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Theatre Terms #4

Cue words, actions or technical effects that are signals to all onstage that something is about to happen or be said
Downstage the front of the stage
Upstage the back of the stage
Stage Business for example picking up a book or opening a letter onstage
Feeding supplying lines or action that can be used as fuel for laughs or to make a point
C the symbol that represent the center of the stagex
ab-lid any improvised stage business or conversation
Scene Stealing diverting attention from the character that the audience should be watching
Tempo the speed at which a play moves along
Emotional or subjective acting an approach to acting n which actors actually weep, suffer or struggle emotonally
Technical or objective acting an approach to acting technique and analysis of the play and characters' personalities
Konstan Stanislavski the director who developed a theory of acting known as "The Method"
Magic "If" this term refers to the question "What would I do if the events in the play were happening to me?
Set Props items placed onstage by an actor
Hand Props items carried onstage by an actor
Typecasting repeatedly casting someone in the same type of role
Character Part a role played by an actor who resembles the character being portrayed
Straight Part a role played by an actor who does not necessarily resembles the character being portrayed
Foil a role used for comparison to the protagonist
Building A Scene increasing temp, volume, and emphasis to bring a scene to its climax
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