Glossary 1 Fabrics in Berwick Street Photograph: Margaret Maguire.

Glossary 1 Fabrics in Berwick Street Photograph: Margaret Maguire.

This list defines and describes some of the numerous terms that relate to theatre practice, the rehearsal period and tech week, as well as the costume and workroom.

ASM: assistant stage manager, the most junior member of the stage management team.

Auditorium: the Latin name for the space in the theatre where the audience are seated or spectate from during the performance.

Beginners: the announcement made by the DSM five minutes before curtain up to alert the actors appearing in the first scene to come to the stage because the performance will begin imminently.

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