auditioning: Performing to show your abilities when seeking a job such as actor or stunt worker.
cable: A kind of rope, often made of twisted metal.
director: The person who guides the making of a movie and gives instructions to the actors and other people working on the movie.
explosives: Materials, such as gunpowder, that will blow up.
expressions: The many different ways a person’s face can look; expressions can show anger, fear, or happiness.
fencing: A sport in which people fi ght with swords.
furious: Very angry or violent.
gymnast: A person skilled in tumbling, jumping, swinging on bars, and other athletic events.
parachuted: Jumped out of an airplane wearing a parachute, an umbrella-shaped piece of cloth that lets someone come to earth slowly and safely.
pillar: A tall post or column, or something that looks like that.
realistic: Looking like something that happens or exists in real life.
scene: A short part of a movie or play.
scuba: Stands for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus; gear that divers use, including air tanks and tubes that let divers breathe underwater.
security: Protection from harm; safety.
spandex: A stretchy cloth often used to make uniforms and sports clothing.
stunt coordinator: In movies, the person who plans and directs stunts.
surgeries: Medical operations to fi x or remove parts of the body.
unions: Organizations of people doing the same kind of work; unions try to get better pay and working conditions for their members.