So, you want to know more about theatre (or theater for americans) tech, do you? Well, you've come to the right place.

People:
Stage Manager - Overall responsibility for the theatre
Deputy Stage Manager - Assists the Stage Manager
Stage Crew - Everyone who works with the stage
Chief Electrician - Runs the lighting
Lighting Designer - Designs the lighting
Lighting Operator - Operates the desk
Lighting Crew - Everyone who works with the lighting
Sound Engineer - Runs the sound aspect
Sound Crew - Everyone who works with the sound
Tech crew - Everyone
Techies - Nickname for above

Techie nicknames:
Up Close and Personal

From start to finish:
Get-in
Tech stagger
Tech run (or tech stumble if it goes badly)
Dress run
Performance
Get-out

Areas in the theatre:
Wings
Backstage
Upstage
Downstage
Fly gallery
Flies
Half fly
Proj box
Green room
Orchestra Pit
Front-of-house

Generic:
Fly ropes
Fly height
Flying

Stage:
Sight lines
Smoke machine
Rake
Dutchman
False proscenium
Border
Medallion

Lighting:
Lighting bars
Lighting desk
Wash
Cue
Special
Blackout
Multicore
Dimmer
DMX-512
DMX Reciever
Intelligent Lighting
Followspot
Followspot operator
Theatre Lighting Terminology

The lighting desk:
Fader
Flash button
Go button
Preset

Sound:
Sound desk
Sound reinforcement
Radio mic
Recorded effect
Sound level

Other stuff:
Theatrical superstitions
Actors are frightening



As I write more nodes or find other people's nodes that could be useful, I will add them to this list.

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