Set construction is a process by which a set designer works in collaboration with the director of the production to create the set for a theatrical, film or television production. In theater a carpenter is a Stagehand who builds sets and stage elements Scenic design (also known as stage design, set design or production design) is the creation of theatrical, as well as Film or A theatre director or stage director is a practitioner in the Theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a theatre production (a play, The set designer produces a scale model, scale drawings (including, but not limited to: a groundplan, elevation, and section of the complete set as well as several more detailed drawings of individual scenic elements) paint elevations (a scale painting supplied to the scenic painter of each element requiring painting), and research about props, textures, etc. A scale model is a representation or copy of an object that is larger or smaller than the actual size of the object. A floor plan ( floorplan) in Architecture and Building engineering is a Diagram, usually to scale, of the relationships between rooms The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A theatrical property, commonly referred to as a prop, is any object held or used on stage by an Actor for use in furthering the plot or story line of a Theatrical Models and paint elevations are generally hand-produced, however in recent years many designers and most commercial theatres generally produce scale drawings on computer drafting programs such as AutoCAD or Vectorworks. AutoCAD is a CAD (Computer Aided Design Software application for 2D and 3D Design and drafting, developed and sold by Vectorworks is a Computer-aided design (CAD software program developed by Nemetschek North America (NNA that is used for drafting technical drawing and 3D modeling
The technical director or production manager is the person responsible for evaluating the finished designs and considering budget and time limitations. The Technical Director ( TD) or Technical Producer ( TP) is usually the most senior technical person within a Software Company, Theatrical Theatrical production management is a sub-division of Stagecraft. He or she engineers the scenery, has it redrafted for building, budgets time, crew and materials, and liaisons between the designer and the shop. Technical directors often have assistant technical directors whose duties can range from drafting to actually building scenery.
A scene shop is often overseen by a shop foreman or master carpenter. This person assigns tasks, does direct supervision of carpenters, and deals with day-to-day matters such as absences, breaks, tool repair, etc. The staff of a scene shop is usually referred to as scenic carpenters, but within that there are many specialities such as plasterers, welders, and scenic stitchers. The term plaster can refer to plaster of Paris Lime plaster, or Cement plaster. A welder (also weldor, which term distinguishes the Tradesman from the equipment used to make welds is a Tradesman who specialises in Welding Scenic painting is a separate aspect of scenic construction, although the scenic painter usually answers to the technical director. Theatrical scenic painting is a wide-ranging craft encompassing virtually the entire scope of Painting techniques and often reaching far beyond
There is also usually a separate man/woman referred to often as a jack of all trades, but is also known to be what's called a Fred-John in parts of the country, he doesn't specialize in a particular aspect of construction, however he is skilled to some degree in most.