Definition of thrust stage in English:

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thrust stage

Pronunciation: /ˈTHrəst ˌstāj/


A stage that extends into the auditorium so that the audience is seated around three sides.
Example sentences
  • It is the deep red of the empty thrust stage that greets the audience as they enter the Royal Shakespeare Company's mobile auditorium for this production of Coriolanus on tour.
  • That's what's so great about being in the Maclab thrust stage: the audience feels like they're right there.
  • The closeness of the audience to the thrust stage creates a claustrophobic environment - similar to the one described aboard the Batavia.
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