Elements of Drama
Types of Drama
Theatre Stages
Stage Positions
Potpourri
100

the location and time where the story takes place

What is setting?

100

 a type of drama that aims to make the audience laugh

What is comedy?
100

the audience sits on one side of the stage     

What is Proscenium stage?

100

the area of the stage closer to the audience

What is downstage?

100

the elements that are used to create the visual setting of the play

What is scenery?

200

the story or the order of events occurring in the play

What is Plot

200

a special kind of drama that combines the features of tragedy and comedy.

What is tragicomedy?

200

the audience sits at the four sides of the stage

                    

What is area stage?

200

the area of the stage further away from the audience

What is upstage?

200

the section of the theatre where the audience sits

What is the house?

300

the conversations between the characters

What is Dialogue?

300

a play in which the main character experiences a disaster

What is tragedy?

300

the audience sits at the three sides of the stage

What is thrust stage?

300

another name for the middle section of the stage

What is centre stage?

300

the character who faces he problem in the story

What is protagonist?

400

the central or main idea of the dramatic piece

what is theme?

400

a kind of drama in which everything is hyperbolized.

What is melodrama?

400

the audience and the stage share the same floor space

What is end stage?

400

the opposite side of centre stage right

What is centre stage left?

400

saying 'good morning'

What is a verbal greeting?

500

the actors performing the story

What is Character?

500

this has a serious tone and a serious purpose but can end happily.

What is serious drama?

500

an apron is a part of this stage type

What is proscenium stage?

500

the opposite side of downstage right

What is downstage left?

500

a goal achieved under a year

What is a short-term goal?

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