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Arts and Humanities
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Where the audience buys tickets and waits to enter.
Where the audience sits during the performance. House directions are determined by the audience point of view.
Where the operator controls music and microphone volume and recorded sound cues. Behind house left.
Where the operator controls light brightness and changes. Behind center house.
Video Bay/Spotlight Bay
A place to record performances happening on stage. Behind house right.
Entrance / exits at the front of the house.
refers to an electric batten above the house.
Where the actors perform. Also know as "on the boards" Stage directions are determined by the actor's point of view.
The edge of the stage closest to the audience.
The window opening of the stage.
The main front curtain closest to the audience.
Borders / Teasers
The black curtains that run across the stage but are only a few feet high. They mask the lights.
The black curtains that reach to the floor but are not very wide. They mask the sides.
The offstage sides of the stage area.
Locking Rail/Fly Rail
Where one can lower and raise electrics or battens.
a pipe hanging above the stage with curtains, sets pieces or lights suspended from it.
Circuit tracks suspended from designated battens. Where the lights are plugged in.
A large white drape farthest upstage. Used for projections and pure color backgrounds.
A curtain that can be opened or closed by pulling a rope off stage.
To be at an angle
To be close to the audience
To be the farthest from the audience
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