Types of stages 3 types: Arena, Proscenium, and Thrust for definitions go to http://quizlet.com/14178894/types-of-stages-flash-cards/
Arena-challenges for actors-dealing with facing the audience that is completely surrounded by audience.
challenges for techies: set needs to be minimal so as not to block the action from the audience,
waist height or lower positives-intimate environment that makes the audience feel as though they(audience) are part of
Proscenium-Actors: need to only worry about the audience from one direction Techies: set is easier to create because it will not block the audience from seeing actors Positives: Lighting is simpler then thrust or arena
Thrust-Actors: need to focus on the three of the four sides, where the audience sits Techies: set is easier then arena, more challenging then proscenium (the thrust part of the stage
has to have set pieces lower then waist height)
Positives: intimate environment and still allowing for stage walls and doors.