Tableaux acting is where actors are positioned in a dramatic pose in such a way that it catches the eye. The actors are normally dressed in bright coloured and unique costumes. They stand still and silent throughout the entire scene as they imitate statues.
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A tableau (tableaux) is the arrangement of people in a dramatic pose that is striking to the eye. In tableaux acting, the actors are dressed in a costume and strike a dramatic pose. They remain still and silent throughout the scene; as they often imitate statues.