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Acting Terms Theater Part One
A set of acting terms used in Theater 1
Emotional or Subjective Acting
the playing of roles in such a way that actors weep, suffer, or struggle emotionally
Technical or Objective Acting
Use of learned skills of acting,movement, speech, and interpretation to create roles.
No emotional response is allowed.
The main characters in a play
The main character in a play
The person or force working against the protagonist in a play.
A young romantic male lead between the ages of 16 and 30.
A young romantic female lead between the ages of 16 and 30.
Those characters who act as contrasts to others
Characters with whom other characters, usually the protagonist, are compared.
Roles in which the actor and the character are similar.
Cast by Type
Actors cast in staight partswho really play themselves.
Roles in which actors deal with traights that differ from their own to produce a desired character
Identifying and casting an actor in the same kind of role over and over.
putting together all facets of a story to make that character a living, convincing human being.
a lull or stop in dialogue or action in order to sustain emotion
freshness of acting style
The ability to change style or character with ease.
Observing a person's posture, movement, havits, voice inflections, and mannerisms in order to build a character
Books that help in characterization building
Communication without the use of words
Master Leading Gesture
A distinctive action that is repeated and serves as a clue to a character's personality, such as a peculiar laugh or walk.