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hit
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playbill
improv
scene
microphones
strike
scrim
script
flat
house
lip
offstage
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scenery
curtain
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greasepaint
drama
musical
backstage
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rehearsals
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camera
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auditorium
player
actor
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theatre
producer
Director
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Theater Word Search

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bows
stage
spotlight
script
scenery
role
production
playbill
makeup
lighting
finale
dialogue
debut
musical
songs
dancing
fund raising'
props
costume
curtain
character
cast
callback
box office
billing
backlight
backdrop
building sets
audience
cat walk
aside
drama
procenium
rehearsals
laughter
mask
applause
comedy
scrim
ad lib
matinee
opening night

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Theatre Arts Vocabulary Word Search

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Facial Expression
Manipulation
Puppet
Commercial
Performance
Actor
Composer
Musical
Play
Stage
Projection
Articulation
Script
Conflict
Scenery
Setting
Producer
Director
Ensemble
Costume
Prop
Improvisation
Characterization
Pantomime

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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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Drama Terms Word Search

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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

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Drama Terms Word Search

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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

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Theatre Terms Crossword

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person who oversees the work of everyone invlolved in the play director
person in charge of the clothing worn by the actors in a performance costume designer
person responsible for the musical content of a production music director
one who performs a role or represents a character in a play actor
person who gives lighting and sound cues backstage stage manager
person who plans the scenery for the play set designer
person who writes the musical or play playwright
person in charge of the objects used by the actors on stage prop master
person who plans the kinds of lights to show the setting and mood of each part of the story lighting designer
person who designs the dance steps choreographer

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TECHNICAL THEATRE VOCABULARY 4 Worksheet

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The backstage and storage areas of the theatre. Also sometimes known as Back of House. REAR OF HOUSE (ROH)
1) A sequence of performances of the same production. 2) A rehearsal of the whole show or a section of it. RUN
A type of stage light ideal fixtures for color blending and creating smooth, even washes of light. SCOOP
1) To prepare the stage for action. 2) The complete stage scenery for a scene or act. SET
What your audience sees on-stage. Normally an unobstructed line of sight between an audience member and the play. SIGHT LINES
Sticking tapes to the floor of the rehearsal space to indicate the ground plan of the scenery. Also for marking position of furniture etc. within a set. SPIKE
A list of the sound cues and when they occur in the script. SOUND PLOT
A raised floor or platform, typically in a theater, on which actors, entertainers, or speakers perform. STAGE
The area of the stage to the actors left. STAGE LEFT
A person responsible for the organization and coordination of an event or theatrical production. STAGE MANAGER
The area of the stage to the actors right. STAGE RIGHT
The act of tearing down the set, returning all rented materials, and put things back where they go, and clean up from the show. STRIKE
Encompasses all that goes into making a staged production. The areas of technical theatre are scenery ,lighting, props,costuming,make-up, hair and sound. All of these areas work together in a production to establish the place, time period, and mood of the production. TECHNICAL THEATRE (TECH)
A rehearsal that focuses on the technological aspects of the performance. TECHNICAL REHEARSAL
General name for any stage staircase or set of steps. TREADS
1) The part of the stage furthest from the audience. 2) When an actor moves behind another and causes the victim to turn away from the audience. Also, an actor drawing attention to himself away from the main action (by moving around, or over-reacting to onstage events) UPSTAGE
Taken by a technician from the action on stage rather than being introduced by the stage manager. VISUAL CUE
The out of view areas to the sides of the acting area. WINGS

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Theatre Terms Crossword

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The Main or Front Curtain Act Curtain
The part of the stage in front of the act curtain Apron
Tryout Audition
The coordination of all the actors' movement on stage Blocking
Good Luck BreakALeg
To notify the cast and crew of rehearsal and call times Call
An invitation to an actor for a second audition Callback
To turn the body towards the audience Cheat
Signal to enter, exit or speak Cue
Taking a Bow Curtain Call
The offstage areas to the right and left of the stage Wings
When the attention of the audience is drawn away from the feature performer Upstaging
The Art Theatre
The Building Theater
A curtain that opens to the right and left rather than up and down Traveler
A door in the stage floor Trap
A short curtain hung above the acting area, use to mask the overhead lights Teaser
To take down the set Strike
The first rehearsal Read Through
All articles except costumes and scenery used as a part of a dramatic production Props
The volume of a performers voice Projection
Any set piece of prop that must work during the performance Practical
Where the orchestra is placed during a musical Pit
The Energy of a show Pace
Rehearse without a script after lines are memorized Off Book
A dramatic presentation performed by one person Monologue
Where the audience sits House
A waiting room for actors Green Room
A wooden frame covered in canvas or luan, used as a major structure of a set Flat
A company that works together as a group rather than as individual performers Ensemble

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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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Stagecraft:Lighting and Sound Crossword

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a sudden removal of all or almost all light on stage Blackout
a lighting position over the aduience Beam
lighting position on the walls of the side of the house Box Boom
the room at the back of the auditorium used to run the lighting system Control Booth
Used to light the cyclorama, located on the 5th electric : red, green, blue cyc lights
to change the intensity of lighting dim
The source of electricity for the lighting system located in the shop Dimmer Bank
cue to cue rehearsal without the cast, crew only Dry Tech
the return to the input of a part of the output of a machine system or process feedback
an instruments for converting sound waves into electrical energy variations Microphone
a lighting position on the stage floor, right and left floor pocket
A color filter for lighting Gel
a metal cutout place in the center of a lighting instrument to project an image gobo
steel framework above the stage for suspending all equipment, scenery, and lighting Grid
the lights illuminating the audience before the production begins, can be operated from stage right or in booth houselights
A short light tree, used for side lighting Shinbuster
these limit the part of the stage visible to the audience. sight lines affect masking,entrances, levels,and many other critical choices onstage sight lines
small lights located on 1st 4 electrics, used as worklights and as accents for the stage : white, red, green, blue Striplights
illumination provided on stage for rehearsals, setting up scenery, etc. should be cheap to operate work lights

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