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CSET Visual Arts

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1. The ability to get into the air and remain there long enough to perform various movements

2. plays of the neoclassic period where Renaissance writers tried to recaptuer the glory of theateres in Greece and Rome

3. Instruments made out of wood - like the flutes - fife - piccolo - bass flute - recorder - whistle - clarinet - saxophone - bagpipe

4. A rhythm pattern that is stressed or accented and the sounds are uneven

5. Basic artistic literacy. students learn to use elements unique to arts to help them process sensory information. Important for written response

6. Early European dance known for its tiny steps

7. Students learn to dance with partners

8. The group that iscolalborating on the play

9. An old - school dance from 1900s dating back to the slavery days in which people walked back and forth to the tune of bajos and fiddles. a cake was usually awarded to the winner

10. Typically not intended for public viewing with any level ofpreparation by participants

11. The final step before a production in which the play is rehaersed with costumes and makeup and full staging with full stage crew

12. Tehcnical components - including acting and directing

13. Mastering dance vocabulary - movement awareness - and appreciation for unique ways of moving

14. Children use choreography principles - processes - sills to create and communicate meaning

15. An individual's signal (physical or verbal) that a response is required - an actor's cueto speak - exit - may be a line of dialogue

16. The point where receding parallel lines converge

17. The way an artwork's elements are put together

18. Steps perofmred in the air during dance

19. Medieval plays that focused on religion - like the sacrifice of Christ

20. Lines that suggest calm

21. The oldest forms of art that we know about

22. A long speech without interruption performed by asingle actor

23. Theater was to originate from Aristotle with clear and simple plotting and strong characters. were usually done in five acts and avoid violence

24. Originally banned because it involved couples touching each other - spread across Europe and then across the Americas

25. The brightness of the color - its vividness

26. When an artist chooses to emphasize one artistic element over aonother

27. An element of dance. the series of horizontal planes rising one above another - for example - in ballet - there are multiple levels because there is leaping and lifts

28. Low arm position in dance

29. Representing only the dimensions of width and height without showing depth or thickness

30. The state of being at rest in dance

31. A seious Japanese theatrical field that only uses male actors to tell highly stylized stories through dance and poetry

32. A stage that juts out to the audience so it can viewed from three sides - like the fashion runway

33. The principal melodic motif or phrase - especially in a fugue

34. Originates from European folk dancing

35. A leap from one leg to another

36. A resident company in which actors were hired based on lines of work and number of plays prepared

37. The person who sees the overall actual staging of the production


39. The idea of transforming a three - dimensional image onto a two - dimensional surface

40. Learning dance specifc to 18th and 19th century America - understanding different roles of men and women in dance

41. The pattern of long and short sounds/beats in combinations of stressed and unstressed beats

42. The sense of movement that is occurring in the work (like the action of the characters in the work of art) AND the way that a person's eyes move as they look at a piece of art and how the eyes move as they observe the entier piece

43. A group of lines and spaces that music is written on; it has five lines and four spaces and they each correspond to a specific note or musical tone

44. A drama that is musical in which the characters are typecast. the characters that are good are very good and the characters that are evil are usually pretty evil.

45. The leg on which the dancer is balancing on

46. Activities that are approrpriate for children that are used to develop acting skills

47. A material or prepresetnation that transmits light

48. Interpreting the value of art and art work. Important for written response

49. The depiction of a form in its realistic - true - life image

50. Representing an object by using lines instead of masses