The above Ad will no longer appear after you Sign Up for Free!

ground cloth

A large tarp of heavy canvas, painted, and laid over the stage deck. Taped, tacked, or stapled down along its perimeter, allows a painted floor treatment complimentary to the production, and also protects the permanent stage surface. Today, touring productions rarely use ground cloths, instead carrying an overall deck and/or a Marley-type floor.

See also focus cloth, a type of ground cloth used exclusively for lighting purposes.

This page has been seen 408 times.

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice