scene dock


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scene dock

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scene bay

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(Theatre) a place in a theatre where scenery is stored, usually near the stage
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It was named after the train which departed from Manchester Piccadilly station to London Euston and was filmed in the now-defunct BBC Manchester Oxford Road studios, in the scene dock between the main network studios.
The brief scope of Regeneration project is as follows: the creation of a new Creative Learning Space in the existing basement, the replacement of the existing aluminium cladding and scene dock doors and the cleaning andrefurbishment of the remaining cladding, the extension of the main entrance area, the renovation and alteration of the existing internal front of house areas on ground, first and secondfloors, the reconfiguration of the landscaping around the building, the replacement of the existing boilers, and the replacement of the fly tower lift.
RSC artistic director Michael Boyd said a mock-up of the new auditorium was constructed - using drapes and helium-filled balloons to represent the heads of audience members - in the scene dock at the Royal Opera House.