1. (aka "electrics groundrow") A group of cyc
or strip lights that sits on the stage
floor used to light a cyclorama
. The units are laid end to end to create a big row with all instruments focused up at the cyc
Typically 3-cell or 4-cell cyc light
instruments are used. Many people prefer to gel
the units red, blue, and green to facilitate color mixing.
2. A low two-dimensional scenic unit
, sometimes with the top profiled, used to mask the bottom of an upstage cyc
and any lighting fixtures behind.