Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/34

Click to flip

34 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
PIANO
soft
(volume)
FORTE
loud
(volume)
MEZZO
medium
(volume0
MINOR
sad or eerie sound
SCALES
a set of eight pitches that move in order by steps
(do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-do)
SCRIPT
the written dialogue, description, and directions provided by the playwright
DIALOGUE
spoken conversation used between two characters to express thoughts or feelings
MONOLOGUE
long speech made by one character
PLOT
events of a play
DRAMA
the art of composing, writing, acting or producing plays
SCENERY
theatrical equipment, such as curtains, flats, backdrops or platforms to communicate the environment of where the play takes place
COSTUMES
clothing and accessories worn by actors to show character and time period
THEATER
building where plays are presented
PROPS
any article except costume or scenery, used as a part of a dramatic production; any movable object that appears on stage
stage
a raised platform in a theater in which actors perform
CONFLICT
struggle between opposing forces; the problem in the play
SETTING
where the action of a play takes place
NONVERBAL EXPRESSION
to show an idea without using words; using body, face, and hands
VOCAL EXPRESSION
how an actor uses his or her voice to show a character
ACTING
use of face, body, and voice to show a character
DICTION
selection and pronunciation of words (what words are used and how they are said); clarity of speech
PROJECTION
how well the voice carries to the audience
SPEAKING STYLE
mode of expression or delivery of lines
MAKE-UP
costumes, wigs, and body paint used to transform an actor into a character
IMPROVISATION
spontaneous use of movement and speech to create a character or object in a situation
MIMICRY
the practice of copying or imitating closely
ROLE PLAYING
improvising movement and dialogue to put oneself in another's particular situation
PANTOMIME
acting without words
SPEAKING
to express in words
FOLKTALES
any story passed on traditionally
MYTHS
traditional stories dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes
LEGENDS
a story that cannot be proven to be true that is handed down from earlier times
NARRATIVE
a story or description
STORYTELLING
the act of telling a story out loud