Stage director
Stage director Stage director (Theat.) One who prepares a play for production. He arranges the details of the stage settings, the business to be used, all stage effects, and instructs the actors, excepting usually the star, in the general interpretation of their parts. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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