stagecraft

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stagecraft (usually uncountable, plural stagecrafts)

  1. (uncountable) The skills of the theater.
    To be a professional actor you need to learn stagecraft.
    • 2021 September 25, Kitty Empire, “Róisín Murphy review – a triumphant dancefloor workout”, in The Guardian[1]:
      For all the costume changes and the stagecraft – the gig starts with a camera crew following Murphy backstage – these are not the show’s most memorable takeaways. It’s the music
  2. (countable) A specific skill of the theater.
    Lighting is a very technical stagecraft.

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