The first level of seats above the ground floor in a theater.
- The gallery looks more like an old theatre auditorium, with a dress circle, an upper circle, and boxes on the sides.
- From my high vantage point, just about level with the dress circle, I searched for Emily.
- Scores of people, including some from the dress circle, left their seats and crowded into the space at the front of the stage where they danced the night away.
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