STAGE TYPES

 

Proscenium, thrust and arena stages refer to types of stages and seating arrangements applicable to venues primarily designed for dance, theatre and opera. 

 

A true concert hall has an end stage configuration with no division between the house and the audience.

 

 

Proscenium

or Picture Frame

End Stage

or Concert Hall

Thrust

or Elizabethan Stage

 

Arena

or Theatre-in-the-Round