Pantomime
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  • Question 1
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    What is a Pantomime?

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    A piece of theatre intended to scare the audience.

    A theatrical entertainment, mainly for children, which involves music, topical jokes, and slapstick comedy and is based on a fairytale or nursery story, usually produced around Christmas.

    A speech said by one person to the audience.

    A type of theatre that involves no speaking, but focuses on physicality.

  • Question 2
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    What is an Aside?

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    Where the actors mime a section.

    Where an actor asks the audience to participate.

    A line spoken by an actor to the audience, but not intended for others on stage to hear. This should add information to the character or plot.

    When the actors freeze on stage.

  • Question 3
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    What does the term ‘audience participation’ mean?

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    When the actors on stage speak their thoughts to the audience.

    When the actors freeze on stage.

    When the company all sing together.

    When the audience takes part in the action of the play. This could be through song, competitions, jokes or something else.

  • Question 4
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    Who is the Pantomime Dame?

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    A traditional role in British Pantomime - often the mother role. These characters are often played in either an extremely camp style or else by men acting butch in women’s clothing.

    The hero of the pantomime.

    An evil or wicked character.

    A very quiet character that speaks with a gentle voice.

  • Question 5
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    Who is the Pantomime Villain?

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    A quiet gentle character that has a happy ending.

    A wicked or evil character that is vanquished by the Hero.

    A happy go lucky character that often gets things wrong.

    The actor telling the story.

  • Question 6
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    Who is the Hero/Heroine?

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    A quiet character that stays in the background.

    An evil person, trying to ruin everything.

    The sidekick that tries to help everyone.

    The main character who has strength or moral character and a noble cause. They save the day.

  • Question 7
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    What does vocal ‘pitch’ refer to?

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    How high or low your voice is.

    How loud or soft your voice is.

    How fast or slow your voice is.

    The emotion with which you speak.

  • Question 8
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    What does vocal ‘pace’ refer to?

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    How high or low your voice is.

    How loud or soft your voice is.

    How fast or slow your voice is.

    The emotion with which you speak.

  • Question 9
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    What does vocal ‘volume’ refer to?

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    Whether you pause for dramatic effect.

    How loud or quiet your voice is.

    How fast or slow your voice is.

    The emotion with which you speak.

  • Question 10
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    What does vocal ‘tone’ refer to?

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    Whether you pause for dramatic effect.

    The emotion with which you speak.

    Whether you speak with an accent.

    How loud or quiet your voice is.

  • Question 11
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    What does the term ‘exaggerate’ mean?

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    To make physical movements and voice over the top.

    To avoid speaking to others loudly.

    To make small, contained movements.

    To maintain eye contact with the audience.

  • Question 12
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    What does the physical term ‘gesture’ mean?

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    Non verbal communication through gestures, facial expression, behaviours and posture.

    Using the different parts of your face to communicate emotion.

    The motion of hands to emphasise or help to express a thought or feeling.

    How you move around the stage.

  • Question 13
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    What does the physical term ‘body language’ mean?

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    Non verbal communication through gestures, facial expression, behaviours and posture.

    Using the different parts of your face to communicate emotion.

    The motion of hands to emphasise or help to express a thought or feeling.

    How you move around the stage.

  • Question 14
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    What does the physical term ‘facial expression’ mean?

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    Non verbal communication through gestures, facial expression, behaviours and posture.

    Using the different parts of your face to communicate emotion.

    The motion of hands to emphasise or help to express a thought or feeling.

    How you move around the stage.

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