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Unformatted text preview: Several would be placed around the interior of the church Platea : The performing area located in front of the mansion. Court Masques : theatrical events meant to honor royals or the court in general. Included a performed story, songs, and dancing. Usually finished with audience participation. Pantalone : Elderly guardian of one of the young lovers Borders: Horizontal panels of scenery hung above the stage to hide the rigging. The Artistic Director hires the designers for the production. The designer then works with the director to design the show. The artistic director makes the artistic decisions for the company, and is usually found in the non-profit setting. The producer is in the for profit theatre. He controls everything. He is in it for the money....
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- Fall '07