fly gallery

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In a theater, a narrow balcony above the stage floor, usually on both sides of the stage, sometimes with an interconnection across the back wall.
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This pulley system gives him the mechanical advantage to lift 800 pounds of backdrop quickly into the fly gallery.
This changed, however, when a table descended from the fly gallery, with a dancer leaning erotically against its center post.
James Canfield's mixed-media Illuminations, billed as the artistic director's first work of the new millennium, features a few interesting surrealistic visual touches--such as an orange waltz-length tutu cut away to reveal a lot of dancer Alison Roper's marvelous legs, and a concluding image of chairs suspended in patterns from the fly gallery.