basic stage terms

basic stage terms - OTHER STAGE TERMS Backstage: Any area...

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OTHER STAGE TERMS Backstage : Any area not seen by the audience, including dressing rooms. Front of House : Can include lobby and box office. A place where audience members can mingle before the performance starts. Greenroom : A reception lounge for performers, waiting to go on. House : The place where the audience is seated (often also refers to the audience itself). Set: The furniture, props, backdrops etc. that transform the bare stage into the proper location for the performance. Scrim: A gauze or net curtain that becomes transparent when lit from behind.
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Other stage terms Spike: Marking the stage with tape to indicate positions of props, furniture etc. (Also referred to as marking out). Trap: An opening in the stage floor where performers and/or props etc. can disappear. Wings: Space at the sides of the stage, just behind the curtains. Performers enter and exit from the wings. Flat
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