A Glossary of Theatre Terms (W-Z)
||(Usually Wardrobe Mistress: much less frequently Wardrobe
Master) Responsible for the making (under the direction of the Designer),
repair and washing of all costumes.
||Another word for "channel" (qv).
||Sound which has been adjusted by a signal processor (qv)
||The sides of the stage, out of sight of the audience, where actors
stand before making their entrance, and where props are kept, ready
to be brought onto the stage.
||See radio mic.
||A type of connector for sound equipment. Nowadays almost all but
the very cheapest microphones use these rather than jacks. Now becoming
more common on all kinds of sound equipment. Mics which require
phantom powering (qv) must have XLR connectors: one terminal
carries the signal, one is a shield, and the third carries the phantom