fly floor

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for fly floor

a narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater


Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
AS a former stage manager at the Tyne Theatre, Newcastle, I know that April 8, is the 125th anniversary of the death of Robert Saddler Crowther - otherwise known as 'Bob The Ghost' - who was a stagehand employed on the Carl Rosa opera Nordisa and was killed by a cannon ball falling from the fly floor.
Wewill also shortly be offering a refreshing approach to aerial training by utilising our fly floor - a perfect training opportunity for those performers in Liver pool who wish to get on top of their fitness and skill levels.
A spokesman for the theatre said: "The investigators picked up significant activity in the dress circle, fly floor and in dressing room 12.
Other highlights of the weekend included a backstage tour to scenery Street where the sets are stored, giving visitors the chance to operate the lighting board or climb to the fly floor, 12 metres above the stage.
Highlights of the weekend include: a tour of "scenery street" where the sets are stored; operating the lighting board or climbing to the fly floor above the stage; "balloonatics" will make balloon toys and characters throughout the two days; singing workshops with Welsh National Opera (WNO); Welsh-language writing workshops with Academi and bilingual "stand-up poetry"; performances by Grand Theatre of Lemmings; demonstrations with the costume departments at the WNO and special effects make-up with Roxy Butler; open rehearsal with BBC National Orchestra of Wales; a performance from Hijinx Theatre's band, Vaguely Artistic; and pre-show talks with WNO ahead of its performance of opera The Magic Flute.