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House
Where the audience is
Voms
entrances underneath or where the audience is seated
House manager
work closely w/ ushers, montior house, make sure audience is in right seats, cater to their needs
weigh the house
audience evenly distributed
legs
curtain near the side used to hide things backstage
wings
offstage area, legs can cover this up
teasers
curtains up top thast hide lights and technincal things
foot lights
get rid of shadows
special
light that comes on a particular character at a particular moment
follow spot
light that follows a certain character
quick change
quick change of clothes
spike marks
tape to put on stage to show where set pieces belong
strike
to remove something from stage.
stage hands/crew
people back stage that help out with props and scenery
headset
communication with backstage and other crew away from the stage
fittings
trying on the costume
phtot call
photos on the rehearsal day
half-hour
actors must be there and sign in
places!
5 minutes before show
calling the show
stage manager calls the show
10 of 12
work ten hours of twelve- rehearsal
cue to cue
tech rehearsal that means cues without rest of play
practical lights
just something the actor does on stage, but stage director actually turns on
gobo
does light effects (the filter on the light)
gel
put on lights to change their appearance
fade
and falling in/out of lights and sound at the beginning/end of a scene
blackout
NO light
equity day off
usually a weekday, often a monday
mark up
practice costume so actor can get used to it
breaks
actors must have breaks
glow tape
spike marks, helps actors get off stage in dark
make up
actor responsible for street makeup
audition process
see chain of command earlier
sides
excerpts from a script you will be reading
call back
see earlier
casting director
see notes
light and sound board
computerized light and sound so timing is right
grid
where the instruments hang about the stage
mark
usually for a certain actor, where he/she stands
blocking
where the actor enters, comes in, etc.
cross
walk across stage to a point
line through
just practicing w lines
speed through
as fast as you can, ho through lines, no acting
stumble through
just get through a rehearsal
run through
no script
goup
when an actor forgets his line in performance
line!
stage manager has line on hand and will privde the line
warm up
warm up voice/body
green room
lounge for actors
prop table
two prop tables- actors have a certain place to pick up and return their props
fight coordinator
pretty self explanatory
wardrobe
anthing dealing with costumes
valuables!
somone comes and collects valuables in a bag and hides them- stage manager or asst. manager
sign in
actors must sig nin
the booth
where stage manager sits with light and sound
tragedy
unhappy ending, mkaes a special statement about our fallbility,
peripecteia, reversal
hero gets what thehy want but it turns out to be destructive
stage manager's duties
prompt book, manage light and sound, records stasge business, blocking, rehearsal schedules, coordinates rehearsals, runs the show after it opens
differences between theatre and ritual
ritual is concerte, theatre is entertainig, ritual speaks only to the group, theatre aims to provoke thought, ritual only aims to group
rual Dionysin
end of december
leneo
janurary
anthesteria
janurary
great dianysia
march