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To change from one lighting cue to another with no blackout in between, or to change from one sound cue to another with no silence in between
Adjustable metal flaps attached to the front of a fresnel spotlight for shaping the beam of light
The acting area is not lit, The lighting/sound is faded out slowly
The lighting/sound is faded out quickly Blackout is achieved instantly
The process of developing a drama's content and roles through practical exploration, experimentation and problem solving
front of house
any job in the theatre which involves dealing with the audience e.g. box office, refreshments, usher
Thin metal plate cut out in a pattern and placed in a lantern to project pattern or shape into the acting area
Bird's eye view of the set showing what is on the set, entrances/exits and the position of the audience
Drama devised/created without a script which is rehearsed before presentation
Resources used to create the setting where a drama takes place, e.g. backcloth, flats, rostra, furniture.
Used to create a mood or atmosphere on stage e.g. strobe light, mirror ball, smoke machine
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