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1 Theatre Terminology Apron _________-The part of the stage floor extending beyond the proscenium arch into the houseApron
2 Backing________________ - Any type of scenery or material placed in back of an opening to mask the backstage area from the audience.
3 Baton____________ - 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.
4 Blacks____________ - black draperies used as legs and borders.
5 Box Set____________ - An interior setting with three walls and possibly a ceiling.
6 Cyclorama____________ - 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
7 Downstage_________ -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
10 Flat__________ - 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
13 Fly__________ - 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
22 Decorative 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
26 Scene 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)
31 Off___________ - to remove a scenic unit from the audience’s view (horizontally)
32 ___________ - to come into the audience’s view (vertically)
33 Out_____________ - 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
36 Tech 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
39 Legs/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