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Theatre Arts

Offers an exploration of theatrical performance, production, encompassing acting, directing, stagecraft, to foster creativity and artistic expression.

acting

directing

playwriting

stagecraft

set design

costume design

lighting design

sound design

theater history

dramaturgy

improvisation

ensemble

rehearsal

performance

audience

theatre criticism

Give an acting example of one of the 5 senses.

  • [No Answer]

4. There are two primary context forms, In this form uses words to communicate information through speech or writing.

  • A. Non-verbal communication
  • B. Verbal communication
  • C. Speech communication

The House Manager is the person in charge of:

  • The ushers and the safety of the audience.
  • The set and keeping it clean.
  • Selling tickets.
  • The money earned.

Who wears the masks?

  • Main Character (Missed)
  • Main Character (Missed)
  • Female Characters (Missed)

3. It is the medium by which we communicate orally.

  • Speech

Name the Five Senses.

  • [No Answer]

During which historical time period was gas lighting first introduced?

  • Colonial
  • Modern
  • Renaissance
  • Victorian

11. This applies to the audience mood and feelings, and to a lesser degree to the speaker.

  • A. Historical context
  • B. Physiological context
  • C. Cultural context

Makeup, Lighting and setting are examples of Elements of Drama. True or False

  • False

15. In three modes of communication, it is also the one way communication with no recourse to the active negotiation of meaning with the writer, speaker or producer.

  • A. Presentational
  • B. Interpretive
  • C. Interpersonal

This type of stage has seating on all four sides:

  • Proscenium
  • Thrust
  • Arena
  • Flexible

For every character one plays they must decide what their character want or in other words, what is the character's _______________ in the piece.

  • ending
  • brainstorm
  • goal
  • message

Fill in the following sentence with the best word: The "Three Stooges" are even known of today, because their use of __________________________ humor was genius.

  • slapstick

14. Name the three types of communication mode.

  • Interpersonal Interpretive Presentational

All Noh masks have an individual name.

  • True
  • False

Based on your experience with the construction of 4 x 8 flats built from 1 x 4, which part of the flat would be 3' - 10 1/2"?

  • Rail
  • Stile
  • Toggle
  • Skin

What does the following graphic represent?

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  • Dimension Line
  • Plaster Line
  • Center Line
  • Leader Line

A vocal warm-up can consist of all the below, EXCEPT:

  • Tongue twisters.
  • Deep breathing.
  • Facial massage.
  • Body isolations.
  • Humming.

A verbal command starting or ending a scene:

  • Curtain

When an actor gives his/her name and the title of the piece to be performed, that is called:

  • Salutation.
  • Audition.
  • Slating.
  • Denouement.

Begun in Medieval times, ______ was a system that provided financial support for theatrical troupes adn artists.

  • Stretching
  • Verisimilitude
  • Patronage
  • Banking

True or false: Role-Playing allows you to take safe risks with thoughts and ideas in order to establish your own set of values and beliefs.

  • True
  • False

The first Black female playwright to have her work produced on Broadway was:

  • Megan Terry
  • Rochelle Owens
  • Lorraine Hansberry
  • Ellen Stewart

What is the difference between "Theatre" & "Theater"

  • One refers the art form; the other refers to the location or building
  • one refers to a test; the other is the answer
  • one refers to day; the other refers to night
  • I am not sure

George C. Scott first came to public limelight while working for Joe Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival.

  • True
  • False

11. The Non-verbal communication and Verbal communication are the two primary context forms.

  • True
  • False

You are sitting in your chair in class you are tired. You close your eyes and begin to feel the ocean breeze on your face. You are now barefoot walking in the sand on a beautiful beach. It is warm outside with a cool breeze, you dip your toe in the warm water.......What vocabulary word are you using?

  • Imitation
  • Imagination
  • collaboration
  • cooperation
  • transformation

Which historical time period believed that plays should be as close to lifelike as possible?

  • Restoration
  • Realism
  • Modernism
  • Absurdism

Which is an incorrect part of improvisation?

  • Beginning
  • Exposition
  • Middle
  • End

9. Non-verbal communication that having and maintaining an _____ with an audience as you speak or listen orally.

  • A. Proximity
  • B. Appearance
  • C. Eye contact

Who was the first and most successful African-American woman playwright?

  • Flournoy Miller
  • Lorraine Hansberry
  • Adrienne Kennedy
  • Anna Deavere Smith

5. This communication uses body language such as gestures and facial expressions.

  • A. Non-verbal communication
  • B. Verbal communication
  • C. Speech communication

The section of the theatre where the audience sits; also called "out front"

  • house

8. Reciever is the way which the message may be conveyed.

  • True
  • False

______ is the genre of theatre that creates plays with content that was shaped in reaction to the seemingly senseless waste of life that took place during WWII.

  • Realism
  • Absurdism
  • Impressionism
  • Creationism

What does the following graphic represent?

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  • Dimension Line
  • Plaster Line
  • Center Line
  • Leader Line

Sculpting, painting, can be found in which fine arts category?

  • [No Answer]

12. Facial expressions-happy,sad,angry.

  • True
  • False

Aunt Jemima's pancake mix got its name from one of the minstrel show characters.

  • True
  • False

1. In this speech range it is used when speaker what's to asserts that two items in successive tone units are in some sense equivalent.

  • A. High pitch range
  • B. Mid pitch range
  • C. Low pitch range

The two main genres of Theatre are

  • Rick & Morty
  • Comedy & Tragedy
  • Jack & Jill
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly

Polish director J. Grotowsky believes that theatre:

  • Can only survive the electronic age by emphasizing what makes theatre different -- direct interaction between actor and audience.
  • Is a very commerical and expensive experience.
  • Directors should create a unified stage picture.
  • Plays are usually too far removed from reality to have any credibility.

Theatre stage lighting is designed to make the stage performance visible to the audience.True or False

  • True

Which of the below people is a German playwright and director who had a major impact on contemporary theatre? His best known plays were written to make the audience think about social and political issues; these include: THE THREE PENNY OPERA, MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, and THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE.

  • Henrik Ibsen
  • Bertolt Brecht
  • Constantin Stanislavski
  • Anton Checkov

A monologue usually delivered while the character is along onstage, thinking out loud

  • Monologue
  • Soliloquy
  • Dramatic Monologue
  • Thought Monologue

The three words that we studied were......

  • Imagination, imitation, and transformation.
  • Irritation, imagination, and intuition
  • Inflammation, information, and transportation
  • Collaboration, emancipation, and transformation

1. Speech is the medium by which we communicate orally.

  • True
  • False

Which type of lighting is shown above?

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  • Flood
  • Strobe light
  • Spot light
  • Blackout

To turn something into a script so that it may be performed. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Dramatization
  • Dramatic Structure
  • Brainstorm
  • Message

(Fences) What does Troy do for a livelihood?

  • Garbage man
  • Watchman
  • Waiter
  • None of the above

Which is NOT an example of a stereotypical character?

  • A silly mom
  • A smart and goofy nerd
  • A dumb jock
  • A ditzy cheerleader

Clifford Odets was the primary playwright for The Provincetown Players.

  • True
  • False

Music and sound effects can be used to:

  • create mood and atmosphere
  • create mood and atmosphere
  • Light the stage
  • strengthen an emotion or empathise the action onstage

15. In this type of communication mode, it is the two-way communication with active negotiation of meaning among individuals.

  • Interpersonal

Stella Adler began acting with her father in the Yiddish Theatre.

  • True
  • False

Approximately how many plays are in the Noh repertoire?

  • 1
  • 35
  • 250
  • 6900

The process of varying inflections of the voice

  • flexibility
  • inflection
  • pitch
  • dialect

A job for the stage crew is ____________, or making sure that the backstage areas are hidden from the audience's view. This is accomplished by using flats, curtains, or screens to hide the backstage area behind windows and doors of a set.

  • Hiding.
  • Masking.
  • Creating.
  • Moving.

A familiar character identified by an oversimplified pattern of behavior that typically labels the character as being a part of a group of people is a _______________ character.

  • stereotypical

True or False: "Athens, Greece made it mandatory for all citizens to attend all theatre festivals"

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

When a technician angles and adjusts a lighting instrument and its beam of light, this is called:

  • Angling.
  • Adjustment.
  • Hanging.
  • Focusing.

When do actors start training?

  • 8 years old
  • 18 years old
  • 13 years old
  • 3 years old

5. In the elements of communication process, it is the body of information that creates the communication process.

  • Message

This is a sheet inserted on a frame at the front of the light with a design cut into it. It is known as a _________.

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  • Lantern
  • Gobo
  • Lamp
  • Star

18. The tip of the blade of the tongue articulates which the back area of the alveolar ridge.

  • A. Palato
  • B. Palatal
  • C. Post-alveolar/uvular

A part of the stage extending past the proscenium arch towards the audience

  • Arena
  • Thrust
  • Apron
  • Grand Drape

If you have a question during a synchronous Zoom meeting, you can do what? (Select all that apply.)

  • Unmute yourself and call out your question
  • Use the "Raise Hand" digital feature
  • Type your question in the group chat
  • Wait until Asynchronous time

7. This will reinforce your message when your speaking.

  • A. Gestures
  • B. Facial expressions
  • C. Touch

The basic formation of a story, includes exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and ending. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Climax
  • Falling Action
  • Dramatic Structure
  • Work Ethic

Plays about the modern challenges faced by young people today. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Issue Plays
  • Morality Plays
  • Historical Plays
  • Passion Plays

Turning point in the action of a play

  • Act
  • Climax
  • Business
  • Cues

What is comedy?

  • Entertainment consisting of jokes intended to make you laugh
  • a movie starred by Tyler Perry
  • a play that talks about Black History
  • something funny

True or false: Voice quality and emotional state are not closely connected.

  • True
  • False

When you ________ a script, you are marking it for important words, pauses, and subtext (it's careful analysis and giving visual markers for how to say your lines).

  • Block
  • Adapt
  • Chacterize
  • Score

A verbal command given by the director to stop the dialogue and movement in a scene:

  • Freeze

A _____ setting is one that is very simple, suggestive, and sparse.

  • Box
  • Minimal
  • Tableau
  • Dramatic

20. It is the way air stream is affected as it flows from the lungs and art of the mouth and nose.

  • A. Vellar
  • B. Glottal
  • C. Manner of articulation

The lesson the story is attempting to impart. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Theme
  • Message
  • Ending
  • Inciting incident

All of these are part of the fine arts except

  • Drama
  • Concerts
  • Visual Art
  • Music

Which term means to add dialogue not already in the script (usually to cover for a mistake)?

  • Improvisation
  • Cue
  • Aside
  • Ad-lib

What aspects of theatre will be covered in this class? (Select all that apply)

  • acting
  • acting
  • technical theatre
  • ensemble building
  • critical writing

Which reason below is NOT why actors should do a character analysis?

  • Help memorize lines.
  • Help fine tune motivation.
  • Help add dimension to the character.
  • Help actor to connect to the character.

Which is the correct order of rehearsals?

  • Blocking rehearsal, dress rehearsal, tech rehearsal
  • Tech rehearsal, blocking rehearsal, dress rehearsal
  • Blocking rehearsal, tech rehearsal, dress rehearsal
  • Dress rehearsal, blocking rehearsal, tech rehearsal

15. Interpersonal is two-way communication.

  • True
  • False

Flexible staging is easiest to accomplish in what type of theater space?

  • Proscenium.
  • Thrust.
  • Arena
  • It can't be done on any.

The _______________, under the artistic direction of Elizabeth LeCompte, is noted for "deconstructing" well-known texts, which tackle controversial social issues.

  • Ridiculous Theatre Company
  • Public Theatre
  • Theatre Guild
  • Wooster Group

What does the term equity actor mean?

  • An actor who plays an equal role in all a theater's shows.
  • An actor who is a paid professional and a member of the union.
  • An actor who acts and who does tech work.
  • An actor who only performs in ensemble type shows.

Using 1/4" scale where 1/4" = 1', a two inch line drawn in a design would be equal to___?

  • 2'
  • 4'
  • 8'
  • 12'

6. Communication came from the Latin word "communico".

  • True
  • False

The manner in which people speak and the way words are pronounced in different parts of the world

  • Dialect
  • Accent
  • Diction
  • Articulation

What a character wants in a scene or story. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Obstacle
  • Theme
  • Goal
  • Work Ethic

The 1930's in America finally saw the creation of African-American theatre companies. Which of the below playwrights is NOT a famous African-American playwright?

  • Lorraine Hansberry
  • August Wilson
  • Douglas Turner Ward
  • Neil Simon

Major division of a play

  • Climax
  • Comedy
  • Cues
  • Act

3. Speech arts is a discipline that covers speech composition and public speaking.

  • True
  • False

The basis for a person's volume is

  • Posture
  • Position
  • Breath Control
  • How tall they are

Laura Keene was best known for her work in theatre management.

  • True
  • False

Costumes are such a fabulous part of theatre –

  • they help tell the story
  • they help tell the story
  • they help actors get into character
  • they help to build the plot of the story
  • they immediately tell the audience something about what’s going on.

19. Dental and interdental are different meaning.

  • True
  • False

Copying how something is done and portraying it on stage

  • imitation

Based on your experience with the construction of 4 x 8 flats built from 1 x 4, which part of the flat would be 7' - 10 1/2"?

  • Rail
  • Stile
  • Toggle
  • Skin

Stage pictured here is a:

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  • Arena Stage
  • Proscenium Stage
  • Flexible Stage
  • Thrust Stage

A person's pronunciation of words, choice of words, and manner in which the person expresses himself or herself.

  • Dialect
  • Accent
  • Diction
  • Articulation

How many late work passes TOTAL do you receive in one school year? (Type the number, not the word).

  • 9

Who all carry fans when they come into the play?

  • Musicians (Missed)
  • Musicians (Missed)
  • Actors (Missed)
  • Singers (Missed)

9. Sender is the source of information that has the full authority to explain or to encode the information or message created.

  • True
  • False

18. The phonemes are the abstract with that may came out in different forms.

  • True
  • False

Trying on the role of others, or assuming the part of another person in society

  • Improvise
  • Role-Playing
  • Characterization
  • Mannerisms

13. Hand to hand, shaking hands-touch.

  • True
  • False

19. The vocal folds are brought together in some cases the function of the focal folds can be part of articulation as well as phonation.

  • A. Palatal
  • B. Glottal
  • C. Vellar

Who wrote Our Town?

  • Thornton Wilder
  • Clifford Odets
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Lillian Hellman

Approximately how many actors are there in the current day?

  • 50
  • 1500
  • 690
  • 30000

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe emphasizes and promotes the need to create illusions in order to make relationships grow stronger.

  • True
  • False

Which play is NOT one of Shakespeare's tragedies?

  • ROMEO AND JULIET
  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
  • MACBETH
  • HAMLET

16. In place of articulation, this is the traditional method of describing a speech sounds in terms of the movement of the vocal organs that produce them.

  • A. Articulatory phonetics
  • B. Labiodental
  • C. Bilabial

7. "Communico" means "I share".

  • True
  • False

2. In the elements of communication process, the way by which the message maybe conveyed,communicate and carried.

  • A. Channel
  • B. Reciever
  • C. Feedback

Who is the priest of Dionysus that became the world's first actor, won the first theatre award, and birthed the art of Theatre?

  • Thespis

Team of actors working together on a show. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Advertising Revenue
  • Knowing your audience
  • Company
  • Venue

Thomas Betterton was the leading actor on the English Stage during the Restoration but was overshadowed by the popularity of Charles Macklin.

  • True
  • False

You grab a cup and began speaking through it, turning it into a megaphone. What vocabulary word are you using?

  • Imitation
  • Imagination
  • collaboration
  • cooperation
  • transformation

The people, things, or ideas that prevent or try to prevent the protagonist from reaching his or her goal. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Protagonist
  • Antagonist
  • Company
  • Obstacles

10. Channel is the response sent back by the reciever to the sender.

  • True
  • False

Exaggerated, sometimes violent comedy in which the boundaries of common sense are often ignored to elicit a laugh. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Rising Action
  • Slapstick Humor
  • Obstacles
  • Climax

10. In this context one of communication most obvious but it is also one of the most important.

  • Cultural context

What are Noh masks made of?

  • Cypress wood (Missed)
  • Cypress wood (Missed)
  • Natural pigments (Missed)
  • Neutral base of glue (Missed)
  • Crunched seashell (Missed)

Seek to teach people to make Godly choices. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Morality Plays
  • Passion Plays
  • Historical Plays
  • Issue Plays

19. The back of the tongue articulates with the soft palate. [n]

  • Velar

........is any art that has technology added.

  • media arts

The Stage Manager is the person in charge of:

  • Blocking a show.
  • Building the set on the stage.
  • Cleaning up the stage.
  • The backstage area during tech rehearsals and performances.

What's your theatre teacher's name?

  • Mr. Estudillo
  • Mr. Escobedo
  • Mr. Estarwars
  • Mr. Estamos

6. In the elements of communication, it is the response setback by the reciever to the sender.

  • _Feedback

What city-state did Western Theatre originate from?

  • Italy
  • France
  • Athens, Greece
  • Amercia

(Fences) Where Troy learn to play baseball?

  • Playground
  • Prison
  • Home
  • School

What was another name for the Black Vaudeville circuit?

  • Bobby time
  • Toby time
  • Hobby time
  • None of the above

A "dark house" is a theatre that:

  • Is closed that night.
  • Is no longer in business.
  • Has no stage lighting.
  • Can only do dark and tragic plays.

Western Theatre actors refer to themselves as "_________"

  • Actors
  • Artists
  • Thespians
  • Entertainers

12. It is the form used to explain how something is being done or felt.

  • Mode

14. The mode has three communication types.

  • True
  • False

Which downtown San Antonio street is also the password for Mr. Estudillo's Zoom Room?

  • houston
  • santarosa
  • martin
  • sanpedro

Georg II, Duke of Saxe Meiningen and Richard Wagner were the two main preliminary forces in the 19th century influencing the rise of what we now call "the director."

  • True
  • False

When a script has parts or lines deleted from it in order to make it shorter, that is called:

  • Reducing.
  • Cutting.
  • Deleting.
  • Shortening.

Which of the below things is typically NOT on an actor's resume?

  • High school and/or college G.P.A.
  • Roles played.
  • Height and weight.
  • Special abilities or talents.
  • Contact information.

A community theater is one that _______.

  • Pays its actos a salary.
  • Employs equity actors.
  • Uses volunteer actors from the locality.
  • Hires a professional cast.

You are sitting in your chair acting out a scene, you take a pencil and begin to pretend you are writing out an essay on a paper.What vocabulary word are you using?

  • Imitation
  • Imagination
  • collaboration
  • cooperation
  • transformation

Black actors didn't appear in any minstrel shows.

  • True
  • False

6. Happy,angry,sad- expressions help you got the message across.

  • A. Gestures
  • B. Facial expressions
  • C. Touch

Who is the person in charge of all aspects of a production?

  • Director
  • Producer
  • Stage manager
  • Publicist

Offstage spaces to the sides of the acting area

  • wings

What is Theatre Arts?

  • a collaborative art form that includes speech, music, song, and dance
  • a class my school decided to make me take
  • the location or building for a performance
  • The subject Mr. Bradley teaches at Green Acres Middle School

The lead character. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Protagonist
  • Antagonist
  • Obstacle
  • Theme

Which of the below parts of a stage does a THRUST style NOT have:

  • Apron
  • Upstage
  • Backstage
  • Downstage

A major force in the Federal Theatre Project and Hollywood during the years of 1936-1955 was Orson Welles.

  • True
  • False

Suzan-Lori Parks is best known for her play Fefu and Her Friends.

  • True
  • False

20. These are the tongue blocks the middle of your mouth so that air has to pass around the sides.

  • Lateral

This is an image of a __________.

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  • Sound operator
  • Sound board
  • sound system
  • lighting booth

12. This context background is unique. This includes the speakers Interactions with the audience and the aspirations of the interaction.

  • A. Social context
  • B. Physical context
  • C. Cultural context

8. Shaking hand of an audience number, placing your hand on someones shoulder.

  • A. Gestures
  • B. Facial expressions
  • C. Touch

What does "Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?" mean?

  • Romeo, where are you, Romeo?
  • Romeo, what are you, Romeo?
  • Romeo, why are you, Romeo?
  • Romeo, who are you, Romeo?

Tyler Perry's play 'I Know I've Been Changed' was an instant success.

  • True
  • False

11. In this context includes the speakers Interactions with the audience and the aspirations of the interaction.

  • Social context

1/2" = 1' Scale indicates that every 1/2" equals 1'. A two inch line drawn on a design would be equal to___?

  • 2'
  • 4'
  • 8'
  • 12'

What is the Noh Theatre stage made of?

  • Cyprus wood
  • Ununtrium
  • Radiata Pine
  • Concrete

What does the following graphic represent?

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  • Dimension Line
  • Plaster Line
  • Center Line
  • Leader Line

What is the theatre term that means the process in which an actor tries out for a part in a play?

  • Aside
  • Callback
  • Audition
  • Tryouts

My family and I went to see a/an ________________ play about King Henry VIII.

  • passion
  • issue
  • moral
  • historical

A flashing light, used for special effects. It’s often used to give the effect of old movies. It produces a jerky effect on the movements of actors when used on its own, is called a __________ light.

  • Strobe

First, you take time to workout how you will present material, and then working on material, over and over until you are comfortable. Finally you act it out to an audience. What three 'P' words have you just utilized.

  • Practice, Present, Pause
  • Pre-organize, Preview, Perform
  • Parting, Purpose, Perfection
  • Planning, Practice, Present

Constantin Stanislavski and Standford Misner are best known as:

  • Playwrights.
  • Actors.
  • Producers.
  • Acting teachers.

20. Suprasementals also known as prosodic features.

  • True
  • False

You and your friends are acting out a scene in a forest. You are playing a tree that sways in the breeze. What movements will you be using?

  • non-locomotive
  • Imagination
  • locomotive
  • cooperation
  • transformation

What is subtext?

  • When other actors whisper underneath a character's speech.
  • Words written in the script in italics.
  • The underlying meaning of a line.
  • The last words said in a long speech.

What does the term "Legitimate Theatre" mean?

  • The show is approved by the state court.
  • The show has no musical numbers in it with dancing and singing.
  • The show is a play about the legal system.
  • The show has a seal of approval on it.

Theatre between 1946 and 1955 reflected the social unrest of the time mostly with works by Arthur Miller, especially in The Crucible and All My Sons.

  • True
  • False

During dance sequences, the fan is tucked into the sash

  • True
  • False

14. In three modes of communication, it is the one way communication intended for an audience of leaders, listeners or viewers.

  • A. Presentational
  • B. Interpretive
  • C. Interpersonal

Which theatrical person is in charge of the prompt book?

  • Producer.
  • Stage hand.
  • Conductor.
  • Stage manager.

True or false: Diction and dialect enhance characterization.

  • True
  • False

What political agenda gave rise to the popularity of minstrel shows?

  • New democratic rules
  • Introducing new political members
  • Abolition of slavery
  • All of the above

Shakespeare wrote and acted during what time period in history?

  • Colonial
  • Victorian
  • Renaissance
  • Restoration

The Nazis banned all art and theatre in the period of WWII.

  • True
  • False

What did Noh grow out of?

  • Chinese Performing Arts called Sarugaku (Missed)
  • Chinese Performing Arts called Sarugaku (Missed)
  • Japanese Dance called Dengaku (Missed)

go along with the solutions and decisions of the team

  • cooperation

What term means one actor alone on stage speaking a series of lines aloud in order to reveal a character's innermost thoughts?

  • Aside
  • Soliloquy
  • Monologue
  • Ensemble

List the elements of Theatre that you recognize from this image.

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  • Costume, Setting, Lighting

3. The party who accepts message from the sender.

  • A. Sender
  • B. Reciever
  • C. Message

Developing and portraying a personality through thought, action, dialogue, costuming and makeup

  • First Person
  • Role-Playing
  • Characterization
  • Mannerisms

13. This context is where physical meaning comes in.

  • A. Social context
  • B. Cultural context
  • C. Physical context

Which of the below descriptions of a Proscenium stage does NOT apply:

  • Audience sits on 3 sides of the stage
  • There is a front (main) drape
  • It has offstage right and left wings
  • There is an apron

Edwin Booth was elected the president of Actor's Equity when it was first founded in 1913.

  • True
  • False

Anything you can think in your mind is

  • imagination

You and your friends are acting out a scene in a forest. You are playing a river that constantly moves around the stage. What movements will you be using?

  • non-locomotive
  • Imagination
  • locomotive
  • cooperation
  • transformation

7. In the elements of communication,it is the source of information that has the full authority to explain or encode the information or message created.

  • Sender

13. It is a summary of how communication is communicated.

  • Communication mode

Which one of these is NOT a material you need for theatre online learning?

  • a device with internet
  • craft/art supplies you already have
  • a device with a microphone and camera
  • craft/art supplies you need to buy ASAP

5. Phonetics and phonology are the same in meaning.

  • True
  • False

You are working with your classmates and deciding which scene to use for an improv assignment. you all throw out ideas, and everyone decides to go with the kid running for his life in the forrest. You however have a different idea and get upset that they are not using your idea.What vocabulary word are you not showing?

  • Imitation
  • Imagination
  • collaboration
  • cooperation
  • transformation

Hamilton, the broadway show falls into which fine arts category?

  • Fine arts
  • Drama
  • Historical Fiction
  • Media Arts

16. This is such sound of speech, it can defined on the smallest unit of language capable of distinguishing meaning.

  • Phoneme

When we resume in-person learning, where should students be when the bell rings?

  • Inside the classroom
  • In a straight line outside the door

The drawing of the set as it might be seen from the audience's point of view is called __________.

  • A set drawing.
  • A rendering.
  • A concept picture.
  • A plot diagram.

How many musicians in a Noh hayashi ensemble

  • 2
  • 10
  • 4
  • 30

The most significant American playwright began his work in the period 1915 and beyond. His name was:

  • Terrance McNally
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Tennessee Williams
  • Susan Glaspell

Unconscious habits or peculiarities

  • Mannerisms
  • Characterization
  • Analyze
  • Role-Playing

If a director tells you to "add stage business," to a scene, he/she wants you to:

  • Add extra dialogue.
  • Fix a problem with the set.
  • Do extra activities that your character would do in that setting.

What are some things a person can do to practice good vocal habits, or prepare their voice to act and to produce different emotions? (Remember the videos.)

  • [No Answer]

What is the most common prop in a Noh play?

  • Fan
  • Straw
  • Hat
  • Shoes

It is important to have a(n) ________________________ for the arts; to be able to recognize, understand, and value that which is pleasing, beautiful, and cultured in the arts.

  • Sympathetic understanding
  • Relation to objects
  • Adaption
  • Aesthetic appreciation

4. Expressions arts involves learning vocal range, body language and physically.

  • True
  • False

Performance space or event setting. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Company
  • Dramatic Structure
  • Exposition
  • Venue

What theatre term means the last words or action before yours?

  • Cast
  • Cue
  • Action
  • Line

2. It is a discipline that cover speech composition and public speaking, storytelling and literature,poetry and performance in drama.

  • Speech arts

When an actor uses a memory from his or her own experience to act out a moment in a play or scene, this is called:

  • Emotional recall
  • Realism
  • Symbolism
  • Method acting

The following flat built from 1 x 4 would indicate that the overall dimensions are 4' x 8'. What isn't readily visible that is required to construct this flat?

Image: https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/user_upload/ckeditor/USITT%20Flat%20Standard.jpg
  • Assembly details
  • Individual Component Dimensions
  • Color
  • A and B

Like in Shakespearean plays, male actors reprised the roles of female characters in Noh theatre.

  • True
  • False

Men who are what age dont wear masks

  • In their 20s (Missed)
  • In their 20s (Missed)
  • In their 30s (Missed)
  • In their 40s (Missed)

What is a tragedy?

  • a lost dog
  • a form of theatre based on human suffering or sorrowful events that befall the main character
  • The Titanic
  • School

A cold reading is a type of ______.

  • Reader's theatre.
  • Performance.
  • Audition.
  • Denouement.

When can you retrieve missing work?

  • During class
  • after class
  • during lunch
  • before school starts

The _____ is the script for a musical.

  • Libretto.
  • Book.
  • Legitimate.
  • Lines.

Who founded the Moscow Art Theatre?

  • Stanislavski
  • Strindburg
  • Chekov
  • Brecht

How we sit or stand

  • Pitch
  • Poise
  • Posture
  • Flexibility

Fill in the best word for the following sentence: The ___________________ wanted to save both the world and his girl.

  • protagonist

A familiar character who is the same type of character in every play is a _____________ character.

  • stock

Teach the stories from the bible. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Passion Plays
  • Morality Plays
  • Historical Plays
  • Issue Plays

The Hairy Ape attacks the "plight of the American Worker."

  • True
  • False

The Ridiculous Theatrical Company founder was __________________:

  • Ludlam
  • Shepard
  • Valdez
  • Fo

What is the name of the website where you can access all of your class information, assignments, and other classwork?

  • Caved
  • Carved
  • Canvas
  • Carbs

How many categories are there in the Fine Arts?

  • 2
  • 5
  • 3
  • 7

Jean Genet saw himself as an outsider and his plays attempted to find order in the chaos around him.

  • True
  • False

True or false: Improvisations only happen on the stage, and do not happen in everyday life.

  • True
  • False

What does the following graphic represent?

Image: https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/user_upload/ckeditor/USITT%20Leader%20Lines.jpg
  • Dimension Lines
  • Leader Lines
  • Page Border
  • Center Line

Taking one object and turning it into something completely different.

  • transformation

What percentage of your overall grade are informal assignments such as journal entries, daily participation, or homework?

  • 10%
  • 30%
  • 40%
  • 60%

17. The presentational is also two-way communication.

  • True
  • False

Which two American playwrights are as noted for their work in film as much as stage work?

  • Luis Valdez and Sam Shepard
  • Dario Fo and David Mamet
  • Sam Shepard and David Mamet
  • Dario Fo and Charles Ludlam

What does the following graphic represent?

Image: https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/user_upload/ckeditor/USITT%20Visible%20outline(1).jpg
  • Plate Border
  • Dimension Line
  • Visible Outline
  • Leader Line

The shaping and molding of sounds into syllables

  • Dialect
  • Accent
  • Diction
  • Articulation

4. The exchange between two parties of evidence, options, knowledge and ideas.

  • Communication

Noh Theatre is the oldest surviving form of Japanese theatre.

  • True
  • False

The thought that peasants could rule over the kings was a great contribution to the early popularity of minstrel shows in America.

  • True
  • False

When did the Noh Theatre originate?

  • 14th Century
  • 13th Century
  • 21st Century
  • 5th Century BC

The musical tone of your voice

  • Inflection
  • Pitch
  • Breath Control
  • Dialect

What makes up a hayashi ensemble?

  • Shime-daiko (Missed)
  • Shime-daiko (Missed)
  • Otsuzumi (Missed)
  • Kotsuzumi (Missed)
  • Shinobue flautist (Missed)

10. One part of Non-verbal communication is the skin,hair and jewelry.

  • A. Gestures
  • B. Touch
  • C. Appearance

9. In this context includes the speakers and the audiences perception of circumstances that arise daily or have occured in the past.

  • Historical context

17. The front of the tongue articulates with the domed part of the hard plate.

  • A. Palato
  • B. Palatal
  • C. Bilabial

What percentage of your final grade are semester exams?

  • 5%
  • 10%
  • 15%
  • 20%

Which of the below parts is NOT considered to be one of the six basic parts of dramatic structure according to Aristotle?

  • Plot
  • Symbolism
  • A royal main character
  • Music

18. The lower lip articulations with the upper teeth. [f] [v]

  • Labiodental

How are some ways that we change our voice to produce different emotions?

  • [No Answer]

What is a Noh Theatre accompanied by?

  • Chorus (Missed)
  • Chorus (Missed)
  • Hayashi Ensemble (Missed)

1. It is the study of sounds and deals with the development, rehearsal and interpretation of speech sounds.

  • Phonetics

Scribe and Sardou were the primary developers of the "well-made play."

  • True
  • False

True or FalseOne of the rules in this theatre class is to respect everyone and everything at all times.

  • True
  • False

_Select the correct answers, there may be more than one.Setting is the...

  • time and place
  • time and place
  • climate and weather
  • when and where

Ira Aldridge is so important to this time period for theatre historians who approach theatre history from what perspective?

  • Feminism
  • Gay and lesbian
  • Marxist/class-oriented
  • Multiculturalism

The word "Theatre" comes from the greek word "________"

  • Theatron

working together to solve problems or make decisions

  • collaboration

David Garrick managed the Covent Garden Theatre.

  • True
  • False

16. The interpretive is one way communication.

  • True
  • False

A strong impulse to do a job well; a belief that work should be done well. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Work Ethic
  • Slapstick Humor
  • Ending
  • Brainstorm

Catharine Trotter was the most prolific of the female wits.

  • True
  • False

The turning point in a story in which the protagonist either reaches or fails to reach his goal. Choose the word that matches the given definition.

  • Falling Action
  • Climax
  • Goal

Fill in the following sentence with the best word: A concert _______________is generally larger than one used for a theatrical production.

  • venue

A form of improvisational theatre that began during the Renaissance, in the early 16th century:

  • Commedia Dell'arte
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Improv

What are the features of a Noh Theatre stage

  • Polished floors (Missed)
  • Polished floors (Missed)
  • Giant pots under the stage (Missed)

2. Phonetics is the study of sounds and deals with the development, rehearsal and interpretation of speech sounds.

  • True
  • False

During which time frame were females finally allowed to act on the stage?

  • 1660 to present.
  • 1558 to present.
  • 1750 to present.
  • 1875 to present.

What is the typical word order for Shakespearean language?

  • Subject-verb-object
  • Object-verb-subject
  • Subject-object-verb
  • Object-subject-verb

Name all five of the Fine Arts Categories.

  • [No Answer]

Sentimental Comedy of the 18th century reaffirms middle-class morality.

  • True
  • False

In August Wilson's interview, what does he say blues music communicates? (select that apply)

  • Beauty (Missed)
  • Beauty (Missed)
  • Nobility (Missed)

8. In this type of Non-verbal communication, it is close to your audience while your are speaking sends out of Non-verbal message.

  • Proximity

Losing concentration or getting out of character. Using dialogue or behavior inconsistent with the part you are creating:

  • Breaking Monologue
  • Breaking Bad
  • Breaking Character
  • Conflict

True or false: profile body position means you are facing the audience head on.

  • True
  • False

You are working with your classmates and deciding which scene to use for an improv assignment. you all throw out ideas, and everyone decides to go with the kid running for his life in the forrest.What vocabulary word are you using?

  • Imitation
  • Imagination
  • collaboration
  • cooperation
  • transformation

Teaches people about people, places, and events or our past. Choose the word that best matches the given definition.

  • Morality Plays
  • Issue Plays
  • Musicals
  • Historical Plays

17. The point of maximum constructions Is made by the coming together of the two lips. [p] [b] [m]

  • Bilabial
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