WikiProject Stagecraft

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Welcome to WikiProject Stagecraft! The goal of this project is to improve all articles relating to Stagecraft, making Wikipedia the best online resource on the subject.

The vast majority of stagecraft articles are in need of serious attention. Many important topics do have existing articles, but their quality may need improving. If you would like to participate in the project, please sign up below, look for jobs in the to-do list, or join project-related discussions at the talk page.


  1. To improve the quality of articles on stagecraft, bringing articles on important topics up to featured article standard.
  2. To create articles to cover the topic of stagecraft comprehensively.
  3. To create guidelines for articles about stagecraft.
  4. To make Wikipedia the finest, most comprehensive resource of stagecraft topics available online.

Improve the bird's eye view

The entire subject and Wikipedia's coverage of it is intended to be summarized in the Outline of stagecraft. It in turn is part of Wikipedia's outline system which is one of Wikipedia's main contents systems.

Please look it over and fill-in missing topics. If Wikipedia has an article or article section about those topics, please add links to them.

While analyzing the outline, please answer the following questions (and fix the outline as needed):

  1. What's missing?
  2. Is the structure of the outline (sections and indents) representative of the subject?
  3. Does the outline help understand the relationships between the topics presented in the best way possible?

The overall purpose of the outline is to help readers comprehend the subject by showing what belongs to it, and within the subject what belongs to what.

The outline is a taxonomy of the subject, and also serves as a table of contents and navigation aid to browse Wikipedia's articles (and article sections) about the subject.

It is also a useful tool for the WikiProject to analyze, plan, develop, and revise stagecraft-related material. It is a hub from which to organize related topics.

It was built as a "reverse outline", a structural model of an existing work, which in addition to being a summary of the work, can reveal the gaps and other weaknesses for revision purposes.

Please help improve it.

It's our bird's eye view.

Thank you.

To-do list[edit]

Develop articles

Ongoing tasks

The current Stagecraft WikiProject Collaboration of the Month is:

Please read the nomination text and help improve the article to featured article standard.

Help select the next collaboration at the CotM page.


Below are all active, inactive, and past participants involved in Wikipedia:WikiProject Stagecraft as of 20 May 2024 and the date they joined the project. A roll call will be done on the 15th of every month on the project's talk page to see who is still active and who is not.

To add yourself please edit the section you wish to add yourself and use the following syntax at the bottom of the list:

# ((User|username)) (Brief description, Joined ((subst:Date)))


# ((User|Lekogm)) (I am profesional stagehand.  Joined ((subst:Date)))

Active participants

  1. Lekogm (talk · contribs) (I am a professional stagehand. Joined 5 September 2006)
  2. KeepOnTruckin (talk · contribs) (theatrical technician)
  3. Morydd (talk · contribs) (theatrical technician)
  4. Kmccoy (talk · contribs) (touring IATSE stagehand) (not much for article writing, and sometimes busy with work, but can certainly answer questions. Also can help with administrative tasks, if needed.)
  5. 48v (talk · contribs) (student TD)
  6. JWGreen (talk · contribs) (lighting design student at Concordia, Moorhead. Joined ? September 2006)
  7. KindSould (talk · contribs) (producer & jack of all trades)
  8. Humhead (talk · contribs)(Sound Designer/Master Electrician/Master Audio)
  9. back_ache (talk · contribs) (I am a profesional lighting control tech/amdram sound-lighting tech)
  10. leaderofearth (talk · contribs) (Amature stagehand and lighting tech with ambitions of going pro, Joined 19 October 2006)
  11. tm1000 (talk · contribs) (I am a professional Audio Engineer/Designer. Joined 20 October 2006)
  12. Ci-Daemon (talk · contribs) (Lighting & Sound Designer, Electrician, Stagehand, Board Tech, and Audio Producer, Joined 21 October 2006)
  13. Bryson430 (talk · contribs) (Technical Manager, back after a busy work period)
  14. Skenmy (talk · contribs) (Semi-professional live sound engineer specialising in live concerts) (Back active as of 2nd December 2006)
  15. Pedant (talk · contribs) (clown and magician, camera operator, editor, animator, motion graphics artist Joined December 28 2006)
  16. Ned Scott (talk · contribs) (sound, video, some other stuff too)
  17. BrucePennypacker (talk · contribs) (Community theater lighting designer, sound designer, and all around tech. Joined 5 January 2007)
  18. RedHillian (talk · contribs) Freelance sound tech. & roadie, UK based (Joined: 7 Jan 2007)
  19. scoreed (talk · contribs) Lighting Designer, Technical Consultant. (Joined: Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007)
  20. Amadscientist (talk · contribs) (Professional Property Designer/Coordinator, property master, stage hand, semi professional Costume designer, stage manager. Joined 29 Jan 2007)
  21. Charcoaldabs (talk · contribs) (High School Techie. Joined 10 February 2007)
  22. Yarn.wench (talk · contribs) (Freelance stagehand,non-union, jack of all trades Joined 13 February 2007)
  23. Suncloud (talk · contribs) (Deputy Stage Manager (UK), Joined 20 May 2024)
  24. polymathematics (talk · contribs) Stage manager, college aged. (Joined: 28 March 2007)
  25. TheCheesemeister (talk · contribs) (Chief Technician, Joined 20 May 2024)
  26. RMutton (talk · contribs) (Amateur HS Sound Tech. Experienced in most aspects of Stagecraft. Joined April 8, 2007)
  27. NeoPlatonist (talk · contribs) (College student, lighting designer, sound designer, master electrician. Joined 20 May 2024)
  28. litesrbrite45 (talk · contribs) (Electrician, Lighting Designer, Audio Engineer, Production Manager. Joined 20 May 2024)
  29. Amphytrite (talk · contribs) (Props nazi, set designer/carpenter; joined 20 May 2024)
  30. Spitefulcrow (talk · contribs) (I am an undergrad minoring in theater and performance studies, interested mostly in electrics. Joined 26 June 2007)
  31. R'nway (talk · contribs) (I have been a techie at my church for 4 years, and last year I was the LD for the youth group. Joined 6 July 2007)
  32. Aaron Wallace, Theater Technician. -- 19:00, 18 July 2007 (UTC)[reply]
  33. DJSparky (talk · contribs) (Special Effects Technican, Effects Designer and Shop Manager. Joined Oct. 20, 2007)
  34. Moojoe (talk · contribs) (Professional stage rigger and senic carpenter. Currently studying to be a technical director. Joined 2nd December 2006. Switched from inactive 3rd October 2007)
  35. Dman587 (talk · contribs) (I am a lighting designer for theatre, music, and events. Also specialize in touring conceptualization. Joined Nov 14, 2007)
  36. Wilflet (talk · contribs) (Monitors and pyro, Joined 4th Jan 08)
  37. ICberg7 (talk · contribs) (Technical jack-of-all-trades, ex-high school a/v tech, and semi-professional technical director for various venues and events), Joined 20 May 2024)
  38. Xaraphim (talk · contribs) (Production Management grad student, Joined 20 May 2024)
  39. Hyperlight (talk · contribs) (Electrical Engineer. HLR Canada At your service!!! I am an EE with almost a decade of experience in lighting systems design. I have contributed to several articles on Wikipedia and enjoy sharing with the community. I may not remember to check-in here every month, but hit me on Gmail if you need a technical call on something. My e-mail is hyperlight.research@...####spammers_go_awa&@(*^$, Joined 20 May 2024)
  40. Murphb1220 (talk · contribs) (Student Lighting Designer 20 May 2024)
  41. drmartini (talk · contribs) (Professional stagehand/production assistant, mainly with sound and electrics, IATSE local 690) Joined 20 May 2024)
  42. Ssorenson (talk · contribs) (Freelance Lighting Designer, Joined 20 May 2024)
  43. Bardsandwarriors (talk · contribs) "Bards". (Amateur performer - brass bands, orchestra, choir, theatre. Learning stagecraft. Specialist in categorising articles, not writing them. Joined 20 May 2024)
  44. Gayle Duncan (talk · contribs) (Always a professional Stage Manager, sometimes a professional Stagehand...if the price is right. Joined 20 May 2024)
  45. Caldair (talk · contribs) (Professional lighting, stage and pyro technician. Joined 20 May 2024)
  46. TheSwami (talk · contribs) (Undergraduate LD, electrician, TD in Chicagoland. Joined 20 May 2024)
  47. william (talk · contribs) (graduate of the Arts BA and MA and professional theatre designer and filmmaker for over 10 years in US and Europe Joined 23.01.09)
  48. Cst93 (talk · contribs) (I am a full time advanced High School Theatre Technician, Joined 20 May 2024)
  49. Chickeninapram (talk · contribs) (Deputy Technical Manager for the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Barbican Theatre, London 1998-2003, Joined 20 May 2024)
  50. TheAuroraFox (talk · contribs) (Professional theatre company celebrating our 25th season in Aurora, CO, Joined 25 August 2009)
  51. Teerickson (talk · contribs) (Wholehog 3 Software Engineer, previously a freelance LD/Operator. Eager to help, put me to work!, Joined 23 February 2010)
  52. GorillaWarfare (talk · contribs) (High school lighting designer/lighting technician, and occasional stagehand, Joined 3 June 2010)
  53. Telekid (talk · contribs) (Production and Design Student at NYU. Joined 3 June 2010)
  54. Binksternet (talk · contribs) (Freelance sound mixer since 1994. Joined 7 July 2010)
  55. makkbe (talk · contribs) (Software Engineer, ESTA CPWG member. Joined 12 October 2010)
  56. Matthewrbowker (talk · contribs) (High School Thespian, Lighting Designer; Joined 19 December 2010)
  57. Flightx52 (talk · contribs) (High school lighting designer and sound technician, Joined 24 February 2011)
  58. Brucehs (talk · contribs) (I am a freelance lighting designer specializing in new and experimental work, Joined 5 April 2011)
  59. SheffGruff (talk · contribs) (Lighting tech. Joined 14 May 2013)
  60. Phantom of the Tech Booth (talk · contribs) (Professional stage manager with a background in lighting, carpentry, and teaching. Joined 20 May 2024)
  61. Ecallow (talk · contribs) (Theatre tech student focusing on sound design and stage management, Joined 16 March 2016)
  62. Schoolbus777 (talk · contribs) (I am a stage manager, Joined 12 December 2018)
  63. Codecinderblock (talk · contribs) (Lighting Designer, Joined March 2020)
  64. Ombra_serena (talk · contribs) (Lighting Designer, Joined April 2020)
  65. Hfreni (talk · contribs) (Moving Light Programmer, Joined August 2020)
  66. Pakoire (talk) (Lighting and set designer, arts manager in Aotearoa New Zealand. Joined February 2021)
  67. Babegriev (talk · contribs) (Theatre/tech enthusiast; former SM/SD/stagehand Joined 27 February 2021)
  68. NightWolf1223 (talk · contribs) (I took a class in high school and have basic experience in sound and lighting 10 November 2021)
  69. Thecowboygilbert (talk · contribs) (Lighting Technician/Programmer, Joined 12 August 2023)
  70. Seemplez (talk · contribs) (currently studying for a diploma in Production Arts, joined 20 May 2024)

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Article Assessment[edit]

Main page: Wikipedia:WikiProject Stagecraft/Assessment

Current statistics

Wikipedia:Version 1.0 Editorial Team/Stagecraft articles by quality statistics

As of 23 October 2011, we have assessed 100.00% of all articles with a project banner.
(Many article talk pages require banners however)

Former Featured Articles

See Wikipedia:WikiProject Stagecraft/Featured Articles for a list of current and former featured articles.

Did you know (DYK)s[edit]

See Wikipedia:WikiProject Stagecraft/Did you know for related WP:DYKs that appeared on the Main Page.

Project Templates[edit]

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