TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1 THEATRE TYPES
Development of the physical theatre.
CHAPTER 2 PROPERTIES OF THE PROSCENIUM THEATRE
Parts of the theatre, lighting positions, fire safety equipment.
CHAPTER 3 THEATRICAL RIGGING
Theory and practice of the hemp system, counterweight system, running the show, safety procedures.
CHAPTER 4 ROPES AND KNOT TYING
Types of lines, commonly used knots.
CHAPTER 5 DRAPERIES AND DROPS
Leg and border sets, cyclorama, scrim, decorative curtains, traveler tracks, hanging/folding/storing, drop construction.
CHAPTER 6 ELECTRICITY AND LIGHTING EQUIPMENT
Electrical theory, AC, DC, circuit protection, Power Formula, how dimmers operate, instrument types, cables and connectors, trouble ...