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Theatre is the only art form that contains _____
All other art forms
Theatre is the only _____ Art form
Living
Define: Adrenaline
get pumped up, hormone that produces the feeling of sudden increased energy
Defie: Articulation
Clear pronounciation and diction
Define: Pliable
Flexible
Define: Routine
A series of actions that maybe repeated
Define: Stage Fright
feeling nervous before or during a performance
Define: Vocalizing
singing without words
Define: Acting
the study of human behavior/Actions
What is the four things actors Do?
Depends on memories
Experrience
Observation
Imagination
Define: Observation
The act of noticing an object, fact or event
Define: Recall
Remembering the event
Who was Konstantin Stanislavski?
He was a Russian Actor, Director, Teacher, Author and co founder of the Moscow Art Theatre.
What did Konstantin Stanislavski create?
He created Stanislavski's system
What was the importance Stanislavski's system?
It was important because it made it so actors were believable on stage
Define: Routine
A series of actions that maybe repeated
Define: Stage Fright
feeling nervous before or during a performance
Define: Vocalizing
singing without words
Define: Acting
the study of human behavior/Actions
What is the four things actors Depend on?
Depends on memories
Experience
Observation
Imagination
What were the four goals of Stanislavski's system?
1. To make external behavior natural and convincing
2. To know and carry out the inner needs of the character (Objective)
3. Make a life for your character; create past, present and future.
4. Commit to action and reaction; listen like it's your first time you've heard the words
What was created using Stanislavskis system?
Actor's studio
Who Owned the Actor's Studio?
Lee Strasberg
Who was Lee Strasberg?
Owner of the Actor's studio
He redefined and branched out on Stanislavski's system and made a new system called method acting.
What is method Acting?
It's when you do something for real. You've experienced the feelings and emotions of your character
Define: Pantomime
To show ideas or message through body movements
Define: Body Language
Communicating through body; no voice
Define: Mime
An actor who communicates through the body and face; NO speaking.
It's one of the oldest forms of theatre
______ is the make up the mime's wear.
Clown White Make up
Kabuki was created in the _______ (1.) by ________ (2.)
1. 1600's
2. O-Kuni
Who was O-Kuni?
Dancer who made a new form of Kabuki
What is another form of Kabuki?
A silent performance no longer than 10 minutes. Inspired by American Pantomime
_______ were banned from performing traditional Kabuki
Females
In traditional Kabuki _____ played both male and female parts.
Males
Kabuki is noted for its ________ and _______
Elaborate costumes make up staging
Modern Kabuki combines Eastern _______ with Western ________.
Pantomime
Dramas
Example of Modern Kabuki
Madame Butterfly
Mikado
What does Commedia Del Arte mean?
The art of comedy or Comedy of Art
Commedia Del Arte was developed in _________ during the _________. It was performed in the _______
Italy
1500's
Streets
Company usually consisted of ____________ and _____________
7 men and 3 women
Commedia Del Arte used no ______ or ________
lines
Script
to add drama and violence they had __________ to make they're skits more entertaining.
Staged fights
They usually picked ______ character to stick to
one
To do their skits mimes have to be _________ so they dont get hurt.
Physically fit
Usually about ______ and had _______ plots
love
Outrageous
________ is a successful improv group of today. It opened in _______
The second city
Chicago