Areas of a stage

Areas if a stage

Cartoon: an audience looks towards a stage where two characters stand; the stage is divided into nine labelled sections, other labels are included

UR (or USR)

Upstage right

UC (or USC)

Upstage centre

UL (or USL)

Upstage left

CR (or CSR)

Centrestage Right

CS

Centre stage

CL (or CSL)

Centrestage left

DR (or DSR)

Downstage right

DC (or DSC)

Downstage Centre

DL (or DSL)

Downstage left

Wings

A space that is offstage to the left and right of the stage

Wings and stage manager

Wings: an area offstage to the left and right of the stage Stage manager: manages (from the wings) the physical stage area during a performance or TV production, including performers and technical aspects such as prop changes