Type
Word Search
Description

volume
body language
commitment
confidence
drama
emotion
character
monologue
props
improv
mime
communication

Drama Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

clear pronunciation of words articulation
change of voice to express emotion tone
speaking, moving or pausing at exactly the right moment timing
build up excitement tension
the position of the acting area relative to the audience staging
drama created on the spot without a script or plan improvisation
the written words of a drama script
section of a drama set in one place at one time scene
part played by an actor; attitude adopted role
position of the body; how it is held posture
storyline of a drama plot
person who has written the drama playwright
use of the body as a means of communication movement
a character speaks their thoughts aloud monologue
acting out an event from the past flashback
the stress on a word or phrase emphasis

S1 Drama Skills! Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Starting point to a drama. Stimulus
Questioning a character in role. Hot Seating
Loudness or quietness of the voice. Volume
Change of voice to express emotion. Tone
Messages given by the position or movement of the body. Body Language
Diary to keep track of rehearsals and targets. Rehearsal Log
The process of fully developing a character. Characterisation
Look on face which shows emotion. Facial Expression
A movement of part of the body, especially a hand, to express an idea or meaning. Hand Gesture
Speed of speech or movement. Pace
Way of speaking used in a local area or country. Accent
People who watch a drama. Audience
Clothes worn by actors for their characters. Costume
A stage picture held without movement. Tableau
Object used by an actor. Prop
Emotion without words, using only gesture, expression, and movement. Mime

Drama Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

hot seating
character card
improvisation
set
make up
props
costume
sound
lighting
pace
pitch
emphasis
accent
timing
balance
stylised
naturalistic
posture
facial expression
body language
mime
dramatic irony
tension
status
time period
atmosphere
mood
target audience
characterisation
stimulus

Theatre Arts Vocabulary: Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

Articulation
Volume
Theatre of the Absurd
Tableau
Blocking
Concentration
Cold Reading
Cue
Dramaturg
Elizabethan Theatre
Level
Improvisation
Monologue
Pacing
Diction
Projection
Stage Manager
Stage Directions
Stage Left
Stage Right
Center Stage
Comedy
Drama
Farce
Tragedy
Character
Costume
Props
Lights
Sound
Actor
Actress
Critique
Dialogue
Monologue

Drama Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

projection
upstage
tragedy
theme
technical theatre
tableau
stage manager
stage right
stage left
stage crew
set stage
scene
role
rehearsal
props
plot
playwright
play
performance
pantomime
monologue
interpretation
objective
improvisation
house
fourth wall
dress rehearsal
down stage
director
diction
cue
conflict
comedy
characterization
center stage
cast
blocking
backstage
audition
audience
actor
act

Drama Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Acts
Ad lib
Audience
Audition
Backstage
Blocking
Cast
Character Profile
Costume
Covering
Crossing
Cue
Curtain Call
Dialogue
Gesture
Improvisation
Monologue
On Script
Pantomime
Prop
Run Through
Scenes
Script
Set
Setting
Stage
Synopsis
Tableau
Transition
Wings

Theatre Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

above
actor
apron
articulation
audience
backstage
below
blocking
body language
catwalk
center
character
conflict
costumes
countercross
critique
Cross
diction
director
discipline
down left
down right
downcenter
Drama
duet
emotional memory
etiquette
facial expressions
gesture
left
mime
monologue
Monotone
musical
nonverbal communication
operative word
orchestra
pantomime
pause
pitch
rate
right
script
showtime
tech
upcenter
vocalcords
volume
warmup
wings

Drama Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

asides
soliloquy
climax
plot
backdrop
perform
camera
theme
props
playwright
sound
lighting
monologue
dialogue
stagedirections
resolution
conflict
tragedy
comedy
scene
act
Script
cast
setting
characters
Drama

Drama Elements Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Comedy
Tragedy
Audience
Backstage
Stage Left
Stage Right
Upstage
Downstage
Center Stage
Aside
Soliloquy
Monologue
Stage Directions
Dialogue
Director
Cast
Actor
Character
Theme
Plot
Scene
Act
Script
Playwright
Drama
Play

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