stage lift

stage lift

A section of the stage floor of a legitimate theater that can move upward or downward; designed to carry scenery between the stage storage areas, and/or for temporary use at elevations above or below the stage level, for special scenic effects.
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We could have a stage lift and bigger props if we desire -- we've left our options open.
Minyun told fans, "A year has already passed since I saw WANNABLEs on the stage lift at the debut showcase on August 7.
This will address the stage and backstage areas and could involve an elevator to the basement, a stage lift for the orchestra pit and create rehearsal rooms and a musical instrument room.<br />Phases two and three hinge upon plans for Idaho Falls High School.<br />The Civic Center is attached to Idaho Falls High School, though it has been a separate entity for decades.
GERMANY: Four days after an ageing hydraulic stage lift collapsed, star conductor Daniel Barenboim says the crumbling condition of Berlin's Staatsoper opera house is a danger to performers and the audience.
The Prince took the controls of the stage lift as he visited the theatre to see preparations for a production by the Welsh National Opera.
The first couple of days of our stay, pre-Disney, we managed to fit in the Eiffel Tower (walk to the second stage, it's a challenge but kids love to count the steps and the third stage lift queue is interminable), the Monmartre and a stroll to marvel at the street artists at work.
The refurbishment has included the installation of a completely new stage and stage lift, new lighting, heating and air-conditioning systems.