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Acting Motivation

Subject : performing-arts
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. To mark the floor of the rehearsal space to show the floor plan for the play






2. Where actors do not acknowledge the audience






3. Control in posture






4. A final line that signals an actor to begin the next speech






5. Positive attitude - good communication - ask before you change your physical appearance






6. To stand upstage of another actor on a proscenium stage forcing the downstage actor to turn away from the audience to communicate with the actor - stealing the focus of the scene.






7. Bridges between the beats






8. Where the actors acknowledge the audience






9. Your voice gets quieter as you say your line






10. Make crosses upstage in an upward arc






11. What your character wants






12. Where actors do not acknowledge the audience






13. A characters present circumstances






14. Something preventing the character from getting the objective






15. What is at risk






16. Make crosses upstage in an upward arc






17. Turn your hand upstage






18. Full front - or one quarter left or right






19. What the character does






20. Enter with your upstage foot






21. Interview for the play. make an impression and show talent






22. A characters present circumstances






23. Part in a play






24. To keep your face and the front of your body as visible to the audience as much as possible






25. When actors work on building characterization






26. Calling upon memories of your own emotions to understand the emotions of a character






27. What the character does






28. Information that is implied but not directly stated by the actor- thoughts or actions of a character that do not express the same idea as the spoken words.






29. To keep your face and the front of your body as visible to the audience as much as possible






30. Where an actor mirrors another actors position






31. Result of action the characters take to overcome the obstacle






32. What is at risk






33. Your saying the line louder than the person before you






34. Say your lines quicker after your cue line






35. Calling upon memories of your own emotions to understand the emotions of a character






36. Being asked to come back and see the auditors again






37. To move from one place to another on stage






38. Interview for the play. make an impression and show talent






39. Chosen for a role






40. The intended point of interest on stage






41. Your memory of sights - smells - tastes - sounds and textures






42. A position onstage where one actor mirrors another actor's body position






43. Move right by moving with your right foot and vice versa with left






44. Using your own memories to help understand a characters emotions






45. Enter with your upstage foot






46. A position onstage where one actor mirrors another actor's body position






47. What part of the body you lead with






48. When you preform actions and they generate an emotion within yourself






49. Your memory of sights - smells - tastes - sounds and textures






50. To move from one place to another on stage