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2 _________-The part of the stage floor extending beyond the proscenium arch into the house Theatre Terminology Apron

3 ________________ - Any type of scenery or material placed in back of an opening to mask the backstage area from the audience. Backing

4 ____________ - A long piece of wood or pipe at the top and bottom of a drop. A length of pipe, a part of a counter-weight system to which a drop or other scenic and lighting units or equipment are attached. Baton

5 ____________ - black draperies used as legs and borders. Blacks

6 ____________ - An interior setting with three walls and possibly a ceiling. Box Set

7 ____________ - Usually a u-shaped expanse of light blue or white canvas used for sky effects. May also be a permanent feature of the stage or simply a drop Cyclorama

8 _________ -The front of the stage, toward the audience Downstage

9 _________ -a large unframed canvas or muslin unit of scenery Drop

10 _______________ - steps leading down from a platform not seen by the audience. Escape Stairs

11 __________ - a rectangular frame covered with an unbroken expanse of muslin, canvas, luann, or other fabric.. Flat

12 ________________ -an inner frame set upstage of the grand drape to narrow the proscenium False Proscenium

13 __________ - the space below the grid and above the stage floor where flown scenery is stored when not in use. Fly Loft

14 __________ - a verb for shifting scenery by raising it vertically into the flies by means of a counterweight system. Fly

15 ___________ - a framework of metal extending over the stage area and located at least 6 feet below the roof of the stage house. Used to support equipment for flying scenery. Grid

16 ___________ - traditional waiting room or reception room of a theatre, located near the stage and serves as a meeting place for guests or a place where actors wait when not on stage. Green Room

17 ___________- alert signal meaning you are working above people’s heads or something is coming down from above the stage. Heads Up

18 ____________- alert signal meaning something is falling WATCH OUT Clear

19 ____________ - where the audience sits House

20 ____________ - the curtain, usually of heavy velour which separates the stage from the audience. Grand Drape

21 ____________ - a unit of scenery which prevents the audience from seeing into the back-stage area. It is usually black in color. Masking

22 ____________ - elements that provide for a finished set, or are sometimes used by an actor. Properties

23 _____________ - furniture or objects on stage that serve no practical purpose Decorative Props

24 _____________ - all the furniture normally used by the actors Set Props

25 _____________ - small objects carried to and from the stage by the actors or handled by them while on stage. Hand Props

26 _____________ - the opening in the wall between the stage and the auditorium. Proscenium

27 _____________ - the area used for the construction, covering, joining, and painting of the scenery. Scene Shop

28 _____________ - lightweight cotton netting. Appears solid when lit from the front and becomes transparent when something is lit from behind. Scrim

29 ___________ - an imaginary line extending from any seat in the auditorium past the proscenium arch to any position on stage to determine how much of the stage will be visible from that point. Sight Line

30 ___________ - to remove a unit of scenery or prop from the stage, or to dismantle scenery at the end of the run of a show. Strike

31 ___________ - to bring a scenic unit into the audience’s view (horizontally) On

32 ___________ - to remove a scenic unit from the audience’s view (horizontally) Off

33 ___________ - to come into the audience’s view (vertically) In

34 _____________ - to go from the audience’s view (vertically). Out

35 _____________ - the part of the stage to the person’s right as he faces the audience Stage Right

36 _____________ - the part of the stage to person’s left as he faces the audience Stage Left

37 _____________ - rehearsal during which light and sound levels are set, scene shifting is rehearsed, costumes checked and costume changes rehearsed. Tech Rehearsal

38 _____________ - tech rehearsal without the actors. Dry Tech

39 _____________ - a horizontal masking frame or drapery usually matching the tormentor or leg and used to mask the space above the set. Teaser/Border

40 _____________ - vertical masking pieces of drapery. Legs/Tormentors

41 _____________ - a curtain rigged to part in the center and open to each side of the stage. Traveler

42 _____________ - stage position towards the back of the stage, away from the audience. Up Stage

43 _____________ - offstage side areas.Wings

44 _____________ - area where front of the house position lighting is hanged and focused. Catwalk

45 _____________ - term used to describe a stage that is slanted. (the way the stages where designed in ancient Greece.) Raked

46 _____________ - an imaginary line extending across the proscenium arch. Commonly known as the path that the grand drape follows. Plaster Line

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