TheatreDNA 4+

Theatre & Entertainment


Designed for iPad

    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings
    • Free



TheatreDNA® is a quick reference for theatre and entertainment industry terms, giving instant access to hundreds of specialized terms as well as lists of useful information like manufacturers of theatre equipment.

Used by architects, administrators, artists, contractors, and students alike, the must have TheatreDNA® reference app helps in deciphering common terms and abbreviations used in many performance based specialized disciplines, like theatre, film, television, concert, and the live event industry.

All terms are searchable by name, or by category, and include:
- Stage direction terms used for locations on the stage and in the auditorium
- Stage terms that describe the physical stage and its various parts.
- Theatrical rigging equipment and related items.
- Theatrical lighting and electrical terms used in discussions pertaining to theatrical equipment and electrical accommodations.
- Theatre operations and performance terms.
- Architecture and Construction terms for Artists

We’ve also included a curated list of manufacturers of theatrical equipment, to help you find the very best options for theatre equipment.

Manufacturer references include:
- Stage and Film Lighting Fixtures
- Architectural Lighting Fixtures
- Platforms
- Rigging
- Theatrical Lifts
- Draperies
- Orchestra Shells
- Adjustable Acoustic Devices
- Dance Floors
- Fixed Theatre Seating
- Loose Theatre Seating
- Theatrical Dimming/Switching
- Theatrical Lighting Control Consoles
- Company Switches
- Audio visual

Features free updates that will include more words and photos, with regular updates.

If you have words you’d like to see added, or for questions or feedback, please contact

What’s New

Version 1.2

Minor design tweaks and performance increases.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Didiosud ,

Where was this app all those years!

For architects who struggle in project theatre venues, here is an app to help us, everything in one place.

_justdrea ,


Easy to find what you are looking for

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