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1Theatre Terminology Apron _________-The part of the stage floor extending beyond the proscenium arch into the houseApron
2Backing________________ - Any type of scenery or material placed in back of an opening to mask the backstage area from the audience.
3Baton____________ - 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.
4Blacks____________ - black draperies used as legs and borders.
5Box Set____________ - An interior setting with three walls and possibly a ceiling.
6Cyclorama____________ - 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
7Downstage_________ -The front of the stage, toward the audience
8_________ -a large unframed canvas or muslin unit of scenery Drop
9_______________ - steps leading down from a platform not seen by the audience. Escape Stairs
10Flat__________ - a rectangular frame covered with an unbroken expanse of muslin, canvas, luann, or other fabric..
11________________ -an inner frame set upstage of the grand drape to narrow the proscenium False Proscenium
12__________ - the space below the grid and above the stage floor where flown scenery is stored when not in use.Fly Loft
13Fly__________ - a verb for shifting scenery by raising it vertically into the flies by means of a counterweight system.
14___________ - 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
15___________ - 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
16___________- alert signal meaning you are working above people’s heads or something is coming down from above the stage.Heads Up
17____________- alert signal meaning something is falling WATCH OUT Clear
19____________ - the curtain, usually of heavy velour which separates the stage from the audience. Grand Drape
20____________ - a unit of scenery which prevents the audience from seeing into the back-stage area. It is usually black in color.Masking
21____________ - elements that provide for a finished set, or are sometimes used by an actor. Properties
22Decorative Props_____________ - furniture or objects on stage that serve no practical purpose
23_____________ - all the furniture normally used by the actors Set Props
24_____________ - small objects carried to and from the stage by the actors or handled by them while on stage.Hand Props
25_____________ - the opening in the wall between the stage and the auditorium. Proscenium
26Scene Shop_____________ - the area used for the construction, covering, joining, and painting of the scenery.
27_____________ - lightweight cotton netting _____________ - lightweight cotton netting. Appears solid when lit from the front and becomes transparent when something is lit from behind.Scrim
28___________ - 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
29___________ - 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
30___________ - to bring a scenic unit into the audience’s view (horizontally)
31Off___________ - to remove a scenic unit from the audience’s view (horizontally)
32___________ - to come into the audience’s view (vertically)
33Out_____________ - to go from the audience’s view (vertically).
34_____________ - the part of the stage to the person’s right as he faces the audience Stage Right
35_____________ - the part of the stage to person’s left as he faces the audience Stage Left
36Tech Rehearsal_____________ - rehearsal during which light and sound levels are set, scene shifting is rehearsed, costumes checked and costume changes rehearsed.
37_____________ - tech rehearsal without the actors. Dry Tech
38_____________ - a horizontal masking frame or drapery usually matching the tormentor or leg and used to mask the space above the set.Teaser/Border
39Legs/Tormentors_____________ - vertical masking pieces of drapery.
40_____________ - a curtain rigged to part in the center and open to each side of the stage. Traveler
41_____________ - stage position towards the back of the stage, away from the audience. Up Stage
43_____________ - area where front of the house position lighting is hanged and focused. Catwalk
44_____________ - term used to describe a stage that is slanted _____________ - term used to describe a stage that is slanted. (the way the stages where designed in ancient Greece.)Raked
45_____________ - an imaginary line extending across the proscenium arch _____________ - an imaginary line extending across the proscenium arch. Commonly known as the path that the grand drape follows.Plaster Line