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Thrust Theatre

In a thrust stage theatre the actor is surrounded on three sides by the audience-- the fourth side contains the scenery. Entrances to the acting area are made through the scenery upstage and through the audience at the two front corners of the stage.

The proscenium stage design came from Italy and was used until the 19th century. A proscenium stage had a picture frame/archway and minimal stage props.

The proscenium stage design came from Italy and was used until the century. A proscenium stage had a picture frame/archway and minimal stage props.

The Proscenium Arch was the most common form of theatre building in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. The “Arch” acts like a picture frame through which the action can be seen.

Stage Types – Proscenium Arch

The Proscenium Arch was the most common form of theatre building in the and centuries. The “Arch” acts like a picture frame through which the action can be seen.

10 Theater Superstitions, Legends, and Curses

We often hear how magic happens outside of our comfort zone. Sometimes, fear can hold us back, paralyzing us from pursuing certain ventures. Overcoming these fears and pushing personal boundaries can have boosting, beneficial effects.

Paper theater. So delicate, so lovely. Doing it completely without colors, playing with effects of shadows, makes it even more fascinating I think

Paper Cutting Pearlescent Paper Ballet Recital Theatre Performance Kirigami, via Etsy.

Theater Set Questions Answered!

Theater Set Questions Answered!

In creating my other Lens on theater set design (look in the right column), a few questions kept popping up from visitors - because I hadn't thought of them. So, Finally, Here are a few answers to the puzzles that a theater production can.

The Prompt Book is the master copy of the script or score, containing all the actor moves and technical cues, and is used by the deputy stage manager to run rehearsals and later, control the performance. It’s sometimes known as...Read more

The Prompt Book is the master copy of the script or score, containing all the actor moves and technical cues, and is used by the deputy stage manager to run rehearsals and later, control the performance.

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