Intro to Theatre Stage Parts Review

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Stage Parts: 1. Grand Drape: The curtain that covers the opening of the proscenium arch. 2. Traveler: Any drapery that moves or opens horizontally. 3. Teaser: A short, horizontal drape used for masking the flies and lighting. 4. Border: A horizontal drape that runs across the top of the stage, hiding lighting instruments. 5. Drop: A flat piece of fabric, generally painted, that forms part of the scenery 6. Cyclorama: A large backdrop meant to resemble the sky. 7. Scrim: A drop that can be transparent or opaque depending on how it is lit (front lighting=opaque, back lighting or no lighting on front=transparent) 8. Proscenium Arch: The architectural wall that separates the backstage area from the audience. 9. Electric: A batten specifically used for lighting instruments. 10. Wing: Space on the stage that is not visible to the audience.
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Unformatted text preview: 11. Apron: The flat extension of the stage floor that projects from the proscenium arch toward the audience. 12. Orchestra Pit: The space between the stage and the auditorium, usually below stage level, that holds the orchestra. 13. Auditorium: The seating area from which the audience observes the action of a play. 14. Batten: A wooden dowel or metal pipe attached to the onstage lines from a rope-set or counterweight system. Scenery is attached to the batten. 15. Legs: Narrow, vertical stage drapes used for masking. Stage Directions: 16. Upstage Right 17. Center Right 18. Downstage Right 19. Upstage Center 20. Center 21. Downstage Center 22. Upstage Left 23. Center Left 24. Downstage Left...
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  • Spring '14
  • LeeByron
  • Theatre, stage, batten, Parts of a theatre, Stage terminology, Proscenium Arch, Downstage Left

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