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asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st May, 2020

How does a stage curtain work?

Rings are sewn onto the curtain so that cables running through the rings draw the curtain up to open it. There is no visible difference between a curtain that opens on a track and a Brail curtain, until the curtain opens by gathering up its rings as the cables move through the rings that are raised.

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Likewise, what is the back curtain on a stage called?

A backdrop (or cloth) is a painted curtain that hangs in the back of the stage to indicate scenery.

Subsequently, question is, how much does a stage curtain cost? Approximately 80% of stage curtain projects will fall between $5,000 and $100,000. An elementary school's stage needs will tend toward the lower end of the range.

People also ask, how do you make stage curtains?

DIY for Open & Close Stage Curtains

  1. Hang the drapery wrong side out, the right side toward the window, for ease of sewing.
  2. Pin one end of a 20-foot piece of drapery cord to the middle of each center edge.
  3. Drape the cord away from the center, toward the curtain rod.
  4. Pin the cord to the top of the drape at the desired position.

How much does a stage curtain weight?

Weight of Curtain The counter-weights are made in large sections (for the average theatre curtain will weigh 800 to 1,200 pounds) and are permanently installed in a steel housing or guide. The weights must be within 60 pounds of the actual weight of the finished curtain.

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