General name for the costume department, its staff, and the accommodation they occupy.

Tags: Stage, Theatre

Stage Door

The door to the theatre through which the cast and crew enter and exit the theatre. Not the public entrance to the building.

Tags: Stage, Theatre


Crew person responsible for the operation of stage machinery and other related tasks.

Tags: Roles, Stage, Theatre

Mains Power

240 volt AC power standard available in all buildings wired to the power generation grid in Australia.

Tags: Theatre

Load In/Out

See Bump-In/Out.

Tags: Theatre

Head Electrician

The permanent staff member in a theatre who runs the electrics department.

Tags: Lighting, Roles, Theatre

Green Room

A room for for the actors to meet and relax. It is located Back of House. Once common, green rooms are rarely found in modern theatres.

Tags: Theatre

Double Handling

Moving scenery or equipment more than necessary because it was not correctly positioned in the first place.

Tags: Stage, Theatre