"the art of drawing solid objects on a two-dimensional surface so as to give the right impression of their height, width, depth, and position in relation to each other when viewed from a particular point.
"an arch framing the opening between the stage and the auditorium in some theaters."
"a painted cloth hung at the back of a theater stage as part of the scenery."
wooden frame covered in fabric that is painted and used to create walls or other flat surfaces in set construction.
fabric hung on the sides of the stage to mask the view of the wings and allow the performers portals for entrance onto the stage.
the areas to the left and right of the stage where scenery and props are stored, rigging is tied, and actors wait for entrances to the stage.
the area above the stage where scenery is stored until it is lowered onto the stage.
the rigging area on the side of the stage where ropes are tied to keep things secure in the fly space until those items are lowered to the stage.
the area in front of the stage where the orchestra is placed, if an orchestra is used. The pit is often able to be raised to stage level when not in use.
an extension of the stage that goes into the audience area, bringing the play out from the proscenium arch.
the lip of the stage just downstage of the proscenium arch.
the area where the audience sits during the show.