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Frontward lifting curtain

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The Frontward lifting curtain in two parts is fixed at the top to a bar.Two fly facilities predisposed on purpose, generally with manual operation, allow to lift the lower central corner of each half of the curtain.
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Theatre of Nations, ''Pushkin's Fairy Tales'' Plan by stage designer Annick Lavallée-Benny for ...
... the Frontward lifting curtain made of HSS - Shelter 5. dark grey realized with two tails made with flat making, size 8 x 8 m each.
Teatro alla Scala, ''The Barber of Seville'' On the right, functional test of a Frontward lifting curtain ...
... made of FOT - Otello velvet, 104. light green colour and lined with HSV - Trevi satin, 28. dark pink colour.
Teatro Comunale ''Luciano Pavarotti'' A backdrop made of ANM - Nomentana canvas, natural colour and painted by Rinaldo Rinaldi and Maria Grazia Cervetti.The painting represents a Frontward lifting curtain with single tail and vertical fullness.
Piccolo Teatro, ''The Cherry Orchard'', 1973 The suspended veil that Luciano Damiani called the ''upper fantastic'', from 1969 onwards a recurring element in the stagings by the great Bolognese scenographer, was nothing more than a Frontward lifting curtain.Damiani's veil, however, was not fixed near the proscenium ...
... but to a flying bar placed towards the back of the stage, which was thus totally covered by a sky made of a semitransparent and mobile fabric, which Damiani used, as well as for symbolic and dramatic purposes, as a diffuser of light.The veil was made of white HSE - Tempesta silk with flat making.It was hung from a bar used to extend it towards the center of the hall ...
The Frontward lifting curtain can be made up with vertical fullness or with flat making, with two central opening tails or with a single tail.
One or more fly facilities, connected to one or several points of the lower edge of the curtain or near it, are used to lift it towards the audience, thus uncovering the scene.
Structure
- with fixed bar at the top
- with bar at the top endowed with fly facilities
Making
- with double tail
- with single tail

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Teatro Comunale di Bologna, ''Otello''

Teatro Comunale di Bologna, ''Otello'', 2022

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Teatro alla Scala, ''The Barber of Seville''

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Teatro Comunale Pavarotti-Freni

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Teatro Comunale, ''Otello''

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Theatre of Nations, ''Pushkin's Fairy Tales''

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Ulla von Brandenburg, ''Das Was Ist''

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