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Playwrights are what type of artists?
theatre artists
The oldest contributor to the craft of theatre (except for actor)
playwright
When did the position of playwright become professionalized?
Renaissance
Were plays viewed as literature during the Renaissance?
no
What were royalties?
a fee per performance
Playwrights who write as collectives, or in groups-often still dominated by one person
collective creation
From 17th-19th century, this became the norm-primary role was to act took over duties relating to directing too
actor-manager
Short, distilled statement that communicates director's overall vision
Concept
Read/discuss text, sitting around a table
"table work"
"getting it on it's feet"
Staging the play
Actors explore character's motivations and relationships with other characters
Improvisation
Guide actors in moving about the space
"Blocking"
Last phase of rehearsal process
Technical rehearsals
Department chair of university theatres, artistic director of regional theatres
Producers
View text as jumping off point for a production
Auteurs
Analyze the text and interpret the text in order to create a
Concept
Rehearsing a play without a script
Off book
FAUST was the most famous work of
Goethe
Another term for blocking, process of avoiding crowded areas on stage and empty areas to make scene even
"traffic control"
Monopoly of American theatres in 1896 by who
The Syndicate