Stage Anatomy

Apron – The area of the stage that extends past the proscenium

Auditorium – The area in a theater where the audience gathers

Border – The curtain that masks lighting equipment and the upper part of the stage

Center Stage Also know as center – center, the middle of the stage

Legs – Sections of curtains the mask lighting equipment and the backstage area from the audience

Proscenium – The area that frames and separates the audience from the stage

Scrim – The thin light weight material, often white, that hides the back of the theater and is used in stage lighting to create mood

Wings – The area between the legs where performers enter and exit the stage