stagehand
noun Date: 1885 a stage worker who handles scenery, properties, or lights

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  • Stagehand — (aus dem Englischen: stage = Bühne, hand = Hilfskraft, Arbeitskraft), meistens abgekürzt zu Hand, bezeichnet im deutschsprachigen Raum eine Person, die beim Aufbau einer Bühne selbst und/oder der Bühnentechnik den ausgebildeten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stagehand — ► NOUN ▪ a person dealing with scenery or props during a play …   English terms dictionary

  • stagehand — [stāj′hand΄] n. a person who helps to set and remove scenery and furniture, operate the curtain, etc. for a performance, as of a stage play …   English World dictionary

  • Stagehand — A stagehand is a person who works backstage or behind the scenes in theatres, film, television, or location performance. Their duties include setting up the scenery, lights, sound, props, rigging, and special effects for a production. Types of… …   Wikipedia

  • stagehand — UK [ˈsteɪdʒˌhænd] / US noun [countable] Word forms stagehand : singular stagehand plural stagehands theatre someone who works in a theatre, moving objects used on the stage …   English dictionary

  • stagehand — [[t]ste͟ɪʤhænd[/t]] stagehands also stage hand N COUNT A stagehand is a person whose job is to move the scenery and equipment on the stage in a theatre …   English dictionary

  • stagehand — /stayj hand /, n. a person who moves properties, regulates lighting, etc., in a theatrical production. [1900 05; STAGE + HAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • stagehand — noun A person who works behind the scenes at a theatre or in other theatrical media. The actors get the glory, the spotlight and the name up in lights while it is the stagehands who point the spotlight, hang the name and change the light bulbs.… …   Wiktionary

  • stagehand — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. prompter, carpenter, costumer; see worker . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. grip, callboy. see movie …   English dictionary for students

  • stagehand — stage|hand [ˈsteıdʒhænd] n someone who works on a theatre stage, getting it ready for a play or for the next part of a play …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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