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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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1. 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.






2. Make crosses upstage in an upward arc






3. Chosen for a role






4. What your character wants






5. Make crosses upstage in an upward arc






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






7. Bridges between the beats






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






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






10. What makes a character do something






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






12. Smaller sections of a scene divided where shifts in emotion or topic occur






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






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






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






16. Present circumstances






17. How a character overcomes the obstacle






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






19. What part of the body you lead with






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






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






22. The people conducting the auditions






23. How a character overcomes the obstacle






24. Full front - or one quarter left or right






25. To move from one place to another on stage






26. What is at risk






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






28. Where actors do not acknowledge the audience






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






30. To move from one place to another on stage






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






32. What makes a character do something






33. Auditioning with a script you have not read






34. Full front - or one quarter left or right






35. Part in a play






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






37. Enter with your upstage foot






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






39. Where actors do not acknowledge the audience






40. Where the actors acknowledge the audience






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






42. What is at risk






43. Turn in the direction of your downstage hand






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






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






46. Turn in the direction of your downstage hand






47. Smaller sections of a scene divided where shifts in emotion or topic occur






48. When actors work on building characterization






49. What the character does






50. A complete reading of the play