Strike

Disassembling and removing a show from the space when it's run is over. Although it can be used interchangeably with "load out", The term "strike" usually implies that the group performing the show resides in that theater and isn't going on to perform the same show in another venue. Strikes typically are about carefully clean up and putting everything away so you can begin working on your next show in the same theater.

Venues with Collective Bargaining Agreements generally do not use this word.

Also See: Load out

ALTERNATE MEANING: The high power spark that causes arc lamp electrodes to produce light. Sometimes used interchangeably with "Lamp On," or ignite. "Strike up the rig." See: Striking Lamps.

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