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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. Forces the downstage actor to turn away from the audience to communicate with the upstage actor






2. A imaginary wall between the audience and the stage






3. Movements to strengthen the personality of the character






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






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






6. Your voice gets quieter as you say your line






7. Turn your hand upstage






8. Full front - or one quarter left or right






9. How a character overcomes the obstacle






10. When actors work on building characterization






11. Where actors do not acknowledge the audience






12. The intended point of interest on stage






13. Where an actor mirrors another actors position






14. What is at risk






15. When actors work on building characterization






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






17. How a character overcomes the obstacle






18. Enter with your upstage foot






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






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






21. A characteristic gesture






22. What makes a character do something






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






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






25. A characters present circumstances






26. To move from one place to another on stage






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






28. Auditioning with a script you have not read






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






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






31. Make crosses upstage in an upward arc






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






33. Where an actor mirrors another actors position






34. Turn in the direction of your downstage hand






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






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






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






38. Where the actors acknowledge the audience






39. A characteristic gesture






40. What part of the body you lead with






41. The intended point of interest on stage






42. Movements to strengthen the personality of the character






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






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






45. 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.






46. Control in posture






47. Chosen for a role






48. Make crosses upstage in an upward arc






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






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