Blacks in the Arts
by Janet Sims-Wood, Ph.D.
Find the words below in the puzzle:
Actor – A person who performs in the theater, movies, television, etc.
Actress – A woman who performs in the theater, movies, television, etc.
Artist – Someone skilled in painting, making things or performing in the arts
Ballet – A performance that uses dance, scenery, costumes, and music, often to tell a story
Blues – A type of slow, sad, jazz music
Choreographer – Someone who arranges dances
Composer – Someone who writes music, poems, etc.
Dance – A particular set of steps, such as a waltz
Director – The person in charge of making a play, a movie, a radio or a television program
Films – Motion pictures on which a performance has ben recorded with a camera or a camcorder
Gospel – Religious songs associated with evangelism and marked by simple melody and harmony
Jazz – Original American music developed from several forms of music with special melodic features
Opera – A play in which all or most of the words are sung and the singers are accompanied by an orchestra
Sculptor – Someone who carves out of stone, wood, metal, marble or clay
Vaudeville – Theatrical entertainment made up of songs, dances and comic acts