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Key Acting Terms

Students in theatre should recognize the following term in context with theatre/acting:

Ad-lib
Apron
Batten
Break A Leg
Bit Part

Blacks
Blocking
Blocking Yourself
Border
Business
Cold Reading
Counter Cross
Cross
Cue
Curtain Call
Cut in

Cyc Flood
Down Stage

Dress Parade
Dress Rehearsal
Ellipsoidal Spot
Extra
Feeding
Flat
Foil

Follow Spot
Fourth Wall
Fresnel
Grand Curtain/Drape
Green Room
Hand Prop
Hit
Holding for Laughs
House
House Lights
Improvisation

Legs
Lightboard
Milk
Pace
Pantomime
Pick Up Cues
Places
Procenium Arch
Prompt
Prompt Book
Set Props
Sightlines
Stage Directions
Stealing a Scene
Strike
Teaser
Tech Rehearsal
Tempo
Thespian
Tormentor
Up Stage
Willing Suspension of Disbelief
Wings
Work Lights

 

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Classroom Number:
20E
School Phone:
(620) 532-3136
Conference Time:
1:41 PM - 2:31 PM

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