Plural: tableaux. A theatrical visual image, likened to a freeze-frame or a snapshot. A tableau expresses an idea through the physical shape of non-moving actors on a stage.
A "frozen moment" onstage, with the actors immobile, usually employed at the end of a scene, as the curtain falls or the lights dim.
A theatrical convention in which students use their bodies to present a frozen image of a significant scene, event or feeling. A tableau can represent an important moment or an image such as a photograph. It is a non-threatening acting device used to encourage reflection and discussion. Tableaux can extend into movement pieces or form the end - the freeze frame - of a movement piece.
A striking and vivid representation; a picture.
A representation of some scene by means of persons grouped in the proper manner, placed in appropriate postures, and remaining silent and motionless.
An instructional strategy in which a still picture representing concretized thought is physically created by the participants in a dance or a dramatic work. A tableau can be performed in conjunction with a freeze activity, or it may be planned and rehearsed for a given purpose.
a frozen picture in time which reinforces a concept, an aspect of a topic, or each page in a book
an elaborate set often used to create striking photographic images
a representation, like a photograph, of a moment frozen in time
a silent and motionless depiction of a scene that is often taken from pictures
a "still-life" depiction of a scene by costumed Krewe members and based on the theme of the ball itself
a striking or artistic grouping of people or things in a picture or a dramatic scene
a visual representation of a Ptolemy II model in a top-level window
(drama, visual art) a living representation of a scene or image formed by one or more students posing silently and motionlessly.
A still picture representing concretized thought that is physically created by actors.
A convention in which the members of a group use their bodies to make an image or picture capturing an idea, theme or moment in time, also called a group sculpture or freeze frame or still image.
A still image, a frozen moment or "a photograph." It is created by posing still bodies and communicates a living representation of an event, an idea or a feeling.
A "still-life" depiction of a scene by costumed krewe members, presented at a Carnival ball before the dancing begins. It is based on the theme of the ball. The plural is tableaux.
A silent and motionless depiction of a scene created by actors, often from a picture. The plural is tableaux.
A vivid or striking scene, incidental or arranged.
any dramatic scene