Introduction To Theatre Test 1

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Introduction To Theatre Test 1

If you are taking intro to theatre at jsu this will help you study for your first test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    LIST: 3 types of theatre.
  • 2. 
    LIST: 3 types of action in theatre.
  • 3. 
    LIST: 3 books and authors we discussed important to the development of theatre.
  • 4. 
    LIST: 10 plays and their writers from the play synopses in the b.o.b.
  • 5. 
    LIST: 3 19th century realists and their origin.
  • 6. 
    _______ was the dominant style of theatre in the late 19th century.
  • 7. 
    There are _____ (number of) seats in the JSU theatre.
  • 8. 
    Before language, _______ was theatre.
  • 9. 
    "________ is an imitation of an action."Aristotle, The Poetics
  • 10. 
    ________ ___________ is when the audience knows something that the actors don't.
  • 11. 
    _________________ is the opposite of dramatic irony.
  • 12. 
    Give examples of participatory theatre.
  • 13. 
    __________ is another word for "seeing place."
  • 14. 
    ___________ means vigorous action.
  • 15. 
    LIST: 2 basic styles of theatre and give examples of each.
  • 16. 
    In what movie did what actor say what line?
  • 17. 
    LIST: 3 influencers of theatre, though outside theatrical careers, and their positions.
  • 18. 
    A _________ is an artistic device or technique.
  • 19. 
    One cultural setting was Greece(Athens). The Greek did what 2 things that no one else did? Who were the 3 famous Greek playwrights? Nonrealists or realists?
  • 20. 
    LIST: 3 American playwrights. Nonrealists or realists?
  • 21. 
    ___________ was a famous playwright during the Elizabethan period.
  • 22. 
    LIST: 4 characteristics of theatre.
  • 23. 
    LIST: 2 basic genres of theatre and their symbol.
  • 24. 
    LIST: name the 3 unions and who they were for.
  • 25. 
    Explain a director's and an actor's role in theatre.