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The Quiz: Theatre Teachers & Innovators
He created the System or Method, which is still widely used today. (a) Anton Chekhov (b) Konstantin Stanislavki (c) Harold Clurman (d) Lee Strasberg
Which one of these theatre artists was NOT a founding member of the famous Actors Studio? (a) Elia Kazan (b) Cheryl Crawford (c) Robert Lewis (d) Anna Sokolow
In the 19th century, he attempted to develop a system for teaching acting, which focused on actors using specific poses to indicate emotional states. (a) Eugene Scribe (b) Francois Delsarte (c) Victor Hugo (d) Emile Zola
This acting technique asks actors to bring the spontaneity of improvisation to scripted text and was developed by an American practitioner who took one specific aspect of the Method. (a) Viewpoints (b) The Think System (c) Meisner Technique (d) Suzuki Acting Method
In Ancient Athens, this person trained the chorus in a play and was the chorale leader. (a) Cothurnus (b) Choregus (c) Catharsis (d) Archon
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Regarding question one, in A Christmas Story, the Old Man wins is “A Major Award,” which he says before he opens the box could be a (d) A bowling alley. Question two concerns the latest version of theRadio City Christmas Spectacular which will premiere on November 8, 2013. This marks the (b) 80th year for this show. Our third question asked who was the last actress to play the “boy who would never grow up” in a Holiday production of Peter Pan in NYC? That would be (d) Cathy Rigby. She played it in 2012. Question four focused on The Nutcracker and asked what is the name of the child who is in the middle of the Christmas Eve dream that includes a slew of Christmas icons, toys, and images? It is (a) Clara. Our final question was about the large Christmas tree that is lighted each year in NYC and its location. It is (c) Rockefeller Center.