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Prop

Anything on the stage that is not an actor

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Stage

Where the actors usually perform

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Dialogue

Words that characters speak alound

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Narrator

Teller of the story

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Foil

Character who provides striking contrast to main character

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Theater

Where plays, operas etc are presented

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Stage directions

Instructions to actors, director and stage crew that are in the script

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Act

Major section of a play that can be divided into small sections

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Scenes

Section of a play presenting events that occur in one place at one time

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Script

The text of the play

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Screenplay

A script for a movie

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Teleplay

A script for TV

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Voice-over

Voice of character who isn't on camera

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Freeze frame/hold is

Camera remains focused on one image

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Fade out

When picture slowly disappears

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Zoom

Camera moves quickly for a close view

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Beat

Another word for pause