The Very Beginning
Storytelling
Rituals
Miscellaneous
Various Other Stuff

100

When did theatre begin?
What is thousands of years ago or when man first appeared?

100

What is the first project we did this year relating to storytelling?
What is the story map?

100

Give an example of a ritual.
What is rain dance, battle 'rehearsal' etc.

100

A rain dance would be an example of what?
What is a ritual

100

This is what you should do after every performance in theater and in class.
What is applaud?

200

Can historians be totally sure how theatre began? Why or why not? (This is not in your notes, but you're smart, so figure it out!)
No - there is no recorded documentation and no eye witnesses, so they cannot be totally sure.

200

Who is believed to have written the Iliad and Odyssey?
Who is Homer?

200

Who is a priestly figure that often leads rituals or communicates with the gods?
What is the shaman

200

The First Dramatic Production was about this god.
Who is Osiris?

200

This is acting without words/sound.
What is pantomime?

300

What are 3 "main" origins of theatre?
What are ritual, myths, and storytelling? (Dance would also be accepted)

300

Homer is believed to be the first storyteller to do these two things.
What is include dialogue or repetition in his stories?

300

What three qualities does a ritual have to have?
What is a repeated action, evokes emotions, has a symbolic significance/serves a purpose

300

A modern example of a ritual could be this.
What is (many possibilities)?

300

This is a frozen picture or living photograph made up of bodies.
What is a tableau?

400

What did we find that helped us know about what happened before history was recorded?
What are wall paintings, artifacts, and hieroglyphs?

400

Name 4 reasons people told stories.
What is (lots of options)

400

The earliest example of ritual evolving into theatre comes from what place?
What is Ancient Egypt

400

This is a traditional or legendary story that could or could not be true.
What is a myth?

400

Name 2 warm-ups we have done in class that warm you up vocally.
What is (many options)

500

What was the first dramatic production?
What is Abydos Passion Play (or passion play)?

500

This is one way of communicating experiences throughout history.
What is storytelling?

500

Give two reasons an early culture might perform a ritual?
What is gain success in battle or hunting, show duty to the gods and community, ensure adequate rain or sun, etc. (only need 2)

500

Early people used this type of movement as part of their rituals.
What is dance?

500

Name/describe 3 warm-ups we have done in class that warm you up physically.
What is (many options)