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Acting Vocal Quality

The vibrant tone produced when sound waves strike the chambers of the throat, head, nose, and mouth. Resonance
The individual sound of a particular voice. Quality
Variety in pitch. Inflection
Relative highness or lowness of the voice at any given point. Pitch
The sound produced when nasal passages are blocked, leaving the voice flat. Nasality
Selection and pronunciation of words and their combination of speech. Diction
Relative strength, force, or intensity with which sound is made. Volume
Using correct vowel and consonant sounds in speech. Pronunciation
Speaking continuously on one level. Monotone
The speed at which words are spoken. Rate
Which is not one of the four characteristics of voice: pitch, volume, rate, resonance. Resonance
The quality of your voice can be improved by keeping the ___________ of your throat and head open. resonating chambers
_________ is determined by the length of the vocal chords. Pitch
A higher pitch is used when a person is angry
Brief, rising inflections are used when a person is timid
Falling inflections are used when a person is dominant
Rising-falling inflections to convey subtle meanings are used when a person is sarcastic
______ depends on the pressure with which the air from the lungs strikes the vocal folds. volume
A sudden, sharp breath such as a shout, scream, or loud laughter is classified as __________ volume. explosive
A steady breath released gradually used when reading a long passage without loss of breath is classified as ______________ volume. expulsive
The aim of __________ should be clear, correct, pleasing speech that carries well. diction
The __________ of your voice is affected by emotion. quality
_________ have the highest pitch voices. children
__________ in pitch is caused by a person’s inability to hear pitch changes or a lack of vocal flexibility. monotony
The __________ include the throat, head, nose, mouth, cheeks, and eyes. vocal resonators
__________ should be stressed. verbs
__________ words are vividly descriptive and should be stressed. color
__________ stress pronouns, negatives, and articles. Do not
When a word is repeated, each repetition is stressed __________ the preceding. less than
Reader's theatre is a style of theatre where two or more interpreters appear to be _____ from a script. reading
Reader's theatre teaches kids to _______________ and interpret literature. read aloud
_____________ the pages of your reader's theatre script is important. Numbering
Changes to your script should be written in _______. pencil
Only ___________ words should be highlighted on a reader's theatre script to avoid saying stage directions out loud. spoken
Performers should read aloud the script _______ times during the first few rehearsals. several
Emphasis should be placed on ________. verbs and adverbs
Reader's theatre should NOT always be grouped in a __________. line
Reader's theatre are ______________. rehearsed
Reader's theatre allows readers to read from a _____________. script
In reader's theatre, the reader's take on a __________. character
Reader's theatre does not use ______________. costumes or props
A performer can exit a reader's theatre scene by ______________. turning the back
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