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What is articulation?
Speaking clearly
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What is choreography?
The movement of actors and dancers to music in a play
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What is inflection?
Change in pitch or loudness of the voice
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What is monologue?
A long speech made by one actor; a monologue may be delivered alone or in the presence of others.
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What is protagonist?
The main character or hero in a play or other literary work.
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What is proxemics?
The actual space between characters which conveys information about the circumstances.
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What is stylisation?
The actual space between characters which conveys information about the circumstances.
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What is tableau?
A technique in creative drama in which actors create a frozen picture, as if the action were paused; plural is tableaux. Not to be confused with freeze frame, which is a term used in film and video production and which should not be used when discuss
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What is theater-in-the-round?
An acting area or stage that may be viewed from all sides simultaneously.
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What is thrust?
A stage that extends into the audience area, with seats on three sides of a peninsula-shaped acting space.
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What is traverse?
Form of staging where the audience is on either side of the acting area.
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What are wings?
Offstage areas to the right and left of the acting/onstage area.
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What is choreography?

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The movement of actors and dancers to music in a play

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What is inflection?

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What is monologue?

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What is protagonist?

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