Frontward lifting curtain

custom systems

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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Plan of a Frontward lifting curtain by stage designer Annick Lavallée-Benny.
Frontward lifting curtain made of HSS - Shelter 5. dark grey realized with two tails made with Flat making, size 8 x 8 m each. Theatre of Nations, ''Pushkin's Fairy Tales''
A backdrop made of ANM - Nomentana, natural color and painted by Rinaldo Rinaldi and Maria Grazia Cervetti.The painting represents a Frontward lifting curtain with single tail and vertical fullness. Teatro Comunale ''Luciano Pavarotti''
A large Frontward lifting curtain with Flat making made of HSP - Tempesta Poly digital printing.22 m wide and 17 m high, the backdrop has a weight of only 15 kg in addition to the WPL - Plomba weights that have been sewn into the upper and lower hems.The backdrop was hung at the two high corners which were suitably reinforced. Teatro Comunale of Bologna, ''Otello''
The lower side of the curtain was made in the same way as the upper side, with a hem in which a ballast made of WPL - Plomba was sewn ... Teatro Comunale of Bologna, ''Otello''
... and also the lower corners have been reinforced like the upper ones, so that they can be connected to two fly facilities ... Teatro Comunale of Bologna, ''Otello''
... that allow the use the backdrop as a Frontward lifting curtain of which the lower side can be raised and lowered to open and close it according to the needs of the stage direction. Teatro Comunale of Bologna, ''Otello''
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.
- with fixed bar at the top
- with bar at the top endowed with fly facilities
- with double tail
- with single tail

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Teatro Comunale di Bologna, ''Otello''

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Teatro Comunale ''Luciano Pavarotti''

Curtains for historical theaters

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

Prose theatre

Ulla von Brandenburg, ''Das Was Ist''

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