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Thrust stage

Audience on three sides

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Amphitheater

is Ancient Greek theater where stage is on floor and audience is higher

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Arena staging

or staging in the round is four side audience

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Black box

theater is small experimental theater, malleable

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Environmental theater

When the location is meant to imitate of is it's,the setting of the theatrics, sp

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Procenium

Stage when the audience just lookes at the front of the stage

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House

area where audience sits

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Box office

where you sell ticket

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Balcony

higher area of seating or The Gods in England

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Orchestra

main floor of seating $$ or stalls in England

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Mezzanine

first balcony or louge in England

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Deck

Stage is deck

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Tormentor (leg)

vertical masking helps hide people and Teaser (border) horizontal masking helps hide lights and scenery

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Teaser (border)

horizontal masking helps hide lights and scenery

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Grand drapery

main curtain) also traveling curtain black volure is fire proof

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Travelers

The other curtains

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Cyclorama

is wall or drop used for Sky and curved at ends or backdrop

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Scrim

is a mesh fabric that has holes, light it from front can't see through it

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Raked stage

On a racket stage an actor who is farther from the Audience is higher than an actor who is closer to the audience. It's a stage floor angled from edge of the stage, up toward the back of the stage

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Flats:

makes prop walls
-tear easily, not sturdy

Tv or hard flats: covered in lightweight wood more sturdy used in tv sit coms

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Batten

Pipe batten. A length of metal of metal pipes to hang things from in fly space attached to counterweight system, for every pound of scenery you have you have to have a pound of weight to balance it

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Fly/lock rail

where you fly and lock things in place

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Platform

raised section of floor on legs
Rolling platform: like wagon that has casters

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Fire curtain

hangs high fire proof, behind main curtain, drops if there a fire and crushes anything in its way and gives audience time to get out

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Fire doors

open in fire and let's air in, in the fly loft

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Cat walk

fire escape run way, walkway above audience

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Dressing room

back stage where costume and makeup is done lots of lights

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Green Room

actors lounge with couches and food where actors hangout or wait to go on stage, there is speaker so actors know when to go on stage

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Grid

top of flys- metal bars/bands that run back and forth in between pullies

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Counterweight system

The load over the stage is counter balanced by an equal amount of steel weights called "counterweights" behause within a Theater that emailer a Stage Crw to quickly, quietly and Safely Fly

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Control Booth

Control Rom,Lightning box,technical Booth

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Orchestra Pit

Requiem Music in fades Ehen invidental music is Requiems like als opera and ballet

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Aprom

Is the Part of the Stage that is im Front of the Curtain

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Wings

Areas that are a part of the stage but offstage (out of sight of the audience)

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Pin rail

railing that has pins because you can rap rope around so you don't have to hold, level above lock rail