Audibility – the ability to be heard
Choreography – planned dance movements
Clarity – the quality of being easy to understand
Confidence – the belief in one’s self; in performance, confidence is “fearlessness”
Dialect – a regional accent
Habits – distracting tendencies that can be corrected with practice such as shifting weight nervously or saying “um” as a filler word
Inflection – a change in the pitch of one’s voice
Old Time Radio – the term used to describe radio from its beginnings to the age of television (when radio was replaced by TV as the center of family entertainment)
Pitch – how high or low one’s voice is heard
Pre-Recorded Sound Cues – Sound cues played from CD’s, tapes, or records
Rate – how fast or slow one speaks
Selling the Performance – the ability to fully engage the audience in the performance
Sound Effects – audio created to enhance a performance or used to indicate a bit of action (such as the sound of footsteps to indicate a person is walking)
Tone – the sound of one’s voice