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So, You Want to Be an Actor?

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Fun Trivia : Quizzes : Performing Arts
So You Want to Be an Actor game quiz
"After nearly 40 years acting and/or teaching, here are a few simple things you MUST learn . . ."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What is an impromptu portrayal without rehearsal or preparation?
    improvisation
    impression
    illusion
    intent


2. The main character is also known as which of the following?
    villain
    hero
    protagonist
    antagonist


3. Voice and Diction: Which of these is NOT a key to a good speaking voice?
    Diction
    Accent (southern, Bostonian, etc.)
    Pitch
    Volume


4. Which of the following is a "character part?"
    The Good, "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
    Margot Kelly Wendis, "Dial M for Murder"
    Tevye, "Fiddler on the Roof"
    Norman Dale (coach), "Hoosiers"


5. Which of the following is NOT part of the "structure of drama?"
    exposition
    theme
    plot
    motivation


6. Comedy or Tragedy? Which of the following is a tragedy?
    "Cujo," Stephen King
    "Take That, Jack," Barack Obama
    "The Importance of Being Earnest," Oscar Wilde
    "Gulliver's Travels," Jonathan Swift


7. The Theater of the Absurd: Which of the following is NOT an absurdist piece?
    "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," Edward Albee
    "The Myth of Sisyphus," Albert Camus
    "Make It Easy, Mary Wollstonecraft," Oscar Wilde
    "Waiting for Godot," Samuel Beckett


8. Make Up: which of the following is NOT a must in your "beauty box" if you are a man?
    bandages
    lipstick
    mascara
    spirit gum


9. Lighting and Sound: Which of the following is NOT a standard type of light for a theater?
    flood
    gelatin
    back
    side


10. Stage Setting: Which of the following is NOT important to the set design?
    screens
    lunch
    proportion
    balance


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