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Vocab 8

Drama Vocabulary

Satire Comedy that ridicules the foolish behavior of certain people
Scenario An outline of a play
Scene A part or division of an act of a play
Screenplay A script for a film
Script A printed copy of the play
Set The scenery used onstage
Set piece A three-dimensional scenery piece that stands by itself, such as a rock or tree
Set props Items used to dress the set, such as furniture, carpets, and lighting fixtures
Sightlines Imaginary lines indicating visibility of stage areas from different areas of the house
Sitcoms Situation comedies
Social drama A play that focuses on serious, real-life problems of ordinary people
Soliloquies Speeches in which one actor speaks aloud, revealing his or her inner thoughts
Soundscape The sound designer's artistic vision for a production's sound
Soundstage The location in a studio where a film is shot
Spectacle Everything the audience sees, including scenery, costuming, dance, pantomime, and swordplay
Spiking Marking the rehearsal area with masking tape to show the positions of furniture, doors, etc.
Spill Light leakage from stage lights
Spirit gum An adhesive used for applying items such as a false beard or nose putty
Spotlight A generic term for several types of lightning instruments
Stage fright Feeling nervous before a performance
Stage manager The person who directs the backstage crews and runs the show once it goes into performance
Created by: rtalantis