Dior and Sarah present the main types of stages used in theatre and explain how they influence the actors' performances and connection with the audience

There are many different types of staging, each presenting unique challenges and opportunities when creating a performance:

Aerial view diagrams of six different stage layouts - end-on, proscenium arch, thrust, traverse and in the round.

When staging a play, directors, performers and designers have to make creative and practical decisions suitable for the staging configuration, to provide the audience with the best possible experience.