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Improvisation

An unscripted or unplanned performance

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Mime

The use of movements and gestures in order to express something or tell a story without using speech

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Laban

A system of movement which describes the different movements that we use in our everyday lives

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Radio Play

A dramatized performance that is purely audio

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Monologue

A performance conducted by a single person

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Stagecraft

A combination of all the elements that create a show/performance

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Foley Artist

People who create sound effects in Radio Plays

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Punch

Heavy (weight), direct (space), quick (time)

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Press

Heavy (weight), direct (space), slow (time)

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Slash

Heavy (weight), indirect (space), quick (time)

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Wring

Heavy (weight), indirect (space), slow (time)

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Dab

Light (weight), direct (space), quick (time)

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Glide

Light (weight), direct (space), slow (time)

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Flick

Light (weight), indirect (space), quick (time)

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Float

Light (weight), indirect (space), slow (time)

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Snap

An exaggerated start or stop, used at the beginning or end of the movement

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Flow

Opposite of a snap, begins movement in one part of the body and continues to other parts

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Isolation

Separating or isolating one movement from the next

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Precision

Makes movements slow and clear

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Slow Motion

Creates a steady rhythm

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Freezing

Creates the illusion of a dramatic moment, uses tension

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Touching Surfaces

When we mime the movements of our hands creates imaginary spaces

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Handling Objects

The way we pick up an object, changes the viewers perception of what the object is

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Weight and Texture

Emphasises the weight of the object through facial expressions and movements

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Pitch

High, medium and low (and anything in-between)

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Place

Slow to fast, can be either dim or hold high status

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Placement

Sound placed at the back of the mouth is for laid back characters, further forward is assertive characters and nasal is more nerdy

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Tone and Texture

The 'colour' (method) in which you deliver your speech

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Volume

Quiet to loud

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Accent

Use the characters socio-economic background to develop their accent

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Props

All the items that actors interact with

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Set

Defines the mood of the play and sets the context

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Costume

What the actors wear on stage

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Lighting

Sets the mood for a show

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Sound

Can match the onstage action and can be music that creates an atmosphere for the show

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Multimedia

Can include slideshows, movies and projections

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Directing

All the movements and choices the director has made

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Acting

Involves the way the actor plays a character and use of expressive skills: voice, movement, facial expressions and gestures

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