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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. Your voice gets quieter as you say your line






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






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






4. What your character wants






5. Bridges between the beats






6. 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.






7. What makes a character do something






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






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






10. Using a one quarter to the person your talking to






11. Movements to strengthen the personality of the character






12. A characteristic gesture






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






14. The people conducting the auditions






15. Chosen for a role






16. Auditioning with a script you have not read






17. Turn in the direction of your downstage hand






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






19. The intended point of interest on stage






20. A complete reading of the play






21. A imaginary wall between the audience and the stage






22. What makes a character do something






23. To mark the floor of the rehearsal space to show the floor plan for the play






24. What your character wants






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






26. Part in a play






27. Turn your hand upstage






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






29. Using a one quarter to the person your talking to






30. What is at risk






31. Where an actor mirrors another actors position






32. Control in posture






33. When actors work on building characterization






34. A story - speech or scene performed by one actor only






35. What is at risk






36. Full front - or one quarter left or right






37. Something preventing the character from getting the objective






38. How a character overcomes the obstacle






39. Memories of sights - sounds - smells - tastes and textures - used to define a character






40. Say your lines quicker after your cue line






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






42. Auditioning with a script you have not read






43. Your voice gets quieter as you say your line






44. The part of a characters's body that leads in movements - and reflects the nature of the character






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






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






47. Information that is implied but not spoken - thoughts or actions






48. When actors work on building characterization






49. What the character does






50. How a character overcomes the obstacle