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A funny way to speak that makes people laugh
An online challenge done by bloggers around the world
The way of speaking depending on where you come from
It only applies to certain people because they come from a different country
Is Slow Motion a Convention?
Yes - it creates tension
No - it's a movement term
What is a Style of a Drama?
Form/Genre - i.e. Musicals/Comedy
is putting a stress on a certain word or phrase.
shouting a specific word so people know.
obviously pointing out something.
What is Posture?
Positioning of the full body.
Positioning of the back.
Positioning of the face.
Positioning of the feet.
A convention which shows the past...
Back to the Future
Identify the description for Barn Doors...
Keep the animals in.
Put into a metal frame to create colour on the stage attached to a Fresnel.
Attached to a Fresnel to modify the shape and direction of where the light is cast.
Creates a wash of light over the stage.
Does Thrust staging have an audience on two sides?
Yes - the audience face one another while the action is in the middle meaning the audience can react to one another.
No - the audience are on three sides of the action meaning the actors can come closer to the audience.
I don't know.
What is a Stimulus?
A starting point to a Drama.
Helps plants grow.
What is a Flat?
Another word for apartment.
A type of stage where the floor is completely flat.
A timber frame covered with canvas for a set.
A table for props to sit on back stage.
Atmosphere created by characters on stage.
A character making a lengthy speech on stage.
A secret kept from the crew members.
The audience knowing something another character doesn't.
The emotion behind what a character says.
High or low voice.
Loud or Quiet voice.
Choose the purpose of a drama.
To tell a story.
To communicate a message.
To explore a theme and/or issue.
Consider status... What does it mean?
If a character is online or not.
How much money a character has.
How much power a character has.
Being taller than another character.
shows a characters emotions.
shows a characters personality.
shows a character has listened to a director.
shows a characters status.
Are rehearsal activities ..?
A way to develop your character.
Another word for characterisation techniques.
Something a director may tell a cast to do together.
A bit of fun during rehearsals.
What is a Fresnel?
Produces a hard edged beam of light.
Produces a wash of light over the stage.
Produces a soft edged beam of light.
Follows the actor as they move around the stage.
Which type of staging has the audience walk around?
In the Round
Pick a timeline which shows a Flash Forward...
23rd October 1992 - 10th February 1998
11/11/1918 - 28/07/1914
02.02.2004 - 03.03.2000
Second of February Twenty Twenty - Third of March Thirty Thirty
Listen... what is this an example of?
Pre-recorded Sound Effect
Live Sound Effect
A character wants to achieve something they are interested in.
A character wants revenge on someone else.
A character has been told from a higher status character they MUST do something.
A characters driving force throughout the play.
A character wanted something - so they got it.
What is Pitch?
Improvisation is a characterisation technique...
that puts the character in a new situation.
that creates a new tension between two characters.
that helps the actor develop a better understanding of the characters emotions.
that helps the actor think of a new way to play the character.
Listen... What Tone is this?
Who's perspective is Areas of the Stage in?
Look at the picture... What is it?
What is Register?
How clear a characters voice is.
The way a character speaks depending on who they are talking to.
The rise and fall of a characters voice.
How quickly a character speaks.
What colours are the basics for a bruise?
Look at the picture... What is this an example of?
Use of Space
Use of Levels
What is the stencil that slots in front of a light to create shapes?
A nice thing to do for someone
A way to communicate a feeling/message with your hands.
Look at the picture... What is it?
A shadow created from lights on the stage.
An indication of an event to happen in the furture.
Look at the picture... What are these?
Listen... What is this an example of?
Identify the Box Set...
Facial Expressions... Who has been told bad news?
What is Hot Seating?
A rehearsal activity to support the actors development of the character through improvising answers.
Putting someone under pressure to do something.
Questioning an actor in character to further develop their characterisation.
Showing a characters thoughts.
Which characters could be in a traditional Shakespeare play?
Can help an actor feel more like their character.
Is designed so the actors have something to wear.
Can symbolise a character trait/personality.
Can enhance mood/atmosphere or theme/issues.
Colour can show the character status.
Hair & Make-up...
Is used to enhance character features under the stage lights.
Helps to create mood/atmosphere.
Is there to show the audience who they are.
Can highlight themes/issues within a play.
Identify End-on & Traverse staging...
Is a convention.
A lengthy speech made by one character.
A remark made to the audience breaking the fourth wall.
A character will whisper this so only the audience can hear them.
What language is used for Lighting and/or Sound?
Fade Up & Down