Quiz: How Well Do You Know Thespian Slang?


Break a leg!

Theater slang. Thespian slang. Actors and actresses. Tech week. All Call. Performances. Full house. Pit.

 Jul 22, 2016
1 of 12What is an "angel"?
Someone who gives financial backing to the production
A character in a play
A spiritual guardian
2 of 12What does "FX" stand for?
Fed Ex
Federal X-rays
3 of 12What does "all call" mean?
Your whole family calls
A request for volunteers to help with the production
Role call in elementary school
4 of 12What is the "apron"?
The part of the stage that's closest to the audience
A baby blanket
What you wear when cooking
5 of 12What do you think of when you hear the word "blocking"?
You're standing in someone's way
You're building a wall
The actors are getting stage directions
6 of 12What is the "dry tech"?
You can't get your computer to work
First technical rehearsal
Liquids are not split on the sound box
7 of 12What is the "house"?
Totally rad concert venue
The auditorium where the audience sits
Where you live
8 of 12What do you think of when you hear "glow tape"?
Glow in the dark confetti
Painter's tape
Tape used for backstage safety that glows in the dark
9 of 12Who sits in the "pit"?
The director's family
The President of the United States
The orchestra
10 of 12What does it mean when someone asks you to "strike"?
You hold signs out front of an organization
You occupy Wall Street
Break down the set
11 of 12Who are "techies"?
People who work on technical crews for the show
Star Wars fans
Star Trek fans
12 of 12What does it mean when there's a "wet tech"?
The first live performance
The first tech rehearsal that includes actors and all departments
When liquid is spilled on the sound and light crew
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