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A group of musicians who play modern music together BAND
The collective term for music, art, theatre, literature, etc CULTURE
POSTER / A large, printed picture or notice put on a wall, in order to decorate a place or to advertise something POSTER
ALBUM / Several songs or pieces of music on a CD, a record, etc ALBUM
AUDIENCE / The people who sit and watch a performance at a cinema, theatre, etc AUDIENCE
A book, newspaper, etc. that is one of several that are the same and were produced at the same time EDITION
A television or radio station (= broadcasting company) CHANNEL
A television or radio programme or performance SHOW
A very popular book that many people have bought BESTSELLER
A room or building which is used for showing works of art GALLERY
A short period of time between the parts of a play, performance, etc INTERVAL
When objects such as paintings are shown to the public EXHIBITION
The story of a book, film, play, etc.) PLOT
A person in a play or a film PART
A report in a newspaper, magazine or programme that gives an opinion about a new book, film, etc REVIEW
A view or picture of a film, play or show SCENE
A picture, especially on film or television or on a screen IMAGE
All the actors in a film, a play or a show CAST

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Drama terms Crossword

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The name of a frozen picture in Drama. Tableau
The act of performing without a script. Improvisation
Performers who often work with balloons and red noses. Clowns
Another term for dancing in theatre. Choreography
The person who makes decisions for actors in a play. Director
William ___________________ is a famous playwright. Shakespeare
A small section of a play or act is called a _______________. Scene
Performers with painted white faces. Mime
The name of St. Peter's musical. High School Musical
The theatre where St. Peter's musical is being performed. Showplace
The entire furniture and structures on stage. Set
The name of a place you buy tickets for a production Box Office
A play with a sad ending. Tragedy
A play that is extremely funny Comedy
The award given in Hollywood. (think of a man's name) Oscar
An entire group of actors in a specific play. Cast
An award given in New York for an actor in a musical. Tony
In order for the audience to see actors ___________ is required. Lighting
Actors often wear these so they can be heard. Microphones
Lines or conversation in a play. Dialogue
Another theatre in Peterborough other than Showplace. Market Hall
A person in a play who talks to the audience. Narrator

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Musical Theatre Terminology Crossword

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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

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Arts, A/V Technology and Commmunication Career Cluster Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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Design = to plan and fashion artistically or skillfully
Entertainment = something affording pleasure, diversion, or amusement
Exhibit = to place on show
Journalism = reporting, writing, editing, photographing, or broadcasting news or of conducting any news organization as a business
Multimedia = the combined use of several media
Perform = to act (a play, skit, a part, etc…) as on the stag, in movies, or on television, or to display by singing or playing
Performing Arts = arts or skill that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing
Visual Arts = the arts created primarily for visual perception, as drawing, graphics, paintings, sculptures, and the decorative arts
Animation = the technique of photographing successive drawings to create an illusion of movement when the movie is shown as a sequence
Script = the written text of a play, a movie, or broadcast
Cinematography = the art of making motion pictures
Looping = a continuous sound track that runs repeatedly in playback as a guide for re-recording
Decibels = a unit to measure loudness
Post Production = work done on a film or recording after filming or recording has taken place
Copyright = the exclusive legal rights, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform film or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same
Web Page = an ordinary text page that is coded with HTML and then displayed within a browser

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Theatre words Crossword

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to perform by representing a character in a play. Act
movement of an actor from one position on the stage to another; usually indicated in a script by a “X.” Cross
aesthetically pleasing integration of performers, set, properties, and lighting – essential for good stage pictures. balance
a group of 3 or more Ensemble
Latin word referring to an actor’s exit. exeunt
performer has his/her back to the audience. full back
performer is facing the audience. full front
acting without words or props – emphasis is on gesture and body and expression. Pantomime
notation in the prompt book that an actor crosses at that time X cross
-incident near the beginning of a play that gets the main action started inciting incident
highest point of dramatic tension in a script. Usually the crux of the play, when the major conflict can proceed no further without beginning the process of resolution. The point in the story when the audience knows if the protagonist will or will not get what he/she wants Climax
dimension / planes-using a variety of placement of the set pieces and actors on the stage (some upstage, some center, some downstage) – important to having a good stage picture. dimension / planes
turn made away and with the actor’s back to the audience, usually considered a poor movement. The opposite, an open turn, is most often preferred. closed turn
steps, platforms etc., that raise the actor from the stage; varying the levels of the actors on stage helps to create better stage pictures and visual interest. Levels

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Media Vocabulary Crossword

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A newspaper with a large format, regarded as more serious and less sensationalist than tabloids broadsheet
A newspaper having pages half the size of the average broadsheet, typically filled with gossip and sensational stories tabloid
A printed publication (usually issued daily or weekly) filled with news, articles and advertisements newspaper
A heading at the top of an article or page in a newspaper or magazine headline
A periodical publication containing articles and illustrations, often on a particular subject or aimed at a particular group of people magazine
A person in charge of a newspaper or magazine editor
A person who writes for a newspaper or magazine journalist
A newspaper article expressing the editor's opinion on an issue editorial
A piece of writing appearing in a magazine or newspaper article
A film or television/radio program that provides a factual report on a particular subject documentary
A program where celebrities are invited to talk about various topics chat show
A dramatic TV or radio show that details the lives of a group of characters soap opera
An informal website written by an individual or small group blog
Special words or expressions used by a profession or group, that are difficult for others to understand jargon
A particular group at which a product is aimed target audience
Based on or influenced by personal feelings or opinons subjective
Unfairly prejudiced for or against something biased
The use of irony to mock sarcasm
Not influenced by personal opinions or feelings objective
Read quickly to note only the important points skim

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Stage Terms Crossword

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A poster advertising a theatrical performance playbill
Objects used on stage during a performance Properties
The back of the stage from the audience's perspective Upstage
Someone who prompts/cues actors who forget lines or stage positioning prompt
The precise staging of actors blocking
The act of speaking or expressing articulation
A mark typically made with tape on a stage floor spike
The process of changing an actor's pitch or tone inflection
The final night of a performance when sets are taken down strike
A genre of drama which includes dancing and singing as an essential part musical theater
Someone who writes plays playwright
A stage that's slanted up from front to back rake
Person in charge of supervising actors, staff, and camera crew director
A genre of theater which includes short sketches, songs, and dances revue
Dramatic entertainment in which background music plays while mimes express meaning through gestures pantomime
A sensational dramatic piece that appeals to emotions melodrama
A speech by one actor that's long and typically tedious monolouge
Sides of a stage used for scenery, performer preparation and circulation; referred to as offstage right and offstage left wings
A tone with no expression that remains the same pitch monotone
Right from the point of view of an actor on a stage facing the audience stageright
Manages finances and functions of a production producer
The rhythm and timing of a drama pace
Someone who dances in a series of steps and moves choreographer
Someone responsible for lighting and technology of a play stagemanager
The front of a stage downstage
Left from the point of view of an actor on a stage facing the audience stageleft
Traditional Japanese drama with stylized song, mime, and dance kabuki
Conversation between two or more people dialogue

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Theatre Vocabulary Crossword

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theatre union AEA
person who helps find jobs for actors agent
part of the stage that extends past the proscenium arch apron
switching all lights off at once blackout
actor movement on stage, usually assigned by director blocking
a write-up that usually includes a synopsis of the project and descriptions of the characters/roles in the script breakdown
area of NYC known for its prestigious theatre performances broadway
a show that goes from Broadway to traveling and performing around the country broadway national tour
time at which a performer is expected to be at the theater call time
person who finds and auditions actors to fill roles casting director
person who creates and teaches dances choreographer
performance designed to make a sale, profit commercial
clothing worn for a performance costume
writer who reviews performances critic
conversation between characters dialogue
person who oversees and puts together the production of a play or musical director
rehearsal in which all elements of a show are performed, including costumes dress rehearsal
curtain that is lowered to the stage, often serving as background scenery drop
a group of actors, singers, and/or dancers who perform together on stage ensemble
appointment when actor tries on costume to see if it will work for performance fitting
a system that enables stage crew to hoist components such as curtains, lights, scenery, stage effects and, sometimes, people fly
the movement of any body part to help communicate an idea or an emotion gesture
actor's "waiting room", used before or after a performance or while not onstage during the show green room
actor's picture, used for auditions headshot
words your character says, make sure you learn them! lines
a speech presented by a single character, most often to express their mental thoughts aloud, though sometimes also to directly address another character or the audience monologue
teaches and oversees music for a show music director
a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance musical
the "Big Apple", location of Broadway New York City
theatre performance that does not employ Equity actors nonunion
acting with unnecessary exaggeration overacting
a space at the front of a theater for the orchestra pit
phrase called out when it's time to get to your starting position for the show, always say "thank you ______" places
written by a playwright, performed by actors play
author of a play playwright
a lead actor or role principal
objects used onstage by actors during a performance or rehearsal props
a professional theatre outside New York City regional theater
a practice for a show rehearsal
written text given to each actor, usually on the first day of rehearsal script
performance in which actors have the opportunity to display talents and/or skills learned showcase
instrument which projects a bright beam of light onto the stage spotlight
person responsible for the technical details of a theatrical production, takes full responsibility for the stage during a performance stage manager
the process of tearing down the set, cleaning up, and putting things away on the final night of performances strike
a member of the company who understudies several chorus and/or dancing roles swing
a building where plays are performed theater
actor assigned to learn the part and fill in should the regular actor fall ill or otherwise be unable to perform the role understudy
area directly offstage that hides actors and scenery wing
not performing full out, should not be done unless specified by director/choreographer mark
engaging in and responding to what is currently happening in the scene in the moment

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Theatre Vocabulary Crossword

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Refers to the words the characters speak, or lines. Dialogue
words the characters sing in the show. Lyrics
Indicates the notes and timing for the songs. Music
Describes the setting and important physical action performed by the characters. Stage directions
Includes dialogue, lyrics, and stage directions. script
Area where actors perform for an audience. stage
where the audience sits to watch the performance. house
anything on the stage within view of the audience. onstage
anything outside the view of the audience. offstage
entire area off and behind the stage. backstage
areas to the side of the stage just out of the audience's view. wings
the entire physical environment onstage. set
when you stand in the center of the stage centerstage
when you face the house, the area behind you upstage
when you face the audience, the area to your left stage left
when you face the audience, the area to the right. stageright
the person who oversees the budget, calendar, and staffing. producer
the person who provides the artistic vision for the show and coordinates all of the creative elements. director
creates and teaches the dances. choreographer
coordinates the construction and painting of the sets, the hanging of the lights and the set-up of the sound system. technical director

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Pop Culture Crossword

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What film studio made WALL-E, Toy Story and Brave? Pixar
In which country was Lego invented? Denmark
The longest running show ON BROADWAY is... The Phantom of the Opera
Which show was based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee? Gypsy
What was the name of the first hippie musical? Hair
Which show, starring Robert Preston and Barbara Cook on Broadway? The Music Man
Which show about Danny and Sandy was made into a film with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Grease
What did the Little Shop hold in the movie which premiered in 1982? Horrors
What cult classic was made in 1975? therockyhorrorpictureshow
Which 90s revival hit shares its name with a gangster city? Chicago
Famous movie or play about a lion? Thelionking
What movie or play is about a village girl falling in loe with a beast? Beauty and the beast
What famous movie or playabout a girl that's not in Kansas anymore? The Wizard of oz
The prequel for The Wizard of Oz Wicked
Who was US President when America entered World War II? Franklin Roosevelt.
Who succeeded Nixon as President of the USA in 1974? ford
What film adapted from a one-woman off-Broadway show is considered the most profitable movie in Hollywood history? My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Which candy did the boy in E.T. use to lure the extraterrestrial? Reese's Pieces
What was the original title of the horror classic "Halloween"? The Babysitter Murders
What kind of animal was Baloo in The Jungle Book? Bear

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Theatre Vocabulary Crossword

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The carefully selected clothing worn by the actors. Costume
spontaneous use of movement and speech to create a character. Improvisation
Length of time the play will be presented Run
move to a more prominent position Take Stage
A room near the stage where actors await entrance cues and receive guests after the performance. Green Room
derogatory term for exaggerated, unnecessary facial expressions or physical gestures. Mugging
Stagecraft The knowledge and skills required to create the physical aspects of a production Stagecraft
leave the stage Move Off
enter the stage Move On
central thought, idea, or significance of the action of a play. Theme
Direction given by the Stage Manager to signal actors to be in position before each act begins. Places
person who supervises the physical production of a play and who is in charge of the stage during the performance. Stage Manager
last words or action of an actor immediately preceding the lines or business of another actor. Cue
To extemporize stage business or dialogue ad-lib
art of creating and arranging dances onstage. Choreography
block the audience’s view of a person or object cover
The "what happens" in a story plot
To speak loudly so the entire audience can hear you. project
Dismantling the set, costumes and props at the end of the run of a show. strike
A solo speech. Monologue
An improvisational, process-oriented form of drama Creative Dramatics
withdraw to a less obvious position Give Stage
Any action performed on stage Business
role played by an actor as she or he assumes another’s identity Character

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