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Cross
movement from one area to another. In the script it is written : X
Countercross
a movement in the opposite direction in adjustment to the cross of another actor.
Curvec Cross
in crossing it is nessecary to walk in a curve so you don't end up upstage or downstage of a person
Cover
A) when an actor moves into a position between an actor and the audience

B) When an actor uses speech or action to keep the audience from detecting a mistake
Dress stage
a direction reqesting the actors to adjust their positions to improve the composition of the stage picture
Telescoping
overlapping speeches so one actor speaks before another has finished. used to accelerate pace and build to climax.
Top
to "build" a line higher than the one that preceded it.
Action
the portion of an actor's part in a play defined by the pursuance of a specific goal
adjustment
alter intentions or actions to fit in the changing circumstances of the scene
affective memory
term stanislaviski used to indicate both sense memroy and emotional recal
Apron
the part of the stage that extends toward the audience in front of the curtain
Asbestos
fireproff curtain that closes the proscenium opening and seperates the stage from the auditorium in case of fire.
auditions
readings of specific roles before the director for casting
Back drop
the drop farthest upstage in any setting
backing
a drop or flats used outside an opening in the setting like a door or window
bit part
a part with a few lines
call board
backstage bullietin board on which notices of concern to the actors are posted
character part
a role depecting an elderly, unusual or eccentril individual
cheating
a term used when an actor plays in a more open position than complete realism would permit
clear stage
a direction to leave the stage
company
a group of actors who perform together either in an individual play or for a season
concentration
giving complete attention to something
curtain call
the last appearance of actors onstage to acknowledge the applause.
curtain line
imaginary line across the stage floor that the front curtain makes
dialogue
the lines spoken by the characters in a play
double
to play more than one role in a play