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1) Any platform on stage. For instance, the series of platforms for choral presentations are called choral risers, the rostrum on which a drumkit and drummer is positioned is the drum riser. 2) The vertical portion of a step which gives a set of treads its height. 3) A microphone which can be raised through a small trap in the stage floor to a convenient height for an actor. Usually positioned just upstage of the footlight position, centre stage.

 

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A.J.
A.L.D.
A.N.S.I.
AB
ABTT
ACL
ACOUSTICS
ACROSS
ACT DROP
ACTING AREA
ACTIVE
AD LIB
ADAPTOR
ADVANCE BAR
AERIAL
AERO
AETTI
AGC
AISLE
ALIGNMENT
AMALGAMATIONS aka...
AMP
AMPLITUDE
ANALOGUE SIGNAL
AND
APART
APRON
ARBOR
ARCHITECTURAL LAMP
ARCLINE
ARENA
ASIDE
ASM
ATMOSPHERE
ATTENUATE
AUDITORIUM
AUTOMATIC STOP
AUTOMATION
AUXILIARY INPUT
AUXILIARY OUTPUT
Alemah
Almeh
As-salaam
Asaya
ad-lib
alternative possi...assumption


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