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Theatre I Final Exam Study Guide
Directions: Fill in the following answers as completely as you can. You can find all answers from past notes that were taken in class. If you have lost a set of notes, or you were not here the day they were taken, you may find them on my website under Theatre I course documents : jpicariello.blogs.ccps.us
Final Exam Extra Credit: FULLY complete (all questions answered, no blanks) this packet and receive 5 points extra credit on your final exam. You must turn this in the day of your exam, or you will not get any extra credit. If it is not fully completed you will not receive extra credit. ***You will still be getting a grade in class for completing this**
- What are the rules of improvisation?
- What is the definition of improv?
- What is the definition of pantomime?
- What is mime?
- What goes into giving a good critique?
- What are the different types of warm-ups you do as an actor?
- What is the difference between gestures and body language?
- What is motivation?
- What is blocking?
- What does it mean to cross?
- Draw a diagram of the stage (Upstage, downstage etc…)
- What is the difference between inflection and resonance?
- What does it mean when it is said that the actor has a “dual role”?
- What is technical control when it comes to acting?
- If the audience cannot see or hear you, does your performance matter?
- What are the stakes in a play?
- How is conflict created?
- What is the difference between external and internal traits?
- What is the difference between a realistic play and a nonrealistic play?
- Describe the 3 different types of stages we talked about.
- What is a teaser curtain?
- What are the different types of sets we talked about?
- What is a symbol?
- What are the responsibilities of a stage manager?
- What are the responsibilities AND characteristics of a director?
- In design, what happens if you put the same colors on top of each other? What happens if you put complimentary colors on each other?
- What are the essential products for character make-up?
- What are the essential products for straight make-up?
- What is the difference between straight and character make-up?
- In reference to costume design, what are the elements of style?
- What is the goal of an actor wearing costume?
- What are the different ways to acquire costumes?
- What is the first thing you have to do before designing a costume?
- Draw a diagram of a proscenium stage (wings, apron, teaser, etc…)
- What element of the play does design support?
Directions: Students will select a monologue from a play or movie (must be school appropriate; no cursing and no references to sex, drugs, or violence). Students will develop their character specifically focusing on their selected monologue.
|· Go over how to select a monologue and how to use it in an audition.
· You are to select your monologue
||· Start the memorization process of the monologue. You cannot move forward with your monologue until you memorize it. *Tips for memorization
· Once memorization is complete you may start filling in the character analysis worksheet to help better understand your character’s motivation.
||· Rehearsal with a partner. You may work with one person to help you memorize your lines and also give you a critique.
· Roses before Thorns: Students will have a dress rehearsal in front of the class to get feedback from their peers
|· Finish Roses before Thorns
· Continue rehearsing
|Step 6 :
Final 1st and 3rd Block- May 18
Final 2nd and 4th Block- May 19
|· You will perform your monologue.
____/5 monologue is between 1 and 2 minutes
___/10 Purposeful movement
___/5 Entrance and Exit