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Producer

Back (Definition)


Person who financially backs the theatre through grant money & ticket sales

Front (Term)


Director

Back (Definition)


Comes up w concept

Front (Term)


Stage mngr

Back (Definition)


Charge of the run of the show when it goes imto performances

Tech director

Construction crew supervisor

Props

Hand props or other objs that actors handle on stage

Choreographer

Creates & teaches all dances

Set Designer

Creats sets, floor plans & elevations, & scale models for set

Costume Designer

Designs costumes for actors

Lightning designer

Designs the lighting elements for a production

Dramaturg

Helps w history surrounding the play

House

Where audience sits

House Mgr

In charge of House & Ushers

Running Crew

Stagehands that shift scenery & dressers who help make changes

Flat

Wood, muslin units; make 3 walls of a room

Platform

Horizontal surface raised above the stage floor

Legs

Curtains on the side of stage in proscenium stage

Teasers

Curtains that frame top of the stage

Scrim

Open mesh gauze curtain

Cyclorama

Large stretched curtain suspended from a u shape pipe to make a bckground to completely enclose stage setting

Given Circumstances

Facts about character or characters situation & bckground given by playwrite

Superobjective

The driving force behind a characters deeds

Motivation

Reason why a character takes a particular action

Actor Equity Ass

Stage actors union

Screen Actors Guild

Screen actors union (tv or film)

Headshot / Resume

Actors 8x10 pic & resume of perf & training

Casting Director

Find the perfect actor - more film than stage

Cast to type

Hiring an actor who physically matches the role

Gender Neutral Casting

Casting a role no matter actors gender

Color blind casting

No descrimination in race or background

Ass Director

Ass director w analysis and blocking

Blocking

Movement of actors on stage

August Wilson

American playwright


Piano lesson -1930


Fences -1950

August Wilson

American playwright


Piano lesson -1930


Fences -1950

Culture

Composed of the values, standards, and patterns of behavior of a certain group of ppl

Enculturation

When we learn about our culture

Multiculturalism

Overcome of all forms of discrimination for peace

Multiculturalism

Overcome of all forms of discrimination for peace

Sterotypes

Generalized identity of ppl that are not like us

Theatre identity

Promotes a certain person cultural identity

Theatre identity

Promotes a certain person cultural identity

Lorraine hansberry

First black woman playwright to be on broadway - raisin in the sun

Theatre identity

Promotes a certain person cultural identity

Lorraine hansberry

First black woman playwright to be on broadway - raisin in the sun

Cultural Awareness Plays

Enlighten others on certain culture

Straight plays

No musicals

Straight plays

No musicals

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Straight plays

No musicals

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Operetta

Comic theme

Straight plays

No musicals

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Operetta

Comic theme

Gilbert & Sullivan

Writers of operettas


-pirates of penzance

Straight plays

No musicals

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Operetta

Comic theme

Gilbert & Sullivan

Writers of operettas


-pirates of penzance

rock opera

No spoken dialogue - rock based music


- Jesus Christ Superstar

Straight plays

No musicals

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Operetta

Comic theme

Gilbert & Sullivan

Writers of operettas


-pirates of penzance

rock opera

No spoken dialogue - rock based music


- Jesus Christ Superstar

rock musical

Has spoken dialogue


-Rent

Straight plays

No musicals

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Operetta

Comic theme

Gilbert & Sullivan

Writers of operettas


-pirates of penzance

rock opera

No spoken dialogue - rock based music


- Jesus Christ Superstar

rock musical

Has spoken dialogue


-Rent

Music

Orchestrated melodies

Straight plays

No musicals

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Operetta

Comic theme

Gilbert & Sullivan

Writers of operettas


-pirates of penzance

rock opera

No spoken dialogue - rock based music


- Jesus Christ Superstar

rock musical

Has spoken dialogue


-Rent

Music

Orchestrated melodies

Lyrics

Sung words

Straight plays

No musicals

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Operetta

Comic theme

Gilbert & Sullivan

Writers of operettas


-pirates of penzance

rock opera

No spoken dialogue - rock based music


- Jesus Christ Superstar

rock musical

Has spoken dialogue


-Rent

Music

Orchestrated melodies

Lyrics

Sung words

Book

The script

Straight plays

No musicals

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Operetta

Comic theme

Gilbert & Sullivan

Writers of operettas


-pirates of penzance

rock opera

No spoken dialogue - rock based music


- Jesus Christ Superstar

rock musical

Has spoken dialogue


-Rent

Music

Orchestrated melodies

Lyrics

Sung words

Book

The script

Liberettist

Author of the book

Straight plays

No musicals

Composer

Writes the music

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Operetta

Comic theme

Gilbert & Sullivan

Writers of operettas


-pirates of penzance

rock opera

No spoken dialogue - rock based music


- Jesus Christ Superstar

rock musical

Has spoken dialogue


-Rent

Music

Orchestrated melodies

Lyrics

Sung words

Book

The script

Liberettist

Author of the book

Straight plays

No musicals

Composer

Writes the music

Lyricist

Writes lyrics of song

Opera

Drama set entirely to music

Operetta

Comic theme

Gilbert & Sullivan

Writers of operettas


-pirates of penzance

rock opera

No spoken dialogue - rock based music


- Jesus Christ Superstar

rock musical

Has spoken dialogue


-Rent

Music

Orchestrated melodies

Lyrics

Sung words

Book

The script

Liberettist

Author of the book

Spiderman

Turn off the dark


-julie taymor


Most expensive broadway