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Class:THEA 1100 - Theatre Appreciation
Subject:Theatre
University:University of West Georgia
Term:Spring 2010
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Actor/Audience Relationship
Aesthetic Distance A theatrical and cinematic device coined by playwright Bertolt Brecht Brecht's term describes the aesthetics of his epic theatre. The Ability to observe a work of art with a degree of detachment and objectivity.
Arena
Black Box A performance space, usually painted black, that permits the rearrangement of seating and playing areas for every production in a variety of traditional and non-traditional arrangements.
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Book Musical A musical in which the story is told through spoken text, song, and dance.
Blocking The pattern of actor's movement on stage.
Stage Business
Collaboration
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Commercial Theatre Theatre done for profit in which investors back a production and take a capital return if a show is a success.
Concept Musical A 'concept musical' is a musical where the show's metaphor or statement is more important than the actual narrative.
Cues
Director's Concept
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Dramatic Structure Exposition *The revelation of events that occur before the start of the play through dialogue. Inciting Incident Complications Crisis Climax Resolution Epilogue
Drop
Cyclorama
Scrim
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Edinburg Festival
Fade v. Blackout
Flats
Flexible Space
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Follow Spot
Fourth Wall
Goals of Costumes, Scenes and Lighting Design
Ground Plan
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Light Plot
Lighting Visibility Control Color Intensity
Line
Mass
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Measurements, Patterns, Mock-ups, Fittings, Alterations
Model
Motivated Sound
NEA
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Non-Traditional Casting
Not-For-Profit Theatre
Platform
Plot
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Producer
Prompt Book
Proportion
Proscenium
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Realism v. Stylized
Regional Theatre
Rendering
Running Crew
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Scene Designer
Sightlines
Sound Plot
Stage Manager
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Stage Directions Right Left Upstage Downstage Center
State Subsidized Theatre
Swatch
Technical Director
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Technical Rehearsal
Texture
Theatre Convention
Thrust
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Thumbnail Sketch
Unmotivated Sound
Willing Suspension of Disbelief
Broadway & West End
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Oberammergau Passion Play
Guys and Dolls
Rent
Hair
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Sweeney Todd
Evita
The Lion King
Chorus Line
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A Street Car Named Marge
The Chubb Chubbs
Cirque Du Soliel
Pan's Labyrinth
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Oklahoma
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 Actor/Audience Relationship 
 Aesthetic DistanceA theatrical and cinematic device coined by playwright Bertolt Brecht

Brecht's term describes the aesthetics of his epic theatre.

The Ability to observe a work of art with a degree of detachment and objectivity.
 Arena 
 Black BoxA performance space, usually painted black, that permits the rearrangement of seating and playing areas for every production in a variety of traditional and non-traditional arrangements.
 Book MusicalA musical in which the story is told through spoken text, song, and dance.
 BlockingThe pattern of actor's movement on stage.
 Stage Business 
 Collaboration 
 Commercial TheatreTheatre done for profit in which investors back a production and take a capital return if a show is a success.
 Concept MusicalA 'concept musical' is a musical where the show's metaphor or statement is more important than the actual narrative.
 Cues 
 Director's Concept 
 Dramatic StructureExposition
*The revelation of events that occur before the start of the play through dialogue.

Inciting Incident
Complications
Crisis
Climax
Resolution
Epilogue
 Drop 
 Cyclorama 
 Scrim 
 Edinburg Festival 
 Fade v. Blackout 
 Flats 
 Flexible Space 
 Follow Spot 
 Fourth Wall 
 Goals of Costumes, Scenes and Lighting Design 
 Ground Plan 
 Light Plot 
 LightingVisibility
Control Color
Intensity
 Line 
 Mass 
 Measurements, Patterns, Mock-ups, Fittings, Alterations 
 Model 
 Motivated Sound 
 NEA 
 Non-Traditional Casting 
 Not-For-Profit Theatre 
 Platform 
 Plot 
 Producer 
 Prompt Book 
 Proportion 
 Proscenium 
 Realism v. Stylized 
 Regional Theatre 
 Rendering 
 Running Crew 
 Scene Designer 
 Sightlines 
 Sound Plot 
 Stage Manager 
 Stage DirectionsRight
Left
Upstage
Downstage
Center
 State Subsidized Theatre 
 Swatch 
 Technical Director 
 Technical Rehearsal 
 Texture 
 Theatre Convention 
 Thrust 
 Thumbnail Sketch 
 Unmotivated Sound 
 Willing Suspension of Disbelief 
 Broadway & West End 
 Oberammergau Passion Play 
 Guys and Dolls 
 Rent 
 Hair 
 Sweeney Todd 
 Evita 
 The Lion King 
 Chorus Line 
 A Street Car Named Marge 
 The Chubb Chubbs 
 Cirque Du Soliel 
 Pan's Labyrinth 
 Oklahoma 
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