fly gallery

noun Theater.
a narrow platform at the side of a stage from which ropes are manipulated to raise or lower scenery, battens, etc.
Also called fly floor.


Origin:
1885–90

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fly gallery

noun
a narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater; stagehands can work the ropes controlling equipment in the flies 
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Ability to operate and maintain stage riggings, manipulate stage scenery and curtains, and secure line in fly gallery.
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