TYPES OF STAGE CURTAINS

TYPES OF STAGE CURTAINS

 PROSCENIUM CURTAINS:

Mostly used in churches, schools, and theaters. Two types of Pleated Curtains.

 Traveler Curtain:

Hung from a traveler track and built of two panels with a central overlap.

 VENETIAN CURTAIN:

A mechanical system to lower and raise objects used in larger theaters.

 Austrian Curtains:

An Austrian Curtain is made of one piece and consists of multiple rows of scallops or curves. The scallops are created either by shirring or hand-pleating the fabric vertically along the edges of each row.

TABLEAU CURTAIN:

It consists of two panels that hang in folds along the sides of the stage when it is opened. Cables run through rings sewn diagonally across the back of the curtain. This type is used for more dramatic revelation.

 MASKING CURTAIN:

A mechanical system to lower and raise objects used in larger theaters.

 LEGS OR WINGS:

An Austrian Curtain is made of one piece and consists of multiple rows of scallops or curves. The scallops are created either by shirring or hand-pleating the fabric vertically along the edges of each row.

BORDERS:

It consists of two panels that hang in folds along the sides of the stage when it is opened. Cables run through rings sewn diagonally across the back of the curtain. This type is used for more dramatic revelation.

 TEASERS:

A mechanical system to lower and raise objects used in larger theaters.

 MID-STAGE:

An Austrian Curtain is made of one piece and consists of multiple rows of scallops or curves. The scallops are created either by shirring or hand-pleating the fabric vertically along the edges of each row.

BACKDROP & CYCLORAMAS:

It consists of two panels that hang in folds along the sides of the stage when it is opened. Cables run through rings sewn diagonally across the back of the curtain. This type is used for more dramatic revelation.

 CYCLORAMA / MUSLIN:

A mechanical system to lower and raise objects used in larger theaters.

 SCRIM:

An Austrian Curtain is made of one piece and consists of multiple rows of scallops or curves. The scallops are created either by shirring or hand-pleating the fabric vertically along the edges of each row.

DIGITAL PRINTED BACKDROP:

It consists of two panels that hang in folds along the sides of the stage when it is opened. Cables run through rings sewn diagonally across the back of the curtain. This type is used for more dramatic revelation.