Topic: On Stage

10.out.of.12

A pain in the tech Have you ever been part of a 10 Out of 12 rehearsal? Tell us here!

AvenueQ

It’s 11 o’clock: Do you know where your showstoppers are? Can you name some 11 o’clock numbers from Broadway musicals? Have you performed in an 11 o’clock number yourself? Tell us about it here!

ad-lib-screencap

What’s that you’re saying? Have you ever ad libbed in a show? Or seen a perform ad lib during a performance? Tell us here!

ad-lib-screencap

Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary’s conversation about the term ad lib. On ad lib’s official page, we define the term as “speaking in character, but without using dialogue officially written in a script.” But now we want to know what ad libbing means to you. You can use the comments section to tell us. – [...]

Aerial Theatre -- ARTICLE PHOTO

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s an actor! Have you ever seen a show that integrated aerial elements into its narrative? Tell us here!

Aerial Theatre -- ARTICLE PHOTO

Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary’s conversation about the term aerial theatre. On aerial theatre’s official page, we define the term as “scripted or devised theatre that incorporates aerial work to heighten and further the narrative.” But now we want to know what the term aerial theatre means to you. You can use the comments section [...]

asides.final

Between you and me Have you ever seen a character deliver a particularly memorable aside? Tell us here!

asides.final

Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary’s conversation about the term asides. On asides’s official page, we define the term as a remark made by a character directly to the audience that is not heard by the other characters onstage. But now we want to know what the term asides means to you. You can use the [...]

blocking

Should I stay or should I go Have you ever argued with a director over your character’s blocking? Tell us here!

blocking

Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary’s conversation about the term blocking. On blocking’s official page, we define the term as a set of predetermined movements for actors onstage. But now we want to know what the term blocking means to you. You can use the comments section to tell us. – As a performer, have you [...]