
a work of literature designed to be performed in front of an audience drama
a division within a play, much like the chapters of a novel act
a serious work of drama in which the hero suffers catastrophe or serious misfortune, usually becuase of his own actions tragedy
italicized comments that identify parts of the setting or the use of props or costumes, give further information about a character, or provide background information; in Shakespeare's plays, these can also appear in brackets, parenthesis, and/or half-brackets stage directions
a division of an act into smaller parts scene
a character who is nearly opposite of another character; the purpose of this is to reveal a stark contrast between the two characters, often the protagonist and the antagonist foil
lines that are spoken by a character directly to the audience aside
a conversation between two or more characters dialogue

Theatre Arts Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A person who performs a role in a play, work of theatre, or movie. Actor
A person or a situation that opposes another character’s goals or desires. Antagonist
The clear and precise pronunciation of words. Articulation
The planning and working out of the movements of actors on stage. Blocking
A personality or role an actor/actress re-creates. Character
A reading of a script done by actors who have not previously reviewed the play. Coldreading
A theatrical work that is intentionally humorous. Comedy
Opposition of persons or forces giving rise to dramatic action. Conflict
Clothing worn by an actor on stage during a performance. Costume
Opinions and comments based on predetermined criteria that may be used for self- evaluation or the evaluation of the actors or the production itself. Critique
The conversation between actors on stage. Dialogue
The pronunciation of words, the choice of words, and the manner in which a person expresses himself or herself. Diction
The person who oversees the entire process of staging a production. Director
The final few rehearsals just prior to opening night in which t the audience from theatrical illusion and following focus on the play’s message. Dressrehearsals
In literary and dramatic studies, refers to the main types of literary form, principally tragedy and comedy. Genre
A spontaneous style of theatre through which scenes are created without advance rehearsal or a script. Improvisation
Cosmetics and sometimes hairstyles that an actor wears on stage to emphasize facial features, historical periods, characterizations, and so forth. Make-up
Coverings worn over the face or part of the face of an actor to emphasize or neutralize facial characteristics. Masks
A long speech by a single character. Monologue
A type of entertainment containing music, songs, and, usually, dance. Musicaltheatre
The highness or lowness of voice Pitch
The stage representation of an action or a story; a dramatic composition. Play
A person who writes plays. Playwright
The main character of a play and the character with whom the audience identifies most strongly. Protagonist
Practice sessions in which the actors and technicians prepare for public performance through repetition. Rehearsal
The written text of a play. Script
The area where actors perform. Stage
Information that is implied by a character but not stated by a character in dialogue, including actions and thoughts. Subtext
A silent and motionless depiction of a scene created by actors, often from a picture Tableau
To imitate or represent life in performance for other people; the performance of dramatic literature. Theatre
Noncompetitive games designed to develop acting skills. Theatregames
The characteristics of a voice, such as shrill, nasal, raspy, breathy, booming, and so forth. Vocalquality
The degree of loudness or intensity of a voice. Volume

Drama Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A character is seen by the audience while remaining hidden from fellow actors. concealment
An introduction to a play Prologue
A literary art form that recreates human life and emotions. drama
Usually the main character in a tragedy; of noble birth or great influence, but has a flaw or weakness that leads to his downfall. tragic hero
A part of plot containing a series of conflicts and decisions by the characters, usually in the second act (rising action). complication
an object that stands for something else. symbolism
clues that suggest what might happen later in the plot foreshadow
When the audience knows something that the characters do not dramatic irony
the central idea, message, or one of the main ideas underlying a literary work. theme
The method a writer uses to develop the personality of a character; includes direct statements, appearance, dialect, thoughts characterization
A feeling of sympathy and deep sorrow for the misfortunes of others. Greek word for "suffering." pathos
A drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow tragedy
A struggle between two opposing forces:man vs man, man vs nature; man vs self (can be internal or external conflict) conflict
Statement or situation that seems to be a contradiction but reveals a truth paradox
personality characteristic that helps lead to a character's downfall) tragic flaw
a momentous tragic event, a violent ending in the final act of a tragic play catastrophe
A character whose qualities contrast with those of another character. A writer might use a foil to emphasize or de-emphasize another character’s traits. foil
A character’s remark, either to the audience or to another character that others on stage are not supposed to hear. Its purpose is to reveal the character’s private thoughts. aside
A single person speaking alone– with or without an audience. monologue
A speech that a character gives when he or she is alone on stage. Its purpose is to let the audience know what the character is thinking. This is a type of monologue. Soliloquy

8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

_________are the words spoken by characters in a play. Dialogue
The repetition of initial sounds, such as "Peter Piper Pizza" is called? Alliteration
The words around the unknown word are called....... Context Clues
Realizing the POTENTIAL danger of the situation, he called for help. Potential means? Possible
Which point of view is all knowing and sees into different characters' minds? Third Person
An example of a ____is "He is as scary as a bear." Simile
The VITRIOL in his voice--all the anger and hate--made the character scary. Vitriol means? Anger and hate
An example of ____is saying you are so hungry you could eat a horse. Hyperbole
An author describing the sun smiling on a field of flowers is an example of ____. Personification
Which point of view uses "I" or "me" First Person
A story about a person's life written by that person is called? Autobiography
The moment of highest tension in the story, the turning point is called? Climax
When an author writes a story about another person's life is called? Biography
Placing events in order in which they happened is called? Chronological Order
The main character in a work of literature, usually the "hero" or "good guy"? protagonist
the person that stands in the way of the protagonist's happiness, usually the "bad guy' is? Antagonist
The beach's Tranquility, or its peaceful feeling, made the vacation perfect. Tranquility means? Peaceful
_____is a long speech by a character in a play, spoken either to others or to himself. Monologue
A struggle between opposing forces, the problem in the story is called? Conflict
When the effects of the action or decision are revealed, leads to resolution. Falling Action
The Marlin is the social HUB of the ship-the heart and main point of attraction. Hub means? Popular part
The message, moral, or lesson of a story is called? Theme
Using your reason and experience to figure out something that is not written or stated. Inference
Description or dialogue that introduces the characters, the setting, and the situation. Exposition
Events that complicate the situation by introducing the conflict, leads to the Climax. Rising Action
Occurs when a main character clashes with an outside force. External Conflict
What does the prefix "auto" mean? Self
What does the "pre" mean? Before
______tell actors how to move and speak, usually in parentheses( ) or in italics. Stage Directions
What does the suffix "ology" mean? Study of
One man's trash is another man's treasure is an example of______. Theme
Identify the meaning of the prefix in the word UNDERESTIMATE Below

Chapter 8 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of a people, or something in the natural world myth
words or actions that are part of a religious ceremony ritual
a sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or goddess oracle
to build construct
a story meant to teach a lesson fable
the custom of passing along stories by speech oral tradition
a story written in the form of a play drama
a play or film in which characters fail to overcome serious problems tragedy
a play or film that tells a humorous story comedy
a fight or disagreement conflict
a distinctive form or type of something style
Greek teachers of philosophy, reasoning, and public speaking Sophists
the art of public speaking and debate rhetoric
to refuse to accept or consider reject
to make information public; to tell a secret reveal
philosophical method of questioning to gain truth Socratic method
in spite of, regardless of despite
human beings, persons individuals
to observe or study by examining closely and questioning systematically investigate
a set of promises about patient care that new doctors make when they start practicing medicine Hippocratic Oath
to bring into existence; to produce by a course of action create
by choice or free will; willingly voluntarily
part of an army in which the soldiers ride horses cavalry
to follow in order to capture or defeat pursue
the time period following the death of Alexander during which Greek culture spread through the known world Hellenistic Era
to search for seek
the philosophy of Epicurus, stating that the purpose of life is to look for happiness and peace Epicureanism
the philosophy of the Stoics who believed that people should not try to feel joy or sadness Stoicism
a group of various kinds of people living in a particular area or a common location community
the outer border of a circle; the measurement of that border circumference
a procedure or process; a way of doing something method
free from error; in agreement with truth accurate
a branch of mathematics centered around measurement and relationships of points, lines, angles, and surfaces of figures on a plane plane geometry
a branch of mathematics about measurement and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids in three-dimensional space solid geometry

Chapter 4 Vocab. Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of a person in the natural world Myth
Words or actions that are part of a religous ceremony Ritual
A sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or goddess Oracle
A story meant to teach a lesson Fable
The custom of passing along stories by speech Oral Traditon
A story written in the form of a play Drama
A play or film in which characters fail to overcome serious problems Tradegy
A play or film that tells a humorous story Comedy
The art of public speaking and debate Rhetoric
Greek teachers of philosophy, reasoning, and public speaking Sophists
Philosophical method of questioning to gain truth Socratic Method
A set of promises about patient care that new doctors make when they start practicing medice Hippocratic Oath
Part of an army in which the soldiers ride horses Cavalry
The time period following the death of Alexander during which Greece culture spread through the known worth Hellenistic Era
The philosophy of Epicurus, stating that the purpose of life is to look for happiness and peace Epiceanism
The philosophy of Stoics who believed that people should not try to feel joy or sadness Stoicism
The outer border of a circle; the measurement of that border Circumference
A branch of mathematics centered around measurement and relationships of ponts, lines, angles, and surfaces of figures on a plane Plane Geometry
A branch of mathematics about measurement and relatonships of points, lines, angles, and solids in 3-demensional space Solid Geometry