1. Automated lighting programming term. To preset the non-intensity parameters of a fixture with the intensity at zero, so one doesn't see colors/gobos/etc. moving into place as the fixture fades up. Most modern lighting consoles have a method to do this automatically. On older consoles, one would write the desired look, record it; then take the intensity channels to zero and record that as the previous cue. Other synonyms: MIB, move-in-black, automove-while-dark, move-before-bright. See this thread for some discussion:

2. Actor/Director. Place where a performer is directed to stand, according to blocking.

3. Dancer. Walk though the paces of the choreography, without dancing full out.

This page has been seen 3,583 times.

Industry Advertising

Recent Activity

Readability Information

An automated review of this page attempts to determine its readability in English (US). The page contains roughly 113 words across 17 sentences.
Readability score
Readability score: 42.86
Grade level
For the information in this page to be accessible to the widest audience of readers, both a high readability score and a low grade level are ideal.

Icon Legend

  • Normal page
  • Color code

    • Content has new updates
    • Content has no updates

CB Advertising