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Within these pages, you'll find hundreds of links to hand-picked sites to help you find the information you're looking for in almost any area of technical theatre, along with a growing number of resources with useful tips and ideas.

Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms
Listing of over 1700 jargon terms

Amdram.co.uk
Full of links and information about the Amateur scene in the UK.

AACT American Association of Community Theater.

StageWork - Resources about the backstage work of the National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and Birmingham Rep

National Association of Youth Theatre (UK)

NODA (National Operatic and Dramatic Association, UK)

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Stageplays.com

>>Beginners Terms at the Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms

Random Glossary Entry

HALF
Call given to the actors half an hour before they will be called to the stage for the beginning of a performance. Given 35 minutes before the advertised time of commencement. Subsequent calls given are the 'quarter' at 20 minutes, 'the five' at 10 minutes and 'beginners to the stage' at 5 minutes before curtain up. See also FRONT OF HOUSE CALLS, QUARTER.



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