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Invisible line on stage where the curtain closes
Take down the set on closing night
The area where the performance takes place
The area in a performance space designated for the audience
The curtain that closes in the middle or further back on the stage to help change the size of the stage shape
A door in the floor of the stage
Items used on stage
Practical - a real item
Hand - small, passed around
Personal - one actor uses it
The front of the stage in front of the grand curtain
Where the orchestra plays in front of the stage
a painted scenic curtain at the back of the stage to help with setting the scene
"If you can see the audience, they can see you"
Tape marks on stage floor used to identify locations of set pieces or actor positions.
Single curtains that can be moved to hide scenery or the sightlines of the stage
A stage space with an arch frame at the opening. Audience only facing one side.
A stage with 3 sides facing the audience
Empty spaces where the audience and stage configuration can be changed.
Arena or In the Round
Performance space with Audience on all sides
A theatrical rigging system used to raise and lower set pieces, lights, curtains and actors.
The area behind the stage
Get to your starting place for the show
Stage directions for the actor
the bar that lights hang from above the stage
a short curtain that hangs in front of the lights to hide them from the audience
the sides of the stage
The main curtain
a stage curtain to hold backlight color; usually a silk white
Where the actors wait before the show or before going on stage
The bridge above the stage
The true meaning behind the spoken lines
The imaginary divide that separates the performers from the audience. May or may not be broken, depending on type of theatre
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