a person who moves properties, regulates lighting, etc., in a theatrical production.

1900–05; stage + hand Unabridged
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stagehand (ˈsteɪdʒˌhænd)
a person who sets the stage, moves props, etc, in a theatrical production

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Example sentences
There is some byplay with the rehearsal pianist and with a stagehand.
Forty-odd years ago, he started out as a stagehand and a playwright.
The tax return also confirmed the lucrative aspect of being a stagehand.
In other words, it was a perfect time for a stagehand to sneak in a quick one
  before the curtain rises.
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